state of computer security and the need for change.
http://www.hivercon.com/ -- Dublin, Ireland will be the venue for this year's
HiverCon. With a rich line-up of high-end technical talks, guests will be
given the unprecedented opportunity to meet and learn from the industry
leaders on a one to one basis. While covering core problems such as web
insecurity and intrusion detection, HiverCon 2002 will also feature talks
the security implications of current and prominent technologies such as
over IP and wireless networking.
HiverCon prides itself on its
deep knowledge stance, openly discussing
unrealised problems and discussing new and innovative solutions. Perhaps
highlight of the two day conference will be the much anticipated keynote
by Richard Thieme (thiemeworks.com) who will provide a unique and refreshing
look at new ways of thinking about computer security.
Rain Forest Puppy (wiretrip.net) will be presenting a talk detailing
vulnerable webservers and will include a sampling of an Internet-wide web
server scan run by rfp.labs. He will also be making available a new version
of the Whisker web assessment tool.
Ofir Arkin (atstake.com) will be speaking on his current area of research,
Voice over IP, covering the security issues with VoIP based protocols. The
talk will also examine ways to bypass any element in a VoIP architecture.
Simple Nomad (bindview.com) will be discussing stenography, digital
drop boxes, covert channels and more in an effort to take the current press
regarding terrorists on the internet and seeing how "real world" it actually
Details of the each speakers talk are available on the HiverCon website.
speakers will be released over the next few months. HiverCon will, however,
be accepting submissions for talks until September 6th. For more information
submitting a talk please see the Call For Papers on the website.
Biographies of the speakers as well as information on their talks can be
found on the HiverCon website http://www.hivercon.com The Burlington Hotel
will be hosting HiverCon 2002 in the heart of Dublin city. Details of the
hotel, travel and up-to-date conference news is available on the website.
Earlybird registration has opened for this years HiverCon security conference.
The ticket price covers full access to the talks, a drinks reception where
you're given the chance to meet the speakers, a print and soft copy of all
the talks and breakfast and lunch on both days of the event. Register before
October 1st and save 200 Euro.
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