Red Team Village

Celebrating DEF CON 31 Years!
August 10-13, 2023
Flamingo Hotel, Twilight Ballroom

Village Hours of Operation During DEF CON 31:
Friday: 11:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 12:00

Red Team CTF Schedule:
Friday - 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday - 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday - 10:00 - 12:00
* The CTF is located at the Contest Area in Caesar's Forum

Red Team Village Swag and Badges are available for Order!
Get yours at the RTV Store

The Red Team Village is focused on training the art of critical thinking, collaboration, and strategy in offensive security. The RTV brings together information security professionals to share new tactics and techniques in offensive security. Attendees may spend all three days engaged in introductory workshops or challenge themselves in an immersive Capture the Flag competition to put their newly obtained skills to the test.

Thank you to the Red Team Village Sponsors!



Platinum Sponsor - BuddoBot, founded in 2008, is a Veteran and Minority Owned Small Business that specializes in offensive cybersecurity. We emulate real world attacks specific to the industries and organizations we serve. We create threat vectors that are true-to-life, are able to think as the enemy thinks, and find potential threats and exploits before the bad guys do.


Platinum Sponsor - SEKTOR7 is an information security research company focusing on developing new and refined offensive techniques and technologies. SEKTOR7's team has a vast experience backed by many years of research and work for external companies. Apart from pure offensive research, they deliver various information security training.


Platinum Sponsor - HackerOne is a vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform that connects businesses with penetration testers and cybersecurity researchers.


Gold Sponsor - Optiv works alongside clients to manage cyber risk and equip them with perspectives and programs to accelerate business progress. At Optiv, we manage cyber risk so you can secure your full potential.

Bishop Fox

Gold Sponsor - Bishop Fox is a team of developers, engineers, and exploit writers behind some of the most popular offensive security tools out there – and the researchers behind some of the most creative discoveries. 


Gold Sponsor - SpecterOps aspires to set the cadence for the rest of the security assessment industry. We provide technical assessment program development, independent testing, operational assessment support, and premier training in Adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures.

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Gold Sponsor - Cisco inspires new possibilities by reimagining your applications, securing your data, transforming your infrastructure, and empowering your teams for a global and inclusive future.


Gold Sponsor - The SANS Institute is a private U.S. for-profit company founded in 1989 that specializes in information security, cybersecurity training, and selling certificates. Topics available for training include cyber and network defenses, penetration testing, incident response, digital forensics, and auditing.


Gold Sponsor - Hak5 is an industry leading hacker tools & award winning hacking shows for red teams, pentesters, cyber security students and IT professionals.

BC Security

Silver Sponsor - Founded in 2018, BC Security seeks to provide customers with unparalleled value. We provide cybersecurity assessments and training across a broad range of disciplines with technical expertise and a strong understanding of compliance regulations and risk mitigations that are essential to conducting business in today’s world.

no starch press

Silver Sponsor - No Starch Press is an American publishing company, specializing in technical literature often geared towards the geek, hacker, and DIY subcultures

Open - Sec

Bronze Sponsor - Open-Sec is a company dedicated to leverage dynamic offensive security test for organizations that require the evaluation of risks faced by information assets they own and that are exposed through various forms of technology. We're here to help you to secure your company, simplify security and accelerate your business.


Bronze Sponsor - HotWAN is the Goto Source for RF and Hardware Hacking (Penetration Testing in Wireless and from Endpoint embedded devices to Cloud). Their testing capabilities encompass Machine Learning, Cloud, RF, Hardware Hacking, IoT, Embedded, Medical Devices, Drones and Mobile.

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