Black Hat® Japan 2008 Briefings & Training

About BH - Black Hatとは

The Black Hat Briefings are a series of highly technical information security conferences that bring together thought leaders from all facets of the infosec world ? from the corporate and government sectors to academic and even underground researchers. The environment is strictly vendor-neutral and focused on the sharing of practical insights and timely, actionable knowledge. Black Hat remains the best and biggest event of its kind, unique in its ability to define tomorrow’s information security landscape.

In addition to the large number of short, topical presentations in the Briefings, Black Hat also provides hands-on, high-intensity, multi-day Trainings. The Training sessions are provided by some of the most respected experts in the world and many also provide formal certifications to qualifying attendees. Arrangements can also be made to bring Black Hat’s trainers to your location for private and customized training.

Black Hat’s decade of leadership attracts the most prestigious names from the full spectrum of security thinkers, and ensures that the conference stays on the leading edge of new security trends as they emerge. Our commitment to delegate feedback also helps keep our presentations aligned to the needs and desires of our delegates.

From its inception in 1997, Black Hat has grown from a single annual conference in Las Vegas to a global conference series with annual events in Tokyo, Amsterdam, Las Vegas and Washington DC. It has also become a premiere venue for elite security researchers and the best security trainers to find their audience.

Founder Jeff Moss 創立者ジェフ・モス

Black Hat Founder and Director Jeff Moss is also the founder of DEFCON, the largest and best-known hacker conference in the world. In 2007, DEFCON celebrated its 15th anniversary. The experience and connections created by 15 years at the intersection of network security and hacker ingenuity is what makes Black Hat the one-of-a-kind conference it is, one where the establishment and the underground are equally at home.

Prior to Black Hat, Jeff was a director at Secure Computing Corporation where he helped establish the Professional Services Department in the United States, Asia, and Australia. Jeff has also worked for Ernst & Young, LLP in their Information System Security division. Jeff graduated with a BA in Criminal Justice from Gonzaga University.