Code Of Conduct


Welcome to DC205, your local DEFCON chapter! We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful community of individuals passionate about information security, hacking, and technology. This Code of Conduct outlines our shared expectations for behavior within our chapter.

Expected Behavior

As a member of DC205, we expect you to:

  1. Respect Others: Treat all members, speakers, volunteers, and guests with respect, regardless of their background, identity, or beliefs. Be inclusive and open to different perspectives.
  2. Act Ethically: Engage in responsible and ethical behavior. Respect laws, regulations, and the rights of others.
  3. Promote Learning: Encourage knowledge sharing and learning among members. Share your expertise and support others in their learning journey.
  4. Communicate Effectively: Use respectful and professional language in all communications, whether in-person or online.
  5. Respect Privacy: Obtain explicit consent before sharing or distributing personal information. Respect individual privacy.
  6. Be Responsible for Your Actions: Take responsibility for your own actions and their consequences.

Unacceptable Behavior

The following behaviors are strictly prohibited:

  1. Harassment: Harassment, including but not limited to verbal, written, or physical abuse, intimidation, stalking, or unwelcome attention.
  2. Discrimination: Discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or nationality.
  3. Bullying: Any form of bullying, including online harassment or in-person bullying.
  4. Inappropriate Content: Sharing or displaying sexually explicit, offensive, or inappropriate material.
  5. Disruptive Behavior: Intentional disruption of events or activities.

Consequences of Violation

Violations of this Code of Conduct may result in consequences such as warnings, temporary suspension, or expulsion from DC205 activities or events, as determined by the chapter organizers. Serious violations may also result in legal action as appropriate.

Reporting Violations

If you experience or witness a violation of this Code of Conduct, please report it to the DC205 organizers or a designated contact person. Reports will be kept confidential and addressed promptly.


DC205 is dedicated to creating a welcoming and secure environment for all members. We expect every member to contribute positively to our community and uphold this Code of Conduct. Thank you for your cooperation in making DC205 an inclusive and respectful chapter.

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram