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Saturday, May 5 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Monero: The Open Source Anonymous Cryptocurrency

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Did you know that Bitcoin is not anonymous? Organizations such as the FBI and IRS have developed sophisticated algorithms to track Bitcoin transactions and associate them with real-world identities. This talk will introduce you to Monero, an open source cryptocurrency with a market cap over $2 billion. Monero provides strong privacy guarantees, meaning no one can track whom you send money to or how much you send. Monero is the choice for high-stakes international transfers by groups such as Shadowbrokers.

Speakers
JQ

Jeffrey Quesnelle

In the normal world he's a software engineer at an automotive supplier.
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Johnny Xmas

Sr. Penetration Tester, Uptake Technologies
Johnny is a Security Researcher at Uptake, a company dedicated to ensuring safety, reliability, and security of  industrial environments.  Johnny’s been speaking internationally (both in and very far outside of the infosec community) on the topics of information security, career advancement, and social engineering for nearly 20 years. His infamous mixture of humor, raw sincerity, and honest love of people often leads to a lighthearted, but (at its core) serious, discussion around our innate desires to get in our own way. Recently, he was one of the masterminds behind the reproduction and leaking of... Read More →


Saturday May 5, 2018 1:00pm - 1:50pm
EMC IV