Positive Hack Days (www.phdays.com) is an international forum on practical information security held by Positive Technologies. The unprecedentedly large event brought together specialists from both sides of the barricade, theory and practice, professional discussion and fascinating competitions.
The forum was hosting a record number of participants — more than 2,500 people, among whom were leading information security experts, the most important personalities of the hacking scene, students and young scientists, government representatives, CIO and CISO of the largest Russian and foreign companies.
Two days’ non-stop activities included: information about the most recently developed products at first hand discussions, seminars, round tables, CTF contests among the world’s best hacking teams competitions in hacking and protecting information resources experimenting and learning during hands-on labs under the guidance of experts.
The topics of the forum addressed underground market of hackers’ services, hacking iOS and Android smartphones, stealing money from credit cards, penetrating SCADA and ERP, attacking e-government websites, and also recent protection techniques.
Positive Hack Days is the international venue for the unification of progressive forces of the IT industry. It is about innovators interested in information security problems, it is fresh blood and bright eyes, the atmosphere of a huge research ground, communication between people sharing the same views and their opponents, minimum formalities and maximum practice.