On October 28, 2008, I will be the Keynote speaker at the Forensic-Security conference at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The National Institute of Standards and Technology is the site of this three-day conference for law enforcement, security and IT professionals. I will be discussing high security locks and the Medeco case example and the lessons to be learned for security managers and those responsible for critical infrastructure protection. There will be more than 1100 registered attendees.

July 18, 2008Tobias Bluzmanis, Matt Fiddler, and I will be presenting at HOPE in New York on Friday, July 18, 2008. Then we will be doing a special briefing on Medeco locks and our new book. We will answer questions with regard to security issues involving Medeco Biaxial, m3, and Bilevel cylinders. We hope that many can join us during the three-day conference.

August 8, 2008We will be giving a presentation at DEFCON 16 in Las Vegas, on August 8. During that conference, we will go into significant detail about new and serious vulnerabilities that we discovered with regard to Medeco and other locks.

October 5-6, 2008

We will be visiting the Trezor Test Labs in Prague, Czech Republic, to discuss current bypass techniques.

October 7-8, 2008Tobias Bluzmanis and I will be signing books at the Wendt exhibit at the Essen Security Exhibition in Germany.

October 9-10-11, 2008

Tobias Bluzmanis and myself will be at Sneek, Netherlands, at the Toool meeting. We are doing a detailed presentation and hands-on demonstration to teach bumping, picking, and compromise of key control for Medeco locks.