RECON is a computer security conference being held in Montreal. The conference offers a single track of presentations over the span of three days.

RECON also offers a variety of technical training courses that will take place both before and after the conference dates. We are still finalizing the details of the 2006 curriculum, please check back soon for additional details.


Conference: 16-18 June 2006
Training: 13-15 June 2006, 19-21 June 2006.


Plaza Hotel Centre-Ville, Montreal, Canada


Please visit our registration page to view registration rates and availability. Space will be limited to 200 seats, so register before it's too late.



Recon 2006 is now over. Thanks to all of those that made this year possible. We hope you all had as much fun as we did. We've posted all of the slides from the conference here. We'll be adding links to each speakers page shortly.


One week left to go until recon. If you haven't registered yet please do so soon as we will not offer registration at the door. If you want to be able to register less than 48 hours before the conference begins make sure you contact us at info )at( recon.cx as soon as possible


We've posted the schedule today. Please go check it out on the conference page.


The Advanced Reverse Engineering course is sold out. We have had to cancel "Packet Mastering the Monkey Way" due to a lack of registrations.


The 2006 call for papers is now over. Early registration is now closed. This having been said we are extremely pleased to announce the 2006 conference lineup. Please visit the conference page to see all the details. Finally we would like to thank all of those who submitted this year.


We are pleased to announce the guest speakers of Recon 2006 :
Anthony de Almeida Lopes: Multi-cavity NOP-infection Operating System-Independent x86 Virus
Spoonm: IDARub (IDARub is an IDA plugin that wraps the IDA SDK for access from the Ruby programming language)
Joe Stewart: OllyBone - Semi-Automatic Unpacking on IA-32
David Hulton (h1kari): Breaking Wi-Fi... Faster!

Reminder: don't forget CFP and Early registration end on the 31 March.


We've posted the 2006 training pages. We are accepting registrations as of today.


Videos are now available for download in the 2005 archives.


We are very pleased to announce RECON2006! Thanks to all of you who helped make our first year such a great time.

The call for papers is now open to any and all. If you want to register early for the conference, registration is now open. We will be making another announcement regarding our 2006 training courses in the coming weeks.

Finally, the RECON2005 videos were recently completed. These should be available to download any day now.