ProInfo – Human Resources Training in Informatics
Date: 13 May 2019

The overall objective of the "ProInfo - Human Resources Training in Informatics" project is to foster local and regional development opportunities for society at cyber security through an updated and diversified educational offer developed in close correlation with regional and national strategic priorities , accompanied by a package of measures to attract young people to the study, accompanied by actions to increase the skills of teaching staff and which together contribute to maximizing employment opportunities for future graduates in tertiary, university and non-technical tertiary education.

The project aims to achieve the following specific objectives:

1. Improving the competence level for 50 staff members of Ovidius University in Constanta at tertiary and tertiary non-technical tertiary education levels in terms of the design and delivery of modern and flexible, adapted, the needs of learners / students to relate to labor market requirements correlated with Romania's strategic development priorities;

2. Increasing the adequacy of socio-emotional and professional capacities to the requirements of a continuously changing labor market for a number of 300 students in the final years of the Bachelor's / Master's degree cycles (of which 61 students will come from groups vulnerable) through the development and delivery of a package of 6 courses complementary to the university curriculum, with innovative content and a significant applicative component aimed at increasing employability.

3. Extending the non-technical tertiary education offer by establishing and authorizing the technical college with the specializations "Programmer analyst" and "Local networks and communications administrator", elaboration of the study programs related to the two professional qualifications and piloting them with a minimum number of 40 students (out of which 10 belong to vulnerable groups) for at least 1 academic year.

4. Increasing the rate of access to and participation in tertiary and non-technical tertiary education while reducing the abandonment rate through a package of measures consisting of financial support in a lump sum of 300 lei / month and professional counseling for 71 students / trainees , as well as complementary actions such as "meetings with employers" for all learners / students in the target group. The objectives of the project "ProInfo - Human Resources Training in Informatics" fall within the Strategic Plan of Ovidius University in Constanta 2016-2020, offering an attractive educational environment, both with the help of financial incentives directed towards those belonging to the vulnerable groups, as well as through through complementary "employer meetings" activities dedicated to the wider group of learners and students.

Security Event
Date: 11 Jun 2019

It is insufficient to talk only about IT security. Technology is just one component of how we secure our organizations. Processes are important too, as are architecture, people, policies, and governance. At the heart of what organizations need to protect are data and information, the digital assets that confer value on digital businesses. Which means IT security is now about nothing less than Business Security. It’s time for everyone to recognize that the two are inseparable.

Date: 26 Jun 2019

The fourth annual Symposium on Cybersecurity Awareness (Awareness IV) mediates the exchange of best practices for cybersecurity awareness campaign deployment at the national and transnational levels – and introduces the latest research in the behavioral factors that contribute to cybercrime’s success – and that can inform cybercrime’s suppression through awareness campaigns and education.
Awareness IV Bucharest’s objectives are to establish strategies for cybersecurity awareness with the development of messaging tools as a form of cybercrime prevention – and to proffer resources for deployment of national and globalized cybersecurity awareness campaigns.
In this way, STOP. THINK. CONNECT., APWG.EU, European Commission, RO-CERT, the National Institute for Research & Development in Informatics (ICI) and its correspondents worldwide are organizing the larger global cybercrime prevention effort, unifying the development of effective awareness programs through research specific to the larger awareness effort and informed advocacy of these programs.
Join us and be part of this effort to make awareness and education a primary global defense mechanism against cybercrime and other malicious online enterprises!
This year´s symposium is organized with the support of European Commission, RO-CERT and the ICI and hosted by the European Commission Representation Office in Bucharest.

Date: 01 Oct 2019

Largest conference in Romania, reuniting Network Operators, IT Professionals and Government representatives.

RONOG conference brings together people sharing the same interests while sharing a diversity of ideas, experiences and opinions. Your presence will lead to a professional blend that will outcome in unexpected positive experiences with unexpected people.
Romanian Network Operators Group (RONOG) will hold its sixth meeting on the 01 October 2019, in Bucharest. The event will be hosted by InterLAN and will take place at the JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel. We invite all Network Operators, Regulators and Government representatives to join us and participate in this event.

HackTheZone Conference & Challenges #1
Date: 17 Oct 2019

A real life competitive and fun learning journey for the first time in Europe, where hackers are challenged to think like a RedTeam attacker. A journey where they will gain hands on know-how and experience on multiple levels of challenges: from penetration testing, cryptography, forensics, network security to social engineering and many others. aims to bring Security Specialists closer to real hacking experiences by facing them with different hacking scenarios where they have to act from a REDTEAM member’s perspective. By embracing this mindset Security Specialists gain insight and experience helping them to protect from business assets to personal identifiable information.

Bad actors are thinking differently and you have to think line one of them to accomplish better security compliance. They manage to find breaches due to lack of security gaps of the company employees, miss-configurations or small budget allocated! Our project lets you free to create this mindset, increase your skills, we gather a lot of young or experienced talents from the market, nevertheless in this way we add a small touch to IT Security community within our project.

The event will aim to cover multiple topics around IT Security, challenges that businesses are facing and also the continuous need to keep up to date with new threat models.
During our event we will present our challenges and the walkthrough done by our team or HTZ community.

Our competition will start on 12-13 October - in various Geo-Locations from Bucharest, and nevertheless our conference will be on 17-18 October. Check our website for more details or join our Slack channel!

Cyber Security Conference
Date: 24 Oct 2019

MayDay.conf is the international conference aimed towards helping you enhance your knowledge in the cyber security field, at the same time encouraging the development of new professional partnerships and relationships.

MayDay.conf is the international conference aimed towards helping you enhance your knowledge in the cyber security field, at the same time encouraging the development of new professional partnerships and relationships. Our goal is to introduce and promote a more relaxed format of events, focused on the old but gold personal interaction between community professionals (or ,peering’ for short). You can expect high quality, deep technical talks, state-of-the-art workshops, engaging contests, and much more.
MayDay.conf provides attendees with the latest and greatest trends in cyber security, tools development and research. This is the place where the most dynamic professionals and researchers in the industry come together for a couple of days filled with technical presentations and hands-on workshops.

Sharpen your skills and keep your organization updated with the latest tips & tricks used in the industry. Our speakers are more than willing to share some of their expertise and give you the opportunity to explore some of the greatest challenges and successes encountered.

Date: 06 Nov 2019

DefCamp is the most important annual conference on Hacking & Information Security in Central Eastern Europe that brings together the world’s leading cyber security doers to share latest researches and knowledge. At the 10th edition, on November 7th – 8th, 2019 in Bucharest, you will have the chance to meet with more than 2,000 decision makers, security specialists, entrepreneurs, developers, academicians, private and public sectors representatives.

DefCamp is the most important annual conference on Hacking & Information Security in Central Eastern Europe. Every year brings together the world’s leading cyber security doers to share latest researches and knowledge. Over 2,000 decision makers, security specialists, entrepreneurs, developers, academic, private and public sectors will meet under the same roof in Bucharest, Romania every fall, in November.

Worldwide recognized speakers will showcase the naked truth about sensitive topics like infrastructure (in)security, GDPR, cyber warfare, ransomware, malware, social engineering, offensive & defensive security measurements etc. Yet, the most active part of the conference is Hacking Village , the special designed playground for all hacking activities happening at DefCamp.

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