Technology Exhibition / CommSec Village

Access to the HITB CommSec Village Exhibition area is COMPLETELY FREE and OPEN TO ALL from 0900 – 1800 on the 13th and 14th

(onsite registration required if you’re not attending the main conference) 

What is the HITB CommSec Village

An area combining our Capture the Flag competition, open source and security communities highlighting their projects, combined with an enterprise IT and technology exhibition. These communities and companies will have their own demonstration area / exhibition space to show off their projects and a chance to interact with the conference attendees and speakers.


  1. Hack In The Box
    • Get your HITB swag and other merchandise here! Come get some!
  2. E1A+B – Trustwave Spiderlabs
    • The SpiderLabs team at Trustwave includes security and penetration testers, incident responders, forensic investigators, malware reversers, security researchers, published authors and sought-after speakers. Our security breach investigations, malware reverse-engineering projects, millions of scans, thousands of penetration tests, leadership of open-source security projects and contributions to the security community have established Trustwave SpiderLabs as world-renowned experts on the past, present and future of security.
  3. C1 – The S-Unit
    • The S-Unit is uw offensieve partner op het gebied van Security. Wij kunnen u vertellen waar u kwetsbaar bent en doen dit graag vóórdat u er last van heeft.
  4. C2 – Darkmatter
    • DarkMatter is transforming the cyber security landscape. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates and operating globally, it is the region’s first and only fully integrated digital defence and cyber security entity developing, delivering and implementing next-generation cyber security capabilities.Our elite team of global experts deliver advanced, next-generation solutions to governments, enterprise, and other entities with the highest cyber security requirements. Innovation and Research underpin everything we do, and our vision is to “protect the future by securing its technologies.
  5. E2 – Madison Gurkha
    • Since our start in 2000 Madison Gurkha is a specialised and independent leader in the field of IT security in the Netherlands. We help organisations to improve their IT security posture by delivering world-class, independent security advice, test and assessment services.

      We have always had a long standing relationship with the security community. Besides our own BLACK HAT SESSIONS we have always been present (in some form) at Hack in the Box. We are very excited to add an extra dimension this year. You can visit our booth where you can participate in a mini-CTF and win stuff such as arduino’s, PI-zero’s, SDR’s and other fun stuff. Drop us a visit and see how you go?

  6. E3 – ElcomSoft
    • Established in 1990, ElcomSoft Co. Ltd is a privately owned company headquartered in Moscow, Russia. Since 1997, ElcomSoft has been actively developing solutions for digital forensics and IT security industries. Today, the company maintains the complete range of mobile and computer forensic tools, corporate security and IT audit products.
  7. E4 – Edgescan
    • Fullstack Vulnerability Management to detect weaknesses across web applications and supporting hosts.

      Continuous Vulnerability Assessment coupled with expert human intelligence – Virtually False Positive Free.

      Edgescan is a listed “notable vendor” in the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services and a “sample vendor” in the Application Security Hype cycle.

  8. E5 – SecureLabs
    • SecureLabs focuses on architecture, continuity / availability, integrity and security of ICT, information security and management consultation. SecureLabs advises and helps its customers to expose potential vulnerability and security risks.

      Customers of SecureLabs are mainly medium to large business or (daughter) corporations of multinationals in sectors like banking and insurance, health care, legal, industry and IT services.

      SecureLabs helps its customers with controlling risks, defining architecture and solving problems. Essential is the way SecureLabs translates the vision and needs of organizations and complex projects to (operational, tactical and strategic) processes, systems and integral working subsystems. SecureLabs helps you to bring information security together in order to a higher security (maturity) level within your organization.

  9. E6 – NIXU
    • Nixu provides cybersecurity consultancy and –services to help organizations identify and mitigate the risks of digitally connecting people, information, production, business and devices whilst complying with the applicable regulations.

      Our consultants offer their unique knowledge and international experience to customers in nearly every industry, and share their newly acquired knowledge and insights –as far as confidentiality permits- with the global community of cyber security professionals that Nixu is a part of.

  10. E7 – Google
    • Information Security Engineering is a global organization responsible for Product Security and all-around hacking: breaking and fixing Google’s code, providing security reviews and advice to engineers working on thousands of different projects, working with third-party vendors to help Google outsource business functions securely, and carrying out cutting-edge security research. Our mission is to keep Google’s millions of users safe and secure.

      We work on a stunning array of different technologies: everything from hardware up through the software stack, including numerous different languages and frameworks.  The organization is made up of various sub teams or focus areas: API and framework Hardening, Red Team, Security Education, Security Test Engineering, Third Party Security, and Security Reviews.

      We are part of the broader software engineering organization at Google, and work closely with other engineers to help them produce more secure code. We perform security reviews for thousands of product launches every year. In addition, the ISE Red Team handles a large volume of Third Party Vendor and Acquisition reviews annually.  We also work on diverse software engineering projects, from creating robust sandboxes for untrusted code, Web application scanning and testing tools, through fuzzers, or tools for detecting attacks.

