logoWith BayThreat 2014 being cancelled, OpenDNS has offered to host the first day of the two day No Big Thing (NBT) conference. In a short time, the organizers of the event have had an amazing group of speakers, sponsors, and volunteers help organize a great hacker conference.

The event is currently at capacity but there is a waitlist that anyone can add themselves to.

The event includes two days of advanced information security presentations, food, drinks, and a hallway track for socializing. Starting Friday, December 5th at 2:00pm PST, OpenDNS opens its doors to kick off the conference at 135 Bluxome Street.


Friday, December 5th at OpenDNS (135 Bluxome St, San Francisco, CA 94107)

Time Speaker Topic
2:30-3:30 Richo Healy “Audible networking with Groundstation”
3:30-4:30 MainBoard “point bREak : trolling BBS applications and users back in the 90s”
4:30-5:00 Jason Craig “SIGINT isn’t just for the government anymore”
5:00-6:00 Speaker TBA Topic TBA
6:00-6:30 Provided dinner break
6:30-7:00 Ping Yan “Applied statistics and machine learning techniques on in-app events”
7:00-8:00 Alex Pinto “From Threat Intelligence to Defense Cleverness: A Data Science Approach”
8:00-10:00 Provided tacos and cerveses
10:00-? Hosted party at bar TBA


Saturday, December 6th, the conference is being hosted at the Salesforce office (121 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105) starting at 10:00am.

Time Speaker Topic
10:00-11:00 Kymberlee Price “More Libraries! More Vulnerabilities! More Things!”
11:00-12:00 Morgan Marquis-Boire “Eve, Mallory, and Jack Bauer: Real threats for RealPeople”
12:00-12:30 Ben Sadegh “How bug bounty hunters do and don’t”
12:30-1:00 Provided lunch
1:00-2:00 Wartortell “The trials and tribulations of an APTmalware author”
2:00-3:00 John Menerick “Breaking or Protecting the Internet’s BuildingBlocks”
3:00-4:00 TBA + break
4:00-5:00 Dan Hranj and Josh Schwartz “Red vs Blue”
5:00-6:00 Evan Booth “MacGyveresque creative problem solving”
6:00-8:00 Provided dinner and drinks
8:00-10:00 Hosted party at bar TBA
10:00-? Cash Bar Crawl (check Twitter for location updates)


Each evening will have a hosted happy hour and dinner with an afterparty at a local bar. We hope to see you there!

Check out our the official Twitter account for the latest announcements: @nbtcon.

For directions to OpenDNS, please use the following map for a point of reference:

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