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2018 Contests & Events Roundup

Posted on 14 May 2018 by operator (0)

Looking for something fun to do at LayerOne outside of the numerous presentations and the parties? Read below for a breakdown of the major contest and events that you can participate in. Check the conference schedule for pertinent start and end times for each of the contests.

Don’t forget to register for our fantastic one-day Training events before discounts end! Both Training and Standard Registration are available over on the Registration page! Online pre-registration ends on Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 23:59 Pacific time. Registration includes breakfast both days, banquet dinner Saturday night, conference badge, access to all presentations, contests, events, and parties!


Lockpicking Village

Learn to pick locks! The LayerOne Lockpicking Village is also home to one of the most impressive collections of high security and exotic locks. Don’t miss it! More information on the Lockpicking Village page.

Hardware Hacking Village

Learn all about electronics, soldering, and hardware hacking! Hack on your conference badge or learn surface mount soldering with the expert instruction of the volunteers from Null Space Labs! More information on the Hardware Hacking Village page.

Internet of Things (IoT) Village

New for 2018! Learn about the security of software and hardware of embedded devices. This year’s focus is biomedical devices! More information on the Internet of Things (IoT) Village page.

Chillout Room

Relax with old friends and make new ones in our gaming lounge! Full of video games, board games, card games, and maybe even a pinball machine or two! More information on the Chillout Room page.


Capture the Flag

Competitive hacking and penetration testing event that runs throughout LayerOne. No sign-ups or qualifications – play on-site and WIN. Full details on the Capture the Flag page.

Tamper-Evident King of the Hill

Show off your tamper-evident hacking skills! Learn about tamper-evident physical security and integrity devices in this weekend-long contest. Full details on the Tamper-Evident Contest page.

Hebocon Robot Battles

Crush your opponents. Hopefully. Build the best worst robot you can in this tour de force robot battle! Full details on the HeboCon Robot Battles page.

Other events:

Fail of Things

Celebrate the wonderful security of Internet of Things devices by dropping an 0day for the worst IoT device you can find! Full details on the Fail of Things page.

Demo Party

You’re given specific hardware with any number of restrictions – code size, available memory, processor speed. Your goal is to output audio and video that pushes the limits of what is considered possible with such limited hardware. More information available on the Demo Party page.

HAM Testing

Take your amateur HAM radio license tests at LayerOne! More information on the HAM Testing page.

InfoSec Career Panel

New for 2018! Ask your questions to a panel of InfoSec industry veterans with over 90 years of experience between them! Focused on helping beginners learn more about the industry while giving real feedback about degrees, certifications, and related topics! More informatoin on the InfoSec Career Panel page.

RaiseMe Resume Workshop

New for 2018! Learn how to improve your resume and interview skills in this two hour workshop focused on helping you land the next perfect job! More information on the RaiseMe Resume Workshop page.

The LayerOne Staff

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