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Screening of “A Good American” in Vienna with Bill Binney

Published on November 9, 2016 By lynx

There will be a screening of the documentary A Good American in Vienna tomorrow. We highly recommend watching this film, even if you are not directly connected to information security. Threat intelligence has far-reaching consequences, and in the case of the world’s biggest intelligence agency it also affects you. A Good American will be shown […]

CERT.at supports the DeepSec 2016 Conference

Published on September 27, 2016 By lynx

We welcome the Computer Emergency Response Team Austria as a support of DeepSec 2016! CERT.at is the primary contact point for IT-security in a national context. CERT.at will coordinate other CERTs operating in the area of critical infrastructure or communication infrastructure. When it comes to incident response, the coordination of any information regarding the event […]

Last Call for Early Bird Tickets – DeepSec 2016

Published on September 20, 2016 By lynx

We are back from 44CON and thoroughly enjoyed our time in London. The keynotes were great. The presenters showed a lot of interesting thoughts and facts you can use for attack and defence. Furthermore the conversations with attendees and speakers were very fruitful. You really cannot plan what you will be talking about. This is […]

Preliminary Schedule of DeepSec 2016 – almost done

Published on August 20, 2016 By lynx

We got over 100 submissions for DeepSec 2016! This is a new record. Consider that we have only room for about 40% of the content. While you may be impatient to hear about the trainings and the talks, please bear with us. We are in the final round of reviews and will have the preliminary […]

DeepINTEL 2016 – Save the Date for Security Intelligence

Published on June 12, 2016 By lynx

Analysing threat intelligence hasn’t been more important. We all know that bad things will happen. That’s not the issue to worry about. You should spend some thoughts on why something happens, what methods are involved, and what your adversaries look like on the inside. Defending your assets is much more than using a fence, some […]

BSides London 2016 – Schedule

Published on June 4, 2016 By lynx

In case you haven’t noticed, the London BSides schedule is up. The Rookie track starts right with the most important part of information security – opsec. Behaviour is on a par with expensive security hardware and your favourite protection software. Wearables, video games, hidden data, malware mythbusting, and more follow next. The main schedule features […]

“A Good American” opens next Week in Austrian Theatres

Published on March 11, 2016 By lynx

For everyone attending DeepSec 2015 we organised a private screening of the film “A Good American”. Everyone else now gets the chance to see this film in theatres beginning on 18 March 2016. Next week there will be the premiere in Vienna, Linz, and Innsbruck here in Austria. Bill Binney will be present himself, and […]

Thanks for attending DeepSec 2015!

Published on November 20, 2015 By lynx

DeepSec 2015 is over. We had a fantastic time, great presentations, lots of conversations about the state of information security, and many other issues. You can do a lot more when you are not lost in a big crowd, not being able to connect to speakers, sponsors, and fellow IT security enthusiasts. A big thank […]

MJS Article: The Compromised Devices of the Carna Botnet by Parth Shukla

Published on October 29, 2015 By lynx

Last year we talked about publishing the proceedings of past DeepSec conferences  with a collection of articles covering presentation held in Vienna. We like to introduce Parth Shukla, who presented a report of the devices compromised by the Carna Botnet. This article will showcase the latest analysis and the progress of industry collaboration on the […]

Special Screening of the Documentary “A Good American” during DeepSec 2015

Published on October 28, 2015 By lynx

Attendees of DeepSec 2015 will receive a special treat. We have been talking to Friedrich Moser, and he has agreed to show his documentary „A Good American“ on 20 November 2015 exclusively. The private screening will take place in Vienna. It starts at 2100 at the Burg Kino, known for showing „The Third Man“. „A […]

Thanks to Microsoft for sponsoring DeepSec 2015!

Published on October 20, 2015 By lynx

When it comes to information security, Microsoft has a lot of stories to tell. The Windows® platform is widely deployed and used all over the world. A lot of exploits exist for this system. Being well-known has it disadvantages. For all of you who have followed the Way of Disclosure, you will certainly remember that […]

Defence – Beating the Odds with Knowledge

Published on October 13, 2015 By lynx

When did you write your last business letter? You probably don’t recall, because you write one all of the time. When did you last use ink and paper to do this? If you can’t remember the answer to this question, don’t bother trying. Digital communication is part of our daily life, not only in the […]

Social Engineering: Cold Call Warning (EHS, EHM)

Published on September 8, 2015 By lynx

While we have a workshop on social engineering for you at DeepSec 2015, we do not do any trainings or exercises before the DeepSec event starts. A speaker alerted us that he got a cold call from a company offering cheap rates for accommodation. In case you have received any call from Exhibition Housing Management […]

DeepSec 2015 Schedule is almost stable & BSidesVienna CfP Deadline

Published on September 7, 2015 By lynx

The schedule of DeepSec 2015 is almost done. We’re still reviewing submissions and talk to authors. We are confident to call the schedule stable soon. Until this happens, we will describe the presentations and trainings with a little more detail here. Take a good look, but don’t wait too long before booking a ticket. The […]

The Enemy Within: Industrial Espionage and Your Network at DeepSec 2015

Published on September 3, 2015 By sanna

Networking is vital to aquire jobs in the business world, manage projects, and develop products. It all started with the World Wide Web, now we also interact via various clouds and social media platforms with our staff, clients, and customers. Data gets outsourced to third parties, and business letters are airily send by Instant Messenger (due […]