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Event details


When: Monday-Tuesday, February 14-15, 2011

Where:   Zeum (201 4th St)


Cost: Free (as always!)


RSVP:  http://bsidessf.eventbrite.com


Invite your friends by posting this on Twitter: "#BSidesSanFrancisco Feb 14-15, 2011: Discover the next big thing! http://bit.ly/BSidesSF"





Global Sponsors

Engage The Audience

Above & Beyond Supporter
Core Supporter

Individual Supporters


Events and Contests


  • B-Sides After Party
  • Giveaways:
    • Kindle (3g + WiFi)
    • Bose Qc 15 noise canceling headphones 
    • Apple TV 
    • Flip Slide HD (16gb) video camera 
    • Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) CCSK Exam Tokens (2x) 
    • CSA USB fobs 
    • No Starch Press books
    • No Starch Press schwag 
    • B Side Cabernet Sauvignon (2007 vintage by Don & Sons) 
    • Violet Blue sexy books 
    • iDevice console cable (manage your router from your iPhone/iPad)
    • Surprise Valentine's Day Goodies



Google calendar


Proposed talks are listed BSidesSanFranciscoTalks


Day 1


Monday - February 14

Track 1
Track 2
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

(Morning coffee) 

Welcome Introduction from Organizers (9:30)

10 PRINT "Get some coffee"

20 GOTO Track1 

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Name: Daniel Peck
Lessons Learned From Running a Bug Bounty Program

Name: Dr. Mike Lloyd
Talk: Gone in 60 Keystrokes

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Name: Hart Rossman
Talk: Security, Supply Chains, and You
Name: Aaron Cohen
Talk: Selling Security Without Selling Your Soul
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


 (Stick around for food and games) 

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Name: Ray Kelly
Talk: Screw the TSA: I’ll Be Where I Want, and Get

Credit for It!

Name: Gal Shpantzer
Talk: Security Domination via Hard Drive Isolation
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Name: Nick Selby
Talk: Post Attack: Working with Law Enforcement

Name: Brett Hardin & Mike Dahn 
Talk: Being Sneaky About Security and Regulations

OR Misdirection: The Rise and Fall and Rise of

Regulatory Compliance

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Name: Joe Gottlieb; Dan Ritari; Andrew Hay

Talk: Open Security Intelligence: Art of the Possible or Science of the Necessary?

Name: Song Liu
Talk: How to Attack Windows Kernel
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Name: David Mortman
Talk: Cloud Security Realities
Name: Billy Rios
Talk: TBA
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Name: Assortment of Security B-Sides Organizers
Bringing Home the Love: Tips, Tricks and Quips on how to Organize a B-Sides Event in Your Town

  Name: Andy Ellis

Title: Letting Someone Else's Phone Ring at 3 am: Building Robust Incident Management Frameworks




Day 2


Tuesday - February 15 Track 1

Track 2

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Name: Brett Hardin

Talk: You Are Alone. Enjoy It. 

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Name: HD Moore

Talk: When CSOs Attack

Name: Dr. Anton Chuvakin
Talk: Something Fun About Using SIEM and Not Failing

or Only Failing Non-Miserably or Not-Too-Miserably

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Name: Ivan Ristic
Talk: Stop Complaining and Solve a Security

Problem Instead!

Name: Andrew Hay; Richard Bejtlich; Travis Reese;

Amit Yoran

Talk: Attacking Cyber Security Marketecture

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


 (Stick around for food and games) 

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Name: Marc Eisenbarth

Talk: Active Exploitation Detection  

Name: Dave Shackleford; Andrew Hay

Talk: A Brief History of Hacking

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Name: Damon Cortesi

Talk: Homo Developomicus - Developers are Human too

Name: Robert Zigweid

Talk: Threat Modeling: Learn to Optimize Your

Security Budget

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Name: Kevin Bankston; Eva Galperin; Marcia Hofmann;

Kurt Opsahl; Chris Palmer; Julie Samuels
Talk: Ask the EFF

Name: Raffael Marty

Talk: Log Analysis and Visualization in the Cloud

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Name: Scott Dunlop
Talk: Reverse Engineering Using the Android Emulator

Name: Davi Ottenheimer
Dr. Stuxlove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying

and Love the Worm

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Name: Will Gragido; Josh Corman; Marc Eisenbarth;

HD Moore; Dave Shackleford; Alexander Hutton; Caleb Sima
Talk: State of the Scape: The Modern Threat landscape and

Our Ability to React Intelligently

Name: Chris Palmer

Talk: TBA





  • @MikD - Event Planner
  • @Chipmonkey - Event Planner / Speaker Coordinator
  • @Pinoles - Sponsor Coordinator
  • @banasidhe - Security & Volunteer Coordinator 


Volunteer Schedule is now up!








Call for Theme (CFT): Every conference needs a theme so suggest one (post your theme and name):


  • "For the love of security" - @chipmonkey
  • "I <3  InfoSecs" - @chipmonkey
  • "Is your love of InfoSec unrequited? We can cure that at BSidesSF" - @jack_daniel
  • "California: Land of fruits and nuts. And now, with pearls of infosec wisdom" - @shpantzer
  • "More secs than you can handle this valentines day only at #BSidesSF" - @xorrbit 
  • "He Hacks Me, He Hacks me not" Security Bsides, V-Day 2011 - @jayrutz
  • "Unlike at the airport, at #BSidesSF the groping is strictly optional" - @shpantzer
  • "Most security sucks. Suck less at #BSidesSF" - @daveshackleford
  • "Bsides SF, Because everyone needs a little root." - @Gillis57
  • "BSides...what could possibly go wrong?" -@savant42
  • "Dirty Laundry 2011" - @wgragido
  • "I left my pwn in San Fransisco" - @SinderzNAshes
  • "At this rate we are going to need C-Sides!" - @csoandy
  • "Security BSides -- The con that doens't suck" - @sambowne 
  • "BSides SF - Tantric Security Pillow Talk - vDay 2011" @versprite
  •  "BSides SF...because it feels good." - @dewzi 
  • "BSidesSF - Security by the bay" - @mongold 
  • "BSides, what could happen?" - @binarynomad
  • "BSidesSF - BSides-ality is legal here, right?" - @mongold 
  • "BSides SF - Great hacks, no flacks" - @MrMeritology


Task List

(please -cross out- and add your name when it's done) 

(Event, Speaker, Sponsor Coordinators should update this information with items they need) 




Wifi - provided by venue

Projector, White Boards - provided by venue




Streaming or Stickam or Skype or Ustream or Livestream

UHF Radios, w/chargers, spare batteries and accessories (preferably surveillance kits). Number TBD in mid-late January.




Coffee (Day 1) 

Breakfast (Day 1)

Lunch (Day 1)


Tables and chairs - provide by venue

Coffee (Day 2) 

Breakfast (Day 2)

Lunch (Day 2)


Tags for flickr, twitter, blog, etc.

Please use the tag #BSidesSF for content related to this event


Who's blogging/podcasting?




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