Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 37, 2016]

Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 37, 2016]

Henry Dalziel | Information Security Conferences | September 12, 2016

Here are this week’s (business week# 37) cyber security events. Compared to the last few weeks there are actually quite a few things going on.

Here are some other global cyber event highlights:

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

ISC2 Security Congress, September 12 – 15, 2016, Orlando, Florida 32819 USA
This years ISC2 Security Congress is offering pre and post conference cyber seminars as well as free clinics for those seeking additional education and CP/ CEU credits (Cyber Security Continuing Education Credits).

Rock Stars of Risk-Based Security Seattle, September 13, 2016, WA 98109, United States
The organizers of this event are motivated to spread the message of installing a ‘strong risk-based security solution’ culture in the workplace. Here’s a message from the organizers: “…At Rock Stars of Risk-based Security, we’ve brought together the real leaders in this critical technology – Google, Adobe, PayPal, Intel Health and Life Sciences, and others – to talk about the trends, risk-based security programs and advice on how you can develop real-world security solutions that work for your organization – and that don’t disrupt your operations…””

Executive Alliance’s Security Leaders Summit BOSTON 2016, September 13, 2016, 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, United States
The Executive Alliance Security Leaders Summit, taking place in Boston, brings together senior InfoSec IT executives in an informal ’round-table’ type of event as, according to the organizers, they “discuss new approaches to managing complexities in Information Security, and will provide opportunities to collaborate with leaders in the industry.” This conference is organized in such a way that companies across a diversity of verticals and sizes, are encouraged to share their insights and knowledge with the distinguished group of attendees through their presentations, interviews and breakout sessions.

IANS Chicago Information Security Forum, September 13 – 14, 2016, 541 Chicago, Illinois, United States
IANS (Institute for Applied Network Security) Information Security Conference is an event which brinsg together experienced cyber folk and IT professionals together for confidential information sharing on the “industry’s most important issues, technologies, and trends.” This event lasts for two days and includes keynote addresses, technical and strategic roundtable discussions led by IANS’ Faculty, networking events, and the “opportunity to learn about new technologies.”

SecureWorld Detroit, September 14 – 15, 2016, MI 48124, United States
According to the organizers: “SecureWorld gatherings give bigger resources and facilitate more connections than any other cybersecurity event in North America.” Indeed, their 14 regional events prepare and move IT professionals on the front lines.

IT Security one2one Summit, September 14 – 16, 2016, San Francisco, California, 94102, United States
“The ONE2ONE Summits are a unique business experience that will transform the way you conduct business in today’s competitive marketplace. ONE2ONE Summits are proven, results driven, and will deliver on your return on objectives within 2.5 days of an immersive business networking environment. They will offer unmatched networking with pre-arranged face-to-face meetings in a resort setting with exclusive accommodations, meeting facilities, dining experiences, and service.”

CyberForwardDC, September 15, 2016, 800 Florida Ave NE, Washinton D.C., United States
“Our digital lives are under assault. As our global connections grow, so do the incidents of data breaches and penetrations. CyberForward DC is a conference and exhibition aimed at decision-makers with responsibility for the security of their enterprise data, intellectual property and customer/citizen information. This conference will focus on innovation, speed, and agility. Attendees will interact with leading researchers, venture capitalists, and hot new start-ups to find out what groundbreaking ideas are catching on and proving valuable.””

CornCon II: The Wrath of Corn, September 17, 2016, 518 Locust St, Davenport, IA 52803, United States
CornCon is a security conference based in the Quad Cities. Here’s the schedule.

As ever, let us know if you have, or will, attend any of the above events – we’d love to hear from you!

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