OpenLeaks Exclusive and Closing Keynote by Richard Thieme Await HITB2011AMS Attendees
On the 17th till the 20th of May the Grand Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam will be home to the second annual Hack In The Box deep knowledge security conference, HITB2011AMS. Bringing together a unique mix of security professionals, researchers, law enforcement and members of the hacker underground, this years event will not only cover the next generation of attack and defence methods but attendees will also be treated to a special exclusive presentation on the newly launched whistleblower website, OpenLeaks and a closing keynote by tech thinker, Richard Thieme.
Today, the name Wikileaks has become synonymous with transparency and information disclosure and Daniel Domschiet-Berg, a German technology advocate and transparency activist was one of the key figures in its operation. Previously known under the pseudonym Daniel Schmitt, he was the official spokesperson for WikiLeaks, where he worked alongside its founder, Julian Assange. He knows the ins and outs of the WikiLeaks organization like no other and recorded his experience with this organization in his book “Inside WikiLeaks”, which he published in February. In January 2011 Daniel split from WikiLeaks and co-founded OpenLeaks, a new website for anonymous online leaks that aims at providing greater transparency and to function as a service hatch for leaks.
On the last and final day of the conference, Richard Thieme, will wrap things up in a keynote titled “Ethical Considerations of Intelligence and Information Security” – an illumination of how the transformational engines of information technologies alter our psychological and spiritual frameworks and points of reference as we try to apply them to the new humanity. Not only what we see in information security is changing but the lenses through which we see are transforming too, because the eyes that see through them are also metamorphosing…
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