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Upcoming Events of Interest


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This section features a wide variety of upcoming security-related conferences, workshops, symposiums, competitions, and events happening in the United States and the world. This list also includes several past events with links to proceedings or summaries of the actual activities.

Note: The events may also be found on the SoS Calendar, located by clicking the ‘Calendar’ tab on the left-hand navigation bar.

 July | August | September | October | November | December 


European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security 2016
It is now 15 years since the European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS) was established. It has been held in Finland, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, England, and the Netherlands to mention only a few of the countries that have hosted it. This conference attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, military personnel, practitioners, and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of the cyber security community. ECCWS is generally attended by participants from more than 30 countries. The Journal of Information Warfare regularly publishes a number of the papers presented at this conference.
Date: July 7–8
Location: Munich, Germany


3rd Annual Financial Services Cyber Security Summit
The 3rd Annual Financial Services Cyber Security Forum will examine the latest developments in the cyber security issues financial institutions are facing, with particular emphasis on cyber resilience, cyber security culture, supply chain security, and the protection of critical financial infrastructure, as well as risk mitigation strategies. This timely conference will discuss the UK’s latest cyber security initiatives, including launch of the UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre later this year, update on the CBEST programme initiative led by the Bank of England and the highlights of the new UK National Cyber Security Strategy. The programme also includes sessions on the European and US responses to the rising threat of cyber-crime led by the European Commission, the European Banking Federation, and the US Treasury.
Date: July 13
Location: London, UK


CyberSec 2016
Ask any bank CEO in the U.S. what keeps them up at night and cybersecurity is bound to be in the top five. Maybe even number 1. And while the threat matrix is evolving rapidly, along with the regulatory demands, so are the technology tools available to help meet them. This one-day conference will take a big-picture look at the threats facing banks today and tomorrow, and offer insights on how to combat them.
Date: July 19
Location: New York City, NY


International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA 2016)
We invite you to participate in the International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA 2016). The event will be held 19-21 July 2016 in the city of Frankfurt, Germany in association with the Eleventh International Network Conference (INC2016). This symposium, the tenth in our series, will bring together leading figures from academia and industry to present and discuss the latest advances in information security from research and commercial perspectives.
Date: July 19–21
Location: Frankfurt, Germany


AFCEA Classified Cyber Forum 2016
The AFCEA Classified Cyber Forum is a one-day event focusing on the substantial threats sophisticated adversaries pose to government and industry, computer networks, and data that require the U.S. government to leverage private sector resources and capabilities. The agenda will explore the challenges in accomplishing this goal and highlight where public-private sector cooperation is most needed.
Date: July 21
Location: Chantilly, VA


Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit 2016
The centerpiece of this daylong summit will be the keynote addresses by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, the country’s top transportation official, and GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, the chief of the country’s largest automaker. The automotive sector is taking some steps to bolster cybersecurity awareness and knowledge. Last year the industry created the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) to enhance information sharing in the auto sector. In addition, companies are forming “coordinated disclosure programs,” which allow security researchers to share cyber threats with the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
Date: July 22
Location: Detroit, MI


Community College Cyber Summit 2016
The third annual Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) is organized and produced by six Advanced Technological Education (ATE) centers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and involved in cybersecurity. 3CS meets the perceived need for a national academic conference that focuses exclusively on cybersecurity education at the community college level. Faculty, administrators, and other stakeholders in community college cybersecurity education are invited and encouraged to attend.
Date: July 22–24
Location: Pittsburgh, PA


Black Hat USA 2016
Black Hat is the most technical and relevant global information security event series in the world. For more than 18 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the very latest in information security research, development, and trends in a strictly vendor-neutral environment. These high-profile global events and Trainings are driven by the needs of the security community, striving to bring together the best minds in the industry. Black Hat inspires professionals at all career levels, encouraging growth and collaboration among academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. From its inception in 1997, Black Hat has grown from a single annual conference in Las Vegas to the most respected information security event series internationally. Today, the Black Hat Briefings and Trainings are held annually in the United States, Europe, and Asia, providing a premier venue for elite security researchers and trainers to find their audience.
Date: July 30–August 4
Location: Las Vegas, NV

