Vendors attending DEF CON

This is a list by name and description of the Vendors that will be in the Vendor room at DEF CON 30

The Vendor room is in Caesars Forum - Forum Ballroom, 130-132, 134

Board Source

Boardsource sells custom keyboard kits designed for programmers, geeks, hackers, or anyone who spends a lot of time in a text editor. Products range from entry-level solderable kits and electrical components to products that are ready to use out of the box. Come by the booth to test out some keyboards and see what we have to offer!

Capitol Technology University

Capitol Technology University, an independent, non-profit university in Maryland, is laser-focused on STEM careers and gives students the hands-on, real-world experience they need to enter today’s tech job market. With one of the best cybersecurity programs in the nation, Capitol is a CAE institution. Most recently, Capitol was awarded a two-year grant from the NSA to lead the CAE Northeast Regional Hub, which includes 14 states, the District of Columbia, and hundreds of institutions offering cybersecurity programs.

Carnegie Mellon University

Deepen your technical knowledge and secure competitive salaries at the Information Networking Institute (INI), a department within the highly ranked College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). We offer master's degrees in information networking, security and mobile and IoT engineering, with a variety of study options so you can customize your program.

Cryptocurrency Hackers

Experience modern finance technology first hand by visiting the Cryptocurrency Hackers stand at the Defcon vendor area. We distribute  items relating to a number of projects including Monero, Bitcoin,  Ethereum, and others. Show your cryptohacker colours with high quality  wearables and custom badges. Try new devices and electronics, with  access to the designers on site. Inform yourself of cryptocurrency science by exploring our infocard display rack. Our stand is your one  stop shop for cryptocurrency hacker items and information. 


EFF is the leading defender of online civil liberties. We promote innovator rights, defend free speech, fight illegal surveillance, and protect rights and freedoms as our use of technology grows.

Girls Hack Village

Girls Hack Village is designed to highlight the contributions and experiences of girls in cybersecurity. Women are underrepresented in cybersecurity and our goal is to highlight the female experience in the industry. Women are traditionally underrepresented at many cybersecurity conferences and Girls Hack Village will give attendees the opportunity to learn about cybersecurity and hacking in a gender-friendly place.

Hacker Warehouse

HACKER WAREHOUSE is your one stop shop for hacking equipment. We understand the importance of tools and gear which is why we carry only the highest quality gear from the best brands in the industry. From RF Hacking to Hardware Hacking to Lock Picks, we carry equipment that all hackers need. Check us out at


HackerBoxes is the monthly subscription box for hardware hacking, DIY electronics, cybersecurity, and hacker culture. Each monthly HackerBox includes a carefully curated collection of projects, components, modules, tools, supplies, and exclusive items.  HackerBox hackers connect online as a community of experience, support, and ideas.  Your HackerBox subscription is like having a tiny hacker convention in your mailbox every month.

Hackers for Charity

Hackers for Charity's mission is to provide technical cyber support to other non-profits and charities. Our efforts focus on those organizations without internal help desks or other technical support. As a technical enabler, HFC empowers those non-profits and charities to succeed at their mission.  HFC provides the breadth of cyber services and disaster relief, from basic help desk to threat hunting to incident remediation.


Discover the devices that have found their way into the hearts and tool-kits of the modern hacker. Notable for ease of use. Celebrated by geek culture. From comprehensive WiFi audits to covert network implants and physical access mayhem - Hak5 Gear gets the job done.


HotWAN is selling the "Pen Test Assistant" and the "Boot Monkey". The Assistant is Pen Test attack box used in Red Teaming, Penetration Testing and Hardware Hacking. It can be used as a drop box, pivot box or C2. The "Boot Monkey" provides remote access to the local laptop power button. This addresses laptop freezes. Physical touch for Power on, power off. Hard resets for laptops. It can also be used as a laptop jiggler to prevent screensavers occuring.


