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We’ve done it! 100 Hacker Hotshots!
We are thrilled, delighted, proud and, well, just happy to have reached this milestone! To have organized and interviewed 100 of the world’s best information security experts has been a privilege and we would like to thank each and every one of our speakers.
Of course we’d like to extend our sincere gratitude to our community and our team here at Concise Courses for having organized all the previous – and upcoming – Hacker Hotshots!
We have had such a varied mix of shows that it would take us forever to go through them all, but here’s an attempt at highlighting some of the most memorable events: hearing real-life recorded social engineering phone calls hacks, to seeing how a Raspberry Pi can be used to lethal use, Zombie Browsers, Skype VOIP hacking, and a wide variety of pentesting tools and programs that make our life easier!
We’ve had the creators of Drozer, PunkSPIDER, Sploitego, Scapy, logstash, Scylla and IronWASP on the show to name but a few. We’ve had some genuine old-school DEFCON veterans and speakers (you know who you are ;), and many well-known InfoSec personalities that travel the world and share their amazing research and work. We would like to give a special mention to the Hacker Hotshot that gave his presentation and talk wearing his bathrobe whilst reclining in his garden. Bonus prize to whoever can guess who that is, answers below please!
Here is our up to date list (as at September 18th 2013):
|Josh Sokol||Jason Kent||Dan Kuykendall||Joe Grand||Angelo Corsaro|
|Joanne Furtsch||Robert Reed||Sean Malone||Jason Wood||Russell Butturini|
|Jerod Brennen||Marc Shinbrood||Michael Coates||Jaime Filson/ Rob Fuller||James Wickett|
|Gary Warner||Jason Mortensen||Eric Deshetler||John Pironti||Brent Huston|
|Sherif Koussa||Jeff Crume||John B. Dickson||Dan Cornell||Gary Miliefsky|
|George Hadjiyanis||George Noseevich||Nikita Abdullin||Phil Young||Alejandro Caceres|
|Michael Boman||Justin Searle||Andrew Gavin||Lavakumar Kuppan||Dr. Phil Polstra|
|Joe Bardwell||Svetlana Gaivoronski||Randy Gainer||Sergio Valderrama||B0b Pan|
|Josh Thomas||Chris Conley||Christopher Pogue||Dan Tentler||Jeremy Faircloth|
|Ryan Holeman||Adam Baldwin||Jonathan Walker||Nadeem Douba||Eric Reed|
|Jonathan Walker||Dan Petro||Jonathan Schipp||Zoltan Balazs||Lachlan Hunt|
|Josh Shaul||Alexander Polyakov||Larry Pesce||Gianni Gnesa||David Willson|
|Siobhan MacDermott||Gary Miliefsky||Brian Martin||Eric Filiol||Nicolas Gregoire|
|Winn Schwartau||Steven Fox||Marcia Hofmann||Dr. Galina Pildush||Chris Silvers|
|Eric Leblond||Thomas Holt||Ilja van Sprundel||Deral Heiland||Ryk Edelstein|
|G Mark Hardy||Jordan Sissel||Jonathan Cran||DJ Palombo||Georgia Weidman|
|Aamir Lakhani||Rob Randell||Winn Schwartau||Simon Crosby||Ray Friedman|
|Michael Berman||Ian Moyse||Mario Heiderich||Chris Danzig||Janakiram|
|Rich Casselberry||Shreeraj Shah||Jay Judkowitz||Michelle Dennedy||Steve Orrin|
|Richard Stiennon||Seth Robinson||Kevin Henry||Tady Walsh||Molly Holzschlag|
Thanks again for all your work. Hacker Hotshot presentations can be quite difficult for the speakers because we have a ‘concise format’ in that we prefer talks to be as short as possible to synthesis the speakers research. The primary reason we like to keep the presentations short, sweet, and ‘on-point’ is because we broadcast at midday (Eastern USA) and we want our audience to able to appreciate the key takeaways and learning objectives of each talk without chewing up too much of their day.
We look forward to the next 100 shows and again, a big thanks to all our speakers, team members and of course our audience.
If you would like to present your research or demo your security widget, pentesting tool, program etc then please get in contact with us! The promotion and organization of you presentation, is, and has always been, completely free. We’ll do the marketing, you do the talking!
This post wouldn’t be complete without a mention of our upcoming web shows of course! We have 14 upcoming shows, with for example, speakers that are Android security experts, a talk on ‘How To Build A Spyphone’, the CloudFlare founder and CEO, and the creator of ‘CreepyDOL’ – Google that last one and you’ll see how creepy it really is!