July | August | September | October | November | December 


Passwords 16
Passwords is the first and only conference of its kind, where leading researchers, password crackers, and experts in password security from around the globe gather in order to better understand the challenges surrounding digital authentication, and how to adequately address them. While large mainstream conferences tend to focus on current hot topics in the information security industry, Passwords events explore fringe conversations on everything from analysis and education to creating, securing, cracking, and exploiting authentication solutions. And unlike other events where the speaker is rushed in and out, Passwords provides an intimate environment for participants to directly engage speakers before, during, and after their presentations.
Date: August 2–3
Location: Las Vegas, NV


TechNet Augusta 2016
TechNet Augusta provides a forum for key military professionals from the U.S. Defense Department, armed services, and U.S. Coast Guard to discuss issues and share ideas. Government, industry, and academic speakers address a range of topics and focus on the importance of the network, security issues, and training to enable operational forces to modernize and be ready to meet emerging challenges in 2025 and beyond.
Date: August 2–4
Location: Augusta, GA


USENIX Security 2016
The USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others interested in the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks. The 25th USENIX Security Symposium will be held August 10–12, 2016, in Austin, TX.
Date: August 10–12
Location: Austin, TX


International Conference on Cyber Security 2016
The International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS) 2016 is an unparalleled opportunity to discuss cyberthreat analysis, operations, research, and law enforcement to coordinate various efforts to create a more secure world. The ICCS 2016 serves as a platform for researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to present, discuss, and exchange ideas that address real-world problems with Cyber Security. The conference program will include special sessions and presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures. ICCS 2016 is going to be a premier cybersecurity event spanning two days with distinguished speakers from government, the private sector, and academia. The speakers bring unique insights from their expertise in the disciplines of emerging technologies, operations and enforcement, academic, and pragmatic experience.
Date: August 13–14
Location: Kota, India


The Cyber Security Summit “HAKON AFRICA–2016 is a unique event, where the best brains in information security, leaders in the hacking world and the cyber society, along with government officials in cyber security, meet to join their efforts offensively or defensively to cooperate in addressing the most assessed topics in the field of Information Security. The threat landscape is more and more complex. As the security profession in Asian and African Countries matures, ever-higher standards apply and new questions of ethics and duty of care are raised. At the same time, economic uncertainty means pressure remains on both security budgets and the need to prove the value of security to the organizations. This convention seeks to bring together the brightest minds within the information security industry and the digital underground. This conference will showcase cutting edge tools, techniques, and methodologies that are at the forefront of the global threat landscape.
Date: August 23–25
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa


2016 HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo
The purpose of this conference is to provide high-quality education and networking opportunities for security professionals. Our multiple day, multiple track format offers a self-directed, facilitated learning environment with education sessions, interactive forums, and exhibits. Education sessions, designed to transcend all industry sectors, focus on current and emerging issues, best practices, and challenges facing security practitioners and others who are responsible for security. Presentations are designed for all levels of experience—from fundamental to intermediate to advanced topics.
Date: August 28–31
Location: Las Vegas, NV


The Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower Conference
After a 4-year hiatus, what was once a must-attend event for so many IT leaders is returning to Montgomery this August. The Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower Conference is bringing together Air Force IT experts, prominent IT academics, and America’s best cybersecurity vendors for 3 days of exhibits, speakers, education, and discussion about the ways we can better defend America from cyber-attacks, advanced persistent threats, and proactively lead in this increasingly digital world.
Date: August 29–31
Location: Montgomery, AL


July | August | September | October | November | December 


Intelligence & National Security Summit 2016
Hosted by the two leading professional associations—AFCEA International (AFCEA) and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)—this is the premier gathering of senior decision makers from government, military, industry, and academia. In its first two years the summit drew more than 3,000 attendees, exhibitors, and journalists. This two-day, unclassified summit boasts an impressive agenda again in 2016 with top federal agency leaders and policymakers sharing their assessments and priorities for U.S. intelligence over five plenary sessions. In addition, nine breakout sessions divided into three tracks—Cyber, Policy, and Enduring Issues—will allow for additional emphasis and discussion of contemporary challenges and opportunities. The Summit’s collection of influential speakers and attendees makes this one event intelligence- and cyber-related companies cannot afford to miss as an attendee, exhibitor, or sponsor.
Date: September 7–8
Location: Washington DC


