Penetration Testing
ZeroNights 2012 in Russia. CFP Now Open! Jul 31 2012 12:16PM
Alexey GreenDog Tyurin (agrrrdog gmail com)
ZeroNights 2012, 19-20 November, Moscow, Russia (www.zeronights.org)

Call for papers // http://2012.zeronights.org/request

If you wish to share your experience, knowledge and skills, it is
easy: send us the description of your paper and the desired
presentation format. Our program committee (https://defcon-russia.ru -
DCG#7812) will consider your application and make the decision. CFP
will last until 10/10/12. We are going to shortlist the applications
and publish the results in several rounds, so we will announce new
approved speakers throughout the CFP period.

You can choose any subject for your paper as long as it fits the scope
of the event but this year we favor the following topics:

1. Practical hacking

Everything that makes hacking attacks worth attention. Finding a
vulnerability is one thing, but digging into it, applying other vulns,
taking other factors into account and devising a working exploit in
the end is an entirely different thing. It's not about cheap things
like APT but about real attack methods which work no matter what and
do actual harm:
* Business system hacks: ERP/RB/SCADA
* Attack vectors which lead to direct profit
* Corporate sector attacks: real cases, disguise methods etc.
* Attacks on POS terminals and ATMs
* Attacks and security breaches of embedded devices

2. Mobile security

Attacks and security breaches in the world of mobile:
* Attacks on protocols like GSM/LTE/3G/CDMA etc.
* OS vulnerabilities (Android/iOS/Windows Phone)
* Firmware vulnerabilities
* Attacks on devices

3. "Fundamental" research

We remain a deeply technical conference, so any new and practical
research in the field of attack methods is very interesting:
* OS defense bypass
* Vulnerability exploitation
* Fuzzing techniques
* Anti-antivirus mechanisms
* Reverse engineering
* Web security

Our scope is not limited to the mentioned topics, so if you think that
your subject will be interesting to the audience feel free to write
us, too!

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Our conference has several participation formats. The terms and
conditions are described below:
1. 40 minutes speech
The speaker is granted 40 minutes to present his/her paper and 5
minutes to answer questions in one of the two halls where the event
will be held. Transport costs (trip to Moscow and back, economy class)
and three nights in a hotel close to the venue are reimbursed to
speakers. The reimbursement cannot exceed 1000 USD. All the additional
terms and condition are discussed individually.

2. Fast track speech
The speaker is granted 15 minutes to present his/her paper and 5
minutes to answer questions in a separate hall. Transport and hotel
costs are not reimbursed. Participation requests are to be sent to
fasttrack (at) zeronights (dot) org [email concealed]

3. Workshop
The speaker prepares his/her presentation and any training materials
he/she needs. He/she is granted 2 or more hours to conduct the master
class in a separate hall. Transport costs (trip to Moscow and back,
economy class) and three nights in a hotel close to the venue are
reimbursed to speakers. The reimbursement cannot exceed 1000 USD. All
the additional terms and condition are discussed individually.

Please send your applications to cfp (at) zeronights (dot) ru. [email concealed]

Your application must include:
* Name and surname
* E-mail address
* Short biography (Place of employment, Position)
* Place of residence
* Title of the paper
* Short description of the paper (500 symbols or less, for the website)
* Full technical description of the paper
* Will you tell about 0-day vulnerabilities?
* Status of the paper (was it presented/published before? if yes,
where and when?)
* Will instruments be presented?
* Any personal requirements

We do not accept marketing and non-technical commercial papers.
The accepted languages are English and Russian.
We guarantee you good mood, pleasant company and a whole lot of
unforgettable experience in the capital of Russia.

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