  11. E8 – High-Tech Bridge
    • Started in 2007 as a vendor-independent penetration testing boutique, today High-Tech Bridge is a leading web security company. Our award-winning application security testing platform ImmuniWeb® combines the power of machine learning, which we use for intelligent automation of web vulnerability scanning, with human intelligence. This hybrid approach to web security testing delivers the most comprehensive vulnerability detection rate compared to web vulnerability scanners and human-augmented solutions. ImmuniWeb guarantees zero false-positives, provides custom remediation and costs less than classic web penetration testing providing the same or superior quality of reporting and testing. Being a part of PwC’s Threat and Vulnerability Management (TVM) Framework, ImmuniWeb is trusted by customers from over 40 countries.

      Communities / Hackerspaces

  12. Lock Picking Village by TOOOL Netherlands
    • Want to tinker with locks and tools the likes of which you’ve only seen in movies featuring police, spies, and secret agents? Then come on by the Lockpick Village, run by The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers, where you will have the opportunity to learn hands-on how the fundamental hardware of physical security operates and how it can be compromised.

      The Lockpick Village is a physical security demonstration and participation area. Visitors can learn about the vulnerabilities of various locking devices, techniques used to exploit these vulnerabilities, and practice on locks of various levels of difficultly to try it themselves.

      Experts will be on hand to demonstrate and plenty of trial locks, pick tools, and other devices will be available for you to handle. By exploring the faults and flaws in many popular lock designs, you can not only learn about the fun hobby of sportpicking, but also gain a much stronger knowledge about the best methods and practices for protecting your own property.

  13. OWASP
    • OWASP is a 501(c)(3) worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software.
  14. Peerlyst
    • Peerlyst is the place where information security pros go to share knowledge and build their professional reputations. With an audience of more than half a million, Peerlyst is the preeminent platform for spreading InfoSec news, asking a question, finding an expert, or offering product insight.

  15. Random Data
    • Randomdata is group of people who want to do “technical” stuff. Randomdata is a hackerspace in Utrecht.  In the past years we did research on alarm systems, wireless technology and created the HITBadge project.
  16. Car Hacking Village
    • Stop by the Car Hacking Village where we will have vehicle clusters and controllers setup and ready to be hacked.  We have hardware and helpers on hand to get you started with car hacking.  We will also have tools and books available for purchase if you’re looking for more information about car hacking. Also, ask for more information about our upcoming CTF.
  17. Soldering Village with Mitch Altman
    • Mitch is a hacker and inventor, most well known for inventing TV-B-Gone, he’s been a speaker at numerous hacker conferences, is an international expert on the hackerspace movement and teaches introductory electronics workshops. He has already taught over 50.000 people how to solder – from 3 year olds to grandmothers! Here’s your chance to learn how to solder one of Mitch’s electronic kits including the TV-B-Gone, Trippy RGB Waves, The Brain Machine but also all types of Arduinos and accessories!
  18. NULL Community
    • null – the open security community is a registered non-profit society in India. The objective of null is to spread security awareness, knowledge and assist government and private organizations with cyber security issues. We are an active community of information security professionals in Asia consisting of Ten chapters throughout India – Delhi, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, Dharamsala and Bhopal and Three abroad – Amsterdam, Dubai and Singapore where we organize free monthly meets and workshops to share technical knowledge on security.

      null community is open, professional, inclusive, responsible and most importantly completely vounteer driven. We also run the most sought after security jobs portal – null Jobs (, which is a free service for both job seekers and recruiters. We are a fun community to hangout with, come visit us to:

      1. Tickle your grey cells and solve hardware puzzles
      2. Volunteer to speak/present at our monthly null Chapters meets
      3. Join us for our Human Code Scanner challenges and WIN Goodies
      4. TWO Lucky draw winners get a Conference Pass to 2016

  19. Pixelbar
    • Pixelbar was founded around 2013 when 4 of our earliest members ( who still are members in the current foundation ) were joined together in one of the famous “Hacking Weekends”. These weekends existed for the sole purpose of having fun, creating stuff with electronics and programming. Pixelbar is also now a physical hackerspace in Rotterdam.
  20. Techinc
    • Technologia Incognita is a hackerspace in Amsterdam, a collective of people who creates a space where people can meet each other, exchange ideas, learn, work and have fun together. Our group at the moment consists mostly of IT professionals, freelancers, consultants, artists, students with some overlap with other fields as well. “Hacking” for us is a passion, a hobby and a dream. Our current interests seem to focus on computer hard & software, fabrics & clothing, electronics, security & privacy, hacktivism, physical production such as 3d-printing and DIY in general.
  21. Bitlair / HITB NOC
    • Bitlair is the Hackerspace of Amersfoort Netherlands, some of the NOC (Network of HITB) crew will also be present to tell you about the local network with all it’s in’s and outs.
  22. SHA2017
    • SHA2017 is a non profit outdoor Hacker camp/conference taking place in The Netherlands from the 4th to 8th of August 2017. It is the successor of a string of similar events happening every four years. These are GHP, HEU, HIP, HAL, WTH, HAR and OHM. Similar events are EMF Camp 2016 in the UK, CCC Camp and congress in Germany. The location is the Scoutinglandgoed in Zeewolde, 55km east of Amsterdam.The festival is organized for and by volunteers from and around all facets of the international hacker community. Knowledge sharing, technological advancement, experimentation, connecting with your hacker peers and of course hacking are some of the core values of this event.The SHA2017 organization is starting up, which means that there is more than enough room to join teams and become a crucial part in bringing SHA2017 to life.

If you are an EU based hacker or makerspace interested in participating, please email Barry van Kampen ( to request for space – IT’S COMPLETELY FREE!