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Exclusive Black Friday Deals from Rift Recon

By Info | November 25, 2014

Happy Holidays from Rift Recon! We’re delighted to count you as part of our thriving community. As a small token of our appreciation, we’d like to extend a 30% discount off our entire online catalog (until we run out of stock!) beginning at 6:00am PST on Friday November 28th and ending at 11:00pm on Monday…

Rift Recon on CBS San Francisco

By Info | November 13, 2014

Check out this coverage of Rift Recon and The Art of Escape that aired on CBS San Francisco last night! Reporter Cate Cauguiran welcomed CEO Eric Michaud and Executive Assistant Arianna Travaglini into the CBS studio to discuss the origin of the company and the benefits of taking an urban escape and evasion course. She…

Violet Blue Presents Alongside Rift Recon At 2014 Oslo Freedom Forum

By Info | November 6, 2014

Back in May of this year, Rift Recon CEO Eric Michaud and Lead Trainer Brian O’Shea were poised to present a comprehensive security workshop geared toward protecting high-risk individuals in possession of sensitive information at the 2014 Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF). When a hotel union labor strike unexpectedly occurred, the conference was postponed until October…

The Art of Escape Returns to San Francisco!

By Info | October 14, 2014

Over the past few months Rift Recon has been steadily working to expand and improve upon our Art of Escape trainings. We did extensive market research, brought fresh team members on board, trademarked The Art of Escape as a brand, secured its very own domain name at “www.artofescape.com”, and have been structuring an extensive soon-to-be-released…

Red Team Kit Pro and RFidler Now Available At DerbyCon!

By Info | September 25, 2014

Rift Recon is thrilled to announce that the Red Team Kit Pro and RFidler will be available for purchase at DerbyCon 4.0: “Family Rootz” today through Sunday September 28th! Attendees can get hooked up via Hacker Warehouse, our very first authorized reseller. Don’t delay!

The Art of Escape: Coming to a city near YOU!

By Info | September 19, 2014

Dear Friends, Have you been yearning to see what all of the Art of Escape fuss is about? Have you been reading Rift Recon blogs, surfing through photos, and staring longingly at press releases strategizing how to get to a city that’s one hundred, five hundred, or perhaps even three thousand miles away from you?…

Review Rift Recon Gear From Near or Far!

By Info | September 9, 2014

We’ve rolled out a brand new feature in our store, and we can’t wait for you to utilize it! Introducing: The Customer Review Form!                              Not only will you be able to review your favorite products, but you also will be able to see what other customers are saying about them before you…

The Big Apple Proves No Match for The Art of Escape

By Info | September 5, 2014

What were you doing over Labor Day Weekend? Perhaps you were spending some time grilling in your backyard for the neighbors, or basking in the sun while stretched out on the beach. Whatever the case may be, you can bet that while you lounged around, half a dozen intrepid students were eagerly pounding pavement in…

RFidler Moving Out of Pre-Sale, Now Shipping!

By Info | September 1, 2014

An exciting announcement from Rift Recon: While we’re journeying back to the West Coast after an incredibly successful New York City edition of “The Art of Escape”, we are pleased to announce that our fulfillment center has just received its first batch of RFidlers (RFID Low-frequency Emulator & Readers) from Aperture Labs! That means that…

Great Art of Escape NYC TV coverage: Five seats added

By Info | August 28, 2014

On the night before Art of Escape NYC, we were interviewed and featured on one of NYC’s biggest local TV stations and the nightly news. Ayana Harry interviewed Eric Michaud about our first NYC class and asked great questions about who takes Art of Escape, and why. We were especially entertained to see the station…


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