Privacy's presence felt at Black Hat USA 2018

10th August 2018 News 16 Views

The 21st annual Black Hat USA Conference took place this week as security professionals from all over the world gathered in Las Vegas to take in the latest security research, trends and technologies. This year’s event was expected to have the highest turnout in the conference’s history, with 17,000 to 20,000 individuals in attendance.
Security is obviously the name of the game at Black Hat 2018, but right from the opening speech, it was clear privacy was going to have a presence at the yearly expo. All you had to do was listen to Black Hat Founder Jeff Ross, who cited two major privacy laws in the conference’s first address when discussing the politicalization of cybersecurity defense.
“The [EU] General Data Protection Regulation, that’s political, and soon we might have a California law to deal with,� said Ross

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