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Maniacal Keyboards

  • Friday, June 11, 2021 at 1:30 PM EDT (2021-06-11 17:30:00 UTC)
  • Kevin Tyers

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In this talk, I will cover Human Interface Device (HID) attacks, focusing on keyboards. Fusing information security knowledge and mechanical keyboard enthusiasm, Ill cover HID attack basics, devices, and defenses. The final portion of the presentation will cover building your own keyboard with a variety of HID attacks prebuilt and ready to deploy during an engagement.

Speaker Bio

Kevin Tyers

Kevin Tyers is a SANS Instructor teaching SEC504, the head of cyber intelligence engineering for a Fortune 250 company, and the head of infrastructure for iCTF. Throughout his 15-year career, he has worked in the government, telecom, health care, and financial industries focusing on network engineering/security, incident response, and tooling. He holds the GCIH, GPEN, GCIA, GNFA, GCWN, and GCUX certifications. Kevin is the co-founder of the Information Security group DC480 in Phoenix Arizona. He has spoken at a variety of public and invite-only conferences such as BSidesLV, CactusCon, and SANS Hackfest. Beyond his professional pursuits, Kevin loves to spend time with his family, make mechanical keyboards, train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and study history.

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