Every summer, tens of thousands of hackers and information security enthusiasts make a journey to the Last Vegas strip for the Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences. Most of them are there to see the top researchers share their latest discoveries (and sometimes drop 0day). However, a select few spend the weekend trying to decipher DEF CON’s Badge Challenge. At DEF CON, the badge is not only a cool technical device, but your hidden entry to a hacking and puzzle challenge. Only the smartest succeed and earn the Uber badge, with its lifetime entry into DEF CON. This year, WatchGuard decided to join the fun, and bring our own puzzle challenge to Black Hat. Watch today’s video to learn more about it, and take part at HTTPS://CrimsonThorn.net.
Episode Runtime: 2:51
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJLQ9__1BkM
Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
Leave a Reply