Publication date: April 29, 2019

PT Expert Security Center stand

PHDays 9 will include a stand from the PT Expert Security Center, offering an opportunity to talk with experts, try out fun contests, and even apply for a job.

Knowledge is power. This is especially true when it comes to countering cyberthreats. The PT ESC experts invite you to see how well you know incident investigation. They've also prepared Who wants to become a rESearCher? Questions will be tough, pushing participants to the limits of their abilities. Prizes await the victors!

What's more, the stand will host a tournament named Quest for ESCurity: The Handoff, based on the game card Munchkins. Become a superhero, pirate, astronaut, zombie slayer, knight, or fighter of ancient gods! Sign up and charge ahead, surely crushing all enemies along your path. Signup will be on Telegram (@QuestForESCurity_TheHandoffBot) starting May 18. But be ready to rush headlong into battle (first game on May 21 at 11:00 a.m.), make weighty decisions under pressure (spaces limited!), and proudly bear the title of claimant to the PHDays Munchkinship. For rules and details, see the contest page.

During both days, all comers will have the chance to pose questions to the PT ESC experts.

In addition, on both days, the thrEat reSearch Camp technical track will be dedicated to incident response, threat intelligence, threat hunting, OSINT, and malware analysis. Want to try your luck at investigating security incidents? Check out our online forensics contest ESCalation Story on Telegram (@jaxhunt_bot) from April 22 to May 15.

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