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DefCon 26 (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Aug 9 - 12, 2018) DEF CON has been a part of the hacker community for over two decades. $280.00 USD, cash for all four days. Everyone pays the same: The government, the media, the ‘well known hackers’, the unknown script kiddies. The only discount is for Goons and speakers, who get to work without paying for the privilege. We only accept cash - no checks, no money orders, no travelers checks. We don't want to be a target of any State or Federal fishing expeditions.
CyberTexas 2018 (San Antonio, Texas, USA, Aug 14 - 15, 2018) The 2018 CyberTexas Conference will bring members of the CyberUSA community together with industry and government members of Texas to create long-term values for the cybersecurity ecosystem in San Antonio and the state of Texas. This conference is brought to you be the CyberTexas Foundation and the Federal Business Council (FBC), in conjunction with CyberUSA, and leaders from federal and local government agencies, industry, and academia. Key features of this conference include building on the four pillars of CyberUSA: Communication, Education, Innovation, and Workforce Development. Each topic will feature prominent speakers and panels from Texas and beyond to strengthen the cybersecurity ecosystem.
SecureWorld Bay Area (Santa Clara, California, USA, Aug 21, 2018) Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. SecureWorld conferences provide more content and facilitate more professional connections than any other event in the Information Security industry. Join your fellow InfoSec professionals for high-quality, affordable cybersecurity training and education. Earn 6-12 CPE credits through 30+ educational elements, learning from nationally recognized industry leaders. Attend featured keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and solution vendor displays-all while networking with local peers.
The Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower Conference (Montgomery, Alabama, USA, Aug 27 - 29, 2018) As the premiere Air Force cyber security annual event, the Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower Conference (AFITC) returns to Montgomery, Alabama in August of 2018. As a critical intersection of Air Force IT experts, prominent IT academics, and some of America’s top cyber security companies, the AFITC offers a full of slate events and activities, with 3 days of speakers, expanded education/training opportunities, and an exhibitor-driven trade show that all revolves around the ways we can better defend America from cyber-attacks, advanced persistent threats, and proactively lead in this in this increasingly digital world.
The Cyber Security Summit: Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, USA, Aug 29, 2018) This event is an exclusive conference connecting Senior Level Executives responsible for protecting their company’s critical data with innovative solution providers & renowned information security experts. Learn from cyber security thought leaders and Engage in panel discussions focusing on trending cyber topics such as Sr. Leadership’s Best Approach to Cyber Defense, What’s Your Strategic Incident Response Plan?, Protecting your Enterprise from the Human Element and more. Your registration includes a catered breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception. Receive half off your admission with promo code cyberwire50 at CyberSummitUSA.com and view details including the full agenda, participating solution providers & confirmed speakers. Tickets are normally $350, but only $175 with promo code.
Intelligence & National Security Summit (National Harbor, Maryland, USA, Sep 4 - 5, 2018) The Intelligence & National Security Summit is the premier forum for unclassified, public dialogue between the U.S. Government and its partners in the private and academic sectors. The 2018 Summit will include five plenary sessions, where senior leaders from the intelligence and national security communities will discuss top priorities, challenges, and assessments of key threats, as well as nine breakout sessions that will examine issues of vital importance to our national wellbeing and the readiness of the intelligence and national security workforce.
Cyber Resilience & Infosec Conference (Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sep 5 - 6, 2018) Interact with the top-notch cyber security specialists, learn new strategies and protect your company's future efficiently
Incident Response 18 (Arlington, Virginia, USA, Sep 5 - 6, 2018) If you work for a vendor or product company, please understand this is not a sales event. IR18 is a community-driven event that aims to disrupt the traditional approach and is more focused on community, connections and change. IR18 is a conference for cybersecurity professionals to learn and develop playbooks to improve Incident Response processes. If you are interested in contributing to the event, your company can sponsor one of the exclusive innovation categories. Contact Sponsors@IncidentResponse.com for more information.
9th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit (Washington, DC, USA, Sep 6, 2018) An opportunity to hear, meet, and interact with cybersecurity leaders from Government and industry.
9th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit (Washington, DC, USA, Sep 6, 2018) The mission of Billington CyberSecurity is to bring together thought leaders from all sectors to examine the state of cybersecurity and highlight ways to enhance best practices and strengthen cyber defenses within government and the private sector. This year's summit, like the previous eight, will bring together leaders from government and industry for a comprehenive look at the challenges of cybersecurity.
SecureWorld Twin Cities (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, Sep 6, 2018) Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. SecureWorld conferences provide more content and facilitate more professional connections than any other event in the Information Security industry. Join your fellow InfoSec professionals for high-quality, affordable cybersecurity training and education. Earn 6-12 CPE credits through 30+ educational elements, learning from nationally recognized industry leaders. Attend featured keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and solution vendor displays-all while networking with local peers.
