cyphercon podcast

Episode 34: InfoSec Oasis

Trenton Ivey and Sean Peterson did it! They created what hackers have been talking about for years – the first VR Con (that we know of)! This conversation blew my mind and I hope it blows yours away too! It’s been Trenton’s dream for a long time to do VR Con and when COVID hit and all the cons were cancelling or going video, Trenton knew this was the time to make it happen. When he told Sean about his vision, Sean was all in and they discovered Alt Space VR  and immediately met event organizers and knew that it would be a viable platform to create a Con-like experience in VR while allowing a 2D experience for those who don’t have a headset. This podcast will take you through their journey in ramping up a 1500 person Con in a matter of weeks. You’ll learn about the worlds available in Alt Space and how they incorporated it all to have speakers, spaces to meet people, play bags and basketball, have after party concerts and much more. Welcome to the OASIS. If you want to be a part of this community they’re doing a monthly meetup – check out their Discord and Infosec OASIS website for details. You can say hi to them on twitter @infosecoasis, @SeanThePeterson, and @TrentonIvey. Check out the VideoCast at https://youtu.be/i8DDVFrefJ4

About the Host
Kyle Puckhaber has a wide background from mitigating cyber-security threats, business to politics, and everything in between. He loves navigating through chaos to find customized solutions to problems. He is the CFO for the cyber-security startup Deeplight Systems. He is a philosopher at heart. As a contrarian, he questions conventional wisdom and experiments with alternative approaches to traditional problems. He enjoys travelling, the outdoors, and finding wisdom in travelers and nature. The first podcast he hosted is called Seeking Truth, which is an effort to find truth through the dialectic process.