The Locknote session at Black Hat Europe 2018 discussed the pressing issues facing the InfoSec community and the key takeaways from the conference.
- Japan has been submitting phenomenal talks at the conference, indicating a shift towards a more global research community
- There is a need to be more critical of the usefulness of threat feeds and intelligence logs
- Improving social, political, and procedural skills is crucial for the InfoSec community
- The audience at Black Hat has changed to include both technical and non-technical individuals
- Security experts are facing the same problems repeatedly
The panel discussed a first-time submitter to Black Hat who presented solid research on Windows kernel protection, highlighting the emergence of young researchers presenting top-notch research.