Government officials, experts and even black hats are expected
Information security experts and enthusiasts from all over the world are invited to take part in the second edition of The Hackers Conference, an event that’s scheduled to take place in New Delhi, India, on August 25, 2013.The organizers are saying they expect industry experts, government officials, academia and even underground hackers to share knowledge and ideas.
“The objective of the conference is to provide a common platform to hackers along with government officials and policymakers wherein both can showcase their expertise,” the organizers say.
“The knowledge of hackers gets recognition and can be used by cyber crime specialists, not just to check crime, but also to generate positive ideas in the field of internet security that will eventually help consumers, small and large businesses as well as the Government,” they add.
Those who wish to participate can submit their papers on topics such as offensive and defensive technologies, hardware hacking, mobile security, exploit development, reverse engineering, cyber warfare, 0-days, application hacking, malware and botnets, and critical infrastructure security.
The abstract submission deadline is May 15 and the full paper submission deadline is June 15.