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Hackfest 2014 (Nov. 7-8)

Dear Sir or Madam,

Like the last couple of years, we would like to invite you and your students to register to Hackfest 2014 which will be held on November 7-8th. Hackfest is the largest computer security event in Quebec province with more than 600 attendees last year.

This year we offer more than 25 conferences, including 3 Workshops, a 16 hours CTF of "King of the hill" type on Friday, November 7th. Also new this year the "Hackfest Party" which will bring together multiple challenges (mini CTF), workshops, DJ and beverages. This event will take place Saturday, November 8th at 19:00.

CTF Hackfest 2014 (November 7th):
This year, the classic CTF and War Games will be merged into one 16-hour long game. This new wargame will be a “King of the Hill” with two main objectives for the players, taking control of servers and maintaining access to continue gaining points during the whole night. Challenges for all tastes and skill levels will be available for all players to enjoy. (The games are designed for "hackers" beginners and experienced security professionals.)

Schedule 2014:
Register to the CTF: (Hackfest registration required)
Floor plans:

Hackfest registration:
Register to Hackfest:
Register in group to have a discount of almost 50%
- 65$ per person for groups of 4 to 10
- 55$ per person for groups of 11 or more

Speakers you should not miss:
- Emily Brandwin « From Comedian to the CIA »
- Nadim Kobeissi « miniLock — File encryption software that does more with less »
- Theo de Raadt will talk about entropy!

Trainings (November 5-6th):
- "Corelan Live – Win32 Exploit Development Bootcamp" by Corelan, only 1250$ for 2 days (November 5-6th 2014),
- "Web App Penetration Testing using Samurai WTF" by Secure Ideas, only 1250$ for 2 days (November 5-6th 2014)

Hackfest Party (November 8th 19h00) "Come socialize and participate to our contests!" :
– Lockpicking Village + Challenges (Demos. discussion, contest and more!)
– Altea « Capture The Packet » CTF
– 3D Printing Village (demos. discussion and more!)
– Hardware Hacking Village (demos. discussion and more!)
– Beverages / Lounge / DJ / Wi-Fi
(All events are open to the public!)

Hackfest Lounge:
New for this year event! At the main hotel entrance you will find the "Hackfest Lounge" where you can go to relax. We offer Wi-Fi and electrical outlets for your laptop. In addition, several videos and documentaries will be presented throughout the two-day conference.

A lounge and a bar are also available in the "Hackfest CTF" room.

Please do not hesitate to contact me by mail for any questions you may have regarding Hackfest and our games.

Thank you and we hope to see you there

- Hackfest crew

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À qui de droit,

Comme pour les deux dernières années, nous vous invitons vous et vos élèves à vous inscrire au Hackfest 2014 qui aura lieu les 7 et 8 novembre prochains. Le Hackfest est le plus grand événement de sécurité informatique dans la province de Québec avec plus de 600 participants.

Cette année, nous vous offrons plus de 25 conférences dont 3 Workshops, un CTF de 16heures de type "King of the hill" lors du vendredi 7 novembre. De plus, en nouveauté cette année, le "Hackfest Party" regroupera de multiples concours (mini CTF), des workshops, DJ et breuveages. Cette soirée aura lieu samedi le 8 novembre dès 19h00.

Horaire disponible:
Inscription au CTF: (inscription au Hackfest requise)
Plan des salles:

Inscription au Hackfest:
Inscrivez-vous en groupe et épargnez plus de 50%
- 65$ par personne pour des groupes entre 4 et 10 personnes
- 55$ par personne pour des groupes de plus de 11 personnes

Formations en anglais (5-6 Novembre):
- "Corelan Live – Win32 Exploit Development Bootcamp" par Corelan, seulement 1250$ pour 2 journées (November 5-6th 2014),
- "Web App Penetration Testing using Samurai WTF" par Secure Ideas, seulement 1250$ pour 2 journées (November 5-6th 2014)

Conférenciers à ne pas manquer:
- Emily Brandwin « From Comedian to the CIA »
- Nadim Kobeissi « miniLock — File encryption software that does more with less »
- Theo de Raadt nous parlera d'entropy!

Hackfest Party (8 novembre 19h00) "Vener socialiser et participer aux concours!" :
– Lockpicking Village + Concours (démonstration. discussion, concours et plus!)
– Altea « Capture The Packet » CTF
– 3D Printing Village (démonstration. discussion et plus!)
– Hardware Hacking Village (démonstration. discussion et plus!)
– Breuvages / Lounge / DJ / Wi-Fi
(Toutes les activités sont ouvertes aux participants inscrits!)

Hackfest Lounge:
Nouveauté 2014! À l'entrée principale de l'hôtel vous trouverez le "Lounge Hackfest" où vous pourrez vous y retrouver afin de relaxer. Le Wi-Fi et de l'électricité seront disponibles pour vos laptops. De plus, plusieurs vidéos et documentaires y seront présentés tout au long des deux journées de conférences.

Un lounge et un bar seront aussi disponibles dans la salle du "Hackfest CTF".

Merci et au plaisir de vous y voir en grand nombre

- Hackfest crew

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 Le Hackfest vous y a ajouté puisqu'à chaque année, nous vous écrivons pour inviter vos étudiants à participer à notre événement, présenter leur sujet ou encore participer à nos concours de sécurité et de piratage éthique.

Hackfest added you as we are emailing you each year so that your student participate in our event, present their subject or try out our security and hacking challenges.

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