The Wall of Sheep would like to announce a call for presentations at DEF CON 25 at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV from Thursday, July 27th to Sunday, July 30th. This will be the 5th anniversary of our Speaker Workshops. The Wall of Sheep’s workshops goal is to deliver talks that increase security awareness and provide skills that can be immediately applied after the conference. Our audience ranges from those who are new to security to the most seasoned practitioners in the security industry. Introductory talks are welcome.
Topics of interest include:
Tools on network sniffing, intrusion detection, monitoring, forensics
Tools for data collection and visualization
SCADA protocol manipulation and defense
How to use regulatory compliance requirements in your favor to enhance your overall funding and security posture
Interesting or innovative uses of honeypots
Presenting security metrics to the board/leadership
Justifying hacking/security tools in the corporate world
Security awareness program success and failure stories
Enterprise defense using open source tools (e.g., Yara, Cuckoo Sandbox)
Python or Ruby programming for security practitioners
Getting multi-vendor tools working together
Tool/task automation and optimization
New and innovative ways of using old tools
Incident response process and procedures
The Wall of Sheep will not accept product or vendor related pitches. If your talk is a thinly-veiled advertisement for a product or service your company is offering, please do not apply!
All accepted talks will be announced, recorded, and published by Aries Security, LLC. and DEF CON Communications, Inc. Please see our YouTube channel for all Speaker Workshops from previous years: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnL9S5Wv_dNvO381slSA06w.
The Call for Presentations will close on Thursday, June 15th at 11:59 PM. The list of workshops will be finalized and published on Friday, June 30th.