04 Oct: Mentor/Mentee initiative

On Thursday October 5th 2017 we are launching the Mentor/Mentee initiative, sponsored by Google. With this initiative we want to provide a stepping stone for people who are new to the infosec community. During this event you can choose to be a Mentor or a Mentee or even both. Mentors are typically seasoned professionals, having done quite some miles on the professional infosec road, and are willing to provide advice to the Mentees. This advice…

16 Aug: Introducing “The Legends of Ghent” – BruCON 2017 CTF

For our 9th edition, we bring you a very special CTF. Hosted by Wim Remes, Chris Nickerson, Deviant Ollam and DualCore ! ¬† The CTF takes you on a historic trip through the rich history of one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium. The LoG CTF can be played by individuals, or teams of all proficiency levels and will contain a mix of technical, logical, and physical challenges. While the challenges during the day…

10 Aug: Workshop registration procedure

BruCONers, We would like to inform you that the workshop registrations will open on the 1st of September 2017. (2017-09-01) at 13:00 UTC+2 (Europe/Brussels time). Please note: – The registrations are a first come first serve – You will not be able to register before the opening date (2017-09-01) — Any registration made before the opening date (2017-09-01), will be removed ūüôā – To register, follow this link:¬†http://sched.brucon.org – You might see that all the…

08 Jun: BruCON 0x09 Training open for registration

For the BruCON 0x09 edition, we are bringing you no less than 8(!) courses to choice from ! Early-bird registration¬†till the 30th of June 2017 !¬† The line-up! :¬† Corelan Advanced by Peter Van Eeckhoutte¬†(3-day training) – The Corelan ‚ÄúADVANCED‚ÄĚ exploit development class is a fast-paced, mind-bending, hands-on course where you will learn advanced exploit development techniques from an experienced exploit developer. Only limited seats available so get them while you can. Exploiting Websites by…

08 May: BruCON 0x09 Ticket sales have started!

The ticket sales for BruCON 0x09 has started. During 1 month you can buy a limited amount of early bird tickets for a discounted price, get them while they are available! You can find all our ticket types on: https://registration.brucon.org/conference-registration/ We are working hard on reviewing all CFP submissions and we will give you an update before 15/06 for the talks and workshops.

01 Mar: BruCON 0x09 CFP/CFT Announcement

This is the¬†Call for Papers¬†(CFP) for talks and workshops and¬†Call for Training¬†(CFT) for the 9th edition of BruCON.¬† 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…

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27 Feb: Training Teaser – Windows AppLocker bypass

In this short teaser, we want to demonstate a simple AppLocker bypass. AppLocker, which will be the main focus of the ‚ÄėWindows Breakout‚Äô (Day 1) section of the BruCON¬†spring training, is the de-facto standard for locking down Windows machines in an enterprise environment. It is the successor to SRP (Software Restriction Policies) and allows definition of fine-grained rules to allow or deny execution based on the path, file hash or publisher of the executable or…

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10 Feb: Training Feedback – What we have learned from you !

After each training, we invite our students to complete a feedback form and provide us some input and honest opinions on how we can further improve the BruCON training experience. On average about 70% of student typically complete the survey and a majority of them go beyond the rating scale and provide us detailed feedback and areas with room for improvement. So what have we learned so far ? There have been an number of…

23 Dec: BruCON 0x09 Spring Training open for registration

Right on time for Christmas, we bring you the BruCON 0x09 Spring training track (19-21 April). Early-bird registration till the 20th of January !¬† The line-up! :¬† Malicious Documents for Blue and Red Teams by Didier Stevens¬†(3-day training) – Our resident trainer Didier Stevens will teach you how to both analyse as well as create malicious files such as PDF, Word and Excel documents. You’ll learn how to analyse malicious files as well as create…

08 Nov: BruCON 0x09 Spring Training – Call for trainings

BruCON 0x08 is over and we had a great time hosting the trainings, workshops and conference ! Our 0x09 Spring Training edition will take place on¬†19, 20 and 21th of April 2017 and we are once again looking for some great training courses. We have the following guidelines for you: 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…