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BSidesDFW 2012


Event details:









When: Saturday, November 3, 2012

Where: CTREC Hilton Academy (1605 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75234) 

Cost: Free (as always!) Donations are always welcome Donate Here!

Doors open at: 7:45* am - 5:30 pm


*Registration for those who have confirmed spots, opens at 7:45am. We will be checking in walk-ins at 8:45am, even if they are with someone who has registered.



Thanks to OpenCTF for agreeing to run a capture the flag at this year's event. 


Talk acceptance announcements September 16, 2012



When: Friday, November 2, 2012

Movie showing begins at 8pm

Where: Quixotic World (2824 Main Street  Dallas, TX 75226) 

Purchase tickets: http://dfwcode2600.eventbrite.com/ 

Cost: $15 (includes complementary beverages (wine/beer/soda/water), food, popcorn, & parking)*.


We've decided to have a bus chartered to shuttle people between the Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West 1590 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75234 to the movie screening venue.


The bus will begin loading people starting at 6:15pm. It will then be running hourly from the movie screening venue back to the Omni.  The last drop to the hotel leaves the movie venue at 10:50pm back to the Omni.





Accommodation Information


There will be a lockpick village hosted by our Austin friends, Locksport International


Thanks to OpenCTF for agreeing to run a capture the flag at this year's event. 



Invite your friends by posting this on Twitter: "#BSidesDFW


Join Google Group http://groups.google.com/group/BSidesDFW for event updates














Track 1
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Name: David Cowen
Talk: Anti-Anti Forensics
10:00 AM- 10:50 AM
Name: Kyle Maxwell
Talk: Sharing threat intelligence with CIF

11:00 AM - 11:50 PM

Name: Gal Shpantzer & Francisco Artes
Talk: A Guide for the Perplexed, AKA How to Keep Chimps, Pimps and Gimps from

Getting Their Damn Dirty Paws On Your Smartphone

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Name: Bill Weber & Rick Nietubicz
Talk: Creating An InfoSec Policy

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Name: Aaron Crawford
Talk: Social Engineering Workshop
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM Name: Branden Williams
Talk: The Failure of Information Classification: A New Model is Afoot!



Track 2
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Name: Joseph Shaw
Talk: Raising Hacker Kids: For Good or for Awesome?
10:00 AM- 10:50 AM
Name: Parth Patel
Talk: Introducing 'Android Security Evaluation Framework' - A S E F

11:00 AM - 11:50 PM

Name: Michael Gough
Talk: Real Malware, not the annoying stuff users get while surfing the InterWebbings and reading email,

how to detect and avoid "real malware"

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Name: Mike Sconzo
Talk: You Break It, I Find It
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Name: Adam Brand
Talk: A Sunny Day at the Breach
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Name: Bertha Marasky
Talk: Big Data, Little Secrets
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Name: Chip Meadows
Talk: How to save your Boss $60k a year... The role of open source software in the IT Security, audit and compliance spaces
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM Name: Tony Guthrie
Talk: Teaching Isn't Just Preaching: Improving Your Security Awareness Program


After Party Happy Hour Details:


Join us after BSidesDFW and keep the conversation going!!!!



BAR and complimentary hors d'oeuvres.


Where: Hackberry Creek 1901 W. Royal Ln, Irving, TX 75063

When: 6pm - 9pm


Complementary shuttle service sponsored by Tenable, will be provided between the Omni hotel & Hackberry Creek.


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Wifi - Vendor provided

Projector, White Boards

Photo - @unspecific


Audio Vendor provided





Lunch - Digital Defense


Tables and chairs



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