Richmond, VA

June 4th - 5th, 2015

Time is running out!


Only 4 days left to claim your Early Bird Registration special pricing for RV4sec 2015!

For only $125 you get 2 full days of talks, meals, parking, snacks, drinks, reception, after party, prizes, a capture the flag contest, t-shirt and swag.

The price goes up to $150 after Friday, so don’t wait!



Hotel Information – Book now!

RVAsec has reserved a block of rooms at the Crowne Plaza for out of town guests. The rate is $113/night (which includes parking).

You can either book online or call the hotel.

When you call (855-472-7802) the hotel please tell mention the block “RVAsec” to get the special rate.

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
555 East Canal Street, Richmond VA 23219


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The hotel has a shuttle that runs back and forth from the conference location at VCU for both days.

If for any reason you are unable to get the RVAsec rate or the block of rooms has been filled, please let us know so we can contact the hotel!

Once the block is full or expires we are not able to have it extended.

Make sure you check out information on getting to the conference.

G. Mark Hardy (@g_mark) To Keynote RV4sec!

We are pleased to announce that G. Mark Hardy will be keynoting RV4sec 2015!

G. Mark Hardy is founder and President of National Security Corporation and GMH-photo-2has provided cyber security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 30 years.  Also founder of CardKill, Inc., he is a retired U.S. Navy Captain, and an internationally recognized expert who has presented at over 250 events world-wide.  He serves on the Advisory Board of the National CyberWATCH Center.  A graduate of Northwestern University, he holds a BS in Computer Science, a BA in Mathematics, a Masters in Business Administration, a Masters in Strategic Studies, and holds CISSP, CISM, GSLC, and CISA certifications.

Sponsor Welcome!

We would like to welcome Sunera and Fishnet Security – the latest sponsors to partner with RV4sec. We look forward to working with you to ensure the success of this year’s conference!

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Vendor spaces are filling fast! Contact if you would like more information.

RV4sec Sponsor Opportunities available!

RV4sec is the only security conference between Washington DC and Raleigh NC, reaching a largely untapped market of security professionals and executives. We expect RV4sec 2015 to be approximately 350 to 400 people–a mix of technical engineers, managers and CISOs. Sponsorship has the potential to reach local attendees from several large corporations, including Capital One Bank, Carmax, Dominion, Markel, Altria, Genworth, GE, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Anthem, and MeadeWestvaco, among others. In its third year, RVAsec 2014 drew 350 attendees from Richmond, Washington, DC and beyond.

We have multiple sponsorship levels to meet your needs–each level includes various items and perks. There are a limited numbers of sponsors at each level, and sponsors are picked solely at the discretion of RVAsec in order to best serve our attendees and sponsors.

Vendor spaces are limited and filling fast – If you are interested in sponsoring RV4sec, please contact

RV4sec 2015 Tickets On Sale Now!


Tickets for RV4sec 2015 are now on sale!

Early registration price is only $125 for great speakers, food and beverages, t-shirt, swag, parking and more!

RV4sec’s base ticket price for 2015 is $150 and will be in place on 3/14–so don’t wait! And if that’s not enough incentive to purchase your tickets early, late registrations (after 5/17) will be $225!

Don’t forget all the things you get with registration, including 2 full days of talks, meals, parking, snacks, drinks, reception, after party, prizes, a capture the flag contest, t-shirt & swag!

So, to recap the conference prices:

  • $125 discounted price until 3/14
  • $150 regular price until 5/16
  • $225 late registration until 5/30


If you are unable to attend due to the price, please contact us to discuss as we do have stipends available and volunteer opportunities are a great way to get in for free! Once again there will be no tickets sold at the door, and don’t forget that RV4sec has sold out every year–so don’t wait!

Register now!

RVAsec 2015 CFP is now open!

The call for papers for RVAsec 4 is now open!

Click here to submit a talk to the CFP now!


Conference: June 4-5th, 2015

Location: Richmond, VA

CFP Submission Deadline: March 14th, 2015 at 11:59 PM Eastern

RVAsec is a Richmond, VA based security convention that brings top industry speakers to the midatlantic region. In its third year, RVAsec 2014 attracted 350 security professionals from across the country. For 2015, the conference is a two day and dual-track format, with a mixed focus on technical and management/business presentations.

All talks must be 55 minutes in length, and submissions will need to select either technical or business/management tracks.

Join us and enjoy the perks!

For more information and requirements, or to submit, please visit:

If you are interested in running a training class on June 3rd, please email us at with the following information:

1) Title Of Class
2) Overview of Class (enough details that we can properly understand what students will learn!)
3) Instructor Name
4) Instructor Bio
5) Desired Class Size
6) Student Prerequisites:
7) Proposed Cost / Amount Required Per Student:

RVAsec 2014 Videos


Miss a talk or even the entire conference? No problem! All of the speaker videos and presentations are linked below, or you can view the full Youtube playlist here!

David Kennedy – Keynote

Gene Fishel – Keynote

Ben Tomhave – How to Achieve Success with Cyber Risk Assessment and Analysis

Brian Baskin – Introducing Intelligence into Malware Analysis

David J. Bianco – The Pyramid of Pain: Intel-Driven Detection & Response to Increase Your Adversary’s Cost of Operations

Dan Holden & Elizabeth Martin – Pissing Down The Leg Of Much Of Our Careers; Why Are You People Still Buying Firewalls & IPS?

David Sharpe & Katherine Trame – Real World Intrusion Response – Lessons from the Trenches

Evan Booth – Terminal Cornucopia: Demystifying the Mullet

Inga Goddijn – Cyber Insurance – Worth the Effort or Total Ripoff?

Jayson E. Street – The hacker in the fun house mirror (A talk on skewed perspectives)

Jack Mannino & Abdullah Munawar – How To Find Mobile Internet Love

Joey Peloquin – Offensive Mobile Forensics

Jonathan Dambrot – Third Party Risk Management and Cybersecurity

Kimberley Parsons & Carmen Sullo – Leading Security When the Rest of The Business Doesn’t Care About Security

mubix – Attacker Ghost Stories: Mostly Free Defenses That Gives Attackers Nightmares

Nick Popovich – I Found a Thing and You Can Too: ISP’s Unauthenticated SOAP Service = Find (almost) All the Things!

Pete Herzog – Five Secrets to Building an Amazing Security Culture in Your Organization

Ray Kelly – Man In The Front – Modifying the Android OS for Mobile Application Testing

Schuyler Towne – How to Make a Lock

Seth Hanford – CVSS v3 – This One Goes to 11

Steve Werby – Bad Advice, Unintended Consequences, and Broken Paradigms – Think & Act Different!