Call for Speakers

Hackfest is a Tunisian Hacking and Information Security Conference which takes place in Tunis (Tunisia). It aims to bring together academia, industry, government, students and hackers to discuss new advances in computer and information security research. This year will be the fourth edition and it will be held from 3 to 4 February 2018 at Sheraton Hotel Tunis. The topic for this edition will be “Ransomware: The leading trend of business Cyberthreat”.
We take this opportunity to invite practitioners of information security to submit speaking proposals.

Speakers should submit a summary for their talks in plain text format (not exceeding 500 words) using the dedicated online form bellow for review and possible inclusion in the schedule. If your work is selected for presentation, the duration will be either of 15 minutes, 30 minutes or 45 minutes.

Submit your presentation

Important dates

Submission deadline: 13 January 2018
Author notification: 20 January 2018
Program publication: 27 January 2018
Conference: 3 February 2018

The topics of interest

The topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Access control and authentication
  • Internet of Things security
  • Applied cryptography
  • Audit and risk analysis
  • Big data security
  • Blockchain and distributed ledgers
  • Cloud and big data security
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Data and applications security
  • Digital forensics
  • Human aspects of information security and assurance
  • Identity management
  • Information security education
  • Information security management
  • Information technology misuse and the law
  • Legal aspects and regulatory framework for security
  • Managing information security functions
  • Mobile security
  • Multilateral security
  • Network & distributed systems security
  • Pervasive systems security
  • Privacy protection
  • Trust Management
  • Operating system security
  • Data encryption
  • Access control mechanisms
  • Database protection
  • Network security
  • Privacy protection
  • Data security
  • Embedded Systems
  • etc