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February 6-7, 2024

State of Open Con 24

Conference — London, England

State of Open Con 24 is organized by Open UK, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, company number 11209475, registered at 8 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL.

Open UK harnesses the power of collaboration around Open Technology being open source software, hardware, or data, in the UK.

Collaboration is central to everything they do and they use it to bring together business, public sector and community in the UK to collaborate locally & globally.

At this event, Joseph Katsioloudes presents Breaking Barriers: The Art of (Free) Gamified Security Training.

In a world where security training often feels like a mundane chore, discover the refreshing impact of gamification and turn learning into an enjoyable experience. Embark on an insightful journey as we unveil the success story of, an open-source game hosted on GitHub Skills, that attracted over 3,000 developers within the first 6 months.

Gain an exclusive behind-the-scenes perspective, offering valuable insights and practical strategies to revolutionize various aspects of security training for your benefit. We’ll explore a case study from a tech startup that observed, among the developers who played the game, an increased sense of ownership for code security, improved communication with security teams, and a strong willingness to embrace further security training.

Joseph on stage presenting the Secure Code Game Joseph on stage presenting the Secure Code Game

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