A glance into Hack.lu 2016 and the 2017 edition announced

The 12th edition of hack.lu – “Nothing is beyond a good hack” – gathered in Luxembourg 420 world-class security professionals from 40 different countries.

Following, the continuous success of the event as well as the quality of the speakers and the presentations, a 13th edition is now announced: October 16-19, 2017 at the Alvisse Parc Hotel Luxembourg.

Hack.lu has positioned itself as one of the largest and oldest IT conferences in Europe, where people openly talk about computer security, privacy, information technology and its cultural/technical implication on society.

For the first time, all the presentations, workshops and lightening talks can be viewed online: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI6B0zYvK-7FdM0Vgh3v3Tg or read through: http://archive.hack.lu/2016/

This year’s Capture the Flag (CTF) captured the attention and skills of 174 teams. The winner is LC BC (Russia), followed by CS16 (Poland), and in third position, Eat Sleep Pwn Repeat (Germany). All the winners and their ranks can be found here: https://ctftime.org/event/380

Additionally, two side events were offered this year:

  • The 2nd MISP (Malware Information Sharing Platform & Threat Sharing ) Summit (https://2016.hack.lu/misp-summit/) took place on Monday 17th.
  • A CryptoParty4Kids that teaches children (8-12 years old) to make their first steps in the hacking culture and get introduced to the basics of practical cryptography.

Conference sponsoring is already open for 2017. For more information, please contact the hack.lu team at: info(AT)hack(DOT)lu

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