Last week the 5th BruCON was held in Ghent, Belgium. It’s a small (and friendly) security conference. Their motto is: “Hacking for b33r”. Topics ranged from a workshop on breaking old crypto algorithms to pinpointing GSM locations and how to make the compliance process less headache inducing. I heard that there was no beer brewing workshop this year due to pregnancy of the brewer. (Yes, women can brew beer just as well.)
I was one of the recipients of a grant to work on an open source security project in their 5by5 program. It helped to keep me going with this Eccentric Authentication stuff. And they invited me to the conference to present the things I did.
I’ve made a small presentation on what I think is the tip of the iceberg of what you can do with client certificates. Here is the presentation