The Hacker Hippocampus: Meet your brain on games


  • Chloe Messdagi

Always on the edge of your seat when it comes to new exploits and tricks. From bug bounties, CTFs, live hacking events, simulations, and interactive educational modules, they have been proven to stimulate and enforce new tools and knowledge to become stronger red teamers, blue teamers, and purple teamers.

But how did gamification come into play and in infosec?

This interactive talk shares the history of gamification in infosec, how our brains are stimulated by them, and how it’s transforming lives.