Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 45, 2016]

Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 45, 2016]

Henry Dalziel | Information Security Conferences | November 7, 2016


This post is a summary of Information Security (InfoSec) events, conferences and meetings that are taking place this week: business week# 45 (November 7 – November 13, 2016).

For a complete (and updated) full listing of all cyber events taking place this week, month and throughout 2016 please view this page; and for upcoming events in 2017 please click here.

Here’s the week’s latest cyber security conference, event news & recommended talks:

Recommend International Cyber Conference News
Interview With Black Hat/ DEFCON Founder Jeff Moss On Cybersecurity
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Hyderabad To Host National Cyber Security Conclave
Tool For Cybersecurity Job Hunters Launched
AISA 2016: Australia’s Cyber-Czar Says We Are In The Era Of Cybersecurity 2.0
Observations And Implications From The 2016 SCADA/ ICS Cyber Security Conference
If You Want to Avoid Getting Hacked, Hire Women
Do Not Pigeonhole Us, Future Mcafee CEO Tells Conference

Recommended Talks (Uploaded from DEFCON 24)
DEF CON 24 Crypto and Privacy Village (Andrew Brandt) Blue Coat SSL Visibility Exposed
DEF CON 24 Crypto and Privacy Village (Deirdre Connolly) State of the Curve 2016
DEF CON 24 Crypto and Privacy Village (Greg Norcie) My Usability Goes to 11 A Hackers Guide to Use
DEF CON 24 Crypto and Privacy Village (Ladar Levison) Compelled Decryption: State of the Art in Doctrinal Perversity
DEF CON 24 Crypto and Privacy Village (Nate Cardozo) Crypto State of the Law
DEF CON 24 Crypto and Privacy Village (Mat Caughron) Trey Blalock – Revocation the Frailty of PKI
DEF CON 24 Crypto and Privacy Village (Nathan Hoch) The Badge and PAWN Customizing the Badge

DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Javier Vazquez Vidal, Ferdinand Noelscher) CAN i haz car secret plz
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Six Volts and Haystack) Cheap Tools for Hacking Heavy Trucks
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Trevor Roest) Using Yard Stick One for FOB Fun
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Nathan Hoch) Understanding Heavy Truck Event Data
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Nathan Hoch) Hacking the CHV Badge
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Ken Munro) The Mitsubishi Hack Explained
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Jun Li, Yuan Jian) Security Flaws in Automotive Immobilizer
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Jun Li) Deep Learning on CAN BUS
DEF CON 24 Car Hacking Village (Ben Breckt) Vehicle to Infrastructure


Again, as stated above, these events are not as ‘up to date’ as our main cyber conference listing here for 2016 and here for 2017, so if you’re planning your calendar we’d strongly suggest that you hit those pages first.

SANS Miami 2016, November 7 – 12, 2016, Coconut Grove, FL, United States
SANS is the one of the world’s biggest provider of cyber security training. SANS is training over 40,000 cyber security professionals around the world each yearand they work across 30 geographic areas. In those areas, SANS trains cyber security operatives and managers who are working in government departments, military bodies and large commercial organizations. This event takes place in Florida, USA.

SANS European Security Awareness Summit 2016, November 9 – 11, 2016, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA GB, United Kingdom
Much like the above but taking place in London, UK, this event is a two-day training course followed by a one-day summit devoted to building a high-impact security awareness program. SANS suggest attending the two days of training as a precursor to the one day summit.

Data Connectors Austin Tech-Security Conference (Cybersecurity Event), November 9, 2016, Austin, Texas, USA
You can consider this as being career-networking events, so if you work in Texas in cybersecurity then this would be a great event to attend.

Data Privacy Asia 2016, November 9 – 11, 2016, Singapore
According to the organizers: Back for a second year, Data Privacy 2016 promises to be bigger and better. Last year, 40 leaders and thinkers from more than 15 countries gathered in Singapore to discuss Data Privacy: Your Business Imperative. In 2016, we focus our dialogue on Building Digital Trust and explore what is needed in Establishing an Ecosystem of Trust and Protection in the Digital Age.

Worth mentioning that we have a specific blog post that addresses cybersecurity events taking place in Asia (mostly Singapore), and also Hong Kong cyber-specific events.

SecureWorld Seattle, November 9 – 10, 2016, Bellevue, WA, United States
SecureWorld take place throughout the USA. These cyber meetings, which take place in 14 regional areas prepare and move IT professionals on the front lines. According to the organizers: [SecureWorld is] a leading source of cybersecurity content which includes breaking industry news, unique articles and research, web meetings, and training courses.

The Fourth Annual RANT Conference, November 11 London, United Kingdom
Organized by our friends in London, RANT events are awesome. This is the fourth annual RANT Conference which will once again take on the slightly alternative format and provide an entertaining and educational networking and open discussion focused event for 300 senior end user information security professionals. The organizers have stated that they will discuss and debate real-life, pertinent and controversial industry topics in a lively, entertaining, and sometimes irreverent manner. According to the team behind RANT events: “We love a good heckle and we’re driven by a desire to cut through rhetoric and get straight to the heart of a problem. Strategies are honed, relationships are formed and management decisions are made. As you’d expect in this exclusive, highly senior community environment the networking is exceptional. Plus we have a few drinks and laughs along the way…” Sounds good to us! Let us know if you have ever attended a RANT event – we’d love to hear back from you.

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