Special workshops for students!

CONFidence is all about education – this conference is not only for specialists, juniors are welcome, too! This year we’ve prepared a special program for students (middle school, high school and up). 

Check out the details of the program here: https://confidence-conference.org/warsztaty.html

You can take part in an open panel discussion on starting career in IT security with experts such as Piotr Konieczny (Niebezpiecznik.pl), Michał Purzyński (Mozilla) and Adam Zabrocki (Microsoft) and an open demo lesson with Michał Bentkowski (Sekurak).

This will be followed by interactive workshops for those who want to learn more, with specialists from SekurakMichał Sajdak and Michał Bentkowski. The entry fee is only 40 pln and there are still some spots left!

Community Corner – check out our mini-track!

This year once again we’ve teamed up with our partner communities and created the Community Corner! It’s a separate „mini-track” with brief presentations prepared by their representatives. Join them for lots of knowledge, quick talks and laid back discussions in a smaller group 😉

Community Corner starts on Monday (4 June) after lunch. The program is available on our website.

Car hacking WORKSHOP led by Thomas Fischer!

Up for some exercise? Test your skills during the „Hacking the car network” workshop with Thomas Fischer! Learn how the CAN-Bus network works, how to flash an Arduino Based Microcomputer and how to use the OBD-II connector to get Data from a car-network.

The number of participants is limited to 50. First-come, first-served! The priority will be given to the conference attendees registered before April 16th 11:59pm.

Learn more and SIGN UP here: https://confidence-workshop.evenea.pl

Remember that you need to have a conference ticket first! If you haven’t registered for CONFidence 2018  yet, do it here: https://confidence2018.evenea.pl

The workshop is free of charge, we provide everything (including laptops).

The CONFidence Crew needs VOLUNTEERS!

 

We’re looking for students interested in IT security, who’d like to help us during the conference. You’ll learn new things, meet lots of IT sec people, and will be around our experts most of the time. And, most of all, you’ll be able to attend many of the talks (for free!)

If you want to learn more and apply, head to the „Volunteer” section on our website:
https://confidence-conference.org/volunteer.html

Motorola, Cisco, UBS – representatives of these and other leading tech companies are attending CONFidence 2018!

This means that you’ll not only seriously broaden your knowledge and get valuable skills,  but you’ll also meet and discuss latest issues with security professionals working for Akamai, Cisco, Comarch, Grand Parade, Fujitsu, LogicalTrust, Motorola, and UBS, among others!

We’re going to host leading providers of security solutions, but also specialists from industries such as finance, telcom, software, hardware, and energy. CONFidence offers you a complete overview of IT security market in Poland.

Below you’ll find a list of companies that will be represented by teams of specialists. The list will be updated!

Akamai
Alior Bank S.A.
Allegro
Capgemini
Centralne Laboratorium Kryminalistyczne Policji
Cisco
CITADELO s.r.o
Colasoft
Comarch S.A.
Comp
Credit Suisse
DIM System
DreamCommerce S.A.
Ectacom Poland
Fox-IT
Fujitsu Technology Solutions Sp. z o.o
GlobalLogic
Grand Parade
Grid Dynamics
GREYCORTEX
Google
Immunity Systems
LogicalTrust
Luxoft
mBank
Microsoft
Motorola Solutions
Mozilla
National Westminster Bank
NASK
Nokia
Netia
Nethemba s.r.o.
Niagara Networks
Niebezpiecznik.pl
Nokia
Novicom
nSense Polska S.A.
OpenX
PGS Software S.A.
PKO BP
Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne Spółka Akcyjna
Provident
SAP Hybris
SECFORCE
SecuRing
SANS
Tauron
T-Mobile
Trafford
UBS
Vade Secure
XTM International
Zaufana Trzecia Strona

How to convince your boss to invest in CONFidence 2018?

Did you know that CONFidence is the oldest conference of its kind in Poland? With such a significant history, it’s also definitely the coolest one – offering multiple networking opportunities along with a significant dose of first-hand knowledge on latest IT security topics. Unique atmosphere makes it easier to meet and learn directly from world-renowned specialists, discuss current state of the industry, and run successful business meetings.

If your boss likes charts, show them the stats below:

Below you’ll find top reasons for participating in CONFidence 2018.

On 4-5 June 2018 over 900 specialists from Poland, CEE, and remote destinations all around the world will meet at Polish Aviation Museum in Krakow to discuss the future of IT security industry. The market is ever-changing – if you want to stay up to date, join us!

