Want to tinker with locks and tools the likes of which you’ve only seen in movies featuring cat burglars, spies, and secret agents?  Then come on by the Lockpick Village, run by The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers, where you will have the opportunity to learn hands- on how the fundamental hardware of physical security operates and how it can be compromised.

The Lockpick Village is a physical security demonstration and participation area.  Participants can learn about the vulnerabilities of various locking devices, techniques used to exploit these vulnerabilities, and practice on locks of various levels of difficultly to try it themselves.

Experts will be on hand to demonstrate, and plenty of trial locks, picks, shims, and other devices will be made available.  By exploring the faults and flaws in many popular lock designs, you can prepare yourself not only for possible work in the penetration testing field, but also simply gain a much stronger knowledge about the best methods and practices for protecting your own infrastructure and personal property.