Call For papers and workshops
Adversary Village
at DEF CON 32

Submit Proposals here! DC32 CFP review board

[Call for talks has been closed!]

[Call for workshops has been closed!]

Adversary Village is a community initiative which purely focuses on Adversary simulation, adversary emulation, threat/APT/ransomware emulation, breach and attack simulation, threat actors, adversary groups, supply chain security, adversary tactics, life, adversary philosophy, urban survival skills and purple teaming.
The goal of the Adversary Village is to build an open Security community for the researchers and organizations, who are putting together new means, methodologies towards the simulation and emulation of adversary tactics and purple teaming.

Please submit your awesome research to Adversary Village at DEF CON 32, this year.

Call for talks timeline

  • CFP Open: 06th May, 2024
  • Call for talks closed on 31st May, 2024

Call for workshops timeline

  • CFW Open: 6th May, 2024
  • Call for workshops closed on 10th June, 2024

Presentation categories

  • Talks [30 to 60 minutes | Technical research talks]
  • [The talks will be hosted in the DEF CON Creator stage | Only 3 to 4 talks will be accepted]
  • Workshops [1 to 2 hours | Hands-on deep technical workshops]
  • [The workshops will be hosted in the Adversary Village area]

What kind of content we want?

Note: We only accept submissions strictly focused on below mentioned topics. If you have talks outside the mentioned topics, please refer other DEF CON Village CFPs.
The talks have to be vendor neutral and the submissions should not be a sales pitch of products/services, or marketing campaigns.
If you would like to recognize your organization as a sponsor, please review our Sponsorship opportunities.

  • Adversary simulation
  • Adversary emulation
  • Latest adversary tactics, offensive trade-craft, Tools and TTPs
  • Adversary threat intelligence and incident response
  • Nation state sponsored threat actors and cyber attacks
  • New tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) for simulation or emulation
  • Purple teaming and detection engineering
  • Threat-Informed Defense
  • Breach and adversarial attack simulation, Security control validation
  • Simulation plans, platform and infrastructure
  • Threat / APT / Ransomware / Threat actors research, emulation and defense
  • Hacker survival tactics and culture
  • Adversary philosophy and adversarial mindset

Speaker benefits

  • This is a community event and we will not be able to sponsor the expenses of the speakers OR the DEF CON tickets.
  • We may have a limited number of DEF CON passes, which will be given first come, first served basis
  • Tons of love and respect from the community!
  • Finally, the Adversary Village speaker goodie bag and village badges!

Adversary Village at DEF CON 32 timeline

  • August 09th to 11th 2024, Las Vegas Convention Center - West Hall in Las Vegas

Join Adversary Village Discord Server.

Join Adversary Village official Discord server to connect with our amazing community of adversary simulation experts and offensive security researchers!