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  • UPDATED Call for Presentations for Packet Hacking (Virtual) Village Talks


    The Wall of Sheep would like to announce a call for virtual
    presentations from Thursday, August 6th to Sunday, August 9th. Packet
    Hacking (Virtual) 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 and techniques on network sniffing, intrusion detection,
    monitoring, forensics, log analysis

    * General Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) talks

    * Threat hunting

    * Incident response process and procedures and/or recovery

    * Hands-on spy level makup art (e.g., wigs, prosthetic noses, etc.)

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

    * Setting up cloud backups that withstand ransomware attacks

    * How to justify hacking / security tools in the corporate world

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

    * Security awareness program success and failure stories

    * Tools for data collection and visualization

    * Purple and blue teaming

    * Business continuity planning for cyber war

    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. Please see our YouTube channel for all talks from
    previous years:

    The Call for Presentations will close on Friday, June 26th at 11:59 PM
    PDT. The list of talks will be finalized and published on Wednesday, July 15th.


    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 cfp2020[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

    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)

    Abstract (100 words MAXIMUM, absolutely necessary):

    Your abstract will be used for the website. 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.

    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. must be sent along with this email to
    cfp2020[at]wallofsheep[dot]com to be considered. 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


    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 Aries Security, LLC. and that I will promptly supply Aries
    Security, LLC. with wording for crediting the original publication and
    copyright owner. If I am selected for presentation, I hereby give
    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

    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, Wednesday, July 15th, 2020.

    2. I will submit a final Abstract and Biography to the Wall of Sheep
    by noon PST, Wednesday, July 15th, 2020.

    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.

    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,, 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.