The Next Step

In August 2017 ShellCon was an idea. In October 2017 it became reality. In order to achieve the goal of putting together a new security conference in a such a short time frame, the organizers of BSidesLA allowed ShellCon to temporarily rename @BSidesLA during the conference and reach the community that BSidesLA built over the […]

Donate to Northern California Wildfire Relief

Wildfires in Northern California have decimated entire communities. The fires that started on Oct. 8 have spread to over seven counties and have become the deadliest and most destructive series of fires in California history, claiming the lives of at least 42 people and destroying over 6,000 homes (1)(2). In the spirit of community building […]

Code of Conduct

All ShellCon participants are expected to follow the Code of Conduct outlined below. In short, be excellent to each other. ShellCon is committed to creating a conference that is as diverse and inclusive as possible. We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, […]

RaiseMe Lunch Presentation

At 12:45 during lunch, Adam Brand will be presenting “Hacking Tech Interviews”, a career focused presentation. Hacking Tech Interviews Learn how to hack tech interviews to your advantage in this story-filled talk from an infosec consulting director who has conducted over 120 tech interviews in the past few years. There are a surprising number of […]

Lunch is (going to be) served!

Bring your appetites to ShellCon this Thursday! We will have Mediterranean lunch for registered attendees at 12:30. Vegetarian options are available. […]

Cup Cake Party and Ice Cream Social

Here at ShellCon, we like food. Especially cake and ice cream. Come join us at 3:50PM for ice cream, cup cakes, and talking to people about how good the ice cream and cupcakes are. […]

8PM Bonfire!

Time: 8PM Did we mention we have a bonfire with pizza this year at ShellCon? That’s right, our after-party “Firetalks” are actually around a fire, on the beach! Join us post-con at the Dockweiler RV park for pizza, soda/water and good times. No official talks or presentations are scheduled, but bring a beach chair, an […]

Android Malware Reversing Micro Workshop

Christina Olson will present this micro workshop at 1600 – 1800 in the Hacker Village Have you ever wanted to take apart android malware for yourself, or even just see what the inside of an APK looks like? In this workshop we will cover Android system concepts, compare uncompiled code with compiled and reversed code, […]

Breaking Crypto the Easy Way with FeatherDuster

Dan Crowley will be presenting this micro workshop at 1330 – 1530 in the Hacker Village! Crypto bugs in 2017 are like SQL injection bugs in the 90s: They’re everywhere (even in the products of the biggest names in tech!), and they’re trivial to exploit given a little bit of know-how and the right tools. […]

Talks are up!

Our full list of abstracts are available here! Most of our speaker bios are also published (click on their name), with a few more coming soon! We have a great con this year and we are really excited to see what the speakers bring. […]

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