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DEF CON 29 Adversary Village (Virtual)

The CFP review board


The "Adversary Village" is a community torqued combat readiness platform purely focused on Adversary simulation, Adversary emulation tactics, Simulation CTFs, Supply chain security attack tactics, Adversary Tactics, Philosophy and urban survival skills. We plan to have a village at DEF CON 29 specific to adversarial attack simulation on a network or Supply chain that is meant to replicate an enterprise network, with real world scenarios.

We hope to be enablers in community driven development, aiming to better Adversary Philosophy, skill set and mindset.
Please submit your awesome research to Adversary Village at DEF CON 29 this year!

As the COVID 19 situation continues, the talks will be done remotely in Las Vegas Time Zone. Talks/workshops will be streaming at DEFCON Discord channel and our Youtube/Twitch channel.

Call for papers timeline

  • CFP Open: 15th May, 2021
  • CFP closes on: 25th June, 2021

DEF CON 29 Conference timeline (Virtual Village)

  • August 6th to 8th, 2021

Presentation categories

  • Talks (30 to 45 minutes - Detailed research talks)
  • Workshops (1 to 2 hours - Hands On or Instructor Led trainings for free)
  • New tool demos - Adversary simulation/emulation tools only (15 to 30 minutes)
  • Lightning Talks (10 to 15 mins talk to cover quick, short-hand adversary techniques)

What kind of talks/topics do 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.

  • Adversarial Attack Simulation
  • Adversary Emulation
  • Latest Adversary Tactics
  • Attack Simulation Automation
  • New Tools, Techniques and Procedures for Simulation or Emulation
  • Breach Simulation/Emulation
  • Simulation Plans, Platform and Infrastructure
  • APT Emulation Techniques
  • Urban Survival Tactics
  • Adversary Philosophy and Stories

Use the below given form to submit your talks: