Best Risk Events & Conferences 2020 – 2021

"Best In Category" Series

We cherry-pick conferences that we believe are "best in category", and we encourage you to learn more about them.

First Published: , by Henry Dalziel
(frequently updated to reflect new event details)

Henry Dalziel, Co-Founder InfoSec Conferences

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The knowledge attained from attending Risk Conferences helps to reduce the probability of exposure from a cyber-attack or data breach in your organization. I’ve put this list together hoping that you’ll be able to attend several of them.

List of Risk Events and Conferences to attend this year (Updated List!)Click to Tweet

These conferences will be updated throughout the year as it unfolds. Typically I’ll try to update the list every two or three months depending on what is submitted to our directory.

Title of Risk Security EventCountry
Denver Enterprise Risk Professionals Conference (DERPCON)United States
Society of Information Risk Analysis Conference (SIRAcon)United States
Enterprise Security and Risk Management (ESRM) NovemberUnited Kingdom
Cybersecurity & Enterprise Risk ManagementGermany
Conference on Risks and Security of Internet and Systems (CRiSIS)France
600Minutes Information and Cyber Security DenmarkDenmark
5th Annual Vendor & Third Party Risk EuropeUnited Kingdom
6th Annual Credit Risk Management ForumHungary
Technology Risk Management ForumPoland
Managing Third-Party Cyber Risks During COVID-19United States

My Recommended Risk Conferences 2020 – 2021

Denver Enterprise Risk Professionals Conference (DERPCON)

2020 Conference Date

April 30th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

DerpCon20, which takes place in the United States, is an interesting risk and information security event where speakers can share their passion, knowledge but importantly their experience with the community.

The event is composed of more than 15 speakers and in 2020, like most other events, was held virtually.


Society of Information Risk Analysis Conference (SIRAcon)

2020 Conference Date

April 21st, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

SIRACON, which also takes place in the United States, is aimed at InfoSec Professionals with an interest in risk and cybersecurity.

The driving manifesto behind this conference, according to the organizers, is to help attendees improve their understanding of information risk analysis and to allow them to build a better risk management program.


Enterprise Security and Risk Management (ESRM) November

2020 Conference Date

November 25th, 2020
66 Days Until The Event
United Kingdom
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

This is a British-based Risk Event, organized by WhiteHall Media with the intention being that attendees keep up with the latest risk policies and practices and learn how to effectively respond to them.

In 2021 and beyond, when events go “back to normal” and “in-person” conference are standard again, an event like this will facilitate networking with hundreds of InfoSec professionals (from the UK and beyond) that all share the best practices and insights on how to implement risk management plans to ensure safe business growth.


Cybersecurity & Enterprise Risk Management

2020 Conference Date

June 2nd, 2020
This Event is Now Over
Germany
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

Organized by Kuppingercole Analysts, this virtual event in 2020 is aimed at teaching participants about the latest trends and developments within cybersecurity (which Covid has brought about many) and to also minimize cyber risk within your organization.

Aside from Cybersecurity Risk, other key topics covered at this event Response Management, AI, and General Cybersecurity.


Conference on Risks and Security of Internet and Systems (CRiSIS)

2020 Conference Date

November 4th, 2020
45 Days Until The Event
France
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

This French-based Risk Event is a veteran in the “Risk Conference” space now being, in 2020, in its’ 15th edition.

Clearly, if you are involved with Risk (and general Cybersecurity) In France and central Europe then you should try to attend their next event in 2021.


600Minutes Information and Cyber Security Denmark

2020 Conference Date

November 11th, 2020
52 Days Until The Event
Denmark
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

The folks at 600 Minutes put on some very good events.

This one, I discovered, for example, typically contains a decent amount of risk knowledge and sharing. This particular event, which I am sure was held virtually, was comprised of senior professionals from companies including Santander, UBS, MUFG, US Bank, and more all discussing ways to enhance their cloud cybersecurity, and operation resilience whilst reducing their risk profiles.


5th Annual Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe

2020 Conference Date

September 22nd, 