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Security BSides Boston 2016


Invite Your Friends on Twitter by tweeting about the #BSides#Boston#Security Conference is May 21 2016 #BSidesBOS @BsidesBoston @MicrosoftNERD 





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Saturday, May 20th, 2016, 9am - 6pm



Engage in information and cyber security communication and expand the security community. Over 250 students, technologists and information security professionals each participated in 2013 and 2014,2015. Remember to register early as this event will likely sell out.



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Hotel Room Block:







This is to ensure that you are coming #bsidesbos



We usually sell out in a weekend!

2015 Registration was Here



2015 Schedule



Keynote Speaker:

     2015 Molly Sauter


Molly Sauter - Author of The Coming Swarm



This year, we will be featuring a special keynote address and book signing with Molly Sauter. Molly is a doctoral student at McGill University in Montreal in the department of Art History and Communication Studies. She holds a masters degree in Comparative Media Studies from MIT, and is an affiliate researcher at the Center for Civic Media at the MIT Media Lab and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Her research is situated in socio-political analyses of technology and technological culture, and is broadly focused on hacker culture, transgressive digital activism, and depictions of technology in the media. Her work has been published in The Atlantic, HiLow Brow, io9, The American Behavioral Scientist, and the MIT Technology Review. Her research has been featured by Popular Mechanics, BoingBoing, the BBC, NPR, the CBC, Der Spiegel, Salon, and the Christian Science Monitor. She is the author of The Coming Swarm: DDoS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet. She resides in Montreal, Quebec, and lives on the internet, blogging at and tweeting @oddletters.



Code of Conduct

We have ZERO TOLERANCE for physical/verbal/sexual harassment of anyone at BSides Boston. Our “Code of Conduct” is quite simple: “Do not be an Ass”*, otherwise you may be asked to leave. Asking questions of a speaker during their talk, to get clarity or debate a point is NOT being an ass – heckling or haranguing the speaker IS. If you are not sure, ask, or err on the side of basic decency and common courtesy. Please help us enforce this — if any participants are doing something would not be acceptable to have done to you (or any human being), do not let them treat anyone else that way. If you are having an issue with a BSides Boston participant of ANY badge type, please find a BSides Boston staff member, who will take an official incident report and determine next steps.


*Staff reserves the right to determine what constitutes “Being an Ass”.


Advisory Board

Jack Daniel (@jack_daniel)

Michelle Klinger


Roy Wattanasin (@wr0) - advisor - website

Frank Quinn


2015 Team Security BSides Boston (@bsidesboston)

Josh Huston (@stonhu)

Thomas Hart

Paul Drapeau (@pdogg77)

Macy Cronkrite (@macycron)

Patrick Laverty (@plaverty9)

Lea Snyder (@_leisures)

Mike Perez (@InternMike)

Mitch Tanaki (@thetonganninja)

Dan Reich

John-Nicholas Furst (@johnnfurst)

Ken Olsen



2015 Sponsors


Thank you to those organizations that stepped up to make BSidesBoston possible. There are no more sponsorships available for 2015.





































Charitable Efforts

Every year, Security BSides Boston supports multiple charities, such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Securing Change






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