The Top 50 Must-Attend Information Security Conferences

Our list of the top 50 infosec conferences happening around the world in 2017 - check them out and update your calendar!

Conferences are important events in almost every industry, giving professionals the opportunity to learn about new developments, get valuable insights from leading experts, and network with other professionals. In few fields do conferences play as important a role as they do in information security. This ever-changing industry places high demands on professionals to stay abreast of the latest best practices, trends, and research findings that impact their day-to-day responsibilities and help them perform at their best.

Information security conferences take place all over the world, with events happening year round. We've compiled this list of what we feel are the 50 most valuable, educational information security conferences that are must-attend events for leading professionals in infosec. The following 50 events are not ranked in terms of value or importance, but instead are listed chronologically, beginning with events that take place in January. Event series with multiple dates and locations are listed last, not to be interpreted as being of less value than those listed towards the beginning of the list.

Please note, this list was originally created in 2015 and we have updated it to reflect 2017 information. For some events, 2017 event information is not yet available, which we've noted. Keep in mind that specific dates and locations can change from year to year. Be sure to visit event websites for specifics and registration information for 2017. Events that have not yet taken place in 2017 include the most up-to-date information available at the time of writing.

An Interactive Calendar for the Top 50 InfoSec Conferences

1. ShmooCon
January 13 - 15, 2017
Washington, D.C.

An annual East coast hacker convention, ShmooCon provides an open and informative atmosphere spanning three days for demonstrating technology exploitation, inventive hardware and software solutions, and open discussions on the most pressing infosec issues impacting the field each year.

Cost to Attend: $150 for general admission

2. SANS 2017
January 23 - 30, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

SANS is the global leader in information security training, offering a variety of events and conferences throughout the year. SANS 2017 takes place in January in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a comprehensive roster of courses for industry professionals packed with the techniques and tools you need to advance in your career. You can also get an OnDemand bundle that provides access to the e-learning programs for your chosen courses, lecture materials including audio and video, quizzes and labs, and more.

Cost to Attend:

  • Pricing varies by course and options
  • Most courses - $5,910
  • Full course list and pricing information available here

3. Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit
January 25 - February 1, 2017
Alexandria, VA

The SANS Institute hosts this informative event, featuring talks from some of the industry's most recognized security leaders. The event focuses on enabling organizations to build effective cyber threat intelligence analysis capabilities. Several courses are offered throughout this week-long event, giving attendees the chance to earn CPEs while staying abreast of the latest advancements in cyber security.

Cost to Attend: $1,695, discounted to $1,295 when purchased in conjunction with a full-price, 4-6 day course

4. RSA Conference United States 2017
February 13 - 17, 2017
San Francisco, CA

RSA Conference is the must-attend event if you want to discover new security approaches, demo the latest technology, and interact with the world's security leaders. An engaging experience that will inspire and empower you, RSA Conference USA 2017 features an expanded campus, a CyberSmart Parents Workshop, and a seminar focusing on industry diversity, as well as an Innovation Sandbox with a new location.

Cost to Attend:

  • Standard Period (January 14 - February 10, 2017):
    • Full Conference Pass: $2,395
    • Full Conference Academic Pass/Student Pass: $895
    • Full Conference One-Day Pass: $1,435
    • Full Conference Group (5+) Discount: $2,295
    • Full Conference Group (20+) Discount: $2,195
  • On-Site Period (February 11 - February 17, 2017):
    • Full Conference Pass: $2,695
    • Full Conference Academic Pass/Student Pass: $900
    • Full Conference One-Day Pass: $1,620
    • Full Conference Group (5+) Discount: $2,595
    • Full Conference Group (20+) Discount: $2,495
  • Other Passes Available

5. Securi-Tay
February 24, 2017
Dundee, U.K.

Held by the Ethical Hacking Society at Abertay University, Securi-Tay is a single-day event held in late February. A must-attend event for anyone interested in hacking and information security, Securi-Tay aims to provide an informative, engaging experience for industry newbies and conference veterans alike. Securi-Tay features talks from industry professionals and students as well as workshops for mastering the most important skills needed to thrive in the field.

Cost to Attend: Standard tickets cost £20 with discounted student tickets are available for £15.

6. CanSecWest
March 15 - 17, 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia

One of the most prominent information security conferences, CanSecWest is attended by professionals spanning every corner of the globe. It's the world's most advanced conference focusing on applied digital security, bringing the industry's finest together in a relaxed environment that promotes collaboration, learning, and social networking.

