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Open Hacking Village
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We provide a safe and legal learning environment for hackers of all ages and skillsets


One of the hottest markets right now, our IOT village provides some of the latest and most common tech to play with.


Simulating a production ready DOD contracting firm, try your hand at breaking into the network and wreaking havoc.


With cars becoming more and more Internet connected and "Smart", they are becoming more vulnerable to becoming remotely compromised. Learn the ins and outs of autonomous cars here!


Our past accomplishments and future plans!

  • GrrCON 2013-2016

    Our Humble Beginnings

    Starting at GrrCon 2016 we began to run villages dedicated to free hacking of various devices.

  • BSides Indy 2017

    The Beginnings of OHV

    The first event attended under the name OpenHackingVillage, and our first trail run of the systems we developed!

  • BSides KC 2017

    Continually Improving

    Using the knowleged gained from past events, we brought our systems to KC.

  • BSides LV 2017

    Our Biggest Event Yet!

    Using the knowleged gained from past events, we brought our systems to Vegas for our largest event yet.

  • DefCon 25

    Recon and testing

    At DefCon 25, we attended with a small team and a smaller scale CTF style booth in order to test features and other devices to use in our system.

  • Grrcon 2017

    The Big Reveal

    GrrCon 2017 will be the first event were the entire staff is in attendance with a fully functional system.

  • 2018+

    Our Future Plans

    We plan to grow as much as possible over the next several years, and increase our event attendance as much as possible.

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Our Team

The founders and leaders of OHV

Chester Bishop


Justin Montalbano


Robert Leale


David Connett


We also have several staff members, who assist at conferences, with the development of our systems, and other administrative tasks.

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We're always looking for suggestions, feedback, and partnership opportunities.