International Cyber Security and Intelligence Conference
ICSIC provides a rare opportunity for global experts in Cyber security, Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism, National Infrastructure, Industry, Cyber Operations research, Law enforcement, and Legal Practitioners to proffer unified ideas and best practices on cyber safety, attacks prevention, and secured cyber world. ICSIC, is a unique cyber security and intelligence conference that features high profile speakers from cyber security, privacy, intelligence, national critical infrastructure and counter-terrorism. Attendees will have a unique privilege to interact with some of the best brains in the industry.
Date: September 7-8
Location: Toronto, Canada


Rock Stars of Cybersecurity/Threats and Counter Measures
What do Google, Adobe, Intel Health and Life Sciences, and PayPal know about cybersecurity that you need to know? Lots! The attackers have gotten more sophisticated. No company or person is safe. The only way to protect your organization and your personal data in 2016 is with a strong Cybersecurity solution. At Rock Stars of Risk-based Security, we’ve brought together the real leaders in this critical technology—Google, Adobe, PayPal, Intel Health and Life Sciences, and others—to talk about the trends, cybersecurity programs, and advice on how you can develop real-world security solutions that work for your organization—and that don’t disrupt your operations.
Date: September 13
Location: Seattle, WA


The Security Leaders Summit
The Executive Alliance “Security Leaders Summit Boston” will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and will bring together a community of senior IT executives for engaging peer-level interaction, discussions on new approaches to managing complexities in Information Security, and will provide opportunities to collaborate with leaders in the industry. Throughout the day, the Summit hosts, representing companies across a diversity of industries and sizes, will share their insights and knowledge with the distinguished group of attendees through their presentations, interviews, and breakout roundtable discussions.
Date: September 13
Location: Boston, MA


Global Identity Summit 2016
The Global Identity Summit (GIS) provides an immersive environment where identity professionals from the federal government, private sector, and academia can dedicate three continuous days to strategic planning, information sharing, needs analysis, collaboration, and relationship building. GIS venues are chosen to support this environment (rather than drive-by participation), and enable concurrent presentation tracks, workshops, exhibition space, dining, and private events.
Date: September 19–22
Location: Tampa, FL


InfoSec Nashville 2016
Once again, we will be hosting the conference at the beautiful venue of the Music City Center. We are proud to offer 2 compelling keynote speakers, 16 breakout sessions, and a dynamic exhibit floor. Introduced in 2015 and back by popular demand, we are including flash sessions to allow speakers and attendees the chance to connect informally. Make sure to swing by the boardroom on the far end of the exhibit floor.
Date: September 20
Location: Nashville, TN


Cybersec EU Forum
The CYBERSEC EU Forum is the first conference of its kind in Poland and one of just a few regular public policy conferences devoted to the strategic issues of cyberspace and cybersecurity in Europe. We promote practical recommendations that increase resilience to cyberthreats, at both micro and macro levels (specific economic sectors, countries, EU as a whole). Through dialogue-oriented and targeted approaches to specific challenges, we provide a strong cross-stakeholder impulse for increased awareness and urgency in developing solutions that reach beyond national borders and enhance collaborative efforts. In particular, our recommendations help strengthen co-operation between the Visegrad Group, the Baltic Countries, and other countries of Central Europe.
Date: September 26–28
Location: Kraków, Poland


IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) 2016
Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) is an interdisciplinary research field involving academic researchers in information technologies, computer science, public policy, bioinformatics, medical informatics, and social and behavior studies; local, state, and federal law enforcement and intelligence experts; and information technology industry consultants and practitioners. ISI supports counterterrorism and Homeland Security’s missions of anticipation, prevention, preparedness, and response to security events, in physical, cyber, enterprise, and societal spaces. The 2016 conference will be held in Tucson, Arizona. This year,  special workshops will provide participants with even more opportunities for information exchange, networking, and cross-domain problem-solving.
Date: September 27–30
Location: Tucson, AZ


3rd SCADA & Cyber Security for Power and Utilities Industry 2016
3rd SCADA & Cyber Security for Power and Utilities Industry 2016 will gather selected IT expert senior decision-makers from leading key players in the power and utilities industry to exchange the knowledge, expertise, challenges and best practices in a business-friendly environment. The event will focus on practical sessions and brainstorming of main crucial issues, cyber threats (internal and external), latest EU legislative updates, critical SCADA infrastructures, ICS secure development life-cycle, and convergence of IT and OT.
Date: September 28–30
Location: Berlin, Germany

