Sunday, July 12, 2009

BruCON, Brussels 16-19 September 2009

BruCON is an annual security and hacker conference providing two days of an interesting atmosphere for open discussions of critical infosec issues, privacy, information technology and its cultural/technical implications on society.

Organized in Brussels, BruCON offers a high quality line up of speakers, security challenges and interesting workshops. It's affordable, accessible and entertaining. BruCON is a conference by and for the security and hacker community.

Two day trainings are available before the conference by some industry experts:

  • Crash course in Penetration Testing (By Joe McCray, and Chris Gates)

  • Former speaker at SOURCE Boston 09, NotACon ,Toorcon X and ChicagoCon. He is scheduled to speak BlackHat USA 2009 and Defcon 17

  • Web 2.0 Hacking – Attacks and Defense (By Shreeraj Shah)

  • Author of Hacking Web Services (Thomson 06) and Web Hacking: Attacks and Defense

  • Social Engineering testing for IT Security professionals (By Sharon Conheady)

  • Sharon Conheady is a social engineer/penetration tester at First Defence Information Security in the UK. She has social engineered her way into dozens of organisations across the UK and abroad, including company offices, sports stadiums, government facilities and more. Former speaker at Deepsec, Recon, CONFidence, ISSE, ISF, SANS Secure Europe and more.

    Why should people attend this event?

  • These are renowned speakers, international experts and book authors which you will seldom meet at other events.

  • It's affordable and accessible.

  • With 400 seats, it's an ideal occasion to network with others and exchange knowledge.

  • Lightning talks will give possibilities for visitors to present their own projects, tools or website

  • Various workshops on wireless security, digital ID, lockpicking, VOIP,....

  • The Hex Factor: a contest where people can learn the basics of web application security, forensics,… both fun and challenging for both absolute beginners as well as experts.

  • More info? How to register? Visit

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