[Owasp-dallas] nullcon Goa 2012 CFP|CFE|Jailbreak and nullcon Delhi 2012

nullcon nullcon at nullcon.net
Sun Sep 18 16:27:52 EDT 2011


Hi All,

We have been working on a lot of stuff lately and here is brief outline of
what we intend to do in 2012.It is going to be a very happening and busy
year for us. As always your contribution and support is what keeps us 'up
and running' and motivated. We are currently revamping the conference
website and it should be up in a few days. Keep an eye on http://nullcon.net



nullcon Delhi 2012
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Get ready to witness the giants in the security Industry! For the very first
time nullcon now comes to Delhi - to showcase cutting edge security
technologies and discuss latest security threats among the Corporate world
and the Government sector. The event brings together thought leaders,
Corporates, Government and security professionals all under one roof. It
serves as a perfect platform to understand the current state of security and
bring forth innovative ideas during the talks, panel discussions and
networking events.

Tentative dates - During Sept-Oct 2012
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nullcon Goa JailBreak
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Bored of conventional CTFs and hacker challenges?
Want that adrenaline rush?
Enroll for JailBreak.

Details on how to register will be uploaded on http://nullcon.net soon.

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nullcon Goa Call For Events (CFE)
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Want to be the talk of town?
Want to show off your special skills?
Be creative.
Anything innovative is welcome.

If your Event gets selected, a maximum of 2 complementary VIP passes will be
provided to you depending on your event.
Submit your proposal to cfp_at_nullcon.net , use the Subject: Event Tritiya
- <Your_event_name>
Email Body:
 1. Team members name
 2. Organization
 3. City, country
 4. Phone
 5. Event name
 6. Time duration (1 hr, 3 hrs, whole day?)
 7. Event details (including step by step information on how will you
conduct the event)
 8. Why do you think the event is innovative and should be organized at
nullcon?
 9. Have you ever conducted a similar event before this? If yes, please
provide all the details including the response.

Hints:
   - Want to teach us how to assemble/disassemble a biometric device using
home made stuff or how to make a jammer out of a radio/microwave etc :-),
submit a proposal
   - Have a rock band? want to play at nullcon? submit your proposal.
   - We are already going to have a hell lot of CTFs during the con, so
CTFs may get less attention, but anything innovative is still welcome.

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nullcon Goa Call For Papers
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Calling all  security ninjas

It?s the time of the year when we welcome research done by the community as
paper submissions for nullcon. So, sip your coffee, dust your debuggers,
fire your tools, challenge your grey cells and shoot us an email.

Tracks:
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The track duration includes time for questions and answers (5-10 minutes).

Tracks:
1. Business track (40 mins ? 1 hr) comprises of talks focusing on the
business aspects of security and hacking including research, tools,
standards, policies and threat mitigation techniques. This track is
specifically targeted at CXOs  and senior management level audience.

2. Research track (1 hr) is a deep knowledge technical track that includes
new research, tools, vulnerabilities, zero days or exploits.

3. General track (30 mins ? 1 hr)  comprises of known security issues, case
studies, twist to an existing research, tool, vulnerability, exploit or
research-in-progress. Although this track is fairly technical, it covers
known techniques and analysis and is specially created for security
professionals who are not too much into research, auditors, management
professionals and newbies.

4. Desi Jugaad (1 hr) is our signature research track and includes any local
Indian/Asian hacks.

Submition Topics:
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1. One of the topics of interest to us is ?Desi Jugaad?(Local Indian/Asian
Hack) and has a separate track of it?s own. Submissions can be any kind of
local hacks that you have worked on (hints: electronic/mechanical meters,
automobile hacking, Hardware, mobile phones,  lock-picking, bypassing
procedures and processes, etc, Be creative  :-D)

2. The topics pertaining to security and Hacking in the following
domains(but not limited to):
- Hardware Hacking(ex: RFID, Magnetic Strips, Card Readers, Mobile Devices,
Electronic Devices)
- Tools/exploits/Zero-days (non-commercial)
- Programming/Software Development security and weaknesses
- Network vulnerabilities.
- Information Warfare
- Malware, Botnets
- Web attacks and application hacking
- New attack vectors
- Mobile malware, vulnerabilities, exploits, VOIP and Telecom
- Virtualization security, hacking VMs, breaking out of VMS etc
- Cloud security, threats and exploitation
- Critical Infrastructure
- Satellite hacking
- Wireless hacking
- Forensics

Submission Format:
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Email the Paper to: cfp_at_nullcon.net
Subject should be: CFP Tritiya <Paper Title>
Email Body:
1. Name
2. Handle
3. Track (& Time required in case of General/Business track)
4. Paper Title
5. Country(and City) of residence
6. Organization
7. Contact no.
8. Have you presented or submitted this paper at any other conference(s) or
magazine(s)?
Yes, No. If yes, where? and how this submission is different from the
previous ones. Note that new research talks already given elsewhere or are
due to be given elsewhere prior to nullcon will be considered as General
track talks unless they consist of cutting edge and ground breaking
technology, which is at the judgment of the review committee.
9. Are you releasing an open source tool?
Yes/No. (If yes, please include the source code for review)
10. Are you releasing an exploit?
Yes/No. (If yes, please include the source and vulnerability details for
review)
11. Are you releasing a new vulnerability/Zero-day?
Yes/No. (If yes, please send us the details, including reproduction
procedure, for review)
12. Why do you think your paper is different/innovative (for all tracks) and
how does it qualify as new work/research(for Research track only)?
13. Are there any live demonstrations (These earn you good points during
review)?
Yes/No. (If Yes, how many? Also please explain each demo)
14. Brief Profile ( <= 500 Words)
15. Paper Abstract ( <= 3000 Words)
16. Your Photo (attached)

NOTE:
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The Abstract should clearly mention the techniques and hacks in detail and
merely mentioning that it works will not help in understanding the research
to it?s full extent. nullcon is open knowledge/research sharing platform and
hence product/company marketing and pitches will be rejected. We request you
not to submit any product specific talk. Only the original authors should
submit their research and any submission from a third party will be
rejected.
Important Dates:
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CFP Opens:                                 18th August 2011
1st round of Speaker list Online:  15th October  2011
CFP Closing Date:                       30th November 2011
Final speakers List online:           10th December 2011
Conference Dates:                      Feb 2011 (TBD)

Speaker Benefits:
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For Research (and Desi Jugaad) Track

1. Complementary Accommodation for 3 nights.
2. Travel Reimbursement (Either actuals or the below mentioned amounts,
whichever is less)
- North/South America to Goa (USD $800)
- Africa/Europe/Australia to Goa (USD $600)
- Asia to Goa (USD $500)
- Anywhere in India to Goa (INR Rs.6000)
3. Complementary conference pass.
4. Invitation to Mehfil-E-Mausiqi (null networking party).

For Business Track

1. Complementary Accommodation for 3 nights.
2.  Invitation to Mehfil-E-Mausiqi (null networking party)
3. Complementary VIP conference pass.

For General Track

1. Complementary VIP conference pass.
2. Invitation to Mehfil-E-Mausiqi (null networking party)

* Only one speaker will be eligible for the benefits in case there are two
or more speakers for a talk.

** By submitting a paper and agreeing to talk at nullcon the speaker gives
null the right to post, publish, redistribute online and offline, soft
and/or hard copies of his/her presentation material including slides, source
code, detailed paper and the recorded video of the speaker and presentation.

Regards,
null Team
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