We take a look at cybersecurity conferences taking place in cities like San Diego in the state of California.
Yes they are, but not as often as our main directory listing. We base the below listings on popular and repetitive events that take place in San Diego, California. Rather than simply listing a bunch of ‘one-off’ events that might never be organized again, most (not all!) of the gatherings mentioned below have been taking place every year. We have also included ISACA, ISSA, OWASP and BSides events that take place in San Diego where possible. To see global BSides specific listings (some include speaker videos and presentations made by IronGeek) click here. Make sure that you don’t miss an event by joining our California-specific California newsletter! For other cities that we list cyber events and hacker conferences taking place in California please click here, or to return to our main global list of IT Security conferences please follow this link. If you would like to add an event to this page and our main listing directory click here.
Cyber Security Event Title: OWASP San Diego Local Chapter Address: San Diego, California Description: OWASP Foundation is a professional association of global members and is open to anyone interested in learning more about software security. Local chapters are run independently and guided by the Chapter Leader Handbook. The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a 501(c)(3) worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. Our mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks.
Cyber Security Event Title: SD ISSA Local Chapter Address: San Diego, California Description: The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is an international organization providing educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills and professionalism of our members and the information security community at large. The primary goal of ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure availability, integrity and confidentiality of organizational resources. The San Diego area chapter of ISSA is dedicated to building and maintaining a viable, self-sustaining, and responsive professional association that achieves the vocational objectives of its members in accordance with the by laws.
Cyber Security Event Title: ISACA San Diego Chapter Address: San Diego, California Description: This chapter’s aim is to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout the area. The San Diego Chapter of ISACA is dedicated to helping its members develop strong competencies in the areas if information systems (IS) audit, governance, risk management, privacy, and security. Their chapter benefits from a large and diverse membership (nearly 500 and counting) that work in a number of different functions across important sectors such as healthcare, financial services, banking, national defense, biotechnology, government, service providers, among others industries. An important goal for their chapter is to meet the needs of their members and organizations. To that aim, their chapter meets at least once per month (typically on the 3rd Thursday of the month) to provide opportunities for continuing professional education, networking, and the sharing of best practices.
Cyber Security Event Title: Infragard San Diego Chapter Address: San Diego, California Description: The InfraGard San Diego Members Alliance is a FBI-affiliated nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Its mission is to mitigate criminal and terrorist threats, risks and losses for the purpose of protecting our region’s critical infrastructure and the American people. Founded in 2005, the San Diego chapter covers both San Diego and Imperial Counties and has established itself as a leader nationwide, setting the highest standards for programs, training and education. For the last decade, we have proudly contributed to the safety and security of San Diego via an all-threats, all-hazards approach. At the national level, the InfraGard National Members Alliance was founded in 1996 and now comprises over 80 regional chapters, each linked to a FBI Field Office. InfraGard’s success can be attributed to the unprecedented communication, collaboration and coordination it has forged at the epicenter of America’s most critical resources. Our membership is comprised of individuals that represent private businesses; local, California and and federal law enforcement agencies; academic institutions; first responders and more.
Cyber Security Event Title: AITP San Diego Address: San Diego, California Description: They serve the San Diego professional community by providing a forum to present issues and trends relating to the management of information. The goals of this chapter: Provide a monthly forum where information on a current topic can be exchanged. Provide a membership directory that includes member’s professional skills, expertise, special interests, and available services and provide meetings where information on a special topic is presented.
Cyber Security Event Title: San Diego 2600 Address: Regents Pizza, 4150 Regents Park Row #170, San Diego, California Description: San Diego 2600 is held every first Friday of the month. All meetings take place on the first Friday of the month. Unless otherwise noted, 2600 meetings begin at 5 pm local time.
Cyber Security Event Title: Nucleon Address: San Diego, California Description: Haven’t done anything significant in a while. But they at least have an extensive back log. Neucleon is a place where the spark of creation is kindled, where you learn by doing, and where making your world and its technology fit you is preferred to fitting yourself to the world. Neucleon is like a gym; there are dues, specialized equipment, trainers, goals, and hard work. Unlike a gym, the brain and the imagination get a workout.
Cyber Security Event Title: San Diego Hacker News Meetup Address: 4685 Convoy St #210, San Diego, California Description: Quite the shadowy bunch. They do have a physical address though. You don’t specifically need to be a frequent reader of Hacker News. If you’re interested in startups and tech stuff, you’ll fit in just fine. Their meet ups are usually on the LAST FRIDAY of the month.
