Episode 106 - #BSidesPerth 2018 – Organiser insights from doles, nidogski and sneaky

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Summary: BSides Perth (https://bsidesperth.com.au/) is organised by three mates with a collective 'lot' of years in the InfoSec industry… doles (https://twitter.com/Dolesification) (Alex Dolan), nidogski (https://twitter.com/NHardy) (Nigel Hardy) and sneaky (https://twitter.com/pete12601) (Peter Yorke) – here’s their perspective on BSides and the massive effort required to put a community driven conference together. BSides Perth attracted over 300 delegates, including kids and families, to UWA Business School and along with t-shirts, beanies and tool kits, delegates also received a cool and unique handmade conference badge, using a NodeMCU ESP8266 WiFi SoC. Security BSides (commonly referred to as BSides) is a hacker convention, held amongst a growing eco-system of events in Australia and New Zealand that provide a community driven framework for information security conferences. BSides was co-founded by Mike Dahn, Jack Daniel, and Chris Nickerson in 2009. Due to overwhelming number of presentation submissions to Black Hat USA in 2009, the rejected presentations were presented to a smaller group of individuals - these became known as the BSides. Recorded September 15, 2018. #BSidesPerth - for event pics (including the conference badge) - visit APSMs Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2022069374480704&type=1&l=a8ebde5166)