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Barrett Darnell to Present at SnowFROC

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Bishop Fox Security Associate Barrett Darnell will be presenting at SnowFROC on March 5th. See details on his talk below.

Demystifying Capture The Flags (CTFs)

Abstract:

Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions range in style and difficulty but each and every CTF offers a wealth of knowledge for any participant. In the talk: Demystifying CTFs, Barrett Darnell will provide an overview of CTF formats, the skills they require and the experience they develop, and conclude with a plethora of CTF resources for those wanting to participate. The main focus of the talk will be relating how both technical and non-technical skills learned through CTF participation can be applied to real world information security challenges. The target audience for this talk are those who are interested in playing CTFs and would like to maximize the value from them.

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About the speaker, Barrett Darnell

Bishop Fox Alumnus

Barrett Darnell was a Senior Operator at Bishop Fox and a technical lead for the Continuous Attack Surface Testing (COSMOS) Managed Security Service. Prior to coming to Bishop Fox, he served as an exploitation operator in the US Department of Defense's most elite computer network exploitation (CNE) unit. As a top-rated military officer, Barrett led an offensive operations team in the US Air Force's premier selectively-manned cyber attack squadron. Barrett also teaches SANS SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking to a worldwide audience. Barrett holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Washington State University and a Master of Science in Software Engineering from the University of West Florida.

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