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Security Forum Hagenberg 2012 – CFP

The Security Forum is a yearly meeting held at Hagenberg University (this year it takes place on the 18th-19th April). Alongside presentations on the 18th, there are also a number of workshops being held the day after.

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of attending my first Security Forum event at Hagenberg University. As my girlfriend went to Hagenberg it’s one of the first places I got to really spend any time when coming to Austria, so I guess it’ll always have a special place in my heart. It wasn’t until after my Girlfriend graduated that I learnt about the Security Forum, and I’ve been trying to get to visit ever since.

The highlight (for me anyway) of last years event, was Claudio Criscone’s presentation on virtualization security. It was certainly eye-opening how badly some of these systems were configured and what you can do with an exposed admin interface. It’s a hard act to follow, but I hope for some equally good presentations at the 2012 edition.

With that in mind, the Call For Papers is now open (PDF –> EN DE) so get your papers in…

If you’re thinking of attending the conference, please let me know… always good to meet new people and see old friends!

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Security Forum (Hagenberg)

I guess every cloud has a silver lining… unless it’s a cloud service provider obviously! So, despite having to cancel my planned trip to Japan due to the unfortunate happenings over there at the moment, I do get to attend this years Security Forum at Hagenberg University of Applied Sciences.

The Security Forum is a yearly meeting held at Hagenberg University (this year it takes place on the 6th-7th April). Alongside presentations on the 6th, there are also a number of workshops being held on the 7th.

Although I’ve always wanted to attend the Security Forum events, I’ve never really had the chance due to other overlapping commitments . It’ll be nice to meet up with some Austrian security professionals and talk shop for once… not to mention the need to get a t-sirt with the cool HK logo on it 😀

Taking a look through the schedule, there are a couple of very interesting talks I’d like to catch at the event .:

I’ll try to do some “speed blogging” from the event if the situation allows… but my German isn’t up to scratch when it comes to blogging in 2 languages! We’ll have to see how it goes 😉 Still it will be good to meet up with Claudio again and talk over a beer!

If you’re attending the conference, please let me know!