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HABEX Launch Returns!

Posted on 14 February 2014 (0)

Preparing for the HABEX Pico launch. (LayerOne 2013)

Another year, another High-Altitude Balloon EXperiment (HABEX) launch! This year’s payload is CUBEX-1, capable of both GPS reporting and image streaming. CUBEX-1 will be sending data back to the ground station in LayerOne 2014′s Hardware Hacking Village while it journeys towards the deserts north of the Angeles Crest mountains. CUBEX-1 is expected to reach a peak altitude of 100,000 feet! It will be launched on Saturday, May 24th, 2014 at 12:00 (Noon) in the pool area.

Don’t miss it!

The LayerOne Staff

LayerOne 2014 CFP Now Open!

Posted on 17 October 2013 (0)

Hello everyone,

The LayerOne 2014 Call For Papers is now OPEN! We’re looking for more great submissions on the latest and greatest topics in the security world. The Call For Papers closes on March 31st, make sure to submit before then.

LayerOne 2014 will be held on May 24-25, 2014 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Monrovia. More details about the conference will be available soon. If you’ve never been to a LayerOne, check out the Archives page for past LayerOne content, including full video of presentations from previous years.

Hope to see you all in May!

The LayerOne Staff

Dates for LayerOne 2014 Announced!

Posted on 13 August 2013 (0)

Mark your calendars, LayerOne 2014 will be held on May 24-25, 2014 at the Monrovia DoubleTree. We’ll have the Call for Papers up soon along with a discounted room rate link. Stay tuned!

The LayerOne Staff

LayerOne 2013 was awesome!

Posted on 30 May 2013 (0)

Thanks to everyone who came out for LayerOne 2013! Whether you were watching talks, badge hacking, picking locks, or tearing your hear out in the Tamper-Evident Contest, everyone agreed: LayerOne 2013 was great! Special thanks to all of our amazing sponsors and staff for helping make this the most memorable LayerOne yet. We hope to see you all again next year for another great conference!

If you have any photos, videos, or articles about this year’s event please send them our way! Here’s some photos from this year’s event:

The fully built 2013 badge:

Nz0′s badge:

Attendees hard at work in the Hardware Hacking Village:

Building this year’s electronic badge:

Scorche giving a mini-talk in the Lockpicking Village:

John Norman giving a presentation on Hardware Reverse Engineering:

Getting ready for Arko’s balloon launch:

Judging of the Tamper-Evident contest:

Lounging by the pool:

LayerOne tomorrow! Friday hangout & Saturday party

Posted on 24 May 2013 (0)

LayerOne 2013 is less than 24 hours away! If you are at the hotel on Friday night we’ll be hanging out in the Elements bar & restaurant at the hotel. Come say hello!

Saturday night’s entertainment this year is a Casino Night held in the Madera Ballroom at the hotel (the same room as daytime presentations)! Attendees will have a fine dinner and be able to play a number of table games. Games include Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Craps, and Roulette! For bonus points, come dressed in your finest evening wear.

The LayerOne Staff