Positive Hack Days is the largest applied information security event in Russia, combining a packed two-day program with thrilling hacking contests and dialog between security professionals and decision-makers. At PHDays, participants can meet and interact with some of the world's biggest names in security. Industry practitioners shine light on the biggest trends to predict the security landscape of tomorrow.
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Bruce SchneierThe Chief Technology Officer of IBM Resilient, a fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center, and a board member of EFF
We have been organizing security conferences for more than ten years. The major part of them are boring corporate events. However, this conference is something completely different. It not only inspires, it is very practical and quite counter-cultural.
Nick GalbreathCTO and Founder of Signal Sciences
Defcon has a competitor now. It's nice.
Travis GoodspeedAn innovative security researcher
It's this coziness to it that conferences of this size rarely have.
Marc "van Hauser" HeuseThe Hacker's Choice
PHDays is special because of combining hackers and business together.
PHDays has been very impressive. It's a combination of being very well organized and having a lot of great content. The location is also fantastic.
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- What is PHDays: Held over two days every spring in Moscow, Positive Hack Days brings together hackers, developers, security experts, business (finance, telecom, oil and gas, manufacturing, IT), government, and young researchers. Learn more
- Agenda: Discussion at PHDays covers the timeliest questions in information security — the latest hacking techniques, methods for securing systems, new security approaches for the Internet of Things, fraud, cybercrime, critical digital infrastructure, and the role of information security in society.
- Audience: Security practitioners, senior management (CEO/CIO/CISO), IT vendors, elite hackers, and government representatives. Last year's PHDays drew over 5,000 attendees.