Ceci N'est Pas un Hacker: Modern Hacking Examined


James Lee

Black Hills Information Security

The public perception of "computer hacking" is often tinged with shades of youthful pranksterism, rakish criminality, and even occult magicks. Recently, however, it's taken on a darker hue of international espionage with serious financial, political, and even physical consequences. As a result, there are some off-color misconceptions of what actually goes into "hacking," and what the general public can do to defend themselves against online crime while understanding What's Really Going On.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Dual
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner