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The world-class cybersecurity international conference, CODE BLUE 2024, announcing the outline of the training (2nd round)! A special price campaign is now available for trainings for which registration has started in advance!

~As part of our efforts to nurture the next generation, we have begun recruiting student staff.

CODE BLUE実行委員会

The CODE BLUE Executive Committee is pleased to announce the training outline (second round) for CODE BLUE 2024 (Training: November 9-13, Conference: November 14-15 in Shinjuku, Tokyo) and to begin accepting registration.

Furthermore, we will be running a special price campaign for the OffSec training announced in the first round, which will be the lowest price in the world. In addition, as part of our efforts to nurture the next generation, we will begin recruiting student staff again this year. The deadline for student staff application is Saturday, July 27.


CODE BLUE 2024


■Outline of the training (Second round)

CODE BLUE will hold training for the first time in 6 years from November 9th to 13th. This is a valuable opportunity to learn advanced cybersecurity skills directly from leading specialists. 


This time, as the second round, we have set up a course on Windows Forensics training with malware analysis. The instructors are Surya Teja Masanam and Saksham Tushar, who have been active in the cyber security industry for many years. Registration is available on the official website.


<Newly Added Training>

“Windows Forensics Master Class and Fundamentals of Malware Analysis."

Instructors: Surya Teja Masanam and Saksham Tushar

Overview: This 3-day beginner-friendly hands-on training immerses 

participants in the Digital Forensics Lifecycle, guiding them through the collection and analysis of digital evidence using a range of free and open-source tools. With a focus on Windows forensics, attendees will explore both disk and memory analysis through engaging case studies. 


Date: November 9th (SAT) - 11th (MON), 2024 (3 days)

Number of participants: 40 (*Minimum number of participants is 10)

Price: 198,000 yen (tax included)

Application deadline: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2024

Details and application URL: https://codeblue.jp/2024/en/training/detail_05/



■Special Price Campaign for OffSec Training

We are pleased to announce the launch of a "Special Price" + "10% OFF" campaign for the four OffSec training courses of CODE BLUE 2024 announced in the first round. Don't miss this opportunity to take a hands-on training program to familiarize yourself with attackers' perspectives and methods at the lowest price(*) in the world.

(*GMO Cyber Security by Yerae research (for the past year))


<Eligible Training>

OffSec PEN-200 Live Training

OffSec PEN-300 Live Training

OffSec WEB-300 Live Training

OffSec EXP-401 Live Training


<Special Price Campaign>

From 1st July, special discount prices for "Early Bird," "Standard," and "Late" are available for the training listed above.

Details: https://codeblue.jp/2024/en/training/


<Get additional 10% discount coupon through CODE BLUE’s X account>

CODE BLUE's X (Twitter) account is now offering a coupon code for an additional 10% discount on eligible training courses (valid until August 31). The special price campaign and the 10% discount code can be used together, so you can sign up for training at an unbeatable price!

CODE BLUE X (Twitter): https://x.com/codeblue_jp/



■Student staff 

CODE BLUE is looking for student volunteers to help run the conference and provide support as a member of CODE BLUE. It is a great opportunity for student staff to directly experience the excitement of an international conference where researchers and engineers at the forefront of cyber security gather. You will be able to attend cutting-edge lectures, work with like-minded colleagues, and interact with representatives from sponsor companies. Plus, if you get the chance, you can interact directly with the lecturers!


Comments from student staff (excerpts from the 2023 survey):

-I was able to interact with many people involved in security and make connections with people in the industry. I was also able to listen to high-level lectures and recognize again that I am not good enough, which gave me motivation to grow in the future.

-The best part was that I was able to interact with many company representatives and students of the same age who are interested in security. I was able to talk with people who I don't have the opportunity to meet offline because I live in Kyushu, an area far from the metropolitan area, and it was a very stimulating experience.

-It was very stimulating and I was able to make connections with students of my generation who are interested in security. In addition, by listening to the lectures with an international perspective, I was reminded of the importance of not only solving domestic computer security problems, but also cooperating on international issues across national boundaries.


