PHDays — Positive Hack Days. PHDays Everywhere

POSITIVE HACK DAYS



ORGANIZER

PHDays Everywhere

What is Positive Hack Days?

Positive Hack Days VI is an international forum on practical information security organized by the Positive Technologies company in Moscow, Russia. This year held 17-18 May, 2016.

Positive Hack Days is a unique global event. It is the only event which brings together the elite of the hackers' world, leaders of the information security industry and representatives of the Internet community to cooperate in addressing burning information security issues.

PHDays covers a wide variety of topics within the information security community and this year the below topics will receive special focus:

  • Security of critical information systems
  • Fraud management
  • Cybercrimes and investigation of incidents
  • Government and corporate security in the era of WikiLeaks
  • Cyberwar and cyberspying

The forum will also address issues such as (entire list as is). 0-day attacks counteraction, protection against DDoS, ICS/SCADA security, protection of business applications and ERP, communication network security. During its existence, the forum has been attended by Bruce Schneier, a well-known cryptography expert, Datuk Mohd Noor Amin (United Nations), Travis Goodspeed, an engineer and radio amateur, Tao Wan, the founder of China Eagle Union, Marc Heuse, a researcher and developer also known as van Hauser, Vladimir ‘3APA3A’ Dubrovin, Karsten Nohl and others. In this year many stars of hacker community will speak at PHDays, like John Matherley – the creator of Shodan, a cyber-detective John Bambenek, Chris Hadnagy, Nahuel Grisolía, Markku-Juhani Saarinen, Alexander Sverdlov and others.

The PHDays Everywhere Initiative

The event will be accessible to those who cannot attend in Moscow this year. We invite you to be part of the PHDays Everywhere initiative.

The event will be steamed via webcast and we encourage simultaneous hacker events worldwide, see below for more details on how to participate locally.

Online forum participants are provided with the following features:

  • Join the audience through the Internet HD-broadcast
  • Participate in discussions and ask questions of the speakers coming online
  • Compete for prizes by participating in hacking challenges and in an intellectual quiz on practical security. Only the visitors of PHDays Everywhere sites will be able to participate in several challenges which we encourage you to organize with our help.

In the years 2012-2014 dozens of sites expanded the forum's geography due to interactive connection. To participate in PHDays IV in the last year specialists in information security organized their own venues in Abu Dhabi (UAE), Birzeit (Palestine), Beirut (Lebanon), Tunis (Tunisia), Kiev and Lviv (Ukraine), as well as in many Russian cities. Each of these hacker spaces turned into a serious event of the regional level and joined together up to 150 local information security specialists. If you want to become a part of this great community, don’t miss your chance to join PHDays Everywhere in this year.

What do you need to join PHDays Everywhere?

To join us as a PHDays Everywhere site just email us at phd@ptsecurity.com and let us know which of the following activities look interesting to you.

Activity

Description

Technical Requirements

Join the audience through the Internet HD-broadcast

Organizer provides online transmission of the PHDays forum from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Moscow time, UTC+3) on May 17, 18, on 6 streams via web interface. Among the speakers at PHDays in 2016:

  • A room which will be available for visitors during the forum on May 17 and 18
  • To join the projector a web browser supporting Adobe Flash is required
  • Every stream requires up to 1 Mbps of network channels bandwidth
  • To screen the video at least one beamer or wall monitor is required (we recommend you to have at least one more to show the mixed video channel additionally)

Participate in discussions and ask questions of the speakers coming online

Organizer receives questions and comments for the speakers from online participants via twitter.

  • A room which will be available for visitors during the forum on May 17 and 18
  • Internet connection to send questions and comments

Take part in hacking challenges

Detailed information and conditions for the online contests will be published on the official PHDays web site http://phdays.com Also Organizer shares with the remote sites sets of software and contests' scenarios, so you could organize your own onsite hacking battles. The onsite hacking contests may be of one of two types:

  • onsite contests among the visitors of your site. The contests of this type are organized independently by each site.
  • onsite contests among the PHDays Everywhere sites. Every site should from a team of its visitors to participate.

All the details on the contests will be shared with PHDays Everywhere sites during April and May. Organizer will also provide sites with some prizes for contests’ winners.

  • A room which will be available for visitors during the forum on May 17 and 18
  • To participate in the online challenges visitors must register through the official PHDays web site http://phdays.com
  • Depending on the challenge other requirements for participants may exist. The full information on the challenges will be published on http://phdays.com or sent to the PHDays Everywhere program participants directly.
  • Participants of the challenges need to be connected to the Internet

Participation in the online challenges may require 2Mbps of network channels bandwidth

Participate in an intellectual quiz on practical security

PHDays Everywhere sites can compete for prizes in a new competition – Hack Quiz, an intellectual quiz on practical security. To participate in Hack Quiz you will have to join videoconference (see below).

  • A room which will be available for visitors during the forum on May 17 and 18
  • To participate in the quiz you will have to register in advance by sending an email to organizers
  • Video connection requires up to 1 Mbps of network channels bandwidth
  • A web-camera, speakers and a directional microphone are required for those, who would like to participate in the space bridge with the main PHDays site in Moscow

Communicate with community through videoconference

Organizer provides periodical live-stand-ups with remote sites in the space bridge way. The communication will be organized through one of popular webinar platforms (like Cisco Webex)

  • A room which will be available for visitors during the forum on May 17 and 18
  • Video connection requires up to 1 Mbps of network channels bandwidth
  • A web-camera, speakers and a directional microphone are required for those, who would like to participate in the space bridge with the main PHDays site in Moscow

Depending on the number of rooms and beamers, network channels bandwidth and other characteristics you will be able to determine the conditions on the site and capabilities that will be provided for the visitors of your site. When you have set your event plans, we will ask you to share this information with us (name, description, logos, links and contacts), and we will publish them on our website to co-advertise your event.

