POSITIVE HACK DAYS



ORGANIZER

PHDays Everywhere

What is Positive Hack Days?

Positive Hack Days V is an international forum on practical information security organized by the Positive Technologies company in Moscow, Russia. This year held 26-27 May, 2015.

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 26, 27, on 6 streams via web interface. Among the speakers at PHDays in 2015: John Matherley, John Bambenek, Chris Hadnagy, Nahuel Grisolía. And many more are coming.

  • A room which will be available for visitors during the forum on May 26 and 27
  • 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 26 and 27
  • 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 26 and 27
  • 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 26 and 27
  • 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 26 and 27
  • 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

Tunisie

SESAME University


Location: ZI Chotrana I - BP 4 parc technologique Elgazala - 2088 Tunisie
Opening hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide one room with 50 places and an amphitheater with capacity of 250 places for the teleconference.

Registration: you should register in advance to visit the event.
Contacts: Sonia Khaloufi sonia.khalfaoui@sesame.com.tn

Beirut (Lebanon)

American University of Beirut


Location: Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
Opening Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide a room for 165 people equipped with a large projection screen. Wireless connection will be available.

Registration: Registration: not required (free entrance).
Contact Person: Farah Saab (fws02@mail.aub.edu)

Tunis (Tunisia)

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


Location: ESPRIT El Ghazala (Zone industrielle Chotrana II 2083-Pôle Technologique El Ghazala)
Opening hours: May 26-27, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide a room for 250 people equipped with beamers and a wireless access point.

Registration: to visit the event you should register in advance on the event page.
Contact person: Mme Hana BOUAFIF (hana.bouafif@esprit.tn)

Modena (Italy)

LUTECH


Location: LUTECH S.p.A., Via Zucchi, 31/B, 41100, Modena (MO), Italy
Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

The site provides a room with a beamer to access the PHDays transmission

Registration: you should register in advance to visit the event.

Cairo (Egypt)

Cairo Hackerspace


Location: 10 Nabrawy Street, off Champollion Street, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt. Townhouse Gallery - Second floor
Opening Hours: 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm (local time)

Cairo Hackerspace is a hackerspace for technical-creative projects, run by our members. We are a non-profit educational institution intended for public benefit. The Hackerspace will provide one room with 30 chairs with tables, a beamer for streaming video transmission of the forum , free wireless Internet , and free hot and cold drinks.

Contacts: cairohackerspace@gmail.com)

Asan (South Korea)

SecurityFirst


Location: 순천향대학교 공과대학 9331-1호 (Soon Chun Hyang University School No. 9331-1)
Opening Hours: 02.00 till the end of conference (local time)

The site joins the audience through the Internet HD-broadcast and provide connection to PHDays main venue.

Registration: not required (free entrance).
Contact Person: DongHyun Yu, skfkdmldlsrk@naver.com

Kharkiv (Ukraine)

Kharkiv Aviation Institute (KhAI)


Location: Chkalova 17, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Opening Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

Registration: please follow the link to register.

Registration: Registration: not required (free entrance).
Contact Person: Yegeniya Broshevan (+380634278399, evgeniya.broshevan@live.ru)

Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine)

Dnipropetrovsk national university of railway transport named after academician V. Lazaryan


Location: 2 Lazaryana str., Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, building 1, floor 3, room 314
Opening hours: May 26th: 11.00 to 17.00
May 27th: 9.00 to 17.00 (local time)

Registration: not required (free entrance).

Contact person: Anton Makovetsky (makovetsky@lit.diit.edu.ua)

Kostanay (Kazakhstan)

Kostanay State University named after A. Baitursynov


Location: 47, Baitursynov st., Kostanay, Kazakhstan, Kostanay State University named after A. Baitursynov, information technologies building, room 305
Opening hours: 13.30 ttill the end of conference (local time)

The site provides a room for 40 persons. Visitors can join the PHDays transmission, ask questions via twitter, and use free WiFi.

Registration: not required. Personal ID is required to enter the building.

Contact person: Oleg Bil (( +7-7142-39-01-93)

Novosibirsk (Russia)

Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management


Location: 51/2 Kamenskaya, Novosibirsk, Russia. Building 5, 5-614 room, information security dibvision

The site provides rooms with beamers and WiFi. There is a buffet and cafe in the building.

Registration: please email to phdays.nsuem@gmail.com to register.

Contacts: Andrey Pestunov

Novosibirsk (Russia)

Technopark of Novosibirsk Akademgorodok


Location: 12 Nikolaevskaya str., Novosibirsk, Russia (2nd floor)

The site provides 4 rooms with beamers and free WiFi. Besides PHDays V retransmission, visitors could take part in the local conference on actual IT security issues. The site plans contests and prices. There is a buffet in the building.

Registration: free entrance.

