[ISN] Call for Papers -YSTS 8 – Information Security Conference, Brazil YSTS 8th Edition

Forwarded from: Luiz Eduardo Sao Paulo, Brazil April 14th, 2014 Call for Papers Opens: December 13th, 2013 Call for Papers Close: February 1st, 2014 http://www.ysts.org @ystscon INTRODUCTION After 7 very successful editions here we are again, off to the 8th edition of the you Sh0t the Sheriff information security conference and we are sending this out so you send us the coolest stuff you’ve been working on. The conference will happening on April, 14th, 2014 in a secret location within the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. This is your chance to speak about the latest research you have been working on to the most influential crowd in the Brazilian Information Security realm. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE you Sh0t the Sheriff is a very unique, one-day, event dedicated to bringing cutting edge talks to the top-notch professionals of the Braziliian Information Security Community. The conference’s main goal is to bring the attendees to the current state of the information security world by bringing the most relevant topics from different Infosec segments of the market and providing an environment ideal for networking and sharing ideas. YSTS is a an exclusive, mostly invite-only security con. Getting a talk accepted, will, not only get you to the event, but after you successfully present your talk, you will receive a challenge-coin that guarantees your entry to YSTS for as long as the conference exists. Due to the great success of the previous years’ editions, yes, we’re keeping the same format: * YSTS 8 will be held at an almost secret location only announced to whom it may concern a couple of weeks before the con * the venue will be, most likely, a very cool club or a bar (seriously, look at the pictures) * appropriate environment to network with great security folks from Brazil and abroad * since it’s a 1 day con with tons of talks and activities, we fill everyone with coffee, food and booze CONFERENCE FORMAT Anything Information Security related is interesting for the conference, which will help us create a cool and diverse line-up. We strictly *do not* accept commercial/ product-related pitches. Keep in mind though, this is a one-day conference, we receive a lot of submissions, so your unique research with cool demos will surely stand out to the other papers. Just in case you need some ideas, some of the topics in security that could be interesting to us: * Mobile Devices * Real Social Netwoking Threats * Embedded Systems * Offensive Security * BY0D – Bring your 0wn3d Device * “the” Cloud * Inside Jobs Detection/ Techniques * Operating Systems * Big Data * Small Data * Tiny Data (the type that breaks big things) * Career & Management topics * (cool and useful) Information Security Policies * Privacy in the Digital World * Messing with Network Protocols * RF Stuff * Mobile Payments * Authentication * Incident Response Stories and Policies * Information Warfare * Malware/ Botnets * DDoS Evolution or Stories (or solution, if you have one) * Secure Programming * Hacker Culture * Application Security * Virtualization * DataBase Security * Cryptography * System Weaknesses * Infrastructure and Critical Systems * Reverse Engineering * Social Reverse Engineering * Reversing Social Engineering * Caipirinha and Feijoada Hacks * and everything else information security related that our attendees would enjoy, the coolest/ different/ most creative submissions win, keep that in mind! We do like shorter talks, so please submit your talks and remember they must be 30 minutes long. (yes, we do strictly enforce that) We’re also opened to some 15-minute talks, some of the smart people around might not need 30 minutes to deliver a message, or it might be a project that has been just kicked-off. 15 minutes might be your thing and that’s nothing to be ashamed about. you Sh0t the Sheriff is the perfect conference to release your new projects, other people have released very cool research before they presented it at the bigger cons later in the year. We also like that, a lot. And yes, we do prefer new hot-topics. “First-time” speakers are more than welcome. If you got good content to present, that’s all that matters. SPEAKER PRIVILEGES (and yeah, that applies only to the 30 minute-long talks) * USD 1,000.00 to help covering travel expenses for international speakers * or R$ 1,200.00 to help covering travel expenses for Brazilian speakers who live outside of Sao Paulo * Breakfast, lunch and dinner during conference * Pre-and-post-conference official party (and the unofficial ones as well) * Auditing products in traditional Brazilian barbecue restaurants * Life-time free admission for all future YSTS conferences (yes, if you’ve spoken before at YSTS, you have your free-entry guaranteed, just shoot us an email reminding us you will show up so we have the correct headcount for the con and you may also buy us a beer, ohh wait, it’s free anyways, isn’t it?) CFP IMPORTANT INFO (aka: RTFM) Each paper submission must include the following information * in text format only * * Abstract/ Presentation Title * Summary or abstract for your presentation * Other publications or conferences where this material has been or will be published/submitted. * Your Name, company/title, address, email and phone/contact number * Short biography and qualification * Speaking experience * Do you need or have a visa to come to Brasil? * is it a 30 minute or a 15 minute talk? * Technical requirements (others than LCD Projector) VERY IMPORTANT DATES Final CFP Submission – February 1st, 2014 Final Notification of Acceptance – March 1st, 2014 Final Material Submission for accepted presentations – April 1st, 2014 (we might ask you to remotely present your talk to us at this date) All submissions must be sent via email, in text format only to: cfp/at/ysts.org IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION Paper Submissions: cfp/at/ysts.org General Inquiries: b0ard/at/ysts.org Sponsorship Inquiries: sponsors/at/ysts.org OTHER STUFF Conference website http://www.ysts.org Video clips http://tinyurl.com/ysts5clip http://youtu.be/ah-dLkwiK0Y Some Pix http://tinnyurl.com/ysts5pix1 http://tinyurl.com/ysts7pix1 http://tinyurl.com/yoush0tthesheriff6 video channel http://ysts.blip.tv/ twitter @ystscon official twitter hashtag #ystscon We hope to see you there! Luiz Eduardo & Nelson Murilo & Willian Caprino