Top 10 Cybersecurity Conferences 2020
The company owner never misses a few things. Among them are budgeting (especially costs), the search for qualified employees, b2b marketing, innovative ideas. One of the key roles in this list is played by cybersecurity. As soon as a successful attack on the application or company server occurs, all work will instantly stop. In the modern world, 5 seconds of such a “pause” is enough to lose billions.
Therefore, you must be aware of all possible cyber threats, and even more - ways to protect against them. Some choose effective solutions themselves. But even they are sometimes not enough. To close all the holes, company executives and cybersecurity experts attend thematic conferences. The best ones are presented below.
In the formation of any strategy, risk management will be an integral point. When it comes to business, today risk management is impossible without providing good protection. Moreover, in the past, we wrote about HR conferences.
Cybersecurity conferences are not just events where people get to know each other and build partnerships. People come here for unique knowledge and practices to secure business for the whole year.
Site: RSA Conference
Place: San Francisco, California, USA
Date: 24-28 February, 2020
Cost: $825-2595 (single ticket), $2345-2445 (for groups), exhibition only - free
Do you expect the best in cybersecurity from this conference? Then know that here you have a chance to hear Rohit Ghai (president of RSA), Steve Grobman (senior vice president and CTO at McAfee), Wendy Natera (chairman of the Cisco Advisory Group), Zulfikar Ramzan (CTO at RSA), Dr. Jessica Barker ( CEO at Cygenta) and many more.
Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 18-20 March, 2020
Cost: $2300 (till March), $2400 (1-17 March), $2700 (on the day of visit); there are also additional trainings, the prices of which can be found on the website.
This year you will be able to hear presentations by experts such as Richard Johnson (Lead Scientific Advisor at Talos Group at Cisco), Jesse Michael (Researcher at Eclypsium), Mickey Shkatov (Lead Researcher at Eclypsium), and many others.
Site: InfoSec World
Place: Lake Buena Vista, Orange County, Florida, USA
Date: 30 March – 1 April, 2020
Cost: $50 (exhibition only), $1615-3695 (conference access)
InfoSec World brings together dozens of speakers. In 2020, Matt Alderman (CEO at Security Weekly), Paul Asadorian (founder and CTO at Security Weekly), Wilson Batista (founder of Jun Cyber), Steve Black (professor at the University of Houston) and many others were on the list.
Site: Hack in the Box
Place: Singapore; Amsterdam, Holland
Date: 20-24 July, 2020; 20-24 April, 2020
Cost: $800(conference only) - $4299 (full access) – regardless of location.
The full list of 2020 speakers is not yet available, but several key speakers are known. Among them are John Kalas (Senior Technology Fellow at ACLU), Paul Wicksey (CEO at Farsight Security) and Winn Schwartau (CVO at SAC Labs).
Site: ICS Cyber Security
Place: London, Great Britain
Date: 26-28 May, 2020
Speakers for 20. 20 included: Robert Oates (Head Of Product Cyber Security at Rolls Royce), Andrew Tsonchev (Director of Technology at Darktrace Industrial), Johnny Talsi (Lead Security Consultant at Wartsila) and many others.
Site: International Cryptographic Module Conference
Place: Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Date: 28 April – 1 May, 2020
Every year, ICMC organizers attract leaders in the field of cryptography. This time, the list includes Jacob Ansari (Schellman senior manager), Christopher Autry (CEO Iothic), Tim Anderson (Program Manager, WWPS Security at Amazon), Jeff Blank (Endpoint Solutions Technical Director for NSA Cybersecurity) and many others.
Site: InfoSec SW
Place: Austin, Texas, USA
Date: 1-3 May, 2020
Past events covered a wide range of issues, including deep studies of the social and legal consequences of hacking. The list of key topics, as well as speakers for today, is still unknown. Therefore, follow the events and do not miss this conference, as it is often visited by many heads of analytical departments.
Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date: 8-9 May, 2020
Let the venue be secret, but information about some speakers has already been posted on the site. So, this year you can hear the speeches of Renault Dreison (CTO at Tenable), Emmanuel Goldstein (2600 Enterprises, Inc, publisher of The Hacker Quarterly), and Katie Nickles (Principal Intelligence Analyst in Red Canary).
Site: IEEE Security
Place: Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, California, USA
Date: 18-20 May, 2020
Cost: registration is still closed, prices are not available
As in the past year, now the organizers for quite some time did not reveal all the cards regarding topics and speakers. But last year it was about technology and consumer protection, deep learning and its role for security, and privacy design.
Site: Gartner Security Summit
Place: National Harbor, Prince George County, Maryland, USA
Date: 1-4 June, 2020
Cost: $3250 – 3825
This year, speakers included such experts as VP Analyst Gartner, Sam Analue Gartner, and many other Gartner cybersecurity experts.