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Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 48, 2016]

Category: Information Security Conferences

This post is a summary of Information Security (InfoSec) events, conferences and meetings that are taking place this week: business week# 48 (Monday, November 28 – Sunday, December 4, 2016). Here’s our updated list for (all events) for 2017. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2016, November 28, 2016 | Washington, DC, USA In 2010, Mandiant launched the first MIRcon (Mandiant Incident Response Conference) and since then the event has grown and grown. This hacker conference has been named ever since Mandiant was acquired. 2nd Annual UK Health Cyber Security Summit, November 29, 2016 | London, UK Healthcare and cyber security is big business and continues to be so. This cyber security healthcare conference takes place in the UK. Organised by NHS Digital and City & Financial Global, the 2nd Annual UK Health Cyber Security Summit will see Dame Fiona Caldicott (from the National Data Guardian) share her thoughts about the use of confidential health and care information during her keynote address at The Church House, Westminster, on 29th November 2016. The twitter handle for this evevnt is @cfconferences. If you can’t make this years event then make sure that you get yourself down to the 3rd Annual UK Health Cyber Security Summit for 2017, which, we imagine will also very likely take place in London, UK. ISC2 Security Congress LATIN AMERICA, November 29 – 30, 2016 | San Paulo, Brazil ISC2, the membership body behind the (in)famous CISSP is hosting this…

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Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 47, 2016]

Category: Information Security Conferences

This post is a summary of Information Security (InfoSec) events, conferences and meetings that are taking place this week: business week# 47 (November 21 – November 27, 2016). Here’s our updated list for (all events) for 2017. Here’s the week’s latest cyber security conference, event news & recommended talks: (Upcoming) The KSA Cybersecurity Conference 2017 (Upcoming) Yale Cyber Leadership Forum Launches Abu Dhabi Security Conference Sets Focus To Cyber Threats Advisory Board – Security Summit 2017 CEBIT Australia 2017: Cybersecurity Visionary Eugene Kaspersky To Be Keynote China’s Xi Jinping Opens Tech Conference With Call For Cyber Sovereignty Inaugural NBAA Security Conference To Raise Bar On Business Aviation Security Infosecurity Magazine To Host Cybersecurity Conference In Boston Next Month ISACA’s Cybersecurity Conference In Singapore Addressed Needs For A Skilled Workforce NSA Director Asks American CEO’s To Prioritize Cybersecurity RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi: Highlights Ten Best Quotes (From The Experts) At Dublin Info Sec 2016 Cyber Security for Critical Assets MENA Region, November 21 – 26, 2016, Dubai UAE The conference, which takes place in the Middle East, will connect senior level thought leaders across the Oil and Gas, Energy, Utility, Chemical and Petrochemical, Water and Aerospace industries (i.e. SCADA/ ICS), and allow them to discuss industry challenges, share experiences and investigate the best practice guidelines; moving from recovery-focused to proactive and forward-thinking discussions that will bridge the gap between government, IT and OT senior leaders. Clearly if you work in…

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

Category: Information Security Conferences

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: RSA Speaker List Announced For San Francisco (Feb 2017) Riyadh To Host The Second Annual International Cyber Security Conference (ICSC) Appropriate because of Trump: International Conference on Cyber Law, Cyber Crime & Cyber Security) Takeaways from the 18th Annual AT&T Cybersecurity Conference Video: FBI cybersecurity chief talks about aftermath of Wikileaks, Snowden, and 2016 election Here’s the week’s recommened cybersecurity talks from conferences (this week they happen to all be from DEFCON. DEF CON 24 Speaker/s: Mudge Zatko and Sarah Zatko – Project CITL DEF CON 24 Speaker/s: Panel – Ask the EFF DEF CON 24 Speaker/s: Terrell McSweeny and Lorrie Cranor – Research on the Machines: Help the FTC DEF CON 24 Speaker/s: The Bob Ross Fan Club – Propaganda: You and your devices DEF CON 24 Speaker/s: Dr Paul Vixie – Frontrunning The Frontrunners DEF CON 24 Speaker/s: Jake Kouns – Cyber Who Done It: Attribution Analysis Through Arrest History DEF CON 24 Speaker/s: Jennifer Granick – Slouching Towards Utopia – The State of the Internet Dream DEF CON 24 Conference – Jonathan Mayer,…

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

Category: Information Security Conferences

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 China-Linked Cyberspies Lure Victims With Security Conference Invites 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…

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Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 44, 2016]

Category: Information Security Conferences

This post is a summary of Information Security (InfoSec) events, conferences and meetings that are taking place this week; business week# 44 (October 30 – November 5, 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: Five Key Cybersecurity Lessons From ISACA’s CSX North America Conference China Attempts Hacking US-Taiwan Defense Conference Delegates! Women Leaders in Cybersecurity: Closing the Gender Gap Cyber Security ‘key Issue For Lawyers Can We Secure The Internet Of Things In Time To Prevent Another Cyber-Attack? High Caliber Speakers Connect To Protect At RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi New SCADA Vulnerability Enabled Remote Control Of ICS Networks; Fix Quickly Issued Out-of-the-box Tactics For Recruiting Cybersecurity Professionals Shareholders Sue Companies For Lying About Cyber Security Watch The FBI’s Hilariously Overacted Cybersecurity PSAs LASCON, November 1 – 4, 2016, Austin, Texas, United States The Lonestar Application Security Conference (LASCON) is an OWASP conference held each year in Austin, Texas. This is one of the largest cyber events in Texas with a turnout of over 400+ web app developers, security engineers, mobile developers and information security (cybersecurity) professionals. LASCON is held in Texas where more Fortune 500 companies call home than any other state and it is held in Austin which is particularly…

