Rift Recon Blog — Training

A little spring cleaning at Rift

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Hi Everyone,Eric here! We’ve silently been getting ready for some exciting projects but today I wanted to share some updates.Spring Cleaning! Overhaul: The main site will be undergoing some big changes. The blog and content will move to a different page but will still go out over Twitter and other social media platforms so don’t worry about staying up to date!Flow: We’ll be reviewing and clearing up our online sites for cohesiveness and continuity.Design: Our store at http://shop.riftrecon.com is going to get a sprucing up. We’ve gotten a lot of great customers give us feedback over the years and we...

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Art of Escape - Hack In the Box - Amsterdam

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For those of you of following us, you will know that we haven’t had a international edition of Art of Escape yet. Well now I’m here to tell you is the first time we’re going to do it, and we’re quite excited.We’ll be hosting this Art of Escape in Amsterdam at Hack in the Box a well regarded information security conference which has asked us to host the Art of Escape at their upcoming event in May on May 23rd for 3 days. This will be a interesting event for us as we’re now going to be doing this in...

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The Next Art of Escape - Coming Soon

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Hi Everyone, It’s been a loooong while since we’ve hosted a public Art of Escape training. It’s getting on to be a year. We have been inundated with requests to run another public AoE for some time but we’ve been pulled in different directions as Rift Recon is a growing company, and putting on private Art of Escapes for companies.  Another direction that we’ve been pulled is my other new venture Dark Sum a Darknet indexing company that was born out of research here at Rift Recon and tested in DARPA MEMEX. So it just hasn’t left much time in the day for...

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Introducing the ‘Rift Recon Beginner Series’ with Aaron Autrand

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Rift Recon has spent two years assisting and collaborating with some of the most brilliant and innovative minds in the security industry. In doing so, we’ve categorized ourselves as adhering to a certain level of quality and expertise, and have recently intuited that that level may feel inaccessible to folks who are just testing the waters of cyber security, physical security, or both. As a result, we polled a vast number of our beginner and intermediate level trainees and company allies and determined there was a demand for a more elementary approach to certain skills we advertise. Thus the “Rift...

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Rift Recon Shows Executives How to Get Their Hands Dirty

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Last week Rift Recon trainers teamed up with an exclusive cache of forward-thinkers in the start-up and financial industries to offer a “micro” version of our renowned Art of Escape training. The unique urban escape and evasion workshop was sponsored by innovative venture capital organization Ribbit Capital and covered basic lockpicking techniques as well as restraint-escape tactics. This intimate gathering was one of a few private functions Rift has been offering on a limited basis to corporations and organizations interested in buffing up their security competency as necessitated by their individual professional demands. Lucky for the attendees, it’s just as...

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