DEF CON: The Survival Guide

May 18, 2022

DEF CON: The Survival Guide
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DEF CON is one of the world's largest and most notable hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ebony Nyenya breaks down how to enjoy the convention without getting hacked.


Concepts covered in this episode include:

Security+ Objective 1.4:  Given a scenario, analyze potential indicators associated with network attacks.

  • Wireless
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)
  • On-path attack (previously known as man-in-the-middle attack/ man-in-the-browser attack


Security+ Objective 2.7: Explain the importance of physical security controls. 

  • Faraday cages


Security+ Objective 3.4: Given a scenario, install and configure wireless security settings.

  • Methods
  • Enterprise vs. Open


Security+ Objective 3.8:  Given a scenario, implement authentication
and authorization solutions.

  • Authentication/authorization
  • 802.1X
  • RADIUS