Keyport® combines keys, pocket tools, & smart tech into one secure everyday multi-tool. We will be selling our latest modular product line (co-branded DEFCON 30 Editions) including the Keyport Pivot, Modules, Inserts, and accessories.


Miscreants is a creative agency working with cybersecurity clients. Besides our design work, we're creating clothing heavily influenced by streetwear and security culture, looking to document the past, present, and future of cybersecurity history. As a brand, we strive to deliver original pieces that belong in your closet for decades.

No Starch Press

No Starch Press has been publishing the finest in Geek Entertainment since 1994 and we’re glad to be back! We have so many new books to show you and even a new death metal t-shirt. Everything is discounted. Come by and meet some of our editors and our founder, Bill Pollock, before he loses his voice. We look forward to seeing all of you again!


As the world’s largest non-profit organization concerned with software security, OWASP: - Supports the building of impactful projects; - Develops & nurtures communities through events and chapter meetings worldwide; and - Provides educational publications & resources In order to enable developers to write better software, and security professionals to make the world's software more secure.

Phys Sec Village Store

The Physical Security Village (formerly Lock Bypass Village) will be present in the vendor area too this year, loaded with physical hacking gear! We will have bypass tools, common keyed-alike keys, handcuffs, village swag, and more. We’ll have hands-on exhibits in the Village area where you can go and try out your new toys right away, without ever leaving DEF CON! Whether you’re new to hacking the physical world, or a seasoned pro, we’re sure we’ll have something for your needs (or at least… something you really want but totally don’t need). All proceeds go towards the cost of putting on the village each year.

Scam Stuff

Scam Stuff is gear for the Modern Rogue: magic tricks, lock picking, puzzle boxes, spy gear, novelty items, and more! If it's designed to get you ahead in life, you'll find it here.


Purveyors of limited edition clothing, music,  art and hacker culture. From stickers to unique NFT Art and 0-day limited edition swag just for DEF CON 30.  Follow the music in the vending area to find our booth!

The Calyx Institute

The Calyx Institute is a member-supported non-profit privacy research organization. We host Tor exit nodes, operate a free VPN service and are developing a privacy and security focused Mobile phone operating system, CalyxOS. Become a member and you could get great free membership premiums such as a 5G or 4G mobile hotspot with unlimited un-throttled & un-capped mobile data for a year, or a Google Pixel phone with CalyxOS pre-installed on it.

The Tor Project

The Tor Project is a nonprofit developing free and open source software to protect people from tracking, censorship, and surveillance online. Tor’s mission is to advance human rights and freedoms by creating and deploying free and open source anonymity and privacy technologies, supporting their unrestricted availability and use, and furthering their scientific and popular understanding. Stop by our table to learn more, pick up some gear, and find out how you can get involved.


The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers is back as always, offering a wide selection of tasty lock goodies for both the novice and master lockpicker! A variety of commercial picks, handmade picks, custom designs, practice locks, handcuffs, cutaways, and other neat tools will be available for your perusing and enjoyment! Stop by our table for interactive demos of this fine lockpicking gear or just to pick up a T-shirt and show your support for locksport. All sales exclusively benefit Toool, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. You can purchase picks from many fine vendors, but ours is the only table where you know that 100% of your money goes directly back to the hacker community.

Xcape, Inc.

Looking for reliable drop boxes, do you need 2.4 & 5 GHz wireless auditing? Looking for a reliable and secure bastion host? Check out the Xcape Booth for the gear we use, make, and sell.

Zero Tier

ZeroTier ( enables users to deploy and maintain secure peer-to-peer overlay networks. Already supporting millions of devices globally, and with a proud open-source heritage, ZeroTier provides unrivaled ease of connectivity and management for modern networking use cases. ZeroTier is trusted by professionals worldwide in industries including Infosec, IT, Cloud, Telecommunications, IoT, Manufacturing, Media, Automotive, Aerospace, and Defense.