Collection of Security & Privacy Tips

Tips for Surviving DEF CON

  • Do not bring RFID credit cards or passports on site without using a faraday cage. Find us at a faraday workstation at rOOtz.

  • Be careful with your keycard, it can be copied upon touch. Keep it deep in your wallet or in a faraday cage.

  • Make sure your wifi, bluetooth and geolocation are off. Do not use ANY wifi networks in Vegas. Use a cellular connection, mifi, not wifi.

  • If you must check email, make sure you are using SSL and not sending your password in the clear.

  • Cover front facing cameras with electrical tape.

  • Do not connect to phone chargers, except your own, including in the airports.