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Salted Hash: Live from DEF CON 23

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Aug 7, 2015.

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    It's Friday, and DEF CON 23 is the final stretch for thousands of hackers who have come to Las Vegas to mingle, teach, and learn. For today's post, we'll recap a few rules for DEF CON attendees, and discuss a news items that got our attention recently here on Salted Hash.

    Relax and have fun:

    Last year, I wrote a practical survival guide of sorts for those heading to Las Vegas. This year, I'll link to it, but remind you of three points.

    1. Eventually you'll hear talk about how dangerous the network is at DEF CON. If the network scares you, don't use it. If you do login, then use a VPN and do not do anything on the laptop you wouldn't want to share with a few thousand people and their friends.
    2. Remember the 3-2-1 rule. Live by it. Each day, get at least three hours of sleep, eat two meals, and take one shower.
    3. If the choice is between a talk and hanging out with friends, skip the talk. They're recorded, and you can always email the presenter after the con and talk.

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