Steganography and Cryptography 101

Presented at DEF CON 19 (2011), Aug. 7, 2011, 1:30 p.m. (20 minutes)

There are a lot of great ways to hide your data from prying eyes this talk will give a crash course in the technology and some tools that can be used to secure your data. Will also discuss hiding your files in plain site so an intruder will have no idea that hidden files even exist. These same techniques can also be employed by somebody wishing to transmit messages.


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    Eskimo (Neil Weitzel) is a Technology Analyst for Indiana University. At IU he works for Research System and Decision Support where he performs various to provide a solid infrastructure and secure environment for researchers. Outside of employment Eskimo also does freelance work. He is an avid scripter and automationist. @neiltxc AIM: NeilTXC