This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the Defcon hacking convention in Las Vegas. Each year, the convention brings together people from around the world to discuss security and innovation. Although the term “hacker” generally has a negative connotation to the general public, the actual meaning is something very positive.
Over 1,300 students from 100 schools participated in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio, TX. The Department of Homeland Security was one of the sponsors of this large event where the hacking teams from the colleges competed against each other to determine the 2012 winner. This event