Jeff Moss aka Dark Tangent, the founder of DEFCON and Black Hat, tells the history of the largest hacker conference and how it all got started. Find out more about the early days of the hacking scene when dial-up was considered fast, how the security space changed around the conference as years went by, and discover some bizarre things that take place at the event.
IT security tops the list of skills that teams need most, and one out of five reported having difficulty finding skilled talent for cloud initiatives. Companies are also looking for pros who have skills in network engineering, systems engineering, IT architecture and network operations.
The PCI Security Standards Council published PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Version 3.1 and supporting guidance. The revision includes minor updates and clarifications, and addresses vulnerabilities within the SSL encryption protocol that can put payment data at risk.
According to MIT, Harvard, and HackerOne researchers, the answer is not throwing more money at bug hunters, but incentivize them to find the the same vulnerabilities that the offense researchers have found.