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Thank you for joining us for our 5th Anniversary celebration! We certainly hope you enjoy the conference. Here’s to Education, Collaboration, and Community!

Remember, we don’t take ourselves too seriously and you shouldn’t, either! To quote the old motto of another collaborative community, "We trick into learning with a laugh".

We wish you both laughter and learning - and lots of both!

-= Team BSidesLV 
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Wednesday, August 6 • 16:55 - 17:25
The Lore shows the Way

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Mistakes have been made, and mistakes will be made again. Those unfamiliar with the history of the situation may end up going through the same thought processes and making the same mistakes as the previous generations.

This presents both problems and opportunities for security; it means that project managers and developers will need to keep a close eye on the development process to avoid making these known mistakes, and it also means that penetration testers and other red-team members have (provided they research the development history of their target) a list of potential avenues for exploit.

Through being aware of the historical avenues of attack and the bugs exploited in the past,

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avatar for Eric Rand

Eric Rand

Systems Mangler, Brown Hat Security
An amateur blacksmith, an amateur radio operator, and a professional know-it-all, Eric has had a deep appreciation for the lore surrounding the IT world for many years. When he's not digging through obscure fora to find out who thought XCHG EAX:EAX was a good idea for a NOP command, Eric is either forging coathooks or stitching together various systems that were never designed to work together. He lives in the mountains of southern California... Read More →


Wednesday August 6, 2014 16:55 - 17:25
Tuscany Suites 255 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV

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