H2K (2000): "Selling Out: The Pros and Cons of Working for The Man" (Download)
Friday, July 14, 2000: 10:00 am (Main Stage): There's lots of talk in the media about hackers who get straight jobs in the security industry. What does it cost a hacker to get a real job? What are the benefits? What about those nasty intellectual property agreements? Scott Blake runs the RAZOR security research team. He actively recruits and manages hackers for BindView, a publically traded software company. He's defended this to the executive management and the press. In this talk, you'll hear it straight about what you have to give up for the paycheck, as well as what you get to keep.