BSidesDFW 2023

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Security B-Sides Dallas/Fort Worth (BSidesDFW)
fostering pragmatic creativity for 14 years.

Security BSides Dallas/Fort Worth (BSidesDFW) is one of many "chapters" of the decentralized Security BSides movement.

From humble beginnings in 2009 to now in 2023 with over 860 BSides events around the world, hosted in 220 cities spanning 62 countries, BSides events are the preeminent no-to-low cost gatherings of information security professionals and enthusiasts.

Each BSides event is community-driven and thereby imparts its own flavor, making every event a unique experience. Whether it is 30 participants, 300 participants or 3000 participants the next-big-thing is there, ready to be discovered.

Call For Papers (CFP) is OPEN!

Posted by isac on 18 Aug 2023

Welcome back from summer camp fellow hackers. Your next mission should you choose to accept it.
BSidesDFW 2023 CFP Form

You have slightly more than 42 days to submit your talk/presentation.
Deadline for submissions: Midnight, 24:00 hours CDT 28 Sep 2023

Is This Thing On?

Posted by isac on 27 Jul 2023

Yes, we are alive.
Yes, BSidesDFW 2023 is happening.
Yes, we are having technical difficulties.
We can not tell you much at this time. However, we can tell you that we are progressing.
We hope to have a venue announcement soon, and this is critical to scoping everything else that can possibly happen.
We thank you for your pateince and understanding.
So as many of you embark upon the high desert for hacker summer camp, ask yourself "what can I unleash at BSidesDFW?".
We look forward to seeing you all in Nov.








Code of Conduct (CoC)

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Behave yourselves!

Security BSides Dallas - Fort Worth was founded to facilitate the exchange of information and the development of relationships. We welcome and encourage the expression and debate of ideas. We also recognize that we do not have to agree in order to listen to, and/or understand, a given point of view. However, there is a language and a behaviour that is appropriate and expected in achieving that discourse.

Harassment and/or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated.
Any participant that experiences and/or witnesses inappropriate behaviour is expected to report said behaviour to event staff.
Any participant that experiences and/or witnesses inappropriate behaviour is encouraged to ask the offending individual to stop.
Any participant asked to stop a behaviour is expected to comply immediately.

Event organizers reserve the right to respond to observed and/or reported behaviour in a manner deemed appropriate, including but not limited to expulsion without refund and referral to the relevant authorities.

It is our goal to ensure that the event is welcoming, enjoyable, and safe for all participants.
Be exemplary for each other. See something, say something.