One of the more time-honored traditions at DEF CON — the massive hacker convention held each year in Las Vegas — is “Spot-the-Fed,” a defconplayful and mostly harmless contest to out undercover government agents who attend the show.
But that game might be a bit tougher when the conference rolls around again next month: In an apparent reaction to recent revelations about far-reaching U.S. government surveillance programs, DEF CON organizers are asking feds to just stay away. […]
The 22nd USENIX Security Symposium will be held in Washington, D.C. on August 14–16, 2013. Speaking will be White House Sr. Director for Cybersecurity, the former Chief Technologist at U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Google Chrome Security Team. […]