SecureWV 11

November 4th – November 8th, 2020

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SecureWV is a security conference held in Charleston, WV the cloud.

SecureWV is about the infosec community. SecureWV small enough that you can talk directly with the speakers, but large enough that you can find attendees with similar interests.

Great Talks
Great Friends
And Lots of Fun

SecureWV / Hack3rCon
Conference events

Hardware Hacking Village
Our sponsor, SME, graciously supplies soldering iron stations and a handful of tools and supplies for your hardware hacking pleasure. Learn to solder, and make some interesting things.
Lockpick Village
The Lockpick Village is a physical security demonstration and participation area. Participants can practice on locks of various levels.
CTF Village
CTF red and blue team players compete against one another by exploiting known vulnerable machines. Each year we change the theme and rules, but one thing stays the same, we give out awesome prizes to the winners. Will it be you?
Sponsor / Employer Village
Are you looking for a new job, or new employee? Come to the Employer Village and meet your next …
Amateur Radio Exam
If you’re interested in becoming an Amateur Radio operator or hold a license you’d like to upgrade, there will be an Amateur Radio Licensing Exam Session at Hack3rCon.
PGP Key Signing Party
A keysigning party is a get-together with PGP users for the purpose of meeting other PGP users and signing each other’s keys. This helps to extend the “web of trust“ to a great degree.
Hack3r Hangout
Get together with professionals from the local area and make connections and share your PGP key.

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Our Keynote Speakers

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Joshua Spence

State of WV, Chief Technology Officer

Joshua Spence was named Chief Technology Officer for the State of West Virginia, Office of Technology, in November 2018. Prior to the appointment, Josh served as the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of West Virginia. Under his leadership, West Virginia implemented a new cybersecurity strategy, resulting in capabilities enhancements in all four strategic initiatives {risk, outreach, protection, and operations). He holds expertise in cybersecurity strategy, risk management, certification and accreditation, cryptography, and incident response. He also serves as a Cyber Operations Officer in the West Virginia Air National Guard. With over 19 years of service, Spence has served in numerous capacities involving physical security, information security, and cybersecurity. His most recent assignment was to serve as a special liaison to the component of United States Cyber Command responsible for the defense of the Department of Defense networks.


Robert Krug

Senior Security Solution Architect

Rob Krug has been in the network engineering and security space for 30 years. Rob is currently a Senior Security Architect in a global coverage role. His background includes extensive work with telecommunications, network design and management, and most importantly network security. Specializing in security vulnerabilities his background includes extensive training and experience in cryptography, ethical hacking, and reverse engineering of malware. His background includes having served in the United States Navy, in Intelligence, as well as worked as both a Data Security Analyst and as a Director of Engineering for multiple international service providers. Rob has designed, implemented, and maintained some of the most complex and secure networks imaginable. And… He collects malware for fun…

Mac Warner

West Virginia Secretary of State
WV Secretary of State Mac Warner is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the West Virginia University School of Law. He also holds two Masters Degrees in International Law from the University of Virginia.
During his 23-year career in the United States Army, Secretary Warner served on four continents, deploying to military hot spots around the world while also serving on the staff at the U.S. Army War College. Prior to being elected Secretary of State, Lt. Colonel Warner served five years with the U.S. State Department in Afghanistan. Since taking his oath of office on January 16, 2017, Secretary Warner has been recognized throughout the country for his innovation in cybersecurity and election preparation. Under his leadership, West Virginia became the first state in the nation to offer a mobile voting application designed specifically for military personnel deployed to remote areas of the world at election time.
Knowing that safe and secure elections begin with accurate voter registration lists, Secretary Warner developed a comprehensive strategy to update WV’s voter files in all of the state’s 55 counties.

SecureWV 2019
Ticket Prices

Student ticket
Valid ID needed
  • Visit all three days
  • Single student entrance allowed
  • Unlimited entrance and exits
Human ticket (Door)
No bots permitted
  • Visit all three days
  • Single person entrance allowed
  • Unlimited entrance and exits
  • Limited Availability

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