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DEF CON 27 Blue Team Village Badge Wrap Up

Table of Contents Honeypots Challenge Communications Add-ons Updates Easter Eggs Trivia Prototypes Conclusion DEF CON 27 has come and gone, and it was amazing to see folks get engaged with the badge, solving the challenges, having fun with the honeypots. We received lots of great feedback, and folks were very curious about the honeypot data. We had great conversations about what hacking actually happens at DEF CON, what kind of hacking can be expected, and we think there is enough evidence to at least partially answer that question.

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A Portable Honeypot, the DEF CON 27 Blue Team Village Electronic Badge

Table of Contents Background Inspiration Features Design Hardware Software Programming Photos Videos Conclusion Last Updated: 2019-10-10 This post is part 1 of 2. Visit Part 2 of 2 for spoilers and behind the scenes info. With the wave of low-cost PCBs and components, electronic conference badges are now pervasive. I decided to deviate a bit from our usual offensive security focus, have a little fun and build a mobile AP and honeypot which has now evolved to the DEF CON 27 Blue Team Village badge.

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Getting Social with the Smart Grid @ DEF CON 18

I will be co-presenting [“Getting Social with the Smart Grid”] ( at this year’s DEF CON in Las Vegas. Littered with endless threats and vulnerabilities surrounding both social networking and the Smart Grid, the marriage of these two technologies is official, despite protests by the security community. Consumers love it because they can brag to their friends about how green they are. Businesses love it more because it provides fresh material for their marketing departments.

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