We take a look at cybersecurity conferences taking place in cities like Kansas City in the state of Missouri.
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 Kansas City, Missouri. 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 Kansas City 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 Missouri-specific Missouri newsletter! For other cities that we list cyber events and hacker conferences taking place in Missouri 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 Kansas Kansas City Local Chapter Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: They are holding regular meetings on the 4th Tuesday of every month. OWASP-KC’s mission is to be a welcoming community for Web Application Developers and Information Security Professionals to learn, communicate, and share their perspectives at a common table.
Cyber Security Event Title: ISSA – Kansas Kansas City Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: Another premier security group, ISSA hold regular trainings, meetings and networking events. The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. Through its membership, ISSA -Kansas Kansas City helps security professionals in the Kansas Kansas City area learn of information security issues and trends, which promote education, collaboration, and leadership, and further the information security profession.
Cyber Security Event Title: Kansas Kansas City Chapter of ISACA Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: This month’s chapter meeting is November 10th. For the upcoming events, you can check their events page. The ISACA KC Chapter was founded in 1984 and continues to promote the education of individuals relating to the auditing of, management consulting in, or direct management of the fields of IT governance, IS audit, security, control and assurance.
Cyber Security Event Title: InfraGard Midwest Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: An FBI-supported group, InfraGard is out to protect the homeland’s infrastructure through a private-public relationship. InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, Missouri and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.
Cyber Security Event Title: DC816 Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: A DEF CON Group based in Kansas Kansas City. A DefCon group headed by Subz$r%. Not much info here, you might want to mail him using the link we gave for more details.
Cyber Security Event Title: Greater Kansas Kansas City 2600 Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: Meetings for this group are usually held on the first Friday of the month at the Oak Park food court. 2600 Meetings exist as a forum for all interested in technology to meet and talk about events in technology-land, learn, and teach. Meetings are open to anyone of any age or level of expertise.
Cyber Security Event Title: The Cowtown Computer Congress Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: It’s one great bunch and they even had a Mini-Maker Faire and an OMGWTFBBQ a while back. Recent projects include a homemade cotton candy machine and marshmallow shooter kits. The Cowtown Computer Congress of Kansas Kansas City is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. We are dedicated to providing educational resources to our community, through outreach, supporting other organizations and events, teaching classes, and by providing a means to network with other professionals and hobbyists.
Cyber Security Event Title: BSides KC Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: BSides is there to handle your post Cyber-RAID trauma (or victory, as the case may be). You’ll get talks, discussions and more. Each BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening.
Cyber Security Event Title: ShowMeCon Address: St. Charles, Missouri Description: Info Security Europe is Europe’s one of the best information security event featuring Europe’s biggest and most comprehensive education program with over 315 exhibitors demonstrating the most diverse range of products and services to 12,000 visitors.
Cyber Security Event Title: BSidesSTL -2016 Address: ADDRESS Description: The vision for this B-sides is simple: Give interested techies a place to start and gain a foothold in the security community. Our organizers have attended Big Cons, Little Cons, and ones in between. Every con brings something amazing to the people that attend: community. The local security community in STL is vibrant. We want to continue growing that community by holding a free event that can introduce the interested to the connected. This is a free conference with local speakers and hackers showing technologies they love and talking about how they have gotten involved in the greater Security Community.
Cyber Security Event Title: Data Connectors Kansas Kansas City Tech-Security Information Security Conference Address: Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: Data Connectors is a cyber security career-networking event. Most of the events are valid for CEU/ CPD credits – but we’d encourage you to check first.
Cyber Security Event Title: National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Address: 1 E Pershing Road Kansas Kansas City, Missouri Description: This event is supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S. Department of Commerce, under a Cooperative Agreement (Award# 70NANB14H205). This two-day event includes: face-to-face convening of public-private partners; an opportunity to signal NICE strategic directions and priorities and a forum to showcase best practices.
Cyber Security Event Title: Data Connectors St. Louis Tech-Security Information Security Conference 2017 Address: St. Louis, Missouri Description: Data Connectors is a cyber security career-networking event. Most of the events are valid for CEU/ CPD credits – but we’d encourage you to check first.