Call for Papers and Training Now Open for ShowMeCon 2016

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St. Louis’ premier hacking and cyber security conference is accepting submissions until the end of January.

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Parameter Security is hosting its fourth annual ShowMeCon and is seeking additional industry experts and hackers to showcase their skills and knowledge at this ever-growing event. Speakers and instructors are encouraged to submit their talks and training classes for consideration.

Possible topics for speakers include, but are not limited to, the following: Powershell; web app security; secure programming; Internet of Things; patch management; security programs and policies; regulatory requirements; physical security; data loss; social engineering; E-commerce; SCADA; etc. All submissions for papers should include: talk title, abstract, speaker bio and contact information.

Areas of interest for training opportunities include: mobile security; secure programming; incident response; advance exploitation; and network defense – to name a few. When submitting please provide: course length, description, syllabus, student prerequisites and recommendations, tools and cost required for course (books, software), hardware requirements and instructor biography/CV. Student testimonials are encouraged.

Selected speakers and trainers will receive roundtrip airfare and hotel; access to all aspects of the conference as well as after hour events and parties; invitation to the VIP/Speakers R&R outing; as well as media opportunities.

Papers and training proposals should be submitted to cfp (at) showmecon (dot) com by January 31, 2016. For additional submission guidelines, please visit

ShowMeCon will be held on June 13 and 14, 2016 at the Ameristar Casino and Resort located in St. Louis, Missouri. Pre-conference training will take place June 8 – 12, 2016. Last year, over 600 people attended ShowMeCon. This year’s anticipated number of participants is over 800.

About ShowMeCon
This highly technical forum showcases eye-opening presentations from world-renown ethical hackers and security experts that leave you amazed and frightened at the same time. By giving you access into the mind of a hacker, you will better understand how to protect your networks and critical data. ShowMeCon pulls back the curtain and exposes how hackers are winning the war on physical and cyber security. Whether you’re a large corporation or a small business, you should attend this mind-blowing event as you witness the cream of the crop unveil the latest attacks, techniques, tactics and practices of today’s hackers. Plus, gain insight and understanding into ways to effectively protect yourself and your business.

About Parameter Security & Hacker University
Hosting and sponsoring ShowMeCon is St. Louis-based, ethical hacking firm Parameter Security™ and its training counterpart Hacker University™. Parameter Security™ is comprised of Certified Ethical Hackers who emulate the minds and behaviors of malicious hackers to test the security of your systems and employees. Parameter Security™ offers IT compliance audits, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, social engineering, wireless security audits, secured code reviews, computer forensics and more. Parameter Security’s subsidiary, Hacker University™, offers a variety of courses from end-user security awareness training to IT security professional certifications such as Hands-On Hacking Security+, C|EH, C|HFI, CISSP and more. For more information about Parameter Security™ and/or Hacker University™ visit

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