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.
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 ‘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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.