CornCon IV: Quad Cities Cybersecurity Conference & Kids' Hacker Camp (Davenport, Iowa, USA, Sep 7 - 8, 2018) CornCon is a 2-day conference held in Davenport, Iowa including a professional development workshop on Friday and a full-day cybersecurity conference on Saturday. The workshop covers enterprise risk, privacy and security. The conference has a keynote track with top international speakers, and a technical track with cutting edge exploits, demos and presentations. There will be a hacker village, vendor expo, contests, t-shirts, food drinks and a great after party. There is also a Saturday kids' hacker camp running alongside the conference. "A little DEFCON in a corn field!"
2018 International Information Sharing Conference (Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA, Sep 11 - 12, 2018) Join representatives from fellow information sharing groups with all levels of expertise, security practitioners, major technology innovators, and well-established cybersecurity organizations, as they come together to discuss the impact ISAOs have had on the nation’s security, share lessons learned, and discover the latest in cybersecurity policy. Attendees will gain the knowledge needed to learn how to improve information sharing with keynote addresses by industry experts, senior government, and international thought leaders, presentations on key topics and panel discussions of interest to the Information Sharing community, technology demonstrations from service providers and vendors addressing information sharing challenges. There will be many networking opportunities and exhibits.
SecureWorld Detroit (Detroit, MIchigan, USA, Sep 12 - 13, 2018) Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. SecureWorld conferences provide more content and facilitate more professional connections than any other event in the Information Security industry. Join your fellow InfoSec professionals for high-quality, affordable cybersecurity training and education. Earn 12-16 CPE credits through 60+ educational elements learning from nationally recognized industry leaders. Attend featured keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and solution vendor displays-all while networking with local peers.
Cybersecurity for Small & Medium Sized Businesses (Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, Sep 13, 2018) Learn about technical, legal, cultural and policy cybersecurity issues facing small and medium sized businesses. Panelists include: Markus Rauschecker, J.D. University of MD. Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS); Ira Kolmaister, Network Alarm Corporation; Yossi Applebaum, SEPIO Systems; Ken Stalder, Sherpas Cyber Security Group; Moderator: Ellen Cornelius, University of MD CHHS. Panel discussion with questions and answers from 3:30- 5:00pm, with a networking reception to follow. More information and RSVP at the link.
FutureTech Expo (Dallas, Texas, USA, Sep 14 - 16, 2018) With over 2,000 expected attendees, 70 top-notch speakers and 100+ exhibitors from the Blockchain & Bitcoin, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security / Hacking, Quantum Computing, 3D Printing, and Virtual / Augmented Reality worlds, and talks from ICOs and blockchain startups and more, this Expo is going to be a diverse, wonderful, and potentially profitable experience for all who attend.
Insider Threat Program Development-Management Training Course (San Antonio, Texas, USA, Sep 17 - 18, 2018) Insider Threat Defense will hold its highly sought-after Insider Threat Program Development-Management Training Course, in San Antonio, Texas, on September 17-18, 2018. This two-day training course will provide the Insider Threat Program (ITP) Manager, Facility Security Officer, and others (CIO, CSO, CISO, Human Resources, IT, Network Security, Etc.) supporting an ITP, with the knowledge and resources (Templates, Checklits, Etc.) to develop, manage, or enhance an ITP. This training covers, and goes beyond compliance regulations for an ITP (National Insider Threat Policy, NISPOM Conforming Change 2). Insider Threat Defense is one of the few ITP training vendors to offer a guarantee with their training. Insider Threat Defense has provided training and services (In Over 14 U.S. States) to an impressive list of 540+business-organizations / 680+ security professionals.
International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) 3rd Annual National Conference (Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Sep 17 - 19, 2018) The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) 3rd Annual National Conference continues to elevate the national dialogue on the very necessary strategic, tactical and operational imperatives needed to attract and develop minority cybersecurity practitioners. By providing a combination of thought leadership, awareness and engagement, the 3rd Annual National Conference will seek to break from the norm of day-long sessions of talking-heads through interactive “decode sessions” intended to include conference attendees in helping to devise innovative strategies to tackling cybersecurity’s diversity challenges.
Air Space & Cyber Conference (National Harbor, Maryland, USA, Sep 17 - 19, 2018) Gain new insights and skills to advance your career. Be among the first to see the latest innovations in airpower, space, and cyber capabilities all the while bonding with your fellow Airmen. Inspiring addresses from recognized leaders in your Air Force will give you drive for taking your career to the next level. You can do all of this and more at AFA’s annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference (ASC).
Global Cybersecurity Innovation Summit (London, England, UK, Sep 18 - 19, 2018) Advancing global collaboration and innovation. SINET – London creates a forum to build and maintain international relationships required to foster vital information sharing, broad awareness and the adoption of innovative Cybersecurity technologies.
SecureWorld St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Sep 18 - 19, 2018) Connecting, informing, and developing leaders in cybersecurity. SecureWorld conferences provide more content and facilitate more professional connections than any other event in the Information Security industry. Join your fellow InfoSec professionals for high-quality, affordable cybersecurity training and education. Earn 12-16 CPE credits through 60+ educational elements learning from nationally recognized industry leaders. Attend featured keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and solution vendor displays-all while networking with local peers.
