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nullcon is a series of Information Security Conference and Training. The nullcon motto is 'the neXt security thing!'.
|Genre||Information Security Conference, Hacker Conference|
|Date(s)||Training: February 26-28, 2019 |
Conference: March 1-2, 2019
|Begins||February 26, 2019|
|Ends||March 2, 2019|
|Frequency||Several times a year|
|Venue||Holiday Inn Resort, Goa|
|Location(s)||Goa, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi|
|Inaugurated||February 6, 2010|
|Founders||Antriksh Shah |
|Most recent||June 20, 2018|
|Previous event||Hotel Royal Orchid, Bangalore; June 20-22, 2018|
|Next event||Holiday Inn Resort, Goa; February 26, 2019|
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Venues, dates and attendance
nullcon Conferences and Training
|nullcon Goa 2010||Conference||The RETREAT by Zuri, Goa, India||February 6-7||2010||100|
|nullcon Goa 2011||Conference||The RETREAT by Zuri, Goa, India||February 25-26||2011||180|
|nullcon Goa 2012||Conference and Training||The Bogmallo Beach Resort, Goa, India||February 15-18||2012||260|
|nullcon Delhi 2012||Conference and Training||The Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon, India||September 26-29||2012||200|
|nullcon Goa 2013||Conference and Training||The Bogmallo Beach Resort, Goa, India||Februry 27-28
|nullcon Goa 2014||Conference and Training||The Bogmallo Beach Resort, Goa, India||February 13-15||2014||500|
|nullcon Goa 2015||Conference and Training||The Bogmallo Beach Resort, Goa, India||February 4-7||2015||650|
|nullcon Goa 2016||Conference and Training||The Bogmallo Beach Resort, Goa, India||March 9-12||2016||850|
|nullcon Bangalore 2016||Training||Hotel Royal Orchid, Bangalore, India||October 13-15||2016||90|
|nullcon Goa 2017||Conference and Training||Holiday Inn Resort, Goa, India||February 28
|nullcon Hyderabad 2017||Training||Courtyard by Marriott, Hyderabad, India||July 14-15||2017||31|
|nullcon Goa 2018||Conference and Training||Holiday Inn Resort, Goa, India||February 27-28
|nullcon Bangalore 2018||Training||Hotel Royal Orchid, Bangalore, India||June 20-22||2018||91|
|nullcon Goa 2019||Conference and Training||Holiday Inn Resort, Goa, India||February 26-28
In 2013, Chief Minister of Goa at the time, Manohar Parrikar attended nullcon Goa. He promised that government will fully support cyber security initiatives in Goa and highlighted the importance of cyber security to the nation. For first time, Government in India paid bounty prize of Rs. 35,000 to a security researcher for hijacking the command and control server of the attackers.
In 2016, at nullcon Goa, NCC Group Security Consultant Clint Gibler, showcased how automated vulnerability scanners turn up mostly false positives. He discussed insights gained from analyzing the results of running a commercial security scanner on 100 international companies across 10 industry verticals, including Financial Services, IT, and Healthcare, from 2014 through 2015. The result of that effort was some 900,000 security-related red flags, and a false positive rate of 89 per cent in some industries. On other hand, Security Researchers Julien Moinard and Gwénolé Audic, produced a security testing framework to automate vulnerability scans for IoT/Hardware Devices called hardsploit
In 2016, Russian Security Researcher, Timur Yunusov presented critical vulnerabilities in routers and 3G/4G modems from Huawei, ZTE, Gemtek, and Quanta Computer. He demonstrated how most of the modems can be turned into tracking devices remotely due to various vulnerabilities and firmware update processes weaknesses.
In 2016, Facebook Security Team attended nullcon Goa with bug bounty teams from Google, Microsoft, Bugcrowd, and Mozilla Corporation to thank the security researchers in India. Facebook announced that India tops the list of 127 countries whose researchers contribute to its bug bounty program.
In 2017, Google announced better payouts at the higher levels in the Google Vulnerability Rewards Program at nullcon Goa event. The reward payout for “Remote code execution” was increased from $20,000 to $31,337. Additionally, the reward for “Unrestricted file system or database access” findings was increased from $10,000 to $13,337.
In 2017, CloudSek Founder & CTO Rahul Sasi, revealed his ambitious project Cloud-AI at nullcon Goa. Sasi and his team at CloudSek trained his machine against popular cloud applications including LinkedIn and Facebook, finding 10 dangerous insecure direct object reference vulnerabilities.
In 2018, Director of Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Sanjay Bahl was keynote speaker at nullcon Goa. Where he urged security researchers to come forward and work with the government.
In 2018, Director of Cybersecurity at Electronic Frontier Foundation, Eva Galperin attended nullcon Goa. She urged Indian digital users to take efforts to protect their online privacy by adopting safe practices as tools designed for spying are increasingly getting cheaper.
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