BSides Tallinn #2 warmly welcomes war stories from blueteamers as well as redteamers. Come and share your discoveries, lessons learned and experience you had on this vast field we call security.

Theme: Legacy

The main topic for this year’s BSidesTLL is LEGACY. Share your horror and success stories about relying on and securing equipment/technologies dating from the very early days of everything. Or is legacy just an elegant case of security through obscurity? You tell us!

Submissions with a hint to commercial product/service pitches will be kindly rejected and undercover marketing attempts will backfire.

If you've never presented before, BSides is your perfect 'Hello World' to speakers arena.

The suggested topics are for example (but not limited to):

  • Application Security
  • Car/Vehicles (Apps) Software Security
  • Cloud security
  • Cryptography
  • Opsec
  • Blockchain, smart contracts
  • Emerging Threats
  • Embedded Security / IoT security
  • Enterprise Security
  • Forensics
  • (un)ethical Hacking
  • Hardware Hacking
  • Incident Response
  • Information Warfare
  • Innovative attack / defence strategies
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Machine Learning & Security
  • Malware and Reversing
  • Mobile security
  • Network security
  • Physical security
  • Privacy & Anonymity
  • Security Tools and Techniques

CFP Guideline:
No acceptance for product or vendor-related pitches
Submissions may only be entered by researchers/speakers (no submissions from PR firms/marketing representatives).
Short overview should include concepts, ideas, findings, and solutions related to the research. Any submission which presents novel research is prioritised.
Submission information should be written in English as all the talks presented at BSides will be held in English.
Please add any extra information which you think is important for the presentation to be successful.

All sessions will be recorded by default. If you do not want session to be recorded please let us know in the notes.

BSides Tallinn #2 has the following sessions. Upon submitting your proposal please choose appropriate track.

  1. Main Track - This is for war stories from blueteamers as well as redteamers, research findings or tales that need to be told. Come and share your discoveries, lessons learned and fun had.
  2. Student Track - It is the perfect opportunity to make your first conference presentation in front of friendly audience. Tell about your thesis, research or your security hobby project. Submissions are only accepted from school/university/research institution email addresses.
  3. WorkShops - Workshop track is your chance to sit down with a smaller bunch of dedicated audience to share practical hands-on skills related to security. Want to show how to harden Active Directory, teach how to break things, or throw a quick CTF? This is the tier to submit your proposal. 60 minutes per workshop (need more time? let us know)

This Call for Papers closed on 2022-09-17 23:59 (Europe/Tallinn).