Until recently, the opportunity to have a celebrity attend an event, attach themselves to a name-brand or endorse a certain product or idea was untouchable. The thought of paying a person to promote a product was seen as something only Fortune 500 companies could afford. Social media has changed all that with brands and businesses utilizing celebrity influencers to connect directly with their demographics and increase sales and profits.
WOOT '14: 8th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies
Progress in the field of computer security is driven by a symbiotic relationship between our understandings of attack and of defense. The 8th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT ’14) aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in systems security to present research advancing the understanding of attacks on operating systems, networks, and applications.