Conference materials

ZeroNights is an international conference dedicated to the practical side of information security.

ZeroNights shows new attack methods and threats, discovers new possibilities of attack and defense, and suggests out-of-the-box security solutions.

ZeroNights gathers experts, infosecurity practitioners, analysts, and hackers from all over the world.


25-26 November 2015.


Cosmos Hall, Moscow.


  • technical specialists;
  • administrators;
  • ISOs and CISOs;
  • pen-testers;
  • programmers
  • and everyone who is interested in the practical aspects of the field.


Best papers delivered by the experts from around the globe

There are no invulnerable systems. There are only well-defended ones. And there should be no place for illusions in the quest for a well-defended system. Star speakers from various countries will help you disavow myths, dispel delusions, and assess the actual security level of one system or another. You will learn how hackers plan their actions, how malware and exploits work. The experts will show their current research, analyze the most important problems of the field, and demonstrate actual attacks.

Workshops by world-class professionals

The gurus of infosec are ready to share unique knowledge and skills. At their workshops, you will learn how to write exploits, how to bypass the defense of OS and browsers, how to find vulnerabilities in web projects. Practical knowledge fortified by theory is priceless.

Best place for friendly and professional communication

ZeroNights gathers professionals from Russia and other countries. It is your informal venue to get the answers to the hottest questions, to meet the best infosec practitioners, and to acquire unique knowledge.

Contests for the gifted

Age, sex, occupation, personal achievements mean nothing in our contests. What matters is talent, audacity, speed, and unique skills. Just act and win.


3, 2, 1… CFP start!

We are happy to announce the start of the ZeroNights 2015 Call For Papers (CFP)! As always, we are looking forward to your hardcore researches and workshops. Our program committee (DCG#7812) will choose the best talks. CFP will last until October 1, 2015, and will include several stages. Send your requests to cfp@zeronights.org See the application rules at http://2015.zeronights.org/call-for-papers.html

You probably know what our favorite topics are:

Everything unusual and exciting is negotiable, though!

Note that this year’s CFP also includes Defensive Track talks. It was an experimental track in 2014, and it went great! If you have case-based, useful, practical researches and examples of protecting or enhancing one aspect of infosec or another, you are welcome to apply.

P.S. Visitor registration will be open very soon!

ZeroNights announces the second partner

Qualys, Inc, a provider of cloud security solutions, will be a partner of the jubilee ZeroNights event. Qualys has been with us for several years, and we are proud to work together with this global vendor who is open to new information security ideas.

ZeroNights is the space to gather the best practical infosecurity specialists to engage in intellectual, business, and creative activities. It is the place to learn about the newest vulnerabilities and security issues, discover talented research, and even discuss all possible and impossible methods and approaches to data protection.

Meet us at Cosmos Hall in Moscow on November 25-26 of 2015. Our prospective guests are already interested in registering, so we have decided to open our ticket sales a bit earlier than usual. Earlybird discounts are guaranteed. Stay tuned!

About Qualys

Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 7,000 customers in more than 103 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100.

The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and Web applications.

Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit http://www.qualys.com.

Our first partner has joined us

Friend, we’ve got a surprise both for you and for ourselves: the commercial agenda is not launched yet but the ZeroNights 2015 conference has already got its first partner. Welcome Kaspersky Lab, a world-class vendor of endpoint protection solutions.

Kaspersky Lab has been supporting ZeroNights for several years now, which ascertains the importance of protection against modern information security threats for end users and not just for companies.

The jubilee conference will be held in Moscow on November 25-26, 2015. Our allies and partners are discussing possible collaboration options as you read this, so expect more good news soon.

Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions with a holding registered in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1997 and today it is an international group operating in almost 200 countries and territories worldwide. It has 33 representative territory offices in 30 countries across 5 continents. Kaspersky Lab has a corporate client base of more than 250,000 companies located around the globe, ranging from small and medium-sized businesses all the way up to large governmental and commercial organizations. Over 300 million people worldwide are protected by Kaspersky Lab products and technologies.

ZeroNights IN SPACE

Friends, the jubilee fifth conference ZeroNights, dedicated, as always, to practical security, will be held in COSMIC SPACE (Cosmos Concert Hall, Moscow), on November 25-16, 2015. All details of the forthcoming magnificent event are kept in secret for now.

Just keep in mind that ZeroNights is going to be special this year. Not quite the event you’re used to ;) By no means are we taking away the well-loved contests, the mind-blasting talks, the thrilling discoveries, and the opportunities to take a dare and join in. We will share the specifics soon enough. Stay tuned and be the first to know :)