What It’s Really Like at ‘Hacker Summer Camp’

One moment, security experts are expressing concerns about cyberattacks stemming from either Russia's continued war against Ukraine or a military conflict between China and Taiwan. The next, Elijah Woods -- yes, Frodo from Lord of the Rings -- is spinning tunes at a party in Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Welcome to the Black Hat and Defcon computer hacking conferences or, as the industry calls them, "hacker summer camp."The annual events, which happen back to back, bring tens of thousands of cybersecurity professionals and other colorful characters to the Vegas strip each year to hear about the latest in cybersecurity tech,…

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