Thanks everybody for an amazing TROOPERS week! We hope all of you had an enjoyable event - We're now working on publishing all the video recordings and presentation slides as soon as possible. Do not forget to mark your calendars for TROOPERS16 - taking place from 7th to 11th March 2016!

Welcome to TROOPERS, your favorite IT-Security Conference.

Upcoming: TROOPERS16, 7th - 11th March 2016!

Troopers16 will be the ninth edition of the great IT-Security Conference, where the world's leading IT-Security experts and Hackers present their latest research.

Troopers provides a networking platform for Security interested people from all over the world and enables security folks from the industry, academia and the research community to exchange knowledge and talk about their work. Again, Troopers15 is going to be an event unlike most other "security conferences": No pointless marketing talks, just high-end workshops with hands-on experiences and most importantly: You'll get real answers and practical benefits to meet today's and tomorrow's threats.

One week of InfoSec - Expect:

  • Two days of high-end trainings and hands on experience on Monday & Tuesday.
  • Two days of multi-track conference on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Round tables to discuss current IT-Security topics on Friday.
  • Socializing with interesting people.
  • A lot of fun.

Important Dates:

TROOPERS15 Conference on Wednesday and Thursday

The TROOPERS15 main multi-track conference takes place after the TROOPERS Trainings on Wednesday and Thursday and features three tracks. Based on the good feedback from last year, we again provide a special track on SAP security topics. NEW This year: Hands-on Track on the second day.

Attack & Research Track

This track features technical presentations on latest research and attack techniques on conference day 1 & 2. Be prepared to enjoy exclusive content from the hacker community.

Defence & Management Track

This track features presentations on defence and management techniques on conference day 1 & 2. Enjoy great presentations on infosec management topics and learn how to prepare for todays threats.

Special Track: SAP Security

Last year (2014) we introduced something new. A special track covering a dedicated topic on the first conference day. In 2015 this will be SAP security again because your feedback was amazing and because we also believe that this topic matters and will contribute in making the world a safer place.

Hands-On Track

New in 2015 - a third track on conference day 2! This track features hands-on opportunities on selected content. Bring your hardware to get your hands dirty!

Troopers Trainings on Monday & Tuesday

More than 15 trainings are provided for you between 16th and 17th March 2015. Look here for more information!

Roundtables on Friday

From 9:30 AM till 12:30 PM we will meet and discuss current IT security topics. We offer you a chance to sit together with world class researchers, hackers and practitioners face to face. Depending on the number of participiants, there will be parallel sessions with different topics. The last year featured three sessions in total. For Roudtable sessions at TROOPERS15 we selected the following topics (subject to change based on attendee preferences or upcoming hot topics in the security business):

  • Virtualization & Cloud Security (Chair: Matthias Luft)
  • Application Security (Chair: Michael Thumann)
  • IPv6 (Chair: Enno Rey)
  • Connected Cars (Chair: To-be-announced)

IPv6 Security Summit

On March 16th and 17th, the third edition of the IPv6 Security Summit will take place in parallel to the Troopers15 Trainings in Heidelberg. View  for more Information!

There is even more ...

Besides the provided TROOPERS15 trainings, exclusive conference presentations and the finishing round table sessions, we came up with even more to make YOUR TROOPERS week even more enjoyable and as unforgettablle as possible. Evening entertainment, hacking contest, challenges and amazing things to try from the hacker community. See below what else to expect when attending one of the TROOPERS events in March.



Everyone not around the first time knwos the amazing TROOPERS electronic badges. They're not just name-tags, but provide some fancy features. During the conference and afterwards. You can also pimp them in our soldering corner with more features and make YOUR bade individual. Details on this are secret for now - You have to join us in march to see for yourself and get your badge!


As known from the past years, we again set up teh famous TROOPERS Challenges. Solve puzzles during the conference, smart-out everybody else and win amazing prizes drawn-out during the closing remarks. Challenges range from easy to hard, non-tech to technical - everybody will find something that matches his/her skill level. Better bring your gear!

Shared Dinner

On Wednesday evening we invite everybody to a big shared dinner in the Heidelberger Kulturbrauerei. This is where you can dine, wine and talk about what matters!


If business is war, then the Internet is a Battlefield! Bring your gear, attach your skills and team up to beat the other teams! The Packetwars contest takes place in the Heidelberger Kulturbrauerei right after the shared dinner. For more information see out Packetwars page!

10K Run

Had to much food at the Shared Dinner? Want to get rid of some calories? Want to train your body or challenge your self by running up the Heidelberger historic Philosoper's way? The bring your running shoes and do all the above! You can even earn an extra TROOPERS challenge token and support the charity program! Learn more at our 10K Run page!