Location: Planet Hollywood, The Studio
r00tz Asylum at DEF CON is a safe and creative space for kids to learn white-hat hacking from the leading security researchers from around the world. Through hands-on workshops and contests, DEF CON’s youngest attendees understand how to safely deploy the hacker mindset in today’s increasingly digital and prone to vulnerabilities world. Only after mastering the honor code, kids learn reverse engineering, soldering, lock-picking, cryptography and how to responsibly disclose security bugs. r00tz’s mission is to empower the next generation of technologists and inventors to make the future of our digital world safer. Attend the opening ceremonies to hear from Nic0, y0rk, & EFF's General Counsel Kurt Opsahl.