Black Hat Windows Security 2003
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Black Hat Windows Security 2003 Briefings & Training

Stay current! If you unable to come to the Windows 2003 Briefings, professionally recorded audio and video are available for purchase from the Sound of Knowledge.

Interested in obtaining a set of the Windows Security 2003 Briefings printed conference proceedings or CD? Limited numbers are now available for purchase. Bonus gift will be included with any printed conference proceedings order.

Black Hat Windows presentations are now online.

Black Hat is pleased to announce that Scott Culp, Senior Strategist, Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Team and Curtis EA Karnow, former Assistant U.S. Attorney, will be the keynote speakers at the Black Hat Windows Security 2003 Briefings.

Black Hat wants to hear from you! We will have a feedback server that is accessible online during the show (of course we will also have thre traditional paper feedback forms available). We will select three people from the submitted feedback forms (both electronic and paper). Grand prize is a full paid admission to any future Black Hat Briefings, Second Prize will be a Black Hat branded polar fleece and Third Prize is a Black Hat branded vacuum bottle. Winners will be selected after the show and will be announced on the website and contacted directly.

Venue: Sheraton Seattle Hotel & Towers, Seattle, WA, USA - Reserve your hotel room at the same time you register for the Training and Briefings. Hotel conference rates are good from February 21-March 1.

Training: February 24-25, 2003
Briefings: February 26-27, 2003

New Classes Added:
Aspects of Offensive Root-kit Technology created and taught by the founder and creator of Root-kit, Greg Hoglund. This is a unique offering-a first ever of its kind. The class will be limited to 20 students.

Book Signings:
Booksignings with Erik Birkholz and his newly published book, Special Ops and with Michael Howard and David LeBlanc on their book,
Writing Secure Code, Second Edition during the Hosted Reception on Wednesday. At the Day 2 lunch, Saumil Shah will be available for a booksinging on his book: Web Hacking Attacks and Defense. Books will be available for purchase from BreakPoint Books, our official conference bookseller.

Need books? Breakpoint Books, our official bookseller will be onsite at the show.

BONUS! All paid Briefings attendees will receive a complimentary book: Hack Proofing Windows 2000 Server by Chad Todd, compliments of our official book sponsor, Syngress Publishing.

For those of you who plan on registering onsite, you receive a complimentary one year subscription to Windows & .Net Magazine and Security Administrator, a value of $100.

Black Hat is pleased to annnouce that Microsoft is the Platinum Sponsor of the Windows Security 2003 Briefings
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Six tracks over two days of Briefings

Day one, Wednesday, February 26

  • Track 1: Policy / Auditing / Response
  • Track 2: .NET
  • Track 3: Deep Knowledge

Day Two, Thursday, Febuary 27

  • Track 4: IIS, SQL, ISA, etc.
  • Track 5: Networking and Integration
  • Track 6: Application Development

Black Hat will be offering training on the following topics:

A special offering by Microsoft: Writing Secure Code
Michael Howard

Aspects of Offensive Root-kit Technology
Greg Hoglund and Matt Hargett

Infrastructure Attacktecs™ & Defentecs™ “Hacking into a Cisco Network”
Steve Dugan

NSA InfoSec Assessment Methodology Course
Security Horizon

Hacking Web Applications
Jeremiah Grossman, Bill Pennington & Dennis Groves

Forensics Tools and Processes for Windows XP Platforms®
Larry Leibrock, Ph.D

Microsoft Ninjitsu: Securely Deploying MS Technologies [ sold out ]
Timothy Mullen

Hacking by Numbers: Windows Edition

Analyzing Software for Security Vulnerabilities [ sold out ]
Halvar Flake, Black Hat, Inc.

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