Is Going to Black Hat

We'll be at Black Hat – what do you want to know while we're there?

A few times a year, the security clan gathers to compare notes, hear about the latest research and renew human partnerships. This week, the security world gathers in Las Vegas at Black Hat to talk, learn and test the limits of modern skin moisturizers. will be at Black Hat this week talking to security professionals, see presentations on the latest in security research, walk the exhibition floor in search of the newest security technology and broadcast an episode of Voice of Security Radio live from the media center at Black Hat.

I'll be live-tweeting the keynote address on Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time (noon Eastern). Be sure to follow me at @kg4gwa on Twitter to see my take on the address and everything else going on at Black Hat.

What are you interested in knowing about Black Hat? Are you going to be there yourself? Leave questions in the comment section here or send me a direct message on Twitter to find time to meet face-to-face at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

I'll be interested in your take, as well. This has already been a busy year in security: What do you think we're going to see at Black Hat that will have an impact on the rest of the year? One of the great things about is the voice of the community -- let's hear yours when it comes to Black Hat 2017!

— Curtis Franklin is the editor of Follow him on Twitter @kg4gwa.

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Curtis Franklin, Principal Analyst, Omdia

Curtis Franklin Jr. is Principal Analyst at Omdia, focusing on enterprise security management. Previously, he was senior editor of Dark Reading, editor of Light Reading's Security Now, and executive editor, technology, at InformationWeek, where he was also executive producer of InformationWeek's online radio and podcast episodes

Curtis has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has been on staff and contributed to technology-industry publications including BYTE, ComputerWorld, CEO, Enterprise Efficiency, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, Dark Reading, and on subjects ranging from mobile enterprise computing to enterprise security and wireless networking.

Curtis is the author of thousands of articles, the co-author of five books, and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. His most recent books, Cloud Computing: Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center, and Securing the Cloud: Security Strategies for the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, are published by Taylor and Francis.

When he's not writing, Curtis is a painter, photographer, cook, and multi-instrumentalist musician. He is active in running, amateur radio (KG4GWA), the MakerFX maker space in Orlando, FL, and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.

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