The DeepSec IDSC is a conference focusing on mobile users/gadgets and the next generation infrastructure including clouds, virtualization, IPv6, and more. It brings together the most renowned security professionals from academics, government, industry, and the underground hacking community. DeepSec IDSC will present the best research and experience from the field’s leading experts.
Tenable Network Security Vulnerability Research Engineer Ron Bowes will be speaking at DeepSec in Vienna, Austria. Ron will be delivering a talk entitled “Passwords in the Wild: What Kind of Passwords do People Use, and How do We Crack Them?” The talk will be an overview of recent password breaches, what we can learn about how people choose passwords, and, for penetration testers, what are the best ways to crack passwords.
Ron Bowes is a Vulnerability Research Engineer for Tenable Network Security. Prior to joining Tenable in September of 2010, Ron worked for the Province of Manitoba, Canada doing Security Analyst and Penetration Testing work. He has a bachelor of computer science from the University of Manitoba, and maintains the blog http://www.skullsecurity.org, where he writes about Nmap, password breaches, and plenty of other security topics.
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