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DEF CON

A hacker's convention held annually in Las Vegas since 1993. Coined from "DEFCON" (DEFense CONdition), the term for the defense readiness condition of the U.S. Armed Forces, DEF CON includes lectures on cracking computers and networks and contests to see who can break a code the fastest. The program schedule is reviewed by vendors and government entities, which have an interest in the information being divulged.
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DEFCON is a unique conference experience with entrepreneurs, representatives of a broad range of companies and organizations, students, lawyers, law enforcement agents, civil libertarians, cryptographers, members of the media and hackers, among others, in attendance.
The DEFCON CYBER(TM) risk management solution empowers your cybersecurity operation with automated command & control, leading to enhanced situational awareness with machine-speed decision support and continuous posture assessment.
The DEFCON 18 Capture the Flag competition focuses on attacking other team's machines trying to steal or over-write their "flags" in the attempt to place their own flag on that machine.
At the DEFCON conference, CoreLabs experts will both present timely research and host an exciting backdoor flaw hiding competition aimed at programmers and hackers alike.
DEFCON CYBER(TM) operationalizes this risk management oriented approach, by intercepting all indicators and alerts from an organization's cybersecurity tool stack, including tool suites such as continuous monitoring, SIEM, forensics, and prioritizes each instance of an indicator or alert according to the organization's CSF Profile, which is determined and linked to the organization's risk management strategy.
In addition, Moore will present "Fun with VxWorks" at Security B-Sides on July 29, 2010 and again at the Skytalks event at DEFCON 18, on July 31, 2010.
In addition, two speakers from Rapid7 will present at DEFCON 17.
DEFCON managed services mitigate challenges commonly associated with the operations of hosted infrastructure, providing a single source for server administration, service-level based support, 24x7 monitoring and recovery, patch management, and security protection.
Hale and Viers also will look ahead to insourcing at the Department of Defense, the next major undertaking for DEFCON.
From its upgraded data centers, Layered Tech can now offer its DEFCON managed services to customers of Layered Tech's Grid Layer([R]) virtual machines; previously the DEFCON services, which mitigate challenges commonly associated with the operations of hosted infrastructure, were available only to dedicated-server clients.
MAHWAH, New Jersey, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radware , the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced it will offer insight and best practice information on how to protect significant information assets from security breaches when performing routine software updates - a time when the infrastructure is actually most vulnerable, during a presentation at the DEFCON 17(R) Conference, in Las Vegas, which is being held July 30 - August 2, 2009.
AUSTIN, Texas -- CoreTrace, a provider of Application Whitelisting solutions, announced today the results of the "Race-to-Zero" contest held at DEFCON 16 in Las Vegas, Nevada.