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    The Wall of Sheep would like to announce a call for presentations at
    DEF CON 26 at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV from Thursday,
    August 9th to Sunday, August 12th. Speaker Workshops has been renamed
    Packet Hacking Village Talks as we now offer hands-on
    workshops. Packet Hacking Village Talks goal is to deliver talks that
    increase security awareness and provide skills that can be immediately
    applied after the conference. Our audience ranges from those who are
    new to security to the most seasoned practitioners in the security
    industry. Introductory talks are welcome.

    Topics of interest include:

    * Tools on network sniffing, intrusion detection, monitoring,

    * How to find and evict people harvesting cryptocurrency on your

    * How to do refresh your PC without losing all your stuff and
    eliminate the malware

    * Incident response recovery

    * Justifying hacking / security tools in the corporate world

    * Finding rootkits and malware

    * General Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) talks

    * How to use regulatory compliance requirements in your favor to
    enhance your overall funding and security posture

    * Security awareness program success and failure stories

    * Enterprise defense using open source tools (e.g., Yara, Cuckoo

    * Tool / task automation and optimization

    * New and innovative ways of using old tools

    * Incident response process and procedures

    * Tools for data collection and visualization

    * Purple teaming

    The Wall of Sheep will not accept product or vendor related
    pitches. If your talk is a thinly-veiled advertisement for a product
    or service your company is offering, please do not apply!

    All accepted talks will be announced, recorded, and published by Aries
    Security, LLC. and DEF CON Communications, Inc. Please see our YouTube
    channel for all talks from previous years:

    The Call for Presentations will close on Thursday, June 15th at 11:59
    PM. The list of talks will be finalized and published on Friday, June


    Each presentation slot is 1 hour maximum, including time for Q&A. If
    we have time and it is in line with our goals mentioned above, then
    there is a good chance you will be selected.

    To submit a presentation, please provide the following information in
    the form below to cfp2018[at]wallofsheep[dot]com

    Primary Speaker Name:

    Primary Speaker Title and Company (if applicable):

    Primary Speaker Email Address:

    Primary Speaker Phone Number (to contact you if necessary during the

    Primary Speaker Twitter name (if you want it known if you are

    Primary Speaker Facebook page (if you want it known if you are

    Additional Speakers' name(s), titles, and social information:

    Additional Email Addresses:

    Is there a specific day or time you MUST speak by?

    Name of Presentation:

    Length of presentation: (20 minutes or 50 minutes)


    Your abstract will be used for the website and printed
    materials. Summarize what your presentation will cover. Attendees will
    read this to get an idea of what they should know before your
    presentation, and what they will learn after. Use this to inform about
    how technical your talk is. This abstract is the primary way people
    will be drawn to your session. CFP reviews like to see what tools will
    be used and what materials you suggest to read in advance to get the
    most out of your presentation.

    Equipment Needs & Special Requests:

    The Wall of Sheep will provide 1 projector feed, and microphones. If
    you need to use multiple outputs for a demo, please mention this

    Speaker's Bio(s):

    This text will be used for the website and printed materials and
    should be written in the third person. Cover any professional history
    that is relevant to the presentation, including past jobs, tools that
    you have written, etc. Let people know who you are and why you are
    qualified to speak on your topic. Presentations that are submitted
    without biographies will not be considered.

    Detailed Outline:

    You must provide a detailed outline containing the main points and
    navigation through your talk. Show how you intend to begin, where you
    intend to lead the audience and how you plan to get there. The outline
    may be provided in a separate attachment and may be as simple as a
    text file or as detailed as a "bare bones" presentation. The better
    your outline then the better we are able to best review your
    presentation against other submissions (and the higher chance you have
    of being accepted). SUBMISSION NOTE: Presentations that are submitted
    without abstracts, outlines, or speaker bios (e.g., that have only
    PDFs, PPTs, or white papers attached or only point to a URL) will not
    be considered.

    Supporting File(s):

    Additional supporting materials such as code, white papers, proof of
    concept, etc. should be sent along with this email to
    cfp2018[at]wallofsheep[dot]com. Note that additional files that may
    help in the selection process should be included. We are not asking
    for a complete presentation for this initial submission. That will
    only be required if you are selected for presenting.


    By submitting you agree to the Terms and Conditions below. Please read
    and accept these terms by inserting your name in the appropriate area,
    otherwise your application will be considered incomplete and returned
    to you.

    Grant of Copyright Use

    I warrant that the above work has not been previously published
    elsewhere, or if it has, that I have obtained permission for its
    publication by DEF CON Communications, Inc. and Aries Security,
    LLC. and that I will promptly supply DEF CON Communications, Inc. and
    Aries Security, LLC. with wording for crediting the original
    publication and copyright owner. If I am selected for presentation, I
    hereby give DEF CON Communications, Inc. and Aries Security,
    LLC. permission to duplicate, record and redistribute this
    presentation, which includes, but is not limited to, the conference
    proceedings, conference CD, video, audio, and hand-outs to the
    conference attendees for educational, on-line, and all other purposes.
    Terms of Speaking Requirements

    1. I will submit a completed (and possibly updated) presentation and a
    reference to all of the tool(s), law(s), Web sites and/or publications
    referenced to at the end of my talk and as described in this CFP
    submission by noon PST, June 30th, 2018.

    2. I will submit a final Abstract and Biography to the Wall of Sheep
    by noon PST, June 30th, 2018.

    3. I will include a detailed bibliography as either a separate
    document or included within the presentation of all resources cited
    and/or used in my presentation.

    4. I will complete my presentation within the time allocated to me -
    not running over the time allocation.

    5. I understand that the Wall of Sheep will provide 1 LCD projector
    feed, 2 screens, and microphones. I understand that I am responsible
    for providing all other necessary equipment, including laptops and
    machines (with VGA output), to complete my presentation.

    6. I understand that I will be responsible for my own hotel and travel
    expenses, and admissions to the DEF CON Conference.

    Yes, I, (insert primary speaker name), have read and agree to the
    Grant of Copyright Use. I, (insert your name here), have read and
    understand and agree to the terms as detailed in the Agreement to

    Terms of Speaking Requirements.

    In the case that a speaker is a child under the age of 13 years old:
    in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
    (COPPA) regulations, [url][/url], any child under age 13 must
    have parental consent for the collection, use, or disclosure of that
    child's personal information by a website. Parent/Guardian Consent: I
    (insert parent/guardian's name here) am the parent or guardian of the
    minor/s named above. I have read and understand and agree to the terms
    as detailed in the Agreement to Terms of Speaking Requirements.