Why is it worth to take part in the 16th edition of CONFidence?

CONFidence is a local conference with international range. Speakers from all around the world present the latest threats and solutions, specialists discuss local issues, share their hands-on experiences, and solve everyday problems together. Attending CONFidence is great opportunity to learn from the best, meet interesting people, and gain valuable contacts in IT security industry.

Top benefits from attending CONFidence 2018:

  • Participate in technical talks and workshops covering main topics. No marketing presentations, only a serious amount of useful, deep-dive cases.
  • Listen to speakers who perform on international conferences and deliver the most current content possible. Don’t miss anything that’s important right now!
  • Take part in live coding sessions, benefit from multiple real-life examples, and discover new solutions.
  • Improve your effectivity at work by applying gathered knowledge to your everyday routine.
  • Meet and learn new skills from IT security experts who represent companies such as Mozilla, Microsoft, and Google.
  • Exchange experiences with other representatives of the industry, see for yourself how’s your competition doing, and what’s trending right now!

At CONFidence 2018 you’ll be able to meet in person experts such as:

  • Adam Haertle (ZaufanaTrzeciaStrona.pl) and Adam Lange – „30 przedstawień jednego aktora – polskie kampanie malware w 2017″
  • Aman Sachdev and Himanshu Sharma (BugsBounty.com) – „From 123456 on a staging to compromising a multi-million dollar VC”
  • Michele Spagnuolo and Lukas Weichselbaum (Google) – „Google’s journey with CSP and what’s next”
  • Adam „pi3” Zabrocki (Microsoft) – „Linux Kernel Runtime Guard (LKRG) under the hood”

If you consider yourself a member of IT security community and want to learn everything about the latest findings in just two days, don’t hesitate. Now you have all the strongest arguments that show why attending the upcoming edition will be beneficial for your company. Convince your boss that YOU should be going to CONFidence!

First topics for CONFidence 2018 confirmed!

Here are the first subjects that will be coverd during this year’s edition of the conference:

  • Google’s journey with CSP and what’s next (Michele Spagnuolo, Lukas Weichselbaum)
  • 30 przedstawień jednego aktora – polskie kampanie malware w 2017 (Adam Lange, Adam Haertle)
  • Everything’s Connected aka Threat Intelligence 102 (Marcin Siedlarz)
  • Pentesting Voice Biometrics Solutions (Jakub Kałużny)
  • Attacking web servers via run time configuration (Eldar „Wireghoul” Marcussen)
  • From 123456 on a staging to compromising a multi-million dollar VC (Himanshu Sharma, Aman Sachdev)
  • Hunting for the secrets in a cloud forest (Paweł Rzepa)
  • Myth Busters: The DLP Edition (Ido Naor, Dani Goland)
  • Linux Kernel Runtime Guard (LKRG) under the hood (Adam Zabrocki)
  • Disrupting the red team – a practical guide (Ed Williams)

We’re going to talk about voice biometrics, threat intelligence, cyber criminals, and data leaks, among others. Check out the list of speakers, who will share their skills & experiences on stage: https://confidence.org.pl/speakers.html

Call for Papers is coming to an end – if you want to join the speaker’s team, apply until 28 February! Learn more here: https://confidence.org.pl/cfp.html 

 

Speak in front of hundreds of people! Call for Papers

All those security problems you’ve faced, unique solutions you’ve come up with, completed challenges, and detected threats… If you have loads of experience as an IT security professional, now it’s time to pass it to others! Here’s the easiest way – speak at CONFidence 2018.

What you have to do to perform on our stage?

Apply for Call for Papers – email us at cfp@confidence.org.pl and include your personal details (name, email, bio & photo) plus topic and short description of the presentation. Your entry will be evaluated by our Program Committee (results up to two weeks after the CFP deadline – 28th February).

Need more information?

Visit Call For Papers section on our website. We’re waiting for your application!

A new, buzzy venue! Polish Aviation Museum

As CONFidence grows bigger, we need more air, don’t you think? And what better place to find it than next to over 200 unique aircrafts, a real airstrip, and actual air sheds?

This year we’re aiming really high – that’s why the Polish Aviation Museum in Krakow is a perfect spot for our conference! We’re preparing for you comfortable lecture rooms, and lots of networking space with cool planes to check out during the breaks. And some exciting activities, too!

What will a lecture next to an aircraft look like? Come and find out yourself!