If you have any questions about the PHDays Everywhere initiative, please contact PHDays managers here phd@ptsecurity.com

Noida (India)

Amity University


Location: Amity Innovation Incubator, Block E-3,1st Floor, Amity University, Sector-125 Noida, UP-201301, India
Opening hours: 24x7
Contact person: Rohit Bankoti (rohitzidu@gmail.com)

Join the audience through the Internet HD-broadcast.

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Daffodil International University


Location: DIU Auditorium, DT-4, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Opening hours: 9.00 to 17.00 (local time)
Contact person: Maruf Hassan (ancssf@gmail.com)

The University provides a conference hall with the required video and audio equipment. It is also possible to join the audience through the Internet HD-broadcast.

Tunis (Tunisia)

Ecole Sup Privée d'Ingénierie et de Technologies à Tunis (ESPRIT)


Location: 2083 Pôle Technologique, El Ghazala, Z.I. Chotrana II, Tunis
Opening hours: 8.30 to 18.00 (local time)
Contact person: Mme Hana BOUAFIF (hana.bouafif@esprit.tn)

The university will provide a room for 250 people equipped with beamers and a wireless access point. Please register in advance on the event page.

Stockholm (Sweden)

Stockholm University


Location: Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Borgarfjordsgatan 12, Kista, Stockholm, Sweden
Contact person: Jesper Bergman (jesperbe@dsv.su.se)

For SU students only, please register in advance.

Chennai (India)

University of Madras


Location: Centre for Cyber Forensics and Information Security, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai - 600005, Tamilnadu, India
Opening hours: from 10.30 (local time)
Contact person: Dr.Kala Baskar (kalabaskar@gmail.com)

Join the audience through the Internet HD-broadcast.

Lima (Peru)

Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería


Location: 210, Av. Tupac Amaru, Rimac, Lima, Peru
Opening hours: 24х7
Contact person: Arturo Simich (asimich@computer.org)

Join the audience through the Internet HD-broadcast.

Novosibirsk (Russia)

Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management (NSUEM)


Location: Information Security Department, room 5-614, building 5, 51/2 Kamenskaya street, Novosibirsk, Russia

Contact person: Andrey Pestunov (a.i.pestunov@edu.nsuem.ru)

The university provides rooms with beamers and Wi-Fi. There is a canteen and cafe in the building.
Please send an email to phdays.nsuem@gmail.com with your full name, organization, and title to register.

Ufa (Russia)

Bashkir State University and IT Enigma Ufa


Location: building B, 10 Gubkina street, Ufa, Russia
Opening hours: coincide with PHDays time
Contact person: Alexander Ovodov (oam@it-enigma-ufa.ru)

The site provides an interactive PHDays video transmission. One of the site’s rooms is equipped with computers (14 seats), so participants can use them to watch a stream they prefer. There is a canteen in the building. Visitors can also participate in local contests.
Registration is not required (free entrance). Please take your ID.

Samara (Russia)

Volga State University of Telecommunications and Informatics


Location: floor 2, bulding 2, 77 Moskovskoe sh., Samara, Russia
Contact person: Olga Gubareva (o.gubareva@psuti.ru)

The university provides a room with audio and video equipment for 110 participants. Hacking contests and a smart quiz on practical information security will be held in a room with 80 computers with concurrent connection.
Please register in advance or take your ID.

Grodno (Belarus)

Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (YKSUG)


Location: 22 Ozheshko street, Grodno, Belarus
Opening hours: 10.00 to 18.00
Contact person: Yauheni Dirvuk (dirvuk@gmail.com)

Registration is not required (free entrance).

Astana (Kazakhstan)

Institute of Information Security and Cryptology of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University


Location: room 510, 11 Pushkin street, Astana, Kazakhstan
Opening hours: 12.00 to 18.00 (local time)
Contact person: Yerzhan Seytkulov (erj@mail.ru)

For ENU students only, please register in advance.

Taganrog (Russia)

Institute of Computer Technologies and Information Security (ICTIS)


Location: the Department of Information Technology Security, room I-425, building “I”, 2 Chekhova street, Taganrog, Russia
Opening hours: 10.00 to 20.00
Contact person: Maxim Kobilev (mkobilev@gmail.com)

The site provides a room for 40 participants with a beamer and Wi-Fi access point. There is a canteen in the building.
Registration is not required. If you are not a student of ICTIS, please email your name and sphere of activities to the contact person.

Saratov (Russia)

Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov (SSTU)


Location: room 2/212, 77 Politecknicheskaya street, Saratov, Russia
Opening Hours: 10.00 to 18.00
Contact person: Artem Gubenkov (agubenkov@mail.ru)

The site provides a room with a beamer, plasma display, and Wi-Fi access point for 50 participants.
For SSTU students, the entrance is free. Other students should register in advance by e-mailing to phdsaratov@mail.ru. Take your ID to enter the building.

Vladivostok (Russia)

Far Eastern Federal University


Location: building “A”, FEFU campus, Russky Island, Vladivostok, Russia
Opening hours: 9.00 to 21.00 (local time)
Contact person: Andrey Ignatenko (prim@sib-nsk.net)

The site provides a room with all required facilities on the 12th floor of the building “A”. The university is ready to host 150 participants. There are several canteens in the building. Visitors can take part in hands-on labs devoted to the protection of personal data and governmental security systems.
Please email to registrarion@phdvl.ru to register..

Omsk (Russia)

Omsk State Technical University (OmSTU)


Location: 11 Mira pr., Omsk
Opening hours: 9.00 to 19.00 (local time)
Contact person: Alexander Medvedev
(alexander_medvedev1618@mail.ru)

Take your ID to enter the building.