It takes a village. NFC Village

NFC technology is here. It's gaining momentum. It's finding its way into our daily lives and is here to stay.

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How can you be ready? Sometimes, it takes a village.

An estimated 1 in 5 smartphones will have NFC functionality by 2014, almost 300 million handsets, with more than half of those being in North America. NFC technology is gaining momentum and we're already seeing applications in our daily lives from the grocery store, Starbucks, mobile gaming, music & engaging with mass media. Mobile carriers are working feverishly to incorporate NFC capabilities into their networks, as there are major revenue opportunities from mobile commerce, banking, and ticketing transactions.

NFC Village introduces you to NFC technology and commonplace implementations in an engaging & memorable way. It shows you how to prepared, understand NFC uses, applications & threats, challenging you with fun hands-on modules including:

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LAB #1

Introduction to NFC

Understand the evolving uses and threats when using NFC. We'll help you understand some of the uses and common threats to the technology.

LAB #2

Antenna Research

By expanding the surface area of a reader, an attacker could position a couch cushion that doubles as an NFC reader to steal people's credit card numbers when they sit down.

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LAB #3

Bandwidth Exploitation

Understand the evolving uses and threats when using NFC. We'll help you understand some of the uses and common threats to the technology.

LAB #4

DDoS Exploitation

Learn how you could unknowingly be added to a botnet to carry out a DDoS attack with NFC. Devices will open a URL in the default browser when it reads URL data from an NFC card.

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LAB #5

Secret Passport Phrase

Uncover the secret passport phrase using NFC! Be challenged.

Find out how we can make NFC Village part of your next conference.

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