Hacktivity - The IT Security Festival in Central & Eastern Europe

Budapest, Hungary October 05, 2023, October 06, 2023


CFP closed at  July 25, 2023 11:52 UTC

Hacktivity is a worldwide known cybersecurity summit with a history of 20 years. It brings together the official and alternative representatives of the information security profession as the largest event of its kind in Central & Eastern Europe. The conference has an environment designed to cater students as well as seasoned professionals. The presentations are informal, informative, and sometimes deeply technological.

CFP Description

Call For Contributions/Speakers: As usual, we are offering two alternatives: you can either give a presentation (20 or 40 minutes long) or you can give a 2-hour-long workshop.

Presentations: This is business as usual. We require a similar thing as in any other IT security conference CFP. We are accepting presentations from a wide spectrum of IT security topics. It is up to you to apply for a presentation that is in line with the spirit of Hacktivity. We favor presentations with a demo. Please write your slide deck in English. Your speech can be in English (favored) or Hungarian. As a speaker, you can have either a 20­ minute or a 40 ­minutes slot to present your topic.

Comprehensive workshop sessions: We all know there is a huge difference between seeing and doing. Real knowledge grows from issuing your first command. Therefore, to help visitors start off learning we organize workshops. Comprehensive workshops are 2 hours long courses introducing basic/intermediate IT security skills. Previous years included topics like: - Burp Extensions - Malicious PDF Analysis - Basic rootkit techniques - SQL injections - Hardware hacking - etc…

A comprehensive workshop should meet the following requirements: - participants should acquire a definite and useful piece of knowledge; - participants bring their own equipment you should calculate with the diversity; - a workshop will not have more than 25 attendees; - it should fit into 60 plus 60 minutes (seeing plus doing) from preparation to take­aways. - one workshop will be held max. 2 times during the two days

Topics Here are some topics that we are especially interested in: - Vulnerabilities in unexpected territories - Exploit mitigations and their mitigations - Malware analysis inside or outside the sandbox - Blue Team techniques / operation - Big Data / Cloud / APT / any_fancy_buzzword ­ What’s the big deal? Are there any / What are the new threats? - Extraordinary stories of #FAIL - Any research which brings something brand new to the security world - These are just examples though, please feel free to submit your talk as long as it fits to the spirit of Hacktivity.

How to apply as a speaker? Please fill out our CFP application form: https://forms.gle/J6jbGia1Ss3mFxeKA In case the Program Committee accepts your submission, we will get in touch with you to get the Speaker Agreement signed and to finalize every detail of your travel, accommodation & presentation.

Speaker benefits We would like to make our speakers comfortable so we are providing them with travel cost reimbursement up to 300 EUR, 2 nights of accommodation near the venue of the conference, a Speakers’ Dinner on the second day of Hacktivity, a Sightseeing Tour around Budapest and a welcome package with exciting surprises.

What we are offering? - Travel cost reimbursement up to 300 EUR; - 2 nights of accommodation near the venue of Hackitvity; - Speakers’ dinner; - In case your employer covers your travel and accommodation expenses, we display its logo on our content sponsor page; - Cool limited edition Hacktivity apparel; - Free entry to the 2 days conference; - Photo and video documentation of your talk; - Budapest sightseeing tour after the conference; - Info about you and your presentation on our website; - Promotion via social media;

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