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CFP and 2021 Theme.

2020 caught the BSIDES Cape Town 2020 organisers off guard and we were hoping to the end that an in person event would have been possible. So far we have used corporate sponsorship for our location, which SARS-CoV-2 has made a difficult prospect for companies that need to protect their own employees. As infosec professionals…

BSIDES 2021

Rising from the ashes….. Keep an eye out on the website for upcoming announcements.…

CFP and 2019 Theme.

2019 has been an interesting year for Infosec. With that in mind we chose a theme of “Everything is broken”. This is a sentiment easily lived in a career in Infosec, with a constant feeling of its still broken and little care for changing the status quo. Based on this negative outlook some might have…

Vote for Bsides 2016 T-shirt graphic!

This year Bsides has collaborated with Cape Town’s leading fashion college FEDISA. With a little prize money as incentive, and a grade for a graphic design task, the students had just 3 days to come up with artwork for our 2016 conference T-shirt. Students were briefed by Grant Ongers. The FEDISA staff completed a preliminary…

Bsides 2016 Sponsor SensePost talks about Hacking on Carte Blanche

A few weeks ago SensePost, one of our conference sponsors for 2016, contributed to a segment on Carte Blanche about ethical hacking. Dominic White will be representing SensePost at Bsides this year. And Chris Le Roy, who did the demo for the show, is one of the speakers. BTW TICKETS for Bsides Cape Town 2016…