Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 46, 2016]

Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 46, 2016]

Henry Dalziel | Information Security Conferences | November 14, 2016


This post is a summary of Information Security (InfoSec) events, conferences and meetings that are taking place this week: business week# 45 (November 14 – November 20, 2016).

Quick heads-up – our directory listing for cybersecurity conferences happening throughout 2017 is now live and rapidly growing. For more information please click here.

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

Here’s the week’s recommened cybersecurity talks from conferences (this week they happen to all be from DEFCON.


Here’s a summary of events this week:

SANS London 2016, November 14 – 19, 2016, London, United Kingdom
SANS Events are awesome. They are extremely beneficial to your career and you will learn a ton. This week we notice two events taking place in London and Houston Texas.

SANS Healthcare Cyber Security Summit & Training 2016, November 14 – 21, 2016, Houston, United States
The SANS events in Texas is in fact their “Fourth Annual Healthcare Cybersecurity Summit.” At this event professional cyber folk will be discussing proven and effective approaches for securing and succeeding in the new healthcare environment. You’ll have the chance to meet with leaders from top organizations and see what truly works in securing healthcare.

The Fifth International Conference on Informatics and Applications (ICIA2016), November 14 – 16, Kagawa, Japan
We do not typically get that many events cyber (information security) events from Japan so we are more than delighted to list this event. This event, which takes place over three days, will include presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.

The 4th International HLS & CYBER Conference, November 14 – 17, 2016, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
This is a great event for those living and working in cybersecurity in Israel. This cyber event, according to the organizers, “provides an extensive array of outstanding and innovative technologies specifically designed to counter a variety of threats in an ever-changing world.”

World Congress on Internet Security (WorldCIS-2016), November 14 – 16, 2016, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Also taking place this week is the World Congress on Internet Security. This event, according to the organizers, is to “bridge the knowledge gap between academia and industry, promote research esteem and to fostering discussions on information technologies, information systems and global security applications. The WorldCIS-2016 invites speakers and researchers to submit papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation.”

Data Connectors Phoenix Tech-Security Conference (Cybersecurity Event), November 17, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Data Connectors’ technology security conferences are focused on providing you with the latest best practices, products and services available to the community right now in an educational environment.

GreHack, November 18, 2016, Grenoble, France
The International Symposium on Research in Grey-Hat Hacking – aka GreHack. It will gather researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to discuss new advances in Security.

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