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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hackspaces from Four Different Countries Join PHDays Everywhere

Specialists in information security, scientists, politicians and businessmen will soon meet up in Moscow at the international forum Positive Hack Days. And this year, for the third time straight, people from other counties will be able to join the forum thanks to the PHDays Everywhere program (find more about last year's activities in the forum's blog).

On May 21 and 22, hackspaces of different countries will open their doors to all comers. Hackspaces from Abu Dhabi (UAE), Birzeit (Palestine), Kiev and Lviv (Ukraine), and from such Russian cities as Krasnodar, Moscow, Murmansk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Samara, Saratov, Ufa, Vladivostok, Vologda have already joined the initiative.

The program of the forum includes reports and seminars from the world's leading experts, online contests, PHDays CTF, the competition for young scientists Young School and more. PHDays Everywhere hackpaces' visitors will keep track of the forum's events online in the HD format in both Russian and English.

Competitions

PHDays Everywhere provides fascinating contests for hackspace attendees in addition to online competitions held among all Internet users. They will be able to check their knowledge at PHDays Quiz, to take part in their own CTF contest, and to compete with teams from other hackspaces during Online HackQuest, organized by PentestIT. The forum's organizers prepared presents for the most active Twitter user who will tell about what is going on at his or her PHDays venue. Participants may also post on-the-spot reports in their blogs; the author of the best report will receive an award as well. You can find more about these and other competitions in the PHDays blog.

PHDays Everywhere organizers will also hold separate contests for attendees from Omsk, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok.

Take the opportunity of getting acquainted with information security specialists of your city. Take part in exciting contests. Join PHDays Everywhere!

PHDays Everywhere hackspaces are listed on the forum's website. If you didn't find your city in the list—don't worry. New participants appear all the time.

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