Cost to Attend:

  • Fees listed are in CAD
  • Full Invoice Price: $2,500 (door price after March 17, 2016)
  • January: $2,100
  • February $2,200
  • March 1 - 14: $2,300
  • One Day Dojo Registration Price (not incl. tax): $2,300 door price, early registration discounts available
  • Two Day Dojo Registration Price (not incl. tax): $4,100 door price, early registration discounts available
  • Four Day Dojo Registration Price (not incl. tax): $7,400 door price, early registration discounts available
  • Group rates also available

7. SANS Pen Test Austin 2016
March 27 - April 1, 2017
Austin, TX

Featuring nine courses and nine instructors focused on one discipline, SANS Pen Test Austin provides attendees with the opportunity to learn how to discover vulnerabilities, understand risk, and prioritize resources based on mitigating potential real-world attacks. Attendees leave SANS Pen Test Austin equipped with an abundance of valuable information and resources to bring back to their organizations.

Cost to Attend:

  • Pricing varies by course; most courses $5,910
  • Special Core NetWars Experience: $1,520, free with a 4-6 day course
  • Special NetWars - CyberCity: $695, free with a 4-6 day course
  • Full course list and pricing options available here

8. Women in Cyber Security
March 31 - April 1, 2017
Tucson, AZ

Women in Cyber Security is an annual conference that strives to "bring together women in cybersecurity from academia, research, and industry for sharing of knowledge/experience, networking, and mentoring." The conference partners with universities and industry to offer a series of workshops ranging from an introduction to cybersecurity to the Internet of Things, security management, and technical topics like digital forensics and network packet analysis.

Cost to Attend:

  • Student attendee: $30
  • Academic attendee: $150
  • Corporate attendee: $350

9. InfoSec World
April 3 - 5, 2017
ChampionsGate, FL

InfoSec World is one of the most recognized information security conferences in the world. Hosted by MISTI, this event offers a lineup of conference sessions, workshops, and summits addressing the most pressing matters facing the infosec field today. Featuring a top-notch lineup of speakers, InfoSec World is the place to network with fellow professionals and stay abreast of the latest knowledge in the constantly evolving information security industry.

Cost to Attend:

  • InfoSec World 2017 Main Conference - $1,795.00
  • InfoSec World 2017 World Pass Attendee - $3,695.00
  • Summit-Only and Workshop-Only Attendees: Costs vary
  • Expo-Only: FREE

10. Infiltrate
April 6 - 7, 2017
Miami Beach, FL

Infiltrate is a deep, technical conference emphasizing offensive security topics. At Infiltrate you'll have the opportunity to experience demonstrations on the latest technical discoveries from groundbreaking researchers – techniques you won't find anywhere else. It's a must-attend for any infosec professional focused on the technical aspects of offensive security.

Cost to Attend:

  • Conference Briefings:
    • House Stark: Winter is coming, but not to Miami: $1,775 (SOLD OUT)
    • House Lannister: Always pays their debts, eventually: $1,975
  • Training Sessions:
    • Web Hacking Language Review: $500
    • Web Hacking: $4,800
    • Wide Open To Interpretation: $3,600
    • Click Here for RingO: $4,800
    • Master Track: Kernel Exploitation: $4,800
    • Master Track: Applied Cryptanalysis: $4,800

11. InfoSec Southwest
April 7 - 8, 2017
Austin, TX

The Austin, Texas-based InfoSec Southwest conference focuses on hacking and a wide scope of information security subjects. The conference also features daily lectures, open forums, and training events so that attendees can dive deeper into the topics that are most relevant to them.

Cost to Attend:

  • General Attendance: $160
  • Student Registration: $60
  • Military Registration: $80

12. IAPP Global Privacy Summit
April 19 - 20, 2017
Washington, D.C.

The IAPP Global Privacy Summit hosts more than 3,000 privacy professionals annually. The Global Privacy Summit 2017 features thought leaders such as attorney, advocate, podcaster, and author Rabia Chaudry, design ethicist and author Tristan Harris, and bestselling author and journalist Rebecca Skloot, along with informative sessions like Vendor Risk 2.0—Are You Sure You Know Where Your Data Is?, Sextortion, Doxing and the Real-World Harm of Online Data Insecurity, and more. In addition to the two-day conference, attendees may be interested in the two-day Training and Active Learning events on April 17th and 18th. The IAPP, a non-profit organization founded in 2000, is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource.

Cost to Attend:

  • Conference and Training Pass (4-day): $2,740 ($2,540 until February 17th)
  • Conference Plus + Pass (3-day): $2,145 ($1,945 until February 17th)
  • Conference Pass (2-day): $1,445 ($1,245 until February 17th)

13. Atlantic Security Conference (AtlSecCon)
April 27 - 28, 2017
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Atlantic Security Conference brings together some of the world's brightest and darkest minds, sharing the common goal of expanding the pool of available IT security knowledge beyond its typical confines. Featuring an impressive roster of speakers representing top information security professionals, the Atlantic Security Conference is a must-attend event for today's infosec professionals.

Cost to Attend: General Admission - C$165.00

14. CSO50 Conference
May 1 - 3, 2017
Scottsdale, AZ

CSO50 is an annual conference and award show for security executives held by CSO Magazine. The conference spans three days of sessions and networking events, culminating the in the presentation of the CSO50 Awards. The CSO50 Awards honor 50 enterprise security projects that "demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership." With speaking sessions from leading CSOs and CISOs spanning every industry and presentations on some of the year's top security success stories, CSO50 is a not-to-miss event for today's security leaders.

Cost to Attend: $1,295 (early bird pricing available)

15. THOTCON 0x8
May 4 - 5, 2017
Chicago, IL

A small-venue, non-profit, non-commercial hacking conference held in a top-secret location to be revealed only to speakers and attendees in the week prior to the event, THOTCON provides a uniquely casual and social atmosphere. THOTCON is also the home of the only BJCP-sanctioned Hacker Brew Contest. THOTCON 0x8 is the eighth incarnation of this already widely recognized event.

Cost to Attend: General Admittance Ticket: $158

16. SANS Security West 2017
May 9 - 18, 2017
San Diego, CA

Featuring 31 courses, 27 instructors, and 4 disciplines, SANS Security West 2017 is a must-attend event for information security professionals seeking hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. If you're not able to make it to San Diego, you can still take advantage of this informative event by attending remotely.

Cost to Attend:

  • Pricing varies by course
  • Courses priced $1,370 and up; most courses cost $2,360 - $5,910
  • Full course list and pricing information available here
  • Core NetWars Experience and DFIR NetWars Tournament: $1,520 each, or free with a 4-6 day course

17. Secure360 Conference
May 16 - 17, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

The premier educational conference in the Upper Midwest for the information risk management and security industry, Secure360 is a top infosec conference in the U.S. This year's keynote speaker lineup includes national security and foreign policy columnist Juliette N. Kayyem and visionary technology leader Aneesh Chopra, with the full schedule available after the call for presentations closes in early 2017.

Cost to Attend:

  • Local UMSA Affiliates: $499 (through February 13th)
  • Regular Attendees/Non-Affiliates: $549 (through February 13th)
  • Pre-Conference Add-On: $149 full-day; $129 half-day (no lunch)
  • Pre-Conference Only: $179 full-day; $159 half-day (no lunch)
  • Full-time Graduate Student: $100
  • Full-time Undergraduate Student: $75
  • CSO Executive Summit + Secure360 Conference: Pricing available soon
  • CSO Executive Summit only (no conference): Pricing available soon

May 19 - 21, 2017
Miami, FL

The fifth-annual HACKMIAMI Conference brings together hackers and information security professionals from around the globe. This event is known for uniting the brightest minds in the information security industry and the digital underground under one roof.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

19. 38th IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy
May 22 - 24, 2017
San Jose, CA

The IEEE Symposium has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy since 1980. Recognized for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field, the 38th IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy features an impressive session lineup encompassing topics such as privacy engineering, bio-inspired security, mobile security technologies, and more.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

20. Security Operations Center Summit
June 5 - 12, 2017
Washington, D.C.

Bringing together industry experts and peers to discuss the challenges facing cybersecurity professionals, the SANS Security Operations Center (SOC) Summit is a valuable experience for any security professional wanting to gain actionable knowledge and advice from top professionals that can be implemented immediately within your organization. The 2017 summit features six courses and six instructors spanning three disciplines.

Cost to Attend:

  • Courses: Pricing varies by course
  • Most courses $5,910
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Summit cost: $1,595
  • Full course breakdown and pricing information available here

21. Infosecurity Europe
June 6 - 8, 2017
Olympia, London, U.K.

Infosecurity Europe is Europe's number one information security event. With over 360 exhibitors, an unrivaled education program, and more than 17,500 attendees, Infosecurity Europe is one of the leading industry events for learning the latest best practices, case studies, and critical business insight.

