hack.lu 2024 Call for Papers (including cti-summit)


The purpose of the hack.lu convention is to give an open and free playground where people can discuss the implication of new technologies in society. hack.lu is a balanced mix convention where technical and non-technical people can meet each others and share freely all kind of information. The convention will be held in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg in October (22-25.10.2024). The most significant new discoveries about computer network attacks and defences, open-source security solutions, and pragmatic real world security experience will be presented in a three days series of informative tutorials.

Hack.lu includes the Cyber and Threat Intelligence Summit gathering all the experts, analysts, users and contributors to cyber and threat intelligence at large. A strong focus will be given on projects bridging intelligence communities together and also open source related project.

We would like to invite you to submit papers, lightning talk, and workshops proposals for selection by the hack.lu technical review committee.

Topics of interest

  • Software Engineering and Security
  • Social Engineering
  • Honeypots/Honeynets
  • Spyware, Phishing and Botnets (Distributed attacks)
  • Newly discovered vulnerabilities in software and hardware
  • Electronic/Digital Privacy
  • Wireless Network and Security
  • Attacks on Information Systems and/or Digital Information Storage
  • Electronic Voting
  • Free Software and Security
  • Assessment of Computer, Electronic Devices and Information Systems
  • Standards for Information Security
  • Legal and Social Aspect of Information Security
  • Software Engineering and Security
  • Security in Information Retrieval
  • Network Security
  • Malware Analysis and Reversing
  • Forensics and Anti-Forensics
  • Offensive (and counter-offensive) Information Technology
  • Mobile Communications Security and Vulnerabilities
  • CSIRTs, Incident Analysis and Response
  • Information Security and Data Mining
  • Threats Exchange and Sharing

CTI related topics may be:

  • Open source tooling used in threat intelligence including new tools or development of existing tools
  • Threat intelligence processes
  • Successes and failures in creating threat intelligence processes
  • Use of open source tools (such as MISP) into SOC, CSIRT or any security organisation or intelligence community to support threat intelligence processes
  • Interoperability between threat intelligence tools (open source and proprietary)
  • Improving and evaluating quality of threat intelligence at large
  • Share lessons learnt in the intelligence domains including analysis processes, analytical methods and/or techniques
  • Lessons and challenges while performing intelligence analysis
  • Successes and failures in data modelling for intelligence
  • Share experiences in information and intelligence sharing including building communities, tooling, social interactions
  • Improving skills in intelligence domain such as threat analysis, collection and dissemination
  • Integrating OSINT, HUMINT, *INT into threat intelligence processes

The above lists of topics are not exhaustive and other related topics are welcome.

The format of the talks during hack.lu is composed of 20 minutes maximum presentation with a 10-minutes Q&A session. The goal is to foster collaboration and live discussions. The sessions will be video recorded except if the presenter doesn't accept.
Complementary papers, article and presentation are highly encouraged for participants who are willing to have more insight about the presentation given.


Date and location

The hack.lu conference takes physically place in Luxembourg (October 22 - 25 2024) at the
Parc Hotel Alvisse, 120 Route d’Echternach, L-1453 Luxembourg
(Long : 49.6399337, Lat : 6.1517228)

Speakers’ Privileges

  • For the selected talks/presentations/papers, authors will get a free access to the conference.
  • One speaker per talk/workshop
  • Accommodation will be provided (up to 4 nights during the conference). Hotel room must be reserved with a dedicated registration code. A credit card is needed as guarantee for the hotel. It won't be charged for the covered nights (excluding additional services you might take).
  • Reimbursement of travel costs up to 300 EUR
  • Lunch, beverages, and more during the all days of the conference


The language of the conference is English.

Publication and rights

Authors keep the full rights on their publication/papers but give an unrestricted right to redistribute their papers for the hack.lu convention and its related electronic/paper publication.

You can enter proposals until 2024-08-01 08:00 (UTC), 1 month, 1 week from now.