• “Passwords are like underwear: you don’t let people see it, you should change it often, and you shouldn’t share it with strangers”, Chris Pirillo
  • “In the future, computers may weigh no more than 1.5 tonnes”, Popular mechanics, 1949
  • “Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity”, Albert Einstein
  • “Man is a slow, sloppy, and brilliant thinker; computers are fast, accurate and stupid”, John Pfeiffer
  • “Computers are useless. They can only give you answers”, Pablo Picasso
  • “If someone steals your password, you can change it. But if someone steals your thumbprint, you can’t get a new thumb. The failure modes are very different”, Bruce Schneier
  • “We’re not computers, Sebastian, we’re physical”, Roy Batty in Blade Runner
  • “ Computers don’t lie, but liars can compute”, Terry Hayes
  • “Amateurs hack systems, professionals hack people.”, Bruce Schneier
  • “As the world is increasingly interconnected, everyone shares the responsibility of securing cyberspace”, Newton Lee

Hack.lu



When
Oct 17 @ 09:00 - Oct 19 @ 17:00
Where
Parc Hotel Alvisse
120, route d'Echternach
Luxembourg
L-1453

Hack.lu is an internationally renowned convention. The purpose of this conference is to give an open and liberal playground where people can discuss the implication of new technologies within society.

Hack.lu is an open convention/conference where people can discuss about computer security, privacy, information technology and its cultural/technical implication on society. It’s the 13th edition in 2017.

Last year’s attendance reached more than 400 world-class security professionals from around 40 different countries. Hack.lu is an internationally renowned convention. The purpose of this conference is to give an open and liberal playground where people can discuss the implication of new technologies within society. It is a balanced convention where technical and non-technical people can meet and share freely all kind of information. The most significant new discoveries about computer network attacks and defenses, commercial or free security products, and pragmatic real world security experience will be covered.

The opportunity to submit papers for presentation and workshop proposals is now open until July 21st.

The proposals will be reviewed and selected by the hack.lu program committee.