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Black Hat Goes Back To The Future

Five speakers who spoke at the first Black Hat conference will appear together on a panel titled 'Smashing the Future for Fun and Profit' on Wednesday
To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the annual Black Hat USA information security conference being held in Las Vegas this week, organizers are bringing back five speakers from the original 1998 event.

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According to a statement released by Black Hat organizers last week, Jeff Moss, Bruce Schneier, Marcus Ranum, Adam Shostack and Jennifer Granick -- each of whom spoke at the first Black Hat conference -- will appear together on a panel titled "Smashing the Future for Fun and Profit" on Wednesday. The five will share their vision of security for the next 15 years in the first Black Hat "futurist panel," according to the statement.

"Bringing back these renowned experts is our way to celebrate the security community's past, present and future," said Black Hat General Manager Trey Ford.

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