Rift Recon Blog

Rift Recon’s Art of Escape Featured in Black Belt Magazine

By Info | September 5, 2018

Best-selling American novelist Barry Eisler was an exceedingly precocious student in one of the first Rift Recon Art of Escape courses last year in San Francisco. Unbeknownst to us at the time, Eisler was not just hungry for knowledge – he was ravenous. The Art of Escape was only one in a long series of defense and…

Art of Escape Featured in ILOC

By Info | September 5, 2018

Investigative Locksmith Brian Denyer has been writing and illustrating articles about antique locks, restraints, and methods of escape for Canada’s Institutional Locksmiths Organization of Canada (ILOC) since its inception. ILOC is a national not-for-profit trade organization with members across North America, and was created to help fill a void in the Institutional and In-House Locksmith and…

Rift Recon Shows Executives How to Get Their Hands Dirty

By Info | September 5, 2018

Rift Recon trainers teamed up with an exclusive cache of forward-thinkers in the start-up and financial industries to offer a “micro” version of our renowned Art of Escape training. The unique urban escape and evasion workshop was sponsored by innovative venture capital organization Ribbit Capital and covered basic lockpicking techniques as well as restraint-escape tactics. This intimate…

A little spring cleaning at Rift

By Info | May 10, 2017

Hi Everyone, Eric here! We’ve silently been getting ready for some exciting projects but today I wanted to share some updates. Spring Cleaning! Overhaul: The main site will be undergoing some big changes. The blog and content will move to a different page but will still go out over Twitter and other social media platforms…

Art of Escape – Hack In the Box – Amsterdam

By Info | March 16, 2016

For those of you of following us, you will know that we haven’t had a international edition of Art of Escape yet. Well now I’m here to tell you is the first time we’re going to do it, and we’re quite excited. We’ll be hosting this Art of Escape in Amsterdam at Hack in the…

The Next Art of Escape – Coming Soon

By Info | November 6, 2015

Hi Everyone, It’s been a loooong while since we’ve hosted a public Art of Escape training. It’s getting on to be a year. We have been inundated with requests to run another public AoE for some time but we’ve been pulled in different directions as Rift Recon is a growing company, and putting on private Art…

Inaugural ‘Tech Lab’ a Roaring Success at Oslo Freedom Forum 2015

By Info | June 7, 2015

Last week, the 2015 Oslo Freedom Forum united hundreds of international voices to address some of the world’s most critical human rights issues with the goals of challenging ideas and implementing change. The Rift Recon Team was on site running the conference’s first Tech Lab, which was designed to advise the attending activists, journalists, attorneys,…

Rift Recon to Host Tech Lab at 7th Annual Oslo Freedom Forum

By Info | May 25, 2015

Tomorrow kicks off the seventh annual Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) hosted by the Human Rights Foundation (HRF), a non-profit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies. At last year’s revolutionary conference Rift Recon traveled across the world to present a comprehensive security workshop to the crowds of rights…

Rift Recon Brings The Art of Escape to ISSW 2015

By Info | February 5, 2015

Rift Recon is to offer their first large-scale urban escape and evasion training of the New Year to those attending InfoSec Southwest in Austin, TX on April 8th-10th. “We’re talking about an entirely new terrain with entirely new challenges. The Austin playing field will be unparalleled to what any Art of Escape participant has experienced…

I told staff to stay home today and watch #31c3 videos…

By Info | December 30, 2014

….and you should too! For those of you not in the know, the #31c3 conference known as the 31st Chaos Communication Congress is hosted by the oldest hacking group in Germany the CCC (Chaos Computer Club). I myself have almost attended every winter for the last 10 years but had to skip this year because…

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