Orientation for student staff members on their work the day before the event

A scene from CODE BLUE 2023


 <Application Form (Japanese only)>

https://forms.gle/FnNdkmv1BWiBHuFo7

(Deadline: Saturday, July 27, 23:59(JST/UTC+9))



■ CODE BLUE's efforts to nurture the next generation

CODE BLUE continues to be held with the aim of advancing the security industry in Asia by creating an environment where security professionals can collaborate regardless of company or country borders. CODE BLUE also aims to help discover, develop, and support aspiring young researchers in Japan and Asia by encouraging them to enter the international arena.

In particular, We are convinced that fostering the next generation of security professionals is necessary for advancing the security industry in Asia. CODE BLUE provides opportunities for exchange and friendly competition with engineers from overseas by awarding scholarships to outstanding young researchers and providing opportunities for student staff to attend lectures. 

More than 10 years have passed since the first CODE BLUE was held, and as a result of promoting networking between students and companies and industry organizations, as well as between students, some students have found employment in the cyber security industry, and some have even become speakers. Efforts to nurture the next generation are showing results, such as the emergence of human resources.



■About CODE BLUE

CODE BLUE is an international cyber security conference that brings together top-class experts from Japan and abroad. This year marks the 12th CODE BLUE conference, which provides cutting-edge lectures by cyber security experts and opportunities for information exchange and interaction across national and language borders.

By bringing together the world's top experts in a variety of fields, the conference aims to revitalize and strengthen cooperation in security in Asia, including Japan, and to discover talented young researchers from Japan and other Asian countries and encourage them to enter the international arena.


■Outline of CODE BLUE 2024

Date: November 9th (Saturday) to November 15th (Friday), 2024

Organizer: CODE BLUE Executive Committee

Operation: CODE BLUE Secretariat (BLUE Co., Ltd.)

Language: Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available*                            (*excluding some talks)

Format: In-person


【Training】

Date: November 9th (Saturday) to November 13th(Wednesday), 2024  

  (The number of lecture days will differ depending on the training course.)

Venue: Waim Rental Room Takadanobaba (TD Building 3F)

*Please refer to the Training page of the official website for the participation fee and details of each course.

(Japanese) https://codeblue.jp/2024/training/

(English) https://codeblue.jp/2024/en/training/


【Conference】 

Date: November 14th (Thursday) to November 15th (Friday), 2024

Venue: Bellesalle Takadanobaba

      (Sumitomo Fudosan Shinjuku Garden Tower B2/1F)

Price: 

 1.Conference Ticket

(Admission to all areas, including networking parties)

   <Regular Price> 98,000 yen (tax incl.): Jun 1st - Nov 7th

   <On Site> 128,000 yen (tax incl.): Nov 14th - Nov 15th


2. Visitor Ticket

(Limited admission to areas other than the main track, no admission to networking parties)

   <Regular Price> 27,000 yen* (tax incl.): Jun 1st - Nov 7th

   <On Site> 32,000 yen (tax incl.): Nov 14th - Nov 15th

*The price has been reduced due to a price revision.


Registration:

Please register from the Registration page on the official website.

(Japanese) https://codeblue.jp/2024/registration/

(English) https://codeblue.jp/2024/en/registration/

(For Press) https://codeblue.jp/2024/registration/press/


Official Site: https://codeblue.jp/2024/en/

SNS:[X(formerly Twitter)] https://twitter.com/codeblue_jp

   [Facebook] https://facebook.com/codeblue.jp


■Call for Speakers

CODE BLUE has been providing cutting-edge research results from the world's leading experts through the Call for Speakers (CFP). The fields of expertise covered are wide-ranging, including leading engineers in the security industry, legal and political scientists specializing in cyberspace issues, law enforcement officials working against organized cybercriminal groups, and key figures involved in national foreign policy.

As in previous years, we are calling for speakers for CODE BLUE 2024. Those whose presentations are accepted will receive an honorarium and travel expenses to Japan. In addition, with the aim of promoting research and development by young people, we have established a Youth Track (U25) quota and will award R&D incentives to outstanding presenters. Please apply from the link below.


(Japanese) https://codeblue.jp/2024/cfp/

(English) https://codeblue.jp/2024/en/cfp/

Deadline: Thursday, August 15, 23:59 (JST/UTC+9)


■ About Sponsorship 

We are looking for sponsors for CODE BLUE 2024. Please feel free to contact us via the inquiry form below and we will send you sponsorship materials. (Please note that applications for sponsorships of certain ranks are closed.)

[CODE BLUE Sponsor Inquiry Form]

https://forms.gle/JWLJznhQoeRwWnEq9



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