CALL FOR PAPERS
IS NOW OPEN

SUBMIT ABSTRACT

Welcome to BlueHat IL 2019!

Guess who’s back? Same routine, only harder, better, faster and stronger. A vulgar display of, well, cybersecurity.

BlueHat IL security conference, Tel Aviv, Feb 6-7, 2019, brings the best of the industry to talk infosec’s latest and greatest. We strive for innovative, challenging, technical and groundbreaking. Come join us! It’s easy, submit the greatest abstract NOW.

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Important Dates

Call for papers opens:

< Oct 4, 2018 >

Call for papers closes:

< Nov 21, 2018 >

Notifications to authors:

< By Dec 10, 2018 >

Topics of Interest

Any innovative research in vulnerabilities, exploits, mitigations and defense

How bad are we owned, attacks and war stories

Virtualization, OS, boot, and low level security

Hardware security, CPU bugs, side channels, backdoors, front doors

Advanced web security, identity vulns, authentication

Cloud, networking, or protocol security

Mobile, IoT, or critical infrastructure security

Modern cryptography and attacks

Anything that breaks the internet or the world as we know it

Submission Requirements

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Submissions may only be entered by researchers / speakers (NO submissions from PR / marketing representatives).

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BlueHat IL does not accept product or vendor-related pitches.

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BlueHat IL session length – 30 or 45 min format (including Q&A).

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No more than 3 speakers permitted to present on stage.

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Each submission must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete submissions will be disqualified.

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Your submission should clearly detail the concepts, ideas, findings and solutions you or your speaking team plan to present.

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Individuals may submit more than one proposal but each proposal must be submitted via a separate submission form.

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Each submission must include detailed biographies of the proposed speaking team.

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Each submission should acknowledge prior work in the space, distinguishing or highlighting how your presentation is different.

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Individuals submitting a proposal will receive an email within 48-72 hours of submission confirming their proposal has been received for review.

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More info on how to submit and speaker travel info can be found in the CFP guidelines PDF.

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If you have any questions regarding your submission, please write us at bluehati@microsoft.com

Review Board

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Merav Bahat

Chief of Strategy, Cloud+AI Security, Microsoft

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Tal Be’ery

Co-Founder
KZen Networks

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Daniel Gruss

Assistant Professor
Graz University of Technology

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Marion Marschalek

Security Researcher
Intel

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Kymberlee Price

MSRC Director of Community
Programs, Microsoft

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Tomer Schwartz

Head of MSRC-IL
Microsoft

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Matt Suiche

Founder @ Comae

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Matt Tait

Sr. Fellow
UT Austin's Strauss Center

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Tomer Teller

Principal Security PM lead
Windows Cyber Defense, Microsoft

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Asaf Weiss

Director of Engineering
Cloud App Security, Microsoft

Review Process

BlueHat IL offers a limited number of speaking slots. All submissions
are reviewed and scored by the review board on a rolling basis until all slots are filled.

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Submissions that highlight original and innovative research, tools, vulnerabilities, etc. will be given priority.

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We recommend submitting as early as possible as slots are super limited.

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Authors will be contacted directly if review board members have any questions about a submission.

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Once the review process is complete, all authors will receive a confirmation of acceptance or rejection (by Dec 10, 2018).

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Don’t be bummed if your talk is rejected! We have year-round BlueHat events in Tel Aviv and may contact you with other options.

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Regardless of the outcome – we truly appreciate your contribution to BlueHat IL and the security community.