Technology Exhibition / CommSec Village

Access to the HITB CommSec Village Exhibition area is COMPLETELY FREE and OPEN TO ALL from 0900 – 1800 on the 12th and 13th

(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. E1 – OPEN
  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 – OPEN
  5. E2 – OPEN
  6. E3 – OPEN
  7. E4 – OPEN
  8. E5 – OPEN
  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 – OPEN
    • 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

  19. 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 ins and outs.
  20. OPEN

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!