CyberThreat is BACK!!

12-13 September 2022

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London

CyberThreat brings together the global cyber security community.

Designed for security practitioners and spanning the full spectrum of offensive and defensive discipline, the event has a strong technical emphasis, including case studies from the field, new security tools and encouraging collaboration on bleeding-edge techniques.

REGISTRATION is now open with EarlyBird discount, register here

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS now open, please submit here

Attempt our ONLINE TECHNICAL CHALLENGES here for a chance to get yourself a discounted seat.

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About CyberThreat

Focusing on security practitioners and spanning the full spectrum of offensive and defensive disciplines, the event will have a strong technical emphasis, encouraging collaboration on bleeding edge techniques, case studies from the field and new security tools.

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The event is hosted by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and SANS Institute and takes place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London on the 12th – 13th September 2022. CyberThreat 2022 evidences the UK Government’s commitment to equip practitioners with the skills and knowledge required to defend against cyber threats and also addresses the cyber skills gap, by developing and growing talent. CyberThreat aims to deliver the best technical conference globally for cyber security practitioners.

In addition to presentations from world-renowned cyber security experts and rising industry stars, CyberThreat 2022 features many hands-on opportunities for delegates in the form of In-person CTF events.

Why you should attend CyberThreat 2022

  • Watch inspiring keynote presentations delivered by renowned subject matter experts in the offensive, defensive and forensic fields.
  • Take part in the CyberThreat CTF; A super-technical, unpredictable and dynamic experience that allows you to participate individual or team up with your colleagues or friends.
  • Learn from SANS experts and hear unique insight from the UK’s NCSC.
  • Network with like-minded security practitioners.
  • And much‚ much more…

Challenges

The first 40 cyber practitioners who successfully retrieve a flag from the online challenges will receive a discounted IN-PERSON seat at CyberThreat 2022. If you would like to attempt the challenges below please do test your skills.

If you believe you are a winner, please contact cyberthreatctf@sans.org with subject line (TechCT22) with your answer and the CyberThreat team will confirm in writing and issue an exclusive discount code for your registration. A maximum of four attendees per organisation may submit for a discounted pass. You must be 18 years old or over in order to be eligible for this competition.

Challenge 1

Binary

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Challenge 2

Binary 2

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Challenge 3

Forensics

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Challenge 4

Network

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Look back at 2019

CyberThreat 2019 saw us welcome over 350 cyber security practitioners from across the world, host many talks and run an elaborate hackable badge challenge! Another highlight was the capture the flag competition with all teams making it a thriller to the very end. Curious to see what it looked and felt like?

"The whole event was world class"
Graham Bartlett, Senior Technical Leader at Cisco
“I really enjoyed the CyberThreat experience and my hats off to you and the team. You all pulled off one hell of a great conference!”
Ryan Nolette, Lead Cloud Security Architect at Arrowstreet Capital

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"The whole event was world class; I haven't experienced anything like it before at a security event. From the submissions of papers, pre-event communications, rehearsal, right through the whole event including introduction, speakers, CTF, evening reception and even down to the name badges (which could be 'hacked'), I could not fault a single thing."

"It seemed that everyone at this event was very open and friendly, ready to collaborate to solve the CTF, discuss speaker sessions, or generally chat about topics they were passionate about. In many cases these individuals are the world-renowned experts in their field."

"I would encourage anyone with a passion for cyber security to attend this event. Never have I witnessed so many like-minded individuals who are infused with passion, but also so friendly and welcoming. You will be sure to make many new contacts, as well as some new friends."

Graham Bartlett, Senior Technical Leader at Cisco

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Agenda

If you’re interested in speaking at CyberThreat 2022, please contact cyberthreatcfp@sans.org

Take a look at our 2019 speakers and agenda. Our 2022 CyberThreat agenda will be announced soon.

Sponsors

If you’re interested in sponsoring CyberThreat 2022, please contact cyberthreatsponsors@sans.org

To view our Sponsorship packages click here

Registration

Registration is NOW OPEN. Please register below.

2022 Registration

Code of Conduct

All participants at CYBER THREAT 2022 are required to agree and adhere to the following code of conduct to help us achieve a safe and positive event experience for everyone. As organisers of this event, the NCSC Team and SANS are dedicated to providing a positive learning and sharing experience for all participants. We there for expect participants to conduct themselves appropriately. Unacceptable behaviour includes intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning conduct by any participant at our events or online communities including Twitter and other online media.

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. If a participant engages in behaviour that violates this code of conduct, the CYBER THREAT 2022 team may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately. If you have any concern about inappropriate behaviour you witness at the event or online, please report this anonymously by emailing cyberthreat@sans.org and we will look into this and respond appropriately. In-person event staff can be identified by EVENT badges or can be found at the Information Desk.

Contact us

If you’d like to learn more about CyberThreat 2022 and want to speak to one of our organisers, please use the contact details below

Tel: +442033843470 (9am-5pm BST/GMT Mon-Fri)

For general enquiries please contact: cyberthreat@sans.org

For speaking and Call for Paper enquiries please contact: cyberthreatcfp@sans.org

For Capture the Flag or Online Challenges enquiries please contact: cyberthreatctf@sans.org

For Schools attendance at CyberThreat please contact: cyberthreatschools@sans.org

For all Sponsorship enquiries please contact: cyberthreatsponsors@sans.org

Twitter: twitter.com/SANSEMEA #CyberThreat22