Courtesy of the securityfocus list ..


Just a quick email to let you know about The Black & White Ball; the
information security conference you need to be at. Taking place in
London at the Ministry of Sound conference center between the 18th and
21st of September 2007.

We hope to see you there!


Big Names To Front London Hacker & Security Conference

The Black & White Ball to be held in London, England September 18th-21st
released it's final speakers list today. The 'hacker con' is set to kick
of with a bang as the world famous Oxblood Ruffin, head of the Cult of
the Dead Cow's Hacktivism wing, keynotes the 'Black hat' track. This
'black track' will run for 2 days and will be cover the latest in
information attack.

The last 2 days of the event will be the 'white track' and will cover
defense methodologies. The leading speaker and digital guru Richard
Thieme will open up the 'white track' with his keynote speech
"Challenges to Identity, Structure and Security".

There'll be plenty going on at the event. Other talks include:

. Breaking Wireless and Mac OS-X Encryption with FPGAs
. Real-Time Steganography with RTP
. .NET Malware
. IDS / Firewall Evasion and Spoofing
. Practical Sniffing
. Understanding the Heap by breaking it
. Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Analysis

Plus a special guests appearance from Jason Scott, of "BBS The

At the Black & White Ball, the leading minds in network attack and
defence will be releasing new tools, new source code, new exploits and
documenting new techniques. This is not an event you want to miss!

The event will also feature all-day training sessions from INFOsec
company Security Compass ( lunch everyday, live
music at the exclusive drinks reception, and much much more! Tickets are
on sale NOW.

Mark Hinge

Operations Director
+44 (0) 7908871091