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Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 43, 2016]

Category: Information Security Conferences

This post is a summary of Cyber Security (InfoSec) events, conferences that are taking place this week; business week# 43 (October 24 – October 30, 2016). For a full listing of all cyber events throughout 2016 please view this page and for upcoming events in 2017 please click here. Here’s the latest cyber security conference, event news & recommended talks: Cybersecurity: Both A Threat And Growth Opportunity For Law Firms Edward Snowden Talks Privacy, Surveillance At Valley Cybersecurity Conference Latest Industry Trends In Cyber Security and Cyber Insurance Russian Hackers Evolve to Serve the Kremlin Successful Kick-off Meeting Of The Cyrail Project “Cybersecurity In The Railway Sector” Top Cyber Security Experts To Attend Dublin Conference Smart Grids Lack Cyber Security Protection (GridSecCon) SANS Frankfurt 2016, October 24 – 29, 2016, Munich, Germany Both events listed below are organized by the awesome SANS. SANS put on some great training and we note that this week there are two lots of cyber training events in Munich Germany and in the Netherlands. SANS Amsterdam 2016, October 24 – 29, Amsterdam, Netherlands Same as above. Security Summit Week-2016/14th Annual Information Security Summit , October 24 – 28, 2016, Westlake, OH, United States This is the second time this cyber event has taken place – this time it will be taking place in Westalk, Ohio. Florida Center for Cybersecurity Third Annual Conference , October 25, 2016, Tampa, FL, United States The Florida Center for Cybersecurity’s…

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Summary of Cybersecurity Conferences Happening This Week [Week 42, 2016]

Category: Information Security Conferences

This post is a summary of Cyber Security (InfoSec) events, conferences that are taking place this week; business week# 42 (October 17 – October 23, 2016). For a full listing of all cyber events throughout 2016 please view this page and for upcoming events in 2017 please click here. Here’s the latest cyber security conference, event news & recommended talks: IAEA Chief: Nuclear Power Plant Was Disrupted By Cyber Attack Law Firms Popular Target (Legal Cyber Conference) How Will the Next President Approach Cybersecurity? 2016 ICS Cyber Security Conference (Largest SCADA/ ICS Conference) Marshall Academy, George Mason University Host Cybersecurity Youth Conference North America CSX Cybersecurity Nexus Conference, October 17 – 19, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, USA The CSX Conference is a big one in the cybersecurity conference calendar. Organized by ISACA, the Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), according to the organizers is: “an America Information Security Conference [that] will provide you [with] opportunities to gain knowledge, skills and tools you need to protect and defend your organization and, help your organization fully realize the positive potential of technology.” Taking place in Las Vegas, we’d strongly recommend that you attend this event if you live and work in Nevada. Incidentally we also have a post listing cybersecurity conferences that take place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cyber Security Conference, October 18, 2016, Leeds, United Kingdom The simply titled ‘Cyber Security Conference’ is taking place this week in Leeds, UK. This is the second…

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

Category: Information Security Conferences

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…

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Recommended Cyber Security Conferences in Washington DC

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All Global Cyber Conferences (Updated Daily) Time To Read: 6 mins Photo Credit: Srikanta H. U What’s this post all about? In this post we are going to tell you about popular (and worthwhile, in our opinion) cyber security conferences and events that take place in Washington D.C. each year. This post is a ‘work-in-progress’; i.e. meaning that we will be add events to this page over the coming months and years – so don’t be fooled by the original published date of this post! Worth mentioning that we have a bunch of other US-related Cyber Security Conference listings that are specific to regions, cities or states within the USA, including: Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco, Texas, Texas and an ‘overall California Cyber Events Page’. We also have a round up of our recommended continental US recommended InfoSec events, and, a Top Ten list of worldwide events. Why did we select these Cyber Conferences? This is not a list of ‘upcoming events’, rather, this is a list of regular (typically annual) InfoSec events that take place throughout Washington D.C. We selected these Conferences on two criteria: firstly, is the conference reputable?; does it attract professional Cyber Professionals? And, secondly, does the conference take place on a regular basis? If the answer to these two questions is ‘yes’ then it is very likely that we will add the event to this page. Can I add my Cyber Security Conference that…

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Recommended Cyber Security Conferences in Texas

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All Global Cyber Conferences (Updated Daily) Time To Read: 6 mins Photo Credit: Ian Baldwin What’s this post all about? In this post we are going to tell you about popular (and worthwhile, in our opinion) cyber security conferences and events that take place in Texas each year. This post is a ‘work-in-progress’; i.e. meaning that we will be add events to this page over the coming months and years – so don’t be fooled by the original published date of this post! Worth mentioning that we have a bunch of other US-related Cyber Security Conference listings that are specific to regions, cities or states within the USA, including: Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco, Texas, Washington DC and an ‘overall California Cyber Events Page’. We also have a round up of our recommended continental US recommended InfoSec events, and, a Top Ten list of worldwide events. Why did we select these Cyber Conferences? This is not a list of ‘upcoming events’, rather, this is a list of regular (typically annual) InfoSec events that take place throughout the state of Texas. We selected these Conferences on two criteria: firstly, is the conference reputable?; does it attract professional Cyber Professionals? And, secondly, does the conference take place on a regular basis? If the answer to these two questions is ‘yes’ then it is very likely that we will add the event to this page. Can I add my Cyber Security Conference…

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