13 Sep: BruCON Workshop Registrations starting Tuesday 14/09

To prevent chaos for our workshops, we will start a registration list. Starting at 12:00 on Tuesday 14/09, you can register on the workshop page. Details are mentioned there. Most workshops will be given on both days so you have 2 options. Arrive early (5 minutes for start). Even if you don’t have a spot, drop by to see if anybody didn’t show up. If a lot of people miss out on a workshop, we…

10 Aug: OMG we have been hacked. OH: Not really

Today, some people on the internet discovered the properties of a wiki: editing pages. Just like the Chaos Communication Conference (CCC) and other similar conferences, we deployed a wiki so that users could actively contribute to the conference. Schedule workshops, share traveltips, help us make wallpapers and upload them etc… etc… Although critical pages are locked down, a lot of pages can be used by our volunteers and visitors. That’s the nature of a wiki…

27 Jul: Beer workshop @ BruCON

We promised more content and more surprises and here is the next one: a beer workshop. Since Belgium is known for its beers, we thought it would be fun on how to learn how to hack together your own beer. Machtelt gave this workshop at Hacking at Random and she is willing to give this workshop also at BruCON. Brewing a great Belgian-style double-fermentation beer, includes tasting and taking some home. You will learn the…

16 Jun: BruCON – The Barcelona connection

Another security conference is taking place in the same week as BruCON in Barcelona, Spain but luckily not on the same days. This created a great opportunity to visit both conferences. Although we are not officially affiliated, SOURCE Barcelona has offered BruCON attendees a 50% discount to visit their conference. Simply use the code “SOURCEBru10” at registration – (www.sourceconference.com). With flights starting at 109 euro between BRU and MAD, this could be a tempting offer….

15 Jun: BruCON speaker/trainer at OWASP BE meeting Wednesday 16th of June on SQL injection

Joe McCray is in Brussels and will give a talk on SQL injection at an extra OWASP BE Meeting Wednesday 16th of June. Joe is a also a BruCON 2010 speaker and trainer. He will give a presentation on “You Spent All That Money And You Still Got Owned” next September. Abstract: This talk will focus on practical methods of identifying and bypassing modern enterprise class security solutions such as Load Balancers, both Network and…

03 Jun: Be a part of BruCON. Give a lightning talk!

Do you have something interesting to share and you can tell it in 5 minutes? Go to our wiki and sign up for a lightning talk! It doesn’t have to be mindblowing research or 0-days, your favorite tool or project might interesting to others as well!! Lightning talks are presentations of about 5 minutes. Death by bulletpoint is not allowed. One of our speakers Craig Balding together with blogger Chris John Riley proposed to coordinate…

10 Dec: BruCON 2010 – Save the date 24 & 25 Sept

Mark it in your calendar: BruCON 2010 will be on 24 & 25 September 2010!! Pass the word!! Subscribe to our announcement mailinglist if you want to be notified of the latest news. This event is organized by a group of security enthusiasts and volunteers. Join our volunteer mailinglist if you want to help out.

25 Sep: Download the #brucon videos and presentations

You can download our 13 videos from the following mirrors: http://2009.brucon.org/articles/v/i/d/Video.html We want to thank all these people for hosting our videos. If you have some bandwidth and space to spare, add your own mirror. The latest slides have also been added tohttp://2009.brucon.org/articles/p/r/e/Presentations.html Thanks for Hackerspace Brussels for making the videos and the volunteers for seeding and spreading the files yesterday. You can now broadcast this!! Thank you!!!

14 Sep: BruCON Official Communication and Press contact

Yesterday we noticed some Belgian Security Blogs making statements on behalf of the BruCON organization. We are not denying or confirming anything published but we are only stating that those blog(s) contain inaccurate information and that we have no affiliation them. Please follow our blog for correct and official information about BruCON. The official contact for press for BruCON is press (at) brucon.org and nobody else. Further updates will be posted in the coming hours.