Tag Archives: Jeff Moss

DHS Kicks Off GFIRST Cybersecurity Conference

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security kicked off its seventh annual cybersecurity conference this week in Nashville. The Government Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams conference is hosted by the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and brings together the top information security professionals and government officials to discuss the …

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DEFCON Founder Jeff Moss Joins ICANN

The Internet Center for Assigned Names and Numbers announced last week it has named Jeff Moss, the founder of DEFCON and the Black Hat Conference, to head its security efforts. Moss, a self-proclaimed hacker for more than 20 years, will serve as ICANN‘s vice president and chief security officer. His  …

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Highlights From BlackHat And DefCon: Glitches, Spies and Recruiters

DefCon 2009, a cybersecurity mecca for computer experts to show vulnerabilities in network infrastructures run by Black Hat’s Jeff Moss, ended its four-day Las Vegas, Nevada conference today.  For those of you who are not technology whiz kids, here are the most important takeaways from the conference. IPhone Vulnerability  Cybersecurity researchers Charlie …

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60-Day Cyberspace Policy Review Recap: 10 Insiders

It has been a few weeks since the 60-day White House Cyberspace Policy Review came out, now hear what think-tank leaders, policymakers and experts are saying. A Recap of the 60-day Review. 1.  Leslie Harris, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology: “welcomes the administration’s efforts to turn …

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Well-Known Hacker Appointed to DHS Advisory Team

Hacker and Information Security consultant Jeff Moss has joined the cybersecurity advisory team at the Department of Homeland Security. Moss, founder of the hacker groups Black Hat and DefCon, along with other members of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, was sworn in Friday by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano. The panel …

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