What is the CARO Workshop?

CARO Workshop 2024 is the 17th annual conference event. CARO is focused on cybersecurity research and relevant cyber topics. Join us as we confront cyber threat research head-on. We will explore how groundbreaking research seamlessly integrates with actionable measures, shaping the future of our digital defenses. Dive into the intersection of research and practical solutions as we navigate the evolving threat landscape and challenges. 

Event Format

Welcome reception May 1st

Opening keynotes on May 2nd and May 3rd

30-minute presentations on May 2nd and May 3rd. Time includes Q&A.

Important Dates

Call for Papers is now closed. Agenda coming soon.

Speakers chosen will be notified by end of February 2024

Submission Requirements

  • Submissions should not be vendor-related pitches
  • Submissions must be clear on what the concept, findings, and solution a researcher will be speaking on.
  • Submissions that highlight new research, tools, techniques, vulnerabilities, will be given priority
  • Submissions that are incomplete will be disqualified
  • Submissions must include full speaker details (name, title, short bio, contact information)
  • Submitter will be contacted if review team has any questions about the submission
  • Submissions will be reviewed by a CARO conference review team
  • Speakers are required to speak in-person

Submission Suggestions (not exhaustive)

Submissions should focus on new research, vulnerabilities, or tools.

Keep in mind CARO2024 conference theme: Driving Back the Shadows: Connecting Research to Action

  • Cyber Espionage and APT Groups
  • 0-days and other high-impact vulnerability exploitation
  • ML, AI, Big Data research (the good, the bad, the ugly)
  • Attacks on OT/IoT Infrastructure 
  • Supply Chain Attacks
  • Cyber Forensic Investigations
  • Research on latest ransomware tactics 
  • Law Enforcement Response
  • Examples of joining forces to stop cybercrime
  • Latest updates on TTPs of prominent malware campaigns and backdoors
  • Deep dives into darknet concerns
  • Latest banking trojan research
  • Evasion techniques
  • Cybercrime 

Why CARO Workshop

CARO Workshop 2024 offers two full days of learning and networking opportunities with industry researchers and experts discussing the most important concerns and emerging threats related to the cyber landscape. 

Presentations from leading security industry experts giving you the opportunity to learn about technologies, emerging threats and vulnerabilities, and new research. Attending will help ensure your finger stays on the pulse of the cyber threat landscape. You will have thought-provoking discussions exploring the key issues in the cyber industry. You will gain valuable insights on research and protection capabilities on cyberattacks, artificial intelligence, machine learning, adversarial tactics, and more. You will get to engage in conversations that explore the bigger picture of cybersecurity directly effecting our future. 

Network with cybersecurity professionals from around the world. Exchange ideas, build new relationships, establish new professional and personal contacts. The cyber industry is built on trust and CARO Workshop gives you the opportunity to establish that trust with key industry experts face-to-face. Attending will help you keep your pulse on the key issues, insights, and people across the cyber industry. 

We can’t wait to see you there! 

  • As a dedicated participant, I can attest that the CARO Workshop consistently exceeds expectations, revealing cutting-edge perspectives on cyberthreats found nowhere else.

    Andreas Clementi

    AV-Comparatives
  • One of the most technical security conferences you should not miss!

    Eddy Willems

    G DATA
  • Security researchers need a safe corner where they can share information and discuss even the most sensitive subjects in a trusted environment. The CARO Workshop has been providing it since its inception in 2007.

    Gabor Szappanos

    Sophos
  • The CARO workshop delivers true technical content and really open sharing like no other event in a friendly environment.

    Kurt Natvig

    Acronis
  • CARO Workshop is one of a kind, a place where the world’s cybersecurity guardians unite to outsmart threats and protect the digital realm.

    Luis Corrons

    Gen Digital
  • Shadows or not! CARO is always an enlightening conference with research from some of the brightest minds in the industry.

    Peter Kruse

    SIE Europe
  • The CARO conference is one of the best places you can go for information that is completely devoid of marketing fluff and loaded with up to the minute technical insight. I can’t recommend it highly enough for folks who want a chance to sit and talk with the speakers, or the highly-skilled audience. If you want to meet researchers, or just listen to the latest content, this is the place to be.

    Richard Ford

    Praetorian
  • Year after year, the CARO Workshop provides unique technical intel into cyberthreats that is not disclosed elsewhere.

    Righard Zwienenberg

    ESET
  • The CARO workshop is one of the very best sources of tech info each year. Every time, I learn things.

    Roger Thompson

    ReversingLabs
  • Thankfully, the CARO Workshop remains a refuge for core technical research work presented by cybersecurity threat lab researchers.

    Samir Mody

    K7