SEE LIVE: Meet The World’s Most Famous Hacker: Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick is perhaps best known as the hacker who made it onto the FBI’s Most Wanted List for breaking into the computer systems of multiple government agencies and over 40 major corporations.

Mitnick was a fugitive for four years, and after getting caught was put on trial and sentenced to five years in a federal prison, including a year in solitary confinement.

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EVENT REVIEW: Regent’s cybersecurity summit looks at threats from Russia and our appliances | Cybersecurity column

Is my TV talking to Russians?

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The Changing Role of the White Hat Hacker

The word “hacker” existed long before it entered the public consciousness as a reason to practice good cybersecurity habits. It goes back to the 1960s, where computer culture was developing at MIT. The Jargon File, a glossary for computer programmers established in 1975, has eight definitions for hacker (or nine, if you include the hat tip to the original meaning of the term as “someone who makes furniture with an axe”).

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SEE LIVE: Western Canada Information Security Conference May 16, 2017

ISACA® Winnipeg Chapter is proud to announce the 2017 Western Canada Information Security Conference (WCISC), the only Information Security and Control Conference in Manitoba!

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SEE LIVE: Hear from a Hacker at HostingCon Global: Kevin Mitnick to Keynote Annual Conference

Once wanted by the FBI, Mitnick now speaks about security and social engineering

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SEE LIVE: Cloud computing, security and privacy - Hear from a Hacker at HostingCon Global

Kevin Mitnick to Keynote Annual Conference

Kevin Mitnick, a security consultant and well-known white hat hacker, has signed on to deliver the keynote address at HostingCon Global 2017.

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Lessons from the World’s Most Famous Hacker

Last week, Kevin Mitnick visited Melbourne as part of a tour. He spoke to an audience of security professionals from a wide range of different industries about his start as a black-hat hacker, i.e. using his skills to break into systems to steal data, through to his present career as a white-hat hacker, i.e. conducting penetration tests for major companies all over the world.

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Mitnick to school Australia on Black Hat mindsets

Kevin Mitnick, arguably the world’s most famous hacker, is coming to Australia as part of a conference tour of the region later this month.

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