CFP {Call For Papers} – Conference Security BSidesSP

v16 edition

São Paulo, SP, Brazil, Earth, Milkway

May 25 and 26, 2019

 About the Event

“Security BSides SP” is a free, community-driven two-days conference organized by infosec professionals involved with the hacker culture and the information security industry. The main objective of BSides SP is to allow innovation, discussion and exchange of knowledge about information security and hacker culture, with a relaxed atmosphere and where these disciplines became complementary.

BSidesSP is part of “Security BSides” ( conferences which already took place in various countries. “BSides” conferences are community-driven conferences that take place in conjunction with some great event in the same city.

BSidesSP will take place on May 25 and 26, 2017, the weekend right before YSTS Conference.

 Submission Format

Each submission must be sent via the following form:

We will have mini-trainnings on Saturday May 25 and various simultaneous activities on Sunday May 26: 2 tracks for talks, 2 for workshops, and activities like the BR Arsenal, Hacker Career Fair, Lightning Talks and a “BSides 4 Kids” track.

About each activity:

  • Talks: Lectures must cover the topics related to the conference. They will be 40 minutes long each;
  • Technical workshops: hands-on activities, including tools demo. They will last 1h30.
  • Lightning Talks: short talks lasting 10 minutes (maximun)
  • BR Arsenal: talks or hands-on activities about open-source security tools developed by Brazilian researchers
  • Hacker Career Fair: 15-min talks about infosec career
  • BSides 4 Kids: “geek” activities for kids. Each one will last 1h30
  • Short Trainings: Free 3-hours training on Saturday May 25

Speakers will have granted access to the conference and will earn a conference T-shirt. Unfortunately BSides SP does not provide financial support to speakers.

 Important Dates 

    • CFP submission deadline: April 10, 2019
    • Notification to authors: April 21, 2019
    • Agenda will be released on: April 21, 2019
  • BSidesSP: May 25 and 26, 2019


If you believe you have some interesting content about information security and hacking culture, and you want to share your knowledge and/or discoveries with the community, do not miss the opportunity! Send a paper to our conference.

Topic are free, but we do not accept references to brands and products. These are some suggested topics:

  • Audit and Control
  • Authentication
  • Biohacking
  • Botnets
  • Cloud Computing
  • Contactless – Security and Privacy
  • Correlation of security events
  • Critical Infrastructure Systems
  • Cryptography & Cryptanalysis
  • Cyber Crimes
  • Cyber intelligence
  • Cyber War
  • Database security
  • DIY – Do It Yourself Culture
  • Embedded systems security
  • Fuzzing protocols or applications
  • Hacker culture
  • Hackerspaces
  • Hacktivism and Cyber Ativism
  • Hacking for Kids
  • Hardware hacking
  • Hardware Insurance
  • Heuristic Algorithms Applied to Security
  • Incident Response
  • Internet of Things
  • Information Security Policy
  • Information Security tools
  • Issues related to 802.11 networks and Radio Frequency
  • Malware and malicious code
  • Malware Analysis
  • Mobile devices security
  • Operating Systems
  • Pen-Test Techniques
  • Physical Security
  • Privacy
  • Problems with network protocols
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Secure System Architectures
  • Secure Process Development Life Cycle
  • Secure Programming
  • Security from layer 1 to 8
  • Social Engineering
  • Topics in Management, Business and Career
  • Topics in Social networks and search engines
  • Virtualization
  • Vulnerability Research
  • Weareable Computing
  • Weaknesses in systems
  • Web application security