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Black Hat USA
August 1-6, 2020
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Black Hat Asia
September 29 - October 2, 2020
Singapore
Black Hat Europe
December 7-10, 2020
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Level Up Your Kubernetes Security Skills at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Gain access to a broad spectrum of in-depth cybersecurity Briefings and Trainings.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/16/2020
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Stay on the Cutting Edge of Mobile Security
Black Hat Staff,
Here are some of the mobile-focused Briefings, Trainings, and Arsenal tools that will be explored at Black Hat USA.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/15/2020
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Get Cutting-Edge Healthcare Cybersecurity Insights at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Bad actors are on the lookout for ways to attack healthcare organizations, so it's important for cybersecurity pros to stay informed about the latest trends and threats in the industry.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/14/2020
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Researchers Bypass Next-Generation Endpoint Protection
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Machine learning-based products can be tricked to classify malware as a legitimate file, new findings show.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/3/2020
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Inside North Korea's Rapid Evolution to Cyber Superpower
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers examine North Korea's rapid evolution from destructive campaigns to complex and efficient cyber operations.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/1/2020
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Do You Know Who's Lurking in Your Cloud Environment?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A security researcher explains the dangers of poor visibility in the cloud and a new strategy to evaluate IAM exposure in Google Cloud Platform.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/25/2020
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Alexa, Disarm the Victim's Home Security System
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researchers who last year hacked popular voice assistants with laser pointers take their work to the next level.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/24/2020
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Ransomware Grows Easier to Spread, Harder to Block
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers illustrate the evolution toward more complete and effective ransomware attacks designed to cripple target organizations.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/23/2020
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Evidence-Based Trust Gets Black Hat Europe Spotlight
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
An FPGA-based system could change the balance of power between hardware attackers and defenders within IT security.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/23/2020
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7 Cool Cyberattack and Audit Tools to be Highlighted at Black Hat Europe
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Platforms, open source tools, and other toolkits for penetration testers and other security practitioners will be showcased at the early December virtual event.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 11/12/2020
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Android Camera Bug Under the Microscope
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Critical Android vulnerability CVE-2019-2234 could enable attackers to take control of a victim's camera and take photos, record videos, and learn location.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/5/2020
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Researchers Adapt AI With Aim to Identify Anonymous Authors
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
At Black Hat Asia, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity researchers use neural networks to attempt to identify authors, but accuracy is still wanting.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/2/2020
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Singapore Asks Big Cybersecurity Questions to Improve National Defense
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
An executive from Singapore's Cyber Security Agency examines the role of security in a nation increasingly dependent on technology.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/1/2020
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Chart: Does Lack of Diversity Impact the Skills Shortage?
Edge Editors, Dark Reading
Yes, according to 21% of security pros who participated in the 2020 Black Hat Attendee Survey.
By Edge Editors Dark Reading, 9/9/2020
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Black Hat USA 2020 Musings: Weird and Wonderful Virtual Events are Here to Stay
Jeff Wilson, Chief Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Black Hat USA 2020 was nothing like an in-person event, but it was incredibly useful for all involved, providing even the most grizzled industry veterans with fresh perspectives.
By Jeff Wilson Chief Analyst, Omdia, 8/20/2020
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Black Hat USA 2020 Recap: Experts Discuss Election Security Questions, but Offer Few Answers
Don Tait, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
The U.S. election in November is once again expected to be a target of digital adversaries. Experts at Black Hat USA 2020 highlighted the many election security questions authorities must address.
By Don Tait Senior Analyst, Omdia, 8/20/2020
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The Race to Hack a Satellite at DEF CON
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Eight teams competed to win cash, bragging rights, and the chance to control a satellite in space.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/13/2020
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Boeing's DEF CON Debut a Sign of the Times
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
In the wake of a stalemate between the airplane manufacturer and a security researcher over vulns found in its 787 aircraft's network, Boeing says it's ready to "embrace" the hacker community.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/13/2020
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Black Hat USA 2020 Shines Spotlight on the Mental Challenges of Cybersecurity
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Infosec practitioners face a variety of mental struggles in areas such as awareness training, problem solving, or general mental health. Several sessions at Black Hat USA 2020 highlighted these challenges and how to overcome them.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 8/13/2020
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Kr00k, KRACK, and the Seams in Wi-Fi, IoT Encryption
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing WriterNews
Black Hat talk expands on research that uncovered more weaknesses in Wi-Fi chips allowing for the unauthorized decryption of traffic.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 8/12/2020
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Researchers Trick Facial-Recognition Systems
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Goal was to see if computer-generated images that look like one person would get classified as another person.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/11/2020
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Is Edtech the Greatest APT?
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Educational technology is critical but can come at huge costs to student and teacher privacy and security. Are those costs too high?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/11/2020
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Digital Clones Could Cause Problems for Identity Systems
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Three fundamental technologies -- chatbots, audio fakes, and deepfake videos -- have improved to the point that creating digital, real-time clones of people is merely a matter of integrating the systems.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/8/2020
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