SINET Global Cybersecurity Innovation Summit (London, England, UK, Sep 18 - 19, 2018) SINET, an organization focused on advancing cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, today announced that its annual Global Cybersecurity Innovation Summit (GCIS), will take place September 18-19, 2018. SINET’s collaborative forum brings together a notable group of senior level industry and government cybersecurity professionals. The event, supported by Her Majesty’s Government and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), will be held at The British Museum in London.SINET GCIS will provide exclusive opportunities for attendees to engage directly with a select network of influential thought leaders, solution providers, researchers and investors from the global security community. The events are recognized among technology companies as a unique and exclusive opportunity for sponsors to schedule 1:1 meetings with top-level decision makers. These 15-minute meetings grant technology companies the opportunity to introduce their solution to high-level executives within targeted industries and source feedback from knowledgeable buyers.
5th Annual Industrial Control Cyber Security USA (Sacramento, California, USA, Sep 18 - 19, 2018) Now in its 5th year, this two day executive forum will include presentations, roundtable working groups and panel sessions. Together we will address the escalating cyber risk and resilience challenges associated with the adoption and convergence of operational technologies in enterprise facing architecture. Practitioners will gain further insight into how to best respond to evolving cyber threats, the importance of effective risk management throughout the industrial control supply chain, innovations in detection and mitigation, configuration management and how can we incorporate resilience into critical control system components and business process.
Security in our Connected World (Beijing, China, Sep 19, 2018) This year’s seminar will not only examine critical security technologies, such as the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) and Secure Element (SE), but will also delve into their associated business and technical use cases, to explore more deeply the need for security in our connected world. Timely and relevant seminar topics to include a focus on the Internet-of-Things (consumer, industrial and enterprise), identification and authentication, payment and value-added services, premium content protection, device trust, and certification. And, as always, delegates will be able to witness ‘real world’ solutions from our sponsoring/exhibiting member organizations.
Detect 18 (National Harbor, Maryland, USA, Sep 19 - 21, 2018) Detect '18 is the single largest conference dedicated to threat intelligence. This year we're calling on fellow "Threatbusters" to wage a high-tech battle against apparitions (aka bad actors) and learn how to better save the world from cyber destruction! At Detect '18 you will be able to: immerse yourself in 30+ hours of education and training; chooose from 30+ breakout sessions designed for every experience level; listen to peer presentations highlighting real-world issues and solutions; network, network, network with your peers in a social setting; and earn CPE Credits to keep your credential current.
Cyber Beacon (Washington, DC, USA, Sep 20, 2018) Cyber Beacon is the flagship event of the National Defense University's College of Information and Cyberspace (NDU CIC). The conference brings together cyber experts from across the national security community, private sector, and academia to discuss the most pressing problem sets concerning cyberspace and national security. This year's theme is "decision making in cyberspace". Cyber Beacon V will be held on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 September 2018 at the NDU campus on Fort McNair in Washington, DC.
IT Security Leadership Exchange (Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Sep 23 - 25, 2018) IT Security Leadership Exchange is an invitation-only, strategic business summit that gathers Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), senior decision-makers, and industry experts to address the unique needs and current challenges faced by enterprise cyber security leaders. A CISO’s role requires hands-on technical knowledge and understanding of security tools, techniques, and procedures combined with the need to manage up, down, and across the organization. This summit is the perfect platform for leaders to share information, gain insight and develop next-level strategy. Information security executives from across the country will come together for 2 days of peer breakouts and networking to answer the toughest questions facing them today.
Global Security Exchange (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Sep 23 - 27, 2018) Global Security Exchange—formerly the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits—delivers new opportunities to exchange key ideas and best practices, expand global connections, and experience innovations. The GSX education program led by ASIS, InfraGard, and ISSA subject matter experts consists of 300+ sessions, each designed to deliver valuable, actionable takeaways to help shape your security strategy—today and in the future.
Merging of Cyber Criminal and Nation State Techniques: A Look at the Lazarus Group (Loudon, Virginia, USA, Sep 24, 2018) This presentation on North Korea's Lazarus Group as a case study of the convergence of organized cyber crime and nation-state intelligence services will be led by Allan Liska, a solutions architect at Recorded Future. Allan has more than 15 years experience in information security and has worked as both a blue teamer and a red teamer for the intelligence community and the private sector. Allan has helped countless organizations improve their security posture using more effective and integrated intelligence. He is the author of The Practice of Network Security, Building an Intelligence-Led Security Program, and Securing NTP: A Quickstart Guide and the co-author of DNS Security: Defending the Domain Name System and Ransomware: Defending Against Digital Extortion.
Connect Security World 2018 (Marseilles, France, Sep 24 - 26, 2018) While the number of IoT devices predicted by 2020 varies within tens of billions, all analysts agree that security is now the top concern of organizations looking at deploying IoT solutions. To address the unlimited risks surrounding billions connected “things”, Connect Security World 2018 unites Digital Security experts and IoT developers to securely develop, deploy and manage devices & services at IoT scale. In its 7th edition, this technical conference will cover the latest secure technologies stemming from cryptography to strategies and methods to minimize risks and enable successful implementations of end-to-end security – knowing that security is never perfect and no unique security solution (HW, SW…) can fit all levels of protection.