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$100 IEEE, ISSA & UniForum



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ForenSecure'19 Cyber Forensics & Security Challenge

ForenSecure19 is offering a competition that will test the cyber forensics and security knowledge of registered attendees. The challenge consists of a series of seven challenges that must be solved sequentially. The challenges focus on encryption, forensic analysis, malware, steganography, networks, virtual machines, dark web and security.

Prizes will be awarded to the first two challengers to finish the competition. The prizes, courtesy of X-Ways Forensics, are

  • 1st Prize:   WinHex Lab Edition for 1 year
  • 2nd Prize:  WinHex Specialist for 1 year

When you finish, your time will be automatically recorded and used to determine the prize winners.  Winners will be selected on Friday, 3pm and announced at 3:30pm. 

If you are registered for the conference, you will receive an email Wednesday morning with information about how to start the challenge.

Join Us for ForenSecure'19

Cyber Security & Forensics Conference
April 11 & 12, 2019

ForenSecure'19 is an activity of the
Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education (IIT C²SAFE)

We invite your participation!

About the Conference

We invite your participation as a sponsor/exhibitor, speaker, or attendee of ForenSecure’19: IT Forensics and Security Conference and Expo at Illinois Institute of Technology. This is an industry-focused technical conference (not an academic conference) with multiple tracks. It attracts 200+ professionals for an intensive one- and a half-day schedule that includes discussion and debate over forensics, security, data/information governance, cyber crime and security, cyber security legislation and legal issues, ethical hacking, eDiscovery, cloud forensics, steganography, policy and compliance, privacy, wireless security, cloud computing, identity theft, and more.

Past Participants

A dynamic and growing number of organizations have contributed to the success of this conference, including: AccessData, Argonne National Laboratory, Authentify, Cisco, The Chicago Police Department, CompTIA, Computer Associates, the FBI, Fermilab, Fortinet, Guidance Software, IBM, IEEE, KPMG, Microsoft, Motorola, Sungard, UniForum, X-Ways Forensics and many others. Speakers and participants continue to represent local, regional, national, and international organizations and universities.


Promote your business to a targeted group of 200+ technical professionals:

  • Platinum Sponsor/exhibitor - $1,500
  • Gold Sponsor/exhibitor - $750
  • Silver Sponsor/exhibitor - $500

(all options include an exhibit table and 2 free registrations – Platinum includes 6)


Attendees generally consist of practitioners in the information security & forensics fields. This event is open to the public

  • Early registration by March 13 - $150
  • General Attendee - $200
  • IEEE and UniForum discounted registration rate - $100

Please join us for an outstanding conference. For more information, please contact Scott Pfeiffer at or 312-567-5922.