Happy almost New Year comp.security.firewalls readers!
A couple quick updates from Black Hat,
Black Hat Federal 2006 Speakers Chosen Black Hat Federal speakers have now been chosen, lots of new content! Black Hat Federal focuses on threats and defenses to those in the Federal sector. From root kit hunting and physical forensics to adversary characterization, Black Hat Federal has practical and cutting edge research targeted specifically to federal sector security professionals. Black Hat Federal speakers include Dave Aitel, Simson L. Garfinkel, Tzi-cker Chiueh, and Dan Kaminsky. Black Hat Federal takes place January23rd to 26th, Sheraton Crystal City, Washington, DC. Black Hat Europe 2006 CFP Closing soon Our Black Hat Europe Briefings CFP is about to close! Submissions are due no later than January 1st. Many speakers have already been selected, so don't wait until the deadline to submit. Black Hat Europe 2006 Early Registration still open Save hundreds of euros on early registration for Black Hat Europe by registering now. Selected speakers so far include Halvar Flake, Johnny Long, spoonm, and Jarno Niemela. Early bird rates close February 1. Black Hat Briefings Europe takes place February 28th to March 3rd, Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Two days of Training and two days of the Briefings. Black Hat USA 2006 CFP will open earlier this year, starting the end of January. More details will be on-line when available.