Welcome to the CFP for BSides London 2023

We invite CFP submissions for BSides London 2023, to be held on the 9th December, 2023 in London, UK.

“WWW - 30 Years of Connecting Peers”

We're looking for original contributions that are interesting topics of research through attacks, defends, analyses, designs, applications, protocols, systems, practical experiences, and theory. As usual (and thankfully) the theme is not prescriptive, and proposals may include (but are not limited to) a variety of topics and areas of interest:

  • Information technology
  • Network security & Cryptography
  • Web Application security
  • Mobile security
  • Usable security
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Innovative attack / defense strategies
  • Forensics / Malware
  • Embedded device security / IoT
  • Physical security and lockpicking
  • Biometrics
  • Hardware hacking
  • Biohacking and modification
  • Open source software
  • Robotics (Always bonus points for bringing an actual robot)
  • Massive abuse of technology
  • Evolutionary computing
  • How to name yet another Intel side channel attack
  • General cyber security
  • Security management
  • Ethical and philosophical implications of hacking


(All deadlines are 11:59pm GMT)

  • CfP opensAugust 11th
  • CfP closesOctober 1st
  • Acceptance notificationsOctober 15th
  • Deadline for chosen speakers to confirm attendanceOctober 22, 2023

  • BSides London schedule publishedTBD
  • BSides London!December 9th, 2023

Please ensure the type is set to TALK when submitting your presentation

Submit your proposal here

Important Notice!

As BSides London is a free to attend, community led conference organised and run by volunteers, we cannot reimburse the travel/accommodation expenses of our speakers, but you will be receiving a fancy Bsides London speaker T-shirt. Speaking at BSides means professional prestige as you can share the stage with great presenters and IT-security experts, and it is a good opportunity to start your speaker career. If you are coming from abroad, London is a great destination, that offers verity of art culture and entertainment opportunity within the city and the venue is located within a short underground ride into London central.