Cost to Attend: Available March 2017

22. CircleCityCon
June 9 - 11, 2017
Indianapolis, IN

CircleCityCon held its inaugural event in 2015 in Indianapolis, returning for its third event in 2017 with three action-packed days of community-led training classes, entertainment, and more. Choose from three tracks to participate in the opportunities in line with your interests, connect with and learn from industry peers, and experience an information security event like no other.

Cost to Attend:

  • Early bird tickets available for $100
  • Day of tickets cost $175

23. FIRST Conference
June 11 - 16, 2017
San Juan, Puerto Rico

The 29th annual FIRST Conference will be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. FIRST is a not-for-profit organization consisting of trusted computer incident response teams to handle security incidents cooperatively and promote incident prevention programs. You don't have to be a FIRST member in order to attend the conference, which aims to promote coordination and collaboration among computer incident response teams around the world. The FIRST Conference provides a forum for sharing goals, information, and ideas to further global incident response and security.

Cost to Attend:

  • Early Bird - Non-Member (by 18:00 GMT, February 8, 2017): $1,900
  • Early Bird - Member (by 18:00 GMT, February 8, 2017): $1,500
  • Standard - Non-Member (after 18:00 GMT, February 8, 2017): $2,300
  • Standard - Member (after 18:00 GMT, February 8, 2017): $1,850
  • Single Day Fee: $800
  • Two-Day Fee: $1,600
  • Full Time Graduate or Doctoral Computer Security Student: $900
  • 45+ Minute Paper Presenter (1 comp per presentation): Complimentary
  • Less Than 45-Minute Paper Presenter (1 discount per presentation): $1,200
  • Late Fee Member & Non-Member (after 18:00 GMT, April 26, 2016): $2,500

24. Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit
June 12 - 15, 2017
National Harbor, MD

The Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit provides attendees with best practices and strategies to maintain cost-effective security and risk programs to support digital business and drive enterprise success. The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2017 is taking place from June 12 - 15, 2017 in National Harbor, MD. Find information on other upcoming Gartner Symposiums and Summit Events here.

Cost to Attend:

  • Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2017: $3,400 (Standard Conference Price)
  • Public Sector Price: $2,750
  • Early bird discounts available for pre-registration for most events
  • Group rate discounts available

25. Ignite
June 12 - 15, 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia

Get your toughest security challenges solved at Ignite, featuring interactive and educational sessions that equip you with the latest knowledge you need to enable applications while keeping your computing environment secure from advanced cyber threats. Hands-on sessions with leading experts, 1:1s, and interactive labs are just some of the valuable experiences you can take advantage of at Ignite. Join more than 4,000 security experts at the 2017 event in Vancouver, offering a choice of 11 specialty tracks for a valuable, relevant experience.

Cost to Attend: Individual Conference Pass: $1,595 ($1,395 until January 31st)

26. AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium
June 13 - 15, 2017
Baltimore, MD

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency now has a role in the cyber domain as a network defender, which creates a formal relationship between DISA, U.S. Cyber Command, and the command's military service components. The matrix of participating organizations involved in this overall effort will convene at the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium to continue efforts on adapting technical solutions and enterprise management to improve efficiency, security, and reliability.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

27. Black Hat United States
July 22 - 27, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

Black Hat USA is one of the most widely recognized information security conferences, offering a breadth of courses and training opportunities. From beginner hacking training to master-level black ops hacking training for pentesters, Black Hat USA is one of the leading events for infosec professionals looking to get valuable training to stay at the top of their field.

Cost to Attend:

  • Briefing Pass Early: $2095 (ends May 19)*
  • Briefing Pass Regular: $2395 (ends July 7)*
  • Briefing Pass Late: $2695 (ends July 21)*
  • Briefing Pass On-Site: $2795 (ends July 27)*
  • Business Hall Regular: $595 (ends July 21)
  • Business Hall On-Site: $695 (ends July 27)
  • Training prices available on training description pages
  • *Includes Business Hall pass

28. SANSFIRE 2017
July 22 - 29, 2017
Washington, D.C.

At SANSFIRE 2017, you'll experience hands-on, immersion-style security training courses led by real-world practitioners. Improve your information security skills and get the training you need to excel in your career at SANSFIRE, choosing from 47 courses taught by 33 instructors in seven different disciplines.

