HackNewYork is the premier resource in New York for the recruitment of highly skilled hackers that specialize in vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, digital forensics, and all manner of information technology and security. HackNewYork is made up of experienced information security professionals that have years of experience working with large corporations, governments, and small businesses. Members of HackNewYork are on the cutting edge of vulnerability research and regularly present at local information security group meetings (ISSA, OWASP) and international hacking conferences around the world (Defcon, HOPE, OWASP AppSec, Hacker Halted). HackNewYork seeks to develop and harness the participation of the information security community through regular meetings, presentations, labs and competitions. These events allow the hacker community a forum to present their research, develop new techniques and methodologies, and at the same time provides valuable a networking resource for contracting opportunities.