On the off chance you don’t know BruCON (where have you been?). We host a 2-day Security and Hacking Conference full of interesting presentations, workshops and security challenges for about 600 attendees. BruCON is an open-minded gathering of people discussing computer security, privacy, and information technology. The conference tries to create bridges between the various actors active in the computer security world including (but not limited to) hackers, security professionals, security communities, non-profit organisations, CERTs, students, law enforcement agencies, and many more. Next to the conference we offer several world-class, deep-dive mostly offensive technical training courses given by the most recognised experts with huge industry experience in their domain! These training sessions take place twice a year, Spring Training takes places on 19, 20 and 21st of April 2017 (Registration and line-up here) and conference training tracks are on 2, 3 and 4th October 2017. Our slogan is “Hacking for Beer” of which you’ll find plenty during and after the conference.
The conference will be held in Ghent on the 5th and 6th of October 2017. The training sessions will be held from 2nd until 4th of October 2017 (all courses start on the 2nd!).
Topics of interest for the conference include, but are not limited to :
- Electronic/Digital Privacy
- IoT Security
- Wireless Network and Security
- Attacks on Information Systems and/or Digital Information Storage
- Web Application and Web Services Security
- Lockpicking & physical security
- Spyware, Phishing and Botnets (Distributed attacks)
- Hardware hacking, embedded systems and other electronic devices
- Mobile devices exploitation, Symbian, P2K and bluetooth technologies
- Electronic Voting
- Vulnerability research and disclosure
- Free Software and Security
- Legal and Social Aspect of Information Security
- Software Engineering and Security
- Security in Information Retrieval
- Security aspects in SCADA, industrial environments and “obscure” networks
- Forensics and Anti-Forensics
- Mobile communications security and vulnerabilities
- Information warfare and industrial espionage
- Social Engineering
- Virtualisation Security
Possible formats are:
- 1hr talk
- 2hr workshop (preferably hands on)
- 4hr workshop (preferably hands on)
Please take into account the following guidelines :
- BruCON hosts predominantly offensive technical security training sessions. We don’t have any specific focus areas for now, so please submit any training you deem interesting !
- Training should be either 2 or 3 days with a preference for the latter.
- You are allowed to submit multiple training suggestions, however please specify if they can be hosted simultaneously.
- If you have additional hardware that need to be taken into account, please specify including the additional costs.
If you submit a training, please include, at minimum, the following information :
- Course content
- Target audience
- Level (Beginner, Advanced, Expert)
- Trainer(s) Biography
- Hosted before? If so, where and when
Possible formats are:
- 2-day training (1100 € Early-bird / 1200 € Regular)
- 3-day training (1400 € Early-bird / 1500 € Regular)
- Your name
- Where do you live (country)
- How to reach you
- The title of your talk/workshop/training, including type [talk|2h workshop|4h workshop|2 day training|3 day training]
- An abstract of your talk/workshop/training, including a brief biography
- A number of keywords to characterise your submission
- Whether you submitted and/or presented this proposal at other conferences, and which
- Additionally you are encouraged to include, in plain text or PDF format, supporting materials such as slide decks, white papers, curriculum, prerequisites for talk/workshop/training, outline,…
This CFP closes on April 30th 2017 at midnight CET — CFP feedback will be sent before May 30th 2017. All accepted talks and workshops will be published before June 15th 2017.
Small print: We do not accept product or vendor related pitches. If your presentation involves an advertisement for a new product or service your company is offering, please do not submit. Also, we do not accept presentations submitted by a third party including (but not limited to) company representatives, management bureau’s, etc. BruCON presentations should be focused on topics that are of interest to security and technology professionals who are paying attention to current trends and issues. We want BruCON to be educational and entertaining to the attendees and the community.