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HITB: An eco-system of disruptions and dependencies
The recently-concluded Hack In The Box Security Conference in Kuala Lumpur (HITBSecConf2012) was the biggest ever, exceeding the 1,010-attendee target set by HITB, and had its share of historic moments too. DNA’s A. Asohan looks back.
‘Hackers’ – tech reality finally catches up with Hollywood?
It turns out that the 1995 movie Hackers was more accurate in predicting the future than Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Or at least, that’s what Don Bailer, founder of Capitol Hill Consultants, argued at the on-going Hack In The Box Security Conference (HITBSecConf2012) in Kuala Lumpur.
The ‘missing’ Pirate Bay founders are okay, says HITB
The ‘disappearance’ of The Pirate Bay founders Peter ‘brokep’ Sunde and Fredrik ‘tiamo’ Neij, who failed to turn up for their talk at the Hack In The Box Security Conference in Kuala Lumpur, has been explained – one had contracted a stomach bug, while the other was advised not to risk travelling.
HITB conference proper kicks off today
The 10th edition of the Hack In The Box Security Conference (HITBSecConf2012) kicks off in Kuala Lumpur today (Oct 10) after two days of technical training and workshops, bringing back on stage 42 of the series’ most popular speakers of the past decade.
The dog days are over: Mozilla puts users center-stage
Lucas Adamski, Mozilla Corporation’s director of Security Engineering will be in town for HITBSecConf this week and talks to Digital News Asia about putting users first when it comes to online identity managment.
To NFC or not to NFC
Charlie Miller, a principal research consultant for Accuvant Labs set a lot of tongues wagging at the Black Hat conference earlier this year and he'll be in town for HITBSecConf to talk more about his work in NFC security.
TIME to power HITBSecConf with Malaysia’s ‘fastest-ever’ Internet speed
TIME dotCom Bhd will supply Internet speeds of 500Mbps to the Hack In The Box Security Conference 2012 (HITBSecConf2012) from Oct 8-11, allowing conference participants to seamlessly showcase the latest in online security, data and encryption techniques.
Chris Evans: Google Chrome's Captain Security
Meet Chris Evans. No, not the actor who played Captain America in the hit movie Marvel's The Avengers, but Evans the super "cyber security" soldier who is responsible for Google's Chrome browser security. In an e-mail interview with Digital News Asia, he tells us about his job, his vision for the future of browsers and what drives him personally.
Mikko’s world: Governments, factories and washing machines
With the 10th editon of Malaysia’s premier cyber-security event HITBSecConf just around the corner, DNA speaks to one of its most popular speakers: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure's chief research officer.
HITB spreads its wings, and nearly sinks
Hack In The Box (HITB) began as a virtual watering hole for hackers and developers, and its annual conference, the HITB Security Conference (HITBSecConf), has evolved over the years. In this, the third and final part of a series, we see how HITB’s first overseas venture almost destroys it.
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