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BlackHat Pwned!

MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ — CMP Media, a marketing solutions
company serving the technology, healthcare and entertainment markets,
announced today that it has acquired Black Hat Inc., a producer of information
security conferences and training that includes Black Hat Briefings and

Jeff Moss, founder and owner, will continue to run Black Hat and will join
CMP Media as Director of Black Hat. Combining CMP’s current portfolio of
Computer Security Institute (CSI), Secure Enterprise magazine and the Security
Pipeline website with Black Hat, will position CMP Media as the strongest
platform in the computer security media market.

From the PR Newswire article.

Congratulations to Jeff, and the whole Black Hat crew!

I think this is a great move all around. Blackhat gains financial stability, CMP gets a great conference series.

(Via DM, my man.)