Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 41, 2016]

Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 41, 2016]

Henry Dalziel | Information Security Conferences | October 10, 2016

Here’s our usual review of events taking place this week (October 10 – October 16, 2016) in the world of cyber security conferences!

We’re on week #41 and there a quite a few things going on. Here’s the latest cyber security conference, event news & recommended talks:

So You Want to Be a Pentester Absolute
Abnormal Behavior Detection in Large Environments (Speaker: Social Engineer Expert, Dave Kennedy)
Fighting the Enemy Within (Speaker: Matt Crowe)
Breaking Android Apps for Fun and Profit (Speaker: Bill Sempf)
Whats in your Top Ten Intelligent Application Security Prioritization (Speaker: Tony Miller)
So You have Inherited a Security Department Now What (Speaker: Amanda Berlin)
217 Phish your employees for fun (Speaker: Kristoffer Marshall)
Attacking the Hospitality and Gaming Industries Tracking an Attacker Around the World in 7 Years

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


SANS Baltimore, October 10 – 15, 2016, Baltimore, MD, United States
This is a regular and top-notch SANS training event; this time, taking place in Baltimore. If you live and work in Cyber Security in the Baltimore area then you might be interested in this event.

SAINTCON, October 11 – 14, 2016, Utah, United States
SAINTCON is sold out this year. With awesome speakers, competitions and a bunch of villages, it is easy to see why this conference is sold out. This event takes place in Utah which is somewhat unusual for cyber events to take place. Absolutely an event worth checking out.

X.25 Ethical Hacking Conferences, October 14 – 15, 2016, Xalapa, Mexico
The purpose of the x.25 Ethical Hacking Conference, according to the organizers, “is to raise awareness of the responsibility and the social impact of information security in our country and the world.” Sounds good to us! We also have a bunch of other cyber security conferences taking place in South America here.

Here are other events also taking place this week. For links and additional information go ahead and search for them on the main conference list for 2016 here.

Cyber Defense Initiative Conference – CDIC2016 October 12 – 13, 2016 | Bangkok, Thailand

Symantec Spotlight October 13, 2016 | Los Angeles, California, USA

Conference On Digital Forensics & Cyber Security 2016 October 13 – 14, 2016 | Johannesburg, South Africa

BSides Warsaw 2016 October 14 – 16, 2016 | Warsaw, Poland

CyberSEED October 10, 2016 | Storrs, Connecticut, USA

9th Cyber Defence Summit October 10 – 11, 2016 | Doha, Qatar

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