Black Hat, DEF CON, and BSides 2019: Highlights and Emerging Industry Trends

Black Hat, DEF CON, and BSides 2019: Highlights and Emerging Industry Trends

As Hacker Summer Camp comes to a close, we sat down with a few friends in the security space to discuss the major highlights from Black Hat, DEF CON, and BSides and what have emerged as the latest industry trends over the past week.


I was joined by Fahmida Rashid, the senior managing editor at Decipher.sc, and award-winning journalist and security researcher Steve Ragan at the end of Black Hat for this discussion. Here are our takeaways:

Hacking for social good


One of our favorite talks at Black Hat this ..