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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

24 Nov 2021 - 25 Nov 2021


Organized around 4 main pillars – Hacking, Making, Building and Breaking, HITB+ CyberWeek 2021 brought to you by DisruptAD, hosts a curated selection of invited speakers and talks selected by the HITB CFP review board. This event is planned as an IN-PERSON CONFERENCE with hybridized components. We are looking for presentations that deal with the bleeding edge of computer security research and aim to showcase previously unpublished exploits, attacks, & defense methods. 

CFP Submission Period

22 Aug 2021 - 01 Oct 2021, (GMT+04:00) Abu Dhabi

CFP Requirements

Summaries not exceeding 5000 words should be submitted (in plain text format) to us through our online CFP system for review and possible inclusion in the programme. The conference is broken down into 4 break out tracks - please indicate the track you wish to present your talk in:


- For all things hacking


- For hardware related presentations


- For software related presentations


- For all offensive security related presentations


In short, we're looking for talks that cover a wide range of topics including:

  • AI/Machine Learning
  • ARM/IoT/Embedded
  • Automotive Security
  • Blockchain / Smart contracts
  • Bug Hunting / Exploitation Techniques
  • Cloud Computing
  • Electronics & Micro Controllers
  • Computer Forensics
  • Hardware / Embedded Reverse Engineering
  • Home Automation
  • Malware
  • Mobile Communications (SS7, 4G, 5G)
  • Network Security
  • Quantum Computing
  • Red Teaming
  • Reverse Engineering
  • RFiD, WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC
  • SCADA and Critical Infra attacks
  • Sidechannel Analysis
  • Software Security
  • Fuzzing
  • Reverse Engineering

Talk Durations

60 minutes


Each accepted submission will entitle the speaker(s) to accommodation for 3 nights / 4 days and travel expense reimbursement up to USD1200.00 per speaking slot.  You will also be entitled to an additional honorarium of USD1000 per presentation slot if your talk is NEW AND PREVIOUSLY UNDISCLOSED with a technical whitepaper included for publication alongside your presentation.

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