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DeepSec Press Release: Internet of Facts and Fear in the Name of IT Security – Bits, Bytes, Security and Geopolitics

Published on September 5, 2019 By sanna

(Original press release was published on 29 August 2019 via pressetext.com) Nobody is an island. This statement is attributed to the English writer John Donne. The sentence became known in the 17th century. In the meantime, this has changed as a result of digitization. The modern version of the statement should read: There are no […]

Thoughts on Geopolitics and Information Security

Published on July 12, 2019 By René Pfeiffer

Geopolitics is a rather small word for very complex interactions, strategies, tactics, and the planning (of lack thereof) of events. Reading about topics connected to it is probably familiar to you. Few news articles can do without touching geopolitic aspects. Since politics has less technological content for most people, the connection to information security may […]

Reminder – Call for Papers DeepSec & DeepINTEL – Send your submissions!

Published on July 8, 2019 By René Pfeiffer

We have been a bit radio silent since BSidesLondon. This is due to the hot weather in Austria, the preparations for the next DeepSec Chronicles book, some interesting features for DeepSec, and of course because of the submissions we received so far. We have a shortlist for the trainings which we will publish in the […]

Translated Press Release: IT Security is increasingly dominated by Geopolitics

Published on February 18, 2019 By sanna

DeepSec and DeepINTEL conference open call for papers – submission for lectures and trainings are in demand.Anyone who reads the technology part of their favourite magazine can hardly escape the promises of future network technologies. Your own car becomes a smartphone. The talking fridge becomes a therapist. 5G mobile networks promise high-speed fibre optic streaming […]

Save the Date for DeepINTEL and DeepSec 2019

Published on February 8, 2019 By René Pfeiffer

We did some clean-up and dealt with the administrative issues of past and future events. Finally we can announce the dates for DeepINTEL 2019 and DeepSec 2019. Grab or calendars or log into them: DeepSec 2019 Trainings – 26/27 November 2019 DeepSec 2019 Conference – 28/29 November 2019 DeepINTEL 2019 – 27 November 2019 The […]

Thank you all for attending and speaking at DeepSec 2018!

Published on December 3, 2018 By René Pfeiffer

DeepSec 2018 is over. Thank you for attending and presenting at our conference! Without your interest and your configuration there would be no talks, no workshops, and no one else present.We had a great time, and we hope you enjoyed everything. We are now dealing with the administrative backlog, the metric ton of receipts, the […]

Discussing Threat Intelligence in the City of Spies – DeepINTEL 2018 has started

Published on November 28, 2018 By René Pfeiffer

What’s the best place to discuss security and threat intelligence? Well, according to Austrian investigative journalist Emil Bobi there are over 7,000 spies living and working in Vienna. To quote the article: „Austria has been an international spy hub since the late 19th Century, when people from all parts of the Austro-Hungarian empire flocked to […]

DeepINTEL 2018 Talk: Framing HUMINT as an information gathering technique – Ulrike Hugl

Published on November 20, 2018 By sanna

NATO defines human intelligence (HUMINT) or hyoo-mint as “a category of intelligence derived from information collected and provided by human sources” (NATO Glossary of terms and definitions, APP-6, 2004) focusing on different kinds of information, for example data on things related to a human, information about a human’s specific knowledge of a situation, and other […]

DeepINTEL 2018 Talk: Risk Management in Complex Scenarios – Oscar Serrano

Published on November 8, 2018 By sanna

ICT risk management is a well-stabilized practice and as such is supported by international security standards and guidelines. But, despite advances in the legal and policy areas and the maturation of standardized frameworks for efficient risk management, it has still not become a controlled, systematic process in the cyber security domain of most organizations. One […]

DeepINTEL 2018 Talk: Cyber Threat Intelligence – The Next Era of Cyber Security? – Markus Auer

Published on November 5, 2018 By sanna

The DeepINTEL security intelligence conference focuses on threats, indicators of compromise, and strategic counter measures. Information security is more than superficial. This is why we have asked Markus Auer to hold a presentation at DeepINTEL (28 November 2018). He explains his ideas in short: We are tired of adding new products to our ever-growing security […]

DeepINTEL 2018 Security Intelligence Event – Preliminary Schedule is available

Published on November 3, 2018 By René Pfeiffer

It took us longer than anticipated, but the schedule for DeepINTEL 2018 is final and available. The topics covered are ICT risk assessment in interconnected and complex environments, drone threats (to critical infrastructure), drone countermeasures, assessment of digital black markets (you can call them darkweb/crypto markets if you must), live threats to the information industry […]

New date, same Location: DeepINTEL 2018 has been moved

Published on August 10, 2018 By René Pfeiffer

The DeepINTEL 2018 has been moved in time, not in space. DeepINTEL 2018 will take place on 28 November 2018. The day is the second day of trainings at DeepSec. DeepINTEL will be in parallel, and it will be for one day instead of the original two days. We had to moved because of organisational […]

Reminder: DeepINTEL and DeepSec Call for Papers are still open

Published on May 14, 2018 By René Pfeiffer

We have been a bit radio silent. We have to deal with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and we are moving our infrastructure across the Internet. The blog is already moved. Further services wait for their transport. The reason is simple maintenance work and hosting our data a bit more privacy-friendly. For example our […]

Advanced and In-Depth Persistent Defence

Published on March 26, 2018 By René Pfeiffer

The attribution problem in digital attacks is one of these problems that get solved over and over again. Of course, there are forensics methods, analysis of code samples, false flags, mistakes, and plenty of information to get things wrong. This is nothing new. Covering tracks is being done for thousands of years. Why should the […]

Change of Ticket System for DeepSec and DeepINTEL

Published on January 31, 2018 By René Pfeiffer

We have made some changes behind the scenes, as always when preparing the new events for the year. This time we decided to change the ticket shop for both DeepINTEL and DeepSec. The reason for the new shop is its focus on privacy and security. Most shops are part of a social media network or […]