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CFP Review Board

CFP Review Board

This year the CFP Review Board lost one of our own. Terrence “Tuna” Gareau was an amazing person that lit up the world. His spirit and thirst for life were matched only by his intellect and caring heart. To many of us, he was our friend, our confidant, our brother, and our hero. We will miss him ever so dearly. Tuna's passing has left a void inside our hearts, but we will carry his memory with us always and remember the joy he bought to us all. Tuna, we love you and we miss you, thank you for being part of our lives even if it was for such a brief time. We are all better people having known you.

Nikita Kronenberg

(aka Niki7a)

DEF CON, Director of Content & Coordination. Wife & Mom. Chicken Soup repairwoman. SecurityTribe. ☠🦄🌈🤓 Into: hacks 💡 snacks 🌮 shellacs 💅🏻

Twitter: @niki7a

Affiliations: The Tribe, DC509.2 @WenatcheeHackrs

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Alex

(aka unknown (but we're working on getting him one))

A jack of few trades and master of none.

Affiliations: unknown

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Ash

(aka ashmastaflash)

Makes some things, breaks other things. Aspiring commit log poet.

Twitter: @ashmastaflash

Affiliations: sitch.io

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Pete Teoh

(aka CyberSulu)

Does stuff with certificates (not gift certificates), travels a lot, and has a gay agenda.

Twitter: @CyberSulu

Affiliations: Google

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John Fulmer

(aka DaKahuna)

DaKahuna is living proof that alcohol is a preservative

Twitter: @DaKahuna2007

Affiliations: The Tribe, NoVA Hackers, 303, Shellback, Goat Locker

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Dino Covotsos

(aka Dino , Undisclosed)

Proud South African hacker, Founder of Telspace Systems and paying it forward one day at a time

Affiliations: DC2711, TS

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Seth Van Ommen

(aka Beaker, SethOps, The Swordofomen)

Hi Mom!

Twitter: @swordofomen

Affiliations: The Tribe, LHC

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Cindy Jones

(aka SinderzNAshes, Jumper (to some))

Sinderz is an unabashed meat-eating, side-eye winding, velociraptor who enjoys late evening walks on the beach

Twitter: @SinderzNAshes

Affiliations: Bouncy Houses Around the World

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Magen Wu

(aka Tottenkoph, Tottie)

Tottenkoph is an A.I. that overuses exclamation points in text-based comms and thinks the perfect date is April 25th.

Twitter: @magen_wu

Affiliations: The Tribe, The Urbane Collective

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Chris Gates

(aka carnal0wnage)

It's on LinkedIn if you actually care

Twitter: @carnal0wnage

Affiliations: NoVAHackers

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Suggy

(aka Ninja Pl4gue)

Suggy is the type of Fornite player, that other Fortnite players hate, scoring a coverted Victory Royale with ZERO kills by hiding under a tree. "Talentless Default", "An Embarassment" and "Jammy #@$&@%*!" are just some of the things his Fornite critics have called him.

Twitter: @5uggy

Affiliations: You might find Suggy at the DEF CON 4x5k or hiding under a tree

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Grant

(aka Claviger, FishSupreme)

YOLO

Twitter: @fishsupreme

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dead addict

(aka Eli)

dead addict isn't a good enough human being to be self-deprecating in his bio

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HighWiz

(aka Tom, The Rainbow King)

HighWiz is the fabled Man on the Mountain whom people seek to gain a taste of his forbidden knowledge.

Twitter: @HighWiz

Affiliations: The Tribe, GH, QC, LHC

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Jason

(aka w0nk, z00mie)

angry that everyone is peeing in the pool and bragging how big their bladder is

Twitter: @Jason_Healey

Affiliations: SIPA, Atlantic Council

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malware unicorn

(aka Amanda Rousseau)

Likes reversing and developing malware. Blue team to red team convert. Pursues making free content for the community.

Twitter: @malwareunicorn

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Tim McGuffin

(aka Medic)

tries to keep his head low. takes things apart and can sometimes put them back together.

Twitter: @NotMedic

Affiliations: The Tribe

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pwcrack

(aka pwcrack)

I speak one. 1-0-1-0-0. With that I could steal your money, your secrets, your sexual fantasies, your whole life. In any country, any time, any place I want. We multitask like you breathe. I couldn't think as slow as you if I tried.

Twitter: @pwcrack

Affiliations: Speaker Ops, NoVaHackers, Unallocated Space

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Erin Jacobs

(aka SecBarbie)

To strive endlessly to stir the venturesome spirit that moves you to follow a rainbow to its end... and thus make your travel dreams come true

Twitter: @SecBarbie

Affiliations: Scotch and Bubbles, 312, EFS, The Urbane Collective, Hacker Campers

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Shaggy

(aka Alex, Scruffy)

Penetrates all networks equally and deeply

Twitter: @ShaggyMcG

Affiliations: The Tribe, 303

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Stephanie

(aka Snow)

Ils gekauft esso. Niesamowite! Перший de la pior выступления arasında mon Werdegang e one ніколи îndoit eso para ikinci. Comment könnte io możliwie бути așteptat a lidar com школа üzerinde une Tag piace to? Це este mi nono больной gün ce Semester. Congratulazioni, Kolejny ключ Șapte Seis Zero Семь Sıfır Six Sieben quattro Dwa П'ять

Twitter: @_sn0ww

Affiliations: DC801, Cookie Monstah Crew, BSidesGitmo, Sour Cream Donuts, Parrot Pack, Alcatraz Swim Team, Dirty Mike and the Boys

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tuna

(aka We have no names, no names, man, we are nameless…)

I eat kilos of meat, I like meat

Twitter: @kingtuna

Affiliations: The Tribe, 303

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yan

(aka bcrypt, azuki)

web/browser hacker, CISO at Brave Software, former Staff Technologist at EFF, occasionally DJ Azuki

Twitter: @bcrypt

Affiliations: ur mom

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Zack Fasel

(aka zfasel)

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

Twitter: @zfasel

Affiliations: Scotch and Bubbles, 312, EFS, The Urbane Collective, Hacker Campers

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Zoz

(aka The Hoff, Dr. Weird)

International man of mystery

Affiliations: Eep ook ork ah ah

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