CarolinaCon

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CarolinaCon is a regional, technology hacking and InfoSec conference, held annually in North Carolina.

The conference was founded in 2004 by members of the Raleigh 2600 group. CarolinaCon has focused on presenting educational materials from a variety of guest speakers on various aspects of computing, technology, and information security.[1]

The event is currently sponsored by the 501(c)3 non-profit organization "The Carolinacon Group". The goal of hosting the event is to provide an intimate, informal, and inexpensive venue for knowledge sharing.

A variety of side events has been an annual part of the conference, such as Wardriving, Lockpick Village, Capture The Flag, an "unofficial" Shooting event, Crypto Challenges, LAN gaming, Guitar Hero battle, Ham Radio, Crypto Key Signing, Vintage Tech Museum, etc. The Con generally closes with a game of Hacker Trivia.

Conferences[edit]

CarolinaCon-1 2005[edit]

(Amerisuites Hotel, Raleigh, NC June 10–12, 2005)

The first conference covered topics such as Bio-Hacking, IPv6, Lock Manipulation, and ethics in hacking.[2]

CarolinaCon-2 2006[edit]

(Hampton Inn, Raleigh, NC June 9–11, 2006)

CarolinaCon-3 2007[edit]

(Holiday Inn, Chapel Hill, NC April 20–21, 2007)

Covered topics such as online black markets, enforcing the GPL, FreeBSD Jails, human brain cortex, and computer system forensics issues.[3] A capture the flag (CTF) event was running during much of the conference.

CarolinaCon-4 2008[edit]

(Holiday Inn, Chapel Hill, NC March 28–29, 2008)

CarolinaCon-5 2009[edit]

(Holiday Inn, Chapel Hill, NC March 13–14, 2009)

CarolinaCon-6 2010[edit]

(Holiday Inn, Glenwood Ave in Raleigh, NC March 19–21, 2010)

CarolinaCon-7 2011[edit]

(Holiday Inn, Glenwood Ave in Raleigh, NC April 29–May 1, 2011)

CarolinaCon-8 2012[edit]

(Hilton Hotel, Wake Forest Rd in Raleigh, NC May 11–May 13, 2012)

CarolinaCon-9 2013[edit]

(Hilton Hotel, Wake Forest Rd in Raleigh, NC March 15–March 17, 2013)

CarolinaCon-10 2014[edit]

(Hilton Hotel, Wake Forest Rd in Raleigh, NC May 16–May 18, 2014)

CarolinaCon-11 2015[edit]

(Hilton Hotel, Wake Forest Rd in Raleigh, NC March 20–March 22, 2015) http://seclists.org/funsec/2015/q1/17

CarolinaCon-12 2016[edit]

(Hilton Hotel, Wake Forest Rd in Raleigh, NC March 4–March 6, 2016) http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Jan/82

References[edit]

  • [1] The CarolinaCon Group non-profit
  1. ^ "Call for Papers". Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  2. ^ "Speakers". Archived from the original on 2007-11-24. Retrieved 2008-01-09.
  3. ^ "2007 Schedule of Events". Archived from the original on 2008-02-20. Retrieved 2008-01-09.

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