Bastille To Lead Industry Discussions On Wireless Hacking At GNU Radio Conference 2016

Researchers Balint Seeber, Marc Newlin and Matt Knight to Speak and Host Wireless Hacking Challenge for Conference Attendees

ATLANTA, GA – September 12, 2016 – Bastille, the first cybersecurity company to detect and mitigate threats from the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced members of its lauded research team, Balint Seeber, Marc Newlin and Matt Knight, will be leading industry discussions on wireless hacking and emerging RF technologies as part of GNU Radio Conference 2016. Additionally, Bastille will host a Wireless Hacking Challenge made up of a multi-frequency, multi-protocol, multi-complicated series of RF puzzles for conference attendees. The GNU Radio Conference 2016 takes place September 12–16, 2016 at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

“The GNU Radio Conference comes at a time of unprecedented insecurity in wireless protocols across the radio spectrum,” said Balint Seeber, Director of Vulnerability Research, Bastille. “We look forward to leading thoughtful discussions and demonstrations that illuminate novel wireless security research utilizing Software Defined Radio and open tools. This is a good opportunity to showcase the team's talent in this space, as we continue probing for vulnerabilities that currently exist and work toward securing enterprises and individuals against these evolving wireless threats.”

Bastille will be participating in the following sessions as part of GNU Radio Conference 2016:

Hacking the Wireless World
Speaker: Balint Seeber
September 12, 2016, 2:50–3:10pm

GRCon Hacking Challenges 
Speaker: Balint Seeber
September 13, 2016, 10:45–11:00am

Hacking the Wireless World 3.0
Speaker: Balint Seeber
September 13, 2016, 4:45–5:15pm

Sniffing and Dissecting nRF24L with GNU Radio and Wireshark
Speaker: Marc Newlin
September 14, 2016, 11:15–11:45am

Reversing and Implementing the LoRa PHY with SDR
Speaker: Matt Knight
September 15, 2016, 2–2:30pm

Hacking Challenge Conclusion
Speakers: Balint Seeber, Marc Newlin, Matt Knight
September 16, 2016, 2–2:30pm

For more information on GNU Radio Conference 2016, including detailed session descriptions, visit

For more information on Bastille, visit and follow them on Twitter @bastillenet and LinkedIn.

About Bastille
Launched in 2014, Bastille is pioneering Internet of Things (IoT) security with next-generation security sensors and airborne emission detection, allowing corporations to accurately quantify risk and mitigate 21st century airborne threats. Through its patented proprietary technology, Bastille helps enterprise organizations protect cyber and human assets while providing unprecedented visibility of wireless IoT devices that could pose a threat to network infrastructure. For more information, visit and on Twitter @bastillenet and LinkedIn.

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