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Attend BSides Asheville 2018 (InfoSec Conference)

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123 TBD Street (yes, that is fake for now) · Asheville, NC

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BSides Asheville ( will be holding its 5th Information Security Conference on June 23 in Asheville, North Carolina. BSides Asheville is a volunteer-run information security conference that is held annually in downtown Asheville. Asheville is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and has become a mecca for craft beer lovers and foodies alike.

At past BSides Asheville conferences, speakers have presented a wide range of information security topics, which include technical topics, such as dissecting network protocols, as well as policy issues, such as managing information leakage via social networks and complex international problems, such as cyber warfare.

The schedule for the 5th Information Security Conference is being finalized in the next few weeks and will be posted on

This year's keynote is Chris Nickerson, who is the Founder of Lares Consulting. He has spoken at multiple conferences including BlackHat, Derbycon, DEFCON, and even a TED Talk. Since 2009, Chris has been one of the driving forces behind Security BSides, which is the organization that kickstarted BSides conferences worldwide.

Each ticket ($32 - which requires early registration) includes:

• Access to the conference

• Conference t-shirt, which is woven in North Carolina and printed in Asheville

• Coffee and snacks

• Catered lunch

• Automatic entry to door prizes

• Access to the conference After Party

Each ticket sold to a member of Meet the Geeks will be entered into a special drawing.

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