Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 32, 2016]

Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 32, 2016]

Henry Dalziel | Information Security Conferences | August 8, 2016

This post is a summary of Cyber Security (InfoSec) events, conferences that aretaking place this week: Business Week #32 August 8 – August 14, 2016

For a full listing of all cyber events throughout 2016 please view this page and for upcoming events in 2017 please click here.

SANS Dallas 2016, August 8 – 13, 2016, 1201 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75202, United States
This week there are two major events taking place by SANS: this one in Dallas and the one below in Portland, Oregan. In both instances, SANS training and events are considered as being some of the best in the industry. SANS have trained thousands of cyber security operatives and managers who are working in government departments, military bodies and large commercial organizations.

SANS Portland 2016, August 8 – 13, 2016
Same as the above – but happening in Oregan!

Dominating Cyberspace through Advanced Network Security and Capabilities, August 9 – 10, 2016, 701 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314, United States
This symposium will discuss the policy and cyber operations that are necessary to ensure the protection, and operation of U.S. Networks. This event also discusses compliance and policy as well as the technology and in particular the talks will give an overview to the actual methods employed to defend critical networks, as well as the freedom to operate within the cyber domain. In addition, the event also discusses current initiatives that promote interagency and interdepartmental coordination on cyber security strategies.

2016 USENIX Security Symposium, August 10 – 12, 2016, 208 Barton Springs, Austin, Texas, 78704, United States
The USENIX Security Symposium is a unqiue event that brings together researchers, cyber  practitioners, system admins, system programmers, and others IT folk that are interested in the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks. You can consider this as being quite a high brow event!

Data Connectors Cincinnati Tech-Security Conference (Cybersecurity Event), August 11, 2016, 150 West Fifth Street Cincinnati, OH 45202-2393 United States
Data Connectors’ technology security conferences are focused on providing you with, according to the organizers “..the latest best practices, products and services available to the community right now in an educational environment…” We’ve heard mixed reports about these events with some saying that they are over subscribed and lack detail but in any event we always include to give you all a balanced and fair view of all the cyber security events happening around the world this week!

International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS) 2016, August 13 – 14, 2016, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, Rajasthan, India
ICCS 2016 is a unique oppportunity (according to the organizers) to “…to talk about cyber threat analysis, research, operations and law enforcement to coordinate efforts to build a more secure world. Researchers, practitioners, government and business will talk and trade ideas that address real world problems with Cybersecurity…”

As ever, we’d love to get your feedback for any of the above events if you’ve attended them!

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