LAS VEGAS--This year marks my ninth year of attending Black Hat in Las Vegas. From a small gathering of security professionals in 2000 to an uberconference in 2008, Black Hat has scaled well. And the transition from private company to corporate-owned also appears smooth. But hardly anyone's here yet.
On Tuesday, there are only a thousand or so attendees of the 30-some training sessions. Already I've noticed a few minor changes from last year.
The press room is now on the third floor, away from the maddening crowds. This may or may not work since almost all the … Read more