Call For Papers
Adversary Village
DEF CON 30
[In-person]

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Adversary Village is a community powered combat readiness platform purely focuses on Adversary simulation, Adversary emulation, Threat/APT emulation, Breach and adversarial attack simulation, Supply chain security, adversary tactics / trade craft, Life, Adversary Philosophy / mindset, urban survival skills and a ton of Purple teaming.
Please submit your awesome research to Adversary Village at DEF CON this year!

Call for papers timeline

  • CFP Open: 05th April, 2022
  • CFP closes on: 15th May, 2022

Adversary Village at DEF CON 30 timeline (In-person Village)

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/Purple tools only (15 to 30 minutes)
  • Lightning Talks (10 mins talk to cover quick, short-hand adversary techniques)

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 Human passes, which will be given first come, first served basis
  • Tons of love and respect from the community!
  • Finally, the Adversary Village speaker goodie pack and badges!

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.
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
  • Attack Simulation Automation
  • New Tools, Techniques and Procedures for Simulation or Emulation
  • Purple Team tactics
  • Breach and attack Simulation/Emulation
  • Simulation Plans, Platform and Infrastructure
  • APT / Ransomware Emulation Techniques
  • Urban Survival Tactics
  • Adversary Philosophy and Stories

Use the below given form to submit your research to Adversary Village at DEF CON 30, 2022.