talk for brucon

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. Too bad there was no beer brewing workshop
this year due to pregnancy of the brewer.

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