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PHDays 9 slogan: "Breaking the constant." The focus is on the relationship between society and technology. Issues to be discussed:

  • E-government
  • Finance and banking
  • Cyberinsurance
  • Blockchain
  • Energy in the digital age
  • Cloud computing
  • Security in globalization
  • Telecom security
  • Information security market
  • Relationship between business and technology
  • Biohacking and the future of intellect

Topics will include (without limitation):

  • Security of embedded systems and the IoT for homes and businesses
  • Blockchain flaws and vulnerabilities
  • Telecom security
  • Security of smart homes and video surveillance (CCTV)
  • Security of financial technologies and tools
  • Security of web and business applications
  • Reverse engineering
  • Applied cryptography
  • Machine learning
  • Malware and exploit development
  • Targeted attacks and hardware backdoors
  • Secure development and automation of protection tools

If your research touches upon other areas of information security that you think will be interesting to forum participants, you are also welcome to send an application.

Technical reports will vary in complexity, so anyone from a novice to a recognized expert in information security can become a speaker.


You can share your findings in any of the following formats:

  • Report (50 minutes)
  • Fast Track (15 minutes)
  • Hands-on Lab (up to 4 hours)

How to apply

To participate in the conference, please fill out the application form at the CFP page: By clicking this link I confirm that I have fully read, understood, and accepted the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, describing how my personal information is collected and used.

The application should contain:

  • Name and country of residence of the speaker (speakers)
  • Contact information (email address)
  • Title and brief summary of the report
  • Biography

We recommend that you send an abstract, presentation, additional materials, illustrations, and utilities to help us evaluate your work.


If your research has already been published, specify the relevant conference, journal, or website.

If you know about similar works by other researchers, list them indicating your unique approach to the issue.

Please inform us if you can only share some slides but cannot provide the full report.

You can submit several applications, but each of them must be filled out separately.

The applications will be considered by an international program committee consisting of independent researchers and leading IT experts.

Warning: We will not accept reports from PR or other representatives of the speakers. Please avoid sending your questions to the program committee members personally.

Important dates

You can apply for participation as a speaker between December 26 and March 31. The program committee will consider all the applications by May 1.

Transport and accommodation


  • Return economy air tickets
  • One entrance ticket per speaker
  • A hotel room for three nights per speaker

Fast Track: one entrance ticket per speaker

Hands-On Lab:

  • Return economy air tickets
  • One entrance ticket per speaker
  • A hotel room for three nights per speaker
  • Expenses for special software and materials required for the lab

Every speaker (except the Fast Track authors) will receive two additional tickets to the forum. Students and PhD candidates can use these tickets.