Contact person: Ruslan Permyakov (pra@sib-nsk.net)

Ulyanovsk (Russia)

Hab-cafe


Location: 5B Zheleznoy divizii str., Ulyanovsk, Russia (Spartak mall, 2nd floor)
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 22 a.m. (local time)

On May 26 and 27 Hab-cafe becomes a part of Positive Hack Days. The site provides an interactive PHDays video transmission. Visitors could take part in network activities (HackQuiz, HackQuest, etc.).

Registration: not required (free entrance)

Contact person: Yuri Bushmelev (jay4mail@gmail.com, +7 960 361 50 00)

Krasnodar (Russia)

Joint Study and Science Center for Information Security Problems


Location: 91, Krasnaya str., Krasnodar, Russia (Kuban State Technological University, rooms 108, 109)
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)
May 27th: 9.00 to 17.00 (local time)

The site will provide two rooms equipped with beamer for online transmission (up to 40 listeners). From one of the rooms visitors will be able to use computers (8 seats) to participate in hacking contests.

Registration: to visit the event you should register in advance by e-mailing to edu@itsirius.ru. For registration you should specify your full name, organization, title, desirable visitor status (a listener or an interactive participant). Take the passport or another identification document with you to enter the building (a student ID card can be used for students of Kuban State University of Technology).

Contact person: Maxim Kokarev (+7-918-983-30-95)

Barnaul (Russia)

Altai Industry and Economics College


Location: 17, Gorno-Altaiskaya str., Barnaul, Russia, room 117
Opening hours: 10.00 to 18.00 (local time)

Registration: not required. Take your ID with you to enter the building.

Contact person: Galina Shampaner (asiec@bk.ru)

Taganrog (Russia)

Institute of Computer Technologies and Information Security (IKTIB)


Location: 2, Chekhova str., Taganrog, Russia, building “I”, room I-425, The Chair of Security in Information Technologies
Opening hours: 10.00 to 20.00 (local time)

The site provides a room for 40 persons with a beamer and WiFi access point. There is a café in the building.

Registration: not required (free entrance). Please email your name and sphere of activities to contact persons.

Contact person: Maxim Kobilev (mkobilev@gmail.com)
Vladislav Babutsky (4eji007@gmail.com, +7 918 568 73 28)

Omsk (Russia)

ASOIU, OmSTU

Location:11a, Mira prospekt, Omsk, OmGTU, building 6, floor 2, library – media center
Opening hours: May 26th: 12.00 to 18.00; May 27th: 13.00 to 18.30 (local time)

The site provides mediacenter rooms with beamers and WiFi access points. Visitors can join PHDays transmission, take part in HackQuiz and Omsk CTF (on May 26th).

Registration: use https://goo.gl/clctPf to register.

Contact person: Evgeny R. Vasilyev (please send your questions and comments via https://goo.gl/qixNAo)

St. Peterburg (Russia)

“LETI” ETU

Location: 5, Pr. Popova st., St. Peretburg, “LETI” ETU, building 5
Opening hours: 10.00 to 18.00 (local time)

The site provides a room with a beamer, web camera and microphones for 120 persons. Visitors can join PHDays interactive transmission. There is café is the building.

Registration: not required (free entrance)

Contact person: Alexander Plemyannikov (+7 812 935-0633)

Vologda (Russia)

Vologda State University (VoGU)


Location:6, S. Orlova str., Vologda, Russia
Opening hours: 8.30 to 17.30 (local time)

The site provides rooms with beamers and working places.

Registration: not required, for VoGU students only.

Contact person: Andrey Kuznetsov (phdays@uni-vologda.ac.ru)

Saratov (Russia)

Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov


Location: 77 Politechnicheskaya street, Saratov, Russia, 410054 (room 2/212)
Opening Hours: 10 a.m. to 18 p.m. (local time)

Registration: Please email to phdsaratov@mail.ru to register. Take your ID with you to enter the building.
Contacts: Artem A. Gubenkov (agubenkov@mail.ru)

Magnitogorsk (Russia)

Magnitogorsk State Technical University


Location: 114 Lenina str., Magnitogorsk, Russia, room 236
Opening Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time)

Registration: free entrance.
Contacts: Elena V. Chernova, Alexander N. Starkov (+7(3519)38-18-11)

Vladivostok (Russia)

Far Eastern Federal University


Location: Russky island, FEFU campus, Vladivostok, Russia, building A
Opening hours: 9.00 to 23.00 (local time)

The site provides rooms with all required facilities. There is a café in the building. Visitors can take part in CTF and HackQuiz, hands-on labs, communicate with representative of leading IS companies, and become a part of PHDays via videoconference.

Registration: for registration email your name and contact details to phd2015@dvfu.ru.

Contact person: Sofia Komova

Kaliningrad (Russia)

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University


Location:14 A. Nevskogo str., Kaliningrad, Russia, room 501
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to the end of the event (local time)

The site is open and provides a room for 30-40 persons with Internet access, a beamer and beanbags. There is a buffet in the building.

Registration: please email to apuzakov@kantiana.ru or alpuzakov@gmail.com to register.

Contact person: Alexander Puzakov