July | August | September | October | November | December 


Cyber Security Europe
In the new world of organised cybercrime, it is not a question of whether your systems will be breached—but when. Cyber Security Europe at IP EXPO Europe offers expert insight and solutions to help you protect your business, and your customers, from a cyber-attack. This year’s event features seminars and solutions on all facets of cyber security and risk mitigation, from perimeter firewalls to the latest threat intelligence solutions. The event is a must-attend for both IT directors and security specialists. Cyber Security Europe is conveniently co-located with five other IP EXPO Europe events: Cloud Europe, Networks & Infrastructure Europe, Data Analytics Europe, DevOps Europe, and Open Source Europe.
Date: October 5–6
Location: London, UK


SAINTCON is a nonprofit conference devoted to security training and awareness, and presented by the Utah SAINT Organization. SAINTCON was founded in 2001, originally designed to provide security training to Utah-based public entities. Today, the conference has grown into a large gathering of security professionals, students, and interested individuals. From security to community, we focus on working together to promote security in all areas of technology. Many of the attendees of SAINTCON include computer security professionals, IT professionals, security researchers, students, or anyone with a general interest in topics related to technology security. The conference consists of several tracks of speakers presenting on a variety of security-related content, in-depth training on tools and techniques used in the security field, and a variety of security-related competitions and events to promote awareness and encourage involvement.
Date: October 11–14
Location: Provo, Utah


Cyber Security EU Cyber Security Conference
The Cyber Security EU Cyber Security Conference (CSE) will be back in 2016. In its second year, the cyber crime and cyber security conference is set to be bigger and bolder. Last year saw over 170 delegates attend, 14 key note speakers from government, law enforcement, academia, business, real world hackers, cyber bullying, crisis psychology, cyber security experts, and much more. Details will be announced shortly but book now to guarantee your place at the must attend Cyber Security and Cyber Crime conference and take advantage of advanced ticket pricing.
Date: October 18
Location: Leeds, UK


O’Reilly Security Conference
Every company now has a website live on the Internet, meaning every company is now vulnerable to an attack. And for most companies, the website is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to technology they are depending on. How can you fend off the malware and spear-phishers and DDoS attacks without burning out the team or breaking the budget? The O’Reilly Security Conference is the best place for security professionals like you to connect with people who do what you do day in and day out, exchange ideas with experts, and share best practices and lessons learned.
Date: October 30–November 2
Location: New York, NY

July | August | September | October | November | December 


MILCOM is the one conference where command, control, and communication challenges are presented and discussed end to end—from research and development through existing solutions to future needs. It offers industry the opportunity to understand the breadth of requirements, the pace of change, and the state of play in a variety of C4I markets serving DoD as well as federal agencies, and multinational entities. Leaders across government, industry, and academia will address their needs, their issues, and their solutions in the rapidly evolving cyber domain.
Date: November 1–3
Location: Baltimore, MD


WorldCIS 2016
The World Congress on Internet Security (WorldCIS) is Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter. The WorldCIS is an international, refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practical implementation of security on the Internet and computer networks. The inability to properly secure the Internet, computer networks, protecting the Internet against emerging threats and vulnerabilities, and sustaining privacy and trust has been a key focus of research. The WorldCIS aims to provide a highly professional and comparative academic research forum that promotes collaborative excellence between academia and industry.
Date: November 14–16
Location: London, UK

July | August | September | October | November | December 


The International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST) is Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE Spanish Section and IEEE Spanish Computer Chapter. The ICITST-2016 is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of theory and practical implementation of secured Internet transactions, and to fostering discussions on information technology evolution. The ICITST-2016 aims to provide a highly professional and comparative academic research forum that promotes collaborative excellence between academia and industry.
Date: December 5-7
Location: Barcelona, Spain


Threat Intelligence Summit
The 2016 Threat Intelligence Summit will help you create a threat intelligence program that will allow you to anticipate, detect, and respond to incidents faster and more effectively. Come hear real case studies and exchange ideas with security professionals from all industries.
Date: December 6-7
Location: New Orleans, LA




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