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Hackers still strong despite soft economy




Hackers still strong despite soft economy
Hackers still strong despite soft economy



http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/business/article/hackers-still-strong-despite-soft-economy/ 

By Erna Mahyuni
The Malaysian Insider
October 15, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR - Not even a recession can stall the hacker institution 
that is Hack in the Box (HITB).

In its eighth year, this year's Kuala Lumpur leg drew a 300-strong crowd 
from all over the world.

Initially expecting lesser numbers, HITB's Dinesh Nair was pleasantly 
surprised at the turnout.

"We had a full capacity crowd at the keynote, over 400 people turned 
up." HITB founder Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran said the turnout was 
encouraging and bode well for future conferences.

Though the Kuala Lumpur and Amsterdam HITB conferences saw good 
attendances, the Dubai leg will be scrapped next year due to low 
registration numbers.

Dinesh attributed it to current economic challenges noting that the ICT 
sector in Dubai was far less vibrant than it was in past years.

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