Cyber Security Event Title: SANS Security West San Diego Address: San Diego, California Description: Take Cybersecurity training in San Diego from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. At SANS Security West 2016 + Emerging Trends, we offer more than 20 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners and interactive bonus sessions, led by a star-studded panel, on Emerging Trends in cybersecurity. With cyber-attacks and data breaches on the rise, attacks becoming more frequent, sophisticated and more costly the gap in the ability to defend has become wider and more time sensitive. Now is the perfect time to take the next step in your career. Cybersecurity is more vital, crucial, and important to the growth of your organization than ever before. Join them at SecWest to gain the skills and knowledge to help your organization succeed. The line-up of cybersecurity courses below, covers IT security, digital forensics, ethical hacking, penetration testing, software security, and security courses for legal and management personnel. In addition to these security courses, the Emerging Trends discussions will provide the insight necessary to stay ahead of the latest cybersecurity threats and keep your organization secure.
Cyber Security Event Title: ToorCon San Diego Address: Emerald Plaza Westin, 400 W Broadway, San Diego, California Description: The Conference portion of ToorCon San Diego will kick off with a reception on Friday, October 14th and will be followed by one day of 50 minute talks and a second day of 20 minute talks. Link: http://sandiego.toorcon.net/
Cyber Security Event Title: BarCamp San Diego Address: San Diego, California Description: BarCamp is an ad-hoc unconference born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from attendees.
Cyber Security Event Title: NDSS Symposium 2016 Address: San Diego, California Description: ISOC NDSS cultivates data trade among researchers and practitioners of network and appropriated system security. The target audience includes those involved in practical aspects of network and distributed system security, with a focus on real system design and implementation. A major objective is to encourage and empower the Internet community to apply and deploy and advance the California of available security technologies.
Cyber Security Event Title: Security West 2016 Address: One Market Place, San Diego, California Description: SANS offer some of the best cyber security training events that you can attend.
Cyber Security Event Title: SANS San Diego 2016 Address: 207 Fifth Avenue, Corner of 5th Avenue & L Street, San Diego, California Description: SANS offer some of the best cyber security training events that you can attend.
Cyber Security Event Title: West 2016 Address: 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, California Description: The leading naval event and exposition on the West Coast, WEST is now in its 26th year of bringing military and industry pioneers together. Co-supported by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, WEST is the first conference in which the producers of platforms and the designers of technologies can network, discuss and exhibit their solutions in a single locale. To finish their missions successfully, more than 150,000 experts in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard who live in the San Diego zone rely on the open discussions and important networking WEST provides.
Cyber Security Event Title: Security Day San Diego Address: San Diego, California Description: A campus event at UCSD that happens at least once a year. Security Day San Diego is a free full day of security training and discussion, hosted at the UC San Diego campus. This event aims to encourage networking and idea exchange between security-focused technology professionals in the greater San Diego and southern California area with a slight focus on the Higher Ed community. We hope that you’ll come to this event, meet people who work in the technology field, and come away with some new contacts. Link: http://securitydaysandiego.ucsd.edu/
Cyber Security Event Title: FloCon Address: San Diego, California Description: FloCon Conference gives a forum for large-scale network flow analytics. Showcasing next-gen analytic techniques. This conference is geared toward tool developers, operational analysts, researchers, and other experts interested in applying the latest analytics against large volumes of traffic.
Cyber Security Event Title: 2017 West Address: 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, California Description: One of the premier naval event and exposition on the West Coast, WEST is now in its 27th year of gathering military and industry leaders together. Co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, WEST is the event in which the makers of platforms and the designers of technologies can discuss, network and demonstrate their solutions in a single locale.
Cyber Security Event Title: NDSS Symposium 2017 Address: San Diego, California Description: ISOC NDSS cultivates data trade among researchers and practitioners of network and appropriated system security. The target audience includes those involved in practical aspects of network and distributed system security, with a focus on real system design and implementation. A major objective is to encourage and empower the Internet community to apply and deploy and advance the California of available security technologies.
Cyber Security Event Title: Security West 2017 Address: One Market Place, San Diego, California Description: SANS events offer excellent training by highly experienced cybersecurity professionals. Their training courses have a reputation for being some of the best in the world.
Cyber Security Event Title: WEIS 2017 Address: San Diego, California Description: The Workshop on the Economics of Information Security (WEIS) is one of the leading forum for interdisciplinary scholarship on information security and privacy, combining expertise from the fields of economics, social science, business, law, policy, and computer science.