The Black Hat security conference will kick off next week in Barcelona, with training sessions and briefings from some of the most talented security researchers in the industry. Facebook’s chief security officer, Max Kelly, is scheduled for a keynote presentation on Wednesday morning following two days of training sessions. Read the full article. [Computerworld]
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