A Place to Hang Our Hats: Security Community and Culture presented at BsidesLasVegas 2014

by Domenic Rizzolo,

Summary : Contrary to popular belief and media depictions, hacking is a social endeavor. By examining the evolution of various hacking groups and collectives over the years, we can glean valuable insight into the structure of today’s hacking space and security culture. From white hat companies to prison, we look at how innovation in exploits and anonymity have reformed and regrouped the hacking clubs of yore.