LATE REGISTRATION RATES FOR #HITB2014KUL STARTS ON THE 1ST OF OCTOBER ONWARDS!

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Hands-on Technical Trainings - 13th & 14th October

http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2014kul/#tile_schedule

Triple-Track Conference - 15th & 16th October

http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2014kul/conference-speakers/

 

Capture the Flag - 15th & 16th October

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HackWEEKDAY - 15th & 16th October

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CommSec Village - 15th & 16th October

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NSA: "Dozens of attacks" prevented by our snooping

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Security_Agency

The National Security Agency has defended its slurping of phone records and other business data on the grounds the information contained has helped it fight terrorism.

In a congressional hearing on cybersecurity and government surveillance on Tuesday, NSA Director General Keith Alexander said the NSA's data slurping had let it avert terror attacks.

"It's dozens of terrorist events that these have helped prevent," Alexander said. He said it was the NSA's "intent" to get specific figures on the number of attacks prevent out in the next week. The phone records were crucial for "disrupting or contributing to the disruption of terrorist attacks" both in the US and abroad, Alexander said,.