Black & Gold Badge
DEF CON has the Black Badge for the world's elite hackers. We're Pittsburgh. We're black and gold! The BSides Pittsburgh Black & Gold Badge is awarded to Pittsburgh people that we feel have gone above and beyond for the local security community.
2017: Our Black & Gold Badge recipient for 2017 is Kevin Gennuso / @KevvyG. Kevin has been a long time Pittsburgh evangelist, contributing/speaking at dozens of events over the years.
2016: Our inaugural Black & Gold Badge recipient is Dan Klinedinst / @DKlinedinst for his instrumental work founding and developing the BSides Pittsburgh conference.