Cost to Attend:

  • Cost varies by course
  • Courses start at $1,370
  • Most courses $5,910
  • Full course offerings and cost information here

29. DEF CON 25
July 27 - 30, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

DEF CON started back in 1993, originally intended as a party for members of "Platinum Net," a Fido protocol-based hacking network out of Canada. Typically held in the last week of July or the first week of August, DEF CON has evolved into a much larger, more prominent event for information security professionals, attended by hackers, cryptographers, lawyers, law enforcement agents, and a variety of professionals representing a range of disciplines.

Cost to Attend: To be announced

30. 26th USENIX Security Symposium
August 16 - 18, 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia

The USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, programmers, and anyone interested in the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks. USENIX is the first technical membership association offering open access to research, with a variety of events covering sysadmin, security, systems, and more.

Cost to Attend:

  • Early Bird Rates(end July 24)
    • Member: $790
    • Non-member: $915
    • Student: $495
  • Standard Rates(from July 25)
    • Member: $940
    • Non-member: $1065
    • Student: $495
  • Workshop fees available here

31. HP Protect 2017
September 11 - 13, 2017 Washington, DC

HP Protect is one of the most valuable conferences to attend to learn how to think like the "bad guys" in order to adequately protect and secure your company's networks, applications, and valuable information. With both educational and networking opportunities, HP Protect is a worthy event for any information security professional to attend.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

32. 44CON London
September 13-15, 2017
London, United Kingdom

44CON London is a technical IT security conference that offers three days of training sessions followed by a two day expo hall. Training sessions cover topics such as internet security, vulnerability discovery, and new exploit techniques. With talks from notable security speakers and plenty of great networking opportunities - including an official after party - 44CON is a not-miss conference for the world's information security professionals.

Cost to Attend: Early bird tickets are available February 24

33. DerbyCon 7.0
September 20-24, 2017

DerbyCon 7.0 is the place where security professionals, hobbyists, and anyone interested in security convene to socialize, learn, and gain valuable connections with fellow professionals and enthusiasts. This five-day event includes training sessions as well as the main conference experience. More than 2,000 people attended DerbyCon 4.0, three years ago, and the organizers aim to make it bigger and better year after year.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

34. BruCON
October 5 - 6, 2017

An annual security and hacker conference held in Belgium, BruCON spans two days examining critical issues in information security, privacy, and the over-arching impacts of infosec on society. The conference features workshops, leading industry speakers, and security challenges along with opportunities to engage with peers and discuss and present research impacting information security, privacy, and related topics.

Cost to Attend:

  • BruCON operates on a "pay what you can" model in order to make the conference accessible to anyone interested.
  • All tickets include food coupons (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) for both conference days.
  • Basic ticket (no invoice): 100 Euro (until July 31st); 160 Euro after August 1st
  • Student ticket: 50 Euro
  • Business ticket: 275 Euro (until July 31st); 375 Euro after August 1st
  • Check back here for registration information.

35. Hacker Halted
October 9 - 10, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Hacker Halted is the EC-Council's annual information security conference. As the issuer of the Certified Ethical Hacker certification, EC-Council's Hacker Halted conference focuses on ethical hacking topics, with four days of technical training courses leading up to the conference.

Cost to Attend:

  • Conference ONLY Pass – $199
  • Ethical Hacking Courses - October 5th - 8th (all courses include a Hacker Halted conference pass)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) – $2999
    • Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) – $2999
    • Certified Network Defender (CND) – $2999
    • Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO) – $2999

36. ISSA International Conference
October 10 - 11, 2017
San Diego, CA

One of the most prominent events taking place in the Southwestern region, the 2017 ISSA International Conference includes keynotes, breakout sessions, and ample opportunities to network with your peers and gain valuable business connections in the information security industry.

Cost to Attend:

  • Before May 1
    • Members: $399
    • Non-Members: $798
    • Student Members: $150
  • After May 1
    • Members: $499
    • Non-Members: $898
    • Student Members: $150
  • On Site
    • Members: $549
    • Non-Members: $998
    • Student Members: $150
  • Volunteers: $200

37. AppSec United States (OWASP National Conference)
2017 Information Not Yet Available

AppSec USA, the OWASP National Conference, is the premier gathering of developers, security experts, and technologists to discuss cutting edge approaches to securing web applications. AppSec is a must-attend event for any professional involved in application, devops, or cloud security. Dates have not been released for AppSec USA 2017, but the 2016 conference took place from October 11-14.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

38. 28th ISF Annual World Congress
October 28 - 31, 2017
Cannes, France

The leading international conference for information security professionals, the 28th ISF Annual World Congress is a must-attend event for any serious professional in the field. This event is the Information Security Forum's flagship global event offering attendees an opportunity to discuss and find solutions to current security challenges, gain practical advice from trusted peers, and interact with leading industry experts from around the globe.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

39. DeepSec
2017 Information Not Yet Available

An in-depth conference on information security held in Europe, DeepSec brings together the most renowned security professionals from myriad sectors including government, academia, and industry as well as the underground hacking community. A non-product, non-vendor-biased conference, DeepSec prides itself on neutrality, considering all discussions, talks, and workshops on merit, innovation, and value to the community alone without preference for specific companies or individuals. Dates have not been released for DeepSec 2017, but the 2016 conference took place from November 8-11.

Cost to Attend: 2017 cost information not yet available

40. BSides Event Series
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

BSides is "a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members, with the goal of expanding the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time." BSides creates opportunities for both presenting and participating in an intimate atmosphere with events offering discussion, demos, and interaction from participants. BSides events take place throughout the year in many cities across the globe, with some of the biggest and most noteworthy BSides being held in San Francisco, Seattle, Nashville, New Orleans, London, and Boston, among others.

Cost to Attend: Costs vary by event and location

41. T.E.N. & ISE® Programs
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

Providing the perfect opportunity for technology solution providers to participate in structured peer information exchanges, T.E.N. & ISE® Programs offer the chance to build relationships with key prospects and nurture existing clients in an exclusive environment. T.E.N. & ISE® Programs are led by top IT or information security influencers and provide the perfect setting to collaborate on IT and information security concepts, strategies, and trends.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

42. ISSA CISO Executive Forum Series
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

A peer-to-peer event series offering an open-discussion environment in which members can feel free to share concerns, successes, and feedback, the ISSA CISO Executive Forum Series provides a valuable opportunity for information security professionals. Membership is by invitation only and subject to approval, making these events exclusive to leading executives in the field. Upcoming events are scheduled in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, and San Diego.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

43. (ISC)2 Secure Event Series
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

(ISC)2 offers a comprehensive range of quality, high-level educational events. Professionals can earn CPEs at (ISC)2 e-Symposiums and (ISC)2 Security Leadership Events. (ISC)2 Secure Events take place throughout the year and in cities across the globe. Upcoming Secure Events focus on managing risk in the ever-changing threat landscape, advancing the cybersecurity workforce, and other pressing topics of interest to the information security community.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

44. secureCISO
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

secureCISO is an event series by CISOsynergy that offers informative, educational events for global CISO and IT leaders. Attendees engage in thought-leading discussions on the modern issues impacting enterprise information security.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

45. CISO Executive Summit Series
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

Evanta fosters leadership development and collaboration between North America's top executives in IT, security, and more. Evanta's CISO Executive Summits are invite-only leadership communities created by CISOs, for CISOs. These gatherings aim to provide an intimate setting for peer-to-peer discussions between today's leading CISOs.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

46. SecureWorld
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

SecureWorld connects, informs, and develops the leaders in cybersecurity through its industry-leading events that offer more content and facilitate more professional connections than any other event in the cybersecurity industry. SecureWorld events happen in major cities across the U.S. throughout the year.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

47. IANS Information Security Forums
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

IANS is a tech research firm focused on information security, regulatory compliance, and IT risk management. The 2017 IANS Information Security Forums consist of faculty-led information sessions, peer-to-peer networking exchange, and an opportunity to earn CPE credits during these two-day events.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

48. SC Congress
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

SC Magazine presents the information security industry's must-see conference and expo, SC Congress. Prospective attendees can choose from five cities: London, Toronto, New York, Chicago, and Boston, to gain perspectives from top risk experts and network with cybersecurity leaders.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

49. Cyber Security Summit
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

Cyber Security Summit connects C-suite executives with leading cyber solution providers. Upcoming events are happening in Denver, Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle, Boston, and other cities throughout the U.S. Attend a Cyber Security Summit to learn how to protect your company from cyber attacks, acquire the tools you need to protect your enterprise, and more.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

50. Data Connectors
Multiple Dates
Multiple Locations

Data Connectors organizes and hosts tech security conferences throughout the U.S. and Canada. Discover the latest best practices, products, and services available to the community in an educational environment. These events are valuable educational and networking opportunities for professionals interested in information security, cyber security, network security, and related disciplines. All conferences are eligible for CPE credits.

Cost to Attend:

  • Most Events: $100 + $6.49 fee
  • Some Events are FREE

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