Payment Village @DEF CON 29

August 5th, 2021

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Payment Village @DEF CON 29

Event submitted on Friday, June 4th 2021, approved by Content Team

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August 5th, 2021
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 Our Review

Paying via payment methods is a fundamental aspect of our daily lives, yet few of us understand how they work. Do you ever feel like you’d want to know how payments work? The following methods that are going to be shared at this security event are used by thieves to defeat Point of Sale (POS), ATM, and digital wallet security systems using cyberattacks. Be sure to visit the Payment Village! Highly recommended event that forms part of the DEFCON series.

- Review written by Henry Dalziel on Friday, June 4th 2021.
- If you would like to edit or ammend facts in my review please either send us a message or connect with me via LinkedIn.

Conference Event Summary

The following description was either submitted by the Conference Organizer on Friday, June 4th 2021, or created by us.

Why are we organizing a Payment Village?
Payment technologies are an integral part of our lives, yet few of us know much about them. Have you ever wanted to learn how payments work? Do you want to know how criminals bypass security mechanisms on Point of Sales terminals, ATM’s and digital wallets? Come to the Payment Village and learn how. We will teach you how hackers gain access to banking endpoints, bypass fraud detection mechanisms, and ultimately, grab the money!

Who is this for?
Whilst hacking isn’t child’s (cat’s) play, we believe that everyone can learn a little bit more about payments. For that reason, we are making the Payment Village accessible to all. For DEF CON 29 the payment village will be delivering all content online!

For DEF CON Safe Mode we bring together the foremost minds to discuss key issues in payment security and fraud. Over three days we will be hosting a selection of talks and practical exercises to get you immersed in payments. For an updated list of events, please check the schedule.

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