HITBSecConf

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.
THC’s Marc Heuse: Researching for the community’s sake
The Hacker's Choice (THC), an independent, volunteer group that's been giving back to the IT security community for the past 17 years, lands at HITBSecConf next week. Digital News Asia gets the inside scoop from founder Marc "Van Hauser" Heuse on the philosophy behind THC.
Hackers hold charity auction to aid needy cancer patients
Among the fun side events at next week’s Hack In The Box security conference and hacker meet-up (HITBSecConf) in Kuala Lumpur would be one with a social impact too – a charity auction whose proceeds will go forward to aid needy cancer patients in Malaysia.
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.
Microsoft's Katie Moussouris: Humans still the weakest link in security chain
As the world becomes more interconnected due to the expanding Internet and globalization, some things are certain – software is increasingly becoming a target for exploitation, and humans form the weakest link that can be manipulated by cyber-criminals.
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.
HITB finally breaks through into the mainstream
Hack In The Box (HITB) began as a website, grew into a community and expanded into a movement when it began organizing its annual info-security conference, HITBSecConf, in the early 2000s. It may be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with what is expected to be its biggest-ever conference, but it was almost sunk at the start. Part 2 of a three-part series.
HITB: If the mountain cannot come to …
It is hard to credit but perhaps perfectly in keeping with its underground ethos that one of Malaysia’s most successful tech-related exports has been under the radar for so long – HITBSecConf is a homegrown annual security conference that has made its mark on the global stage and is on the calendar of some of the world’s leading researchers and experts in the subject.
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