Researchers come to conferences like Black Hat and DefCon to present some breakthrough work, but many times they do so without acknowledging or understanding the legal ramifications that could prevent them from speaking about their findings publicly.

In this video, Dan Kaplan, executive editor of SC Magazine, chats with Marcia Hofmann, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), at this year's Black Hat conference in Las Vegas about the Coder's Rights Project and how the EFF can assist researchers when it comes to navigating the legal high seas.