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Open Source Security Software Hackathon

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Event date: Tuesday, 02 May 2017, 09:00 - Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 18:00
Place: Campus Kirchberg, JFK Building

Booking required: book online here

This two-day hackathon, aims to bring together developer groups to collaborate on challenging programming problems in the field of cybersecurity. The focus will range from information sharing and network/system forensics to data mining challenges, and even crypto-currencies.

On both days, doors will open at 9:00 and close at 18:00.

The event is free of charge and open to all projects, developers and contributors who are part of open source projects placed in the security field. It is organized by the Computer Incident Response Centre Luxembourg (CIRCL) in partnership with Hack.lu and SnT.

The Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg (CIRCL) is a government-driven initiative designed to provide a systematic response facility to computer security threats and incidents. CIRCL is the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the private sector, communes and non-governmental entities in Luxembourg.

Hack.lu is an open convention/conference where people can discuss computer security, privacy, information technology and its cultural/technical implications for society. The 12th edition of Hack.lu took place in October 2016.