Jun 15-18, 2020 - The St. Regis, Abu Dhabi

CFP/CFW Opens on 26th October, 2019

Greetings from c0c0n !!!

We are extremely delighted to announce the Call for Papers and Call for Workshops for c0c0n 2020 Abu Dhabi, Middle East Edition , a 4-day Information Security Conference , full of interesting presentations, talks and of course filled with fun!

The conference tracks / themes are divided as follows:

Critical Infrastructure & SCADA networks Security

  • IoT
  • WoT
  • Telecom
  • ICS
  • SCADA
  • Smart City

Mobile and Web Security

Dark-Web and Open Source Intelligence

  • Social Media Intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence

Cryptography

Offensive Security and Information Warfare

  • Malware
  • Ransomware
  • Advanced Persistence Threats (APT)

Banking, Financial and Economic Warfare

  • E-Banking
  • Fraud Risk Management
  • BlockChain and Bitcoin

Governance Risks and Compliance (GRC)

  • Digital Forensics
We are expecting conference and workshop submissions on the following topics, (but not limited to):
  • Smart Cities
  • Cloud Security
  • Browser Security
  • Honeypots/Honeynets
  • Offensive forensics
  • Software Testing/Fuzzing
  • Network and Router Hacking
  • WLAN and Bluetooth Security
  • Hacking virtualized environment
  • Lockpicking & physical security
  • National Security & Cyber Warfare
  • Open Source Security&Hacking Tools
  • Web Application Security & Hacking
  • Exploiting Layer 8/Social Engineering
  • Malware analysis & Reverse Engineering
  • New Vulnerabilities and Exploits/0-days
  • Advanced Penetration testing techniques
  • Antivirus/Firewall/UTM Evasion Techniques
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • IT Auditing/Risk management and IS Management
  • Cyber Forensics, Cyber Crime & Law Enforcement
  • Mobile Application Security-Threats and Exploits
  • Critical Infrastructure & SCADA networks Security
Presentations/topics that haven't been presented before will be preferred.
  • Submission Guidelines C F P
  • Submission Guidelines C F W
Submission Guidelines for CFP
  • Email your submission to: cfp [at] is-ra [dot]org
  • Email subject should be: CFP c0c0n-2020 ME -
  • Email Body:
  • Personal Information:
    • Speaker Name:
    • Job Role/Handle:
    • Company/Organization:
    • Country:
    • Email ID:
    • Contact Number:
    • Speaker Profile: (max 1000 words)
  • If there is additional speaker please mention it here following the above format.
Presentation Detail
  • Name/Title of the presentation:
  • Paper Abstract: (max 3000 words)
  • Presentation Time Required (20, 30, 50, 90, 120 Minutes)
  • Category (New Research / Current Research or Open Source Project)
  • Is there any demonstration? Yes or No
  • Are you releasing any new tool? Yes or No
  • Are you releasing any new exploit? Yes or No
  • Have you presented the paper before on any other security / technology conference(s)? Yes or No
Other Needs & Requirements:
  • Do you need any special equipment?
  • We will be providing 1 LCD projector feed, 2 screens, microphones, wired and/or wireless Internet.
  • If you have any other requirement, Please mention it here and the reason.
Submission Guidelines for CFW
  • Email your submission to: cfw [at] is-ra [dot]org
  • Email subject should be: CFW c0c0n-2020 ME -
  • Email Body:
  • Personal Information:
    • Speaker Name:
    • Job Role/Handle:
    • Company/Organization:
    • Country:
    • Email ID:
    • Contact Number:
    • Speaker Profile: (max 1000 words)
  • If there is additional speaker please mention it here following the above format.
Workshop Details
  • Name/Title of the Workshop:
  • Workshop Objective (max 3000 words):
  • Course Content (ToC):
  • Pre-requisite:
  • Participants Requirements:
  • Who should attend:
  • What to expect:
  • What not to expect:
  • Have you conducted the workshop before on any other security / technology conference(s)? Yes or No
Duration of Workshop should be 2 days.
Other Needs & Requirements:
  • Do you need any special equipment?
  • We will be providing 1 LCD projector feed, 1 screens
  • Do you (Trainer) need Internet access during the workshop?
  • Do the participants need Internet access during the workshop?
  • If you have any other requirement, Please mention it here and the reason.
If you are submitting the Abstract / Paper as a separate document / attachment, remove all personal information (like name, email, contact number, etc)

*NOTE:* We do not promote vendor/product oriented submissions hence it will be rejected.

SPEAKER BENEFITS:

For New and Innovative Research

  • Complimentary Conference registration
  • Complimentary Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Invitation to Day 1 Networking Dinner / Party
  • Travel Reimbursement (maximum upto USD $500)
  • Only one speaker will be eligible for the benefits in case there are two or more speakers for a talk
For Current Research, Open Source Projects, etc

  • Complimentary Conference registration
  • Complementary Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Invitation to Day 1 Networking Dinner / Party

Remember these Dates!

CFP/CFW Opens

October 26th, 2019

CFP Closing Date

December 1st, 2019

Conference Dates

June 17th to 18th, 2020

Workshop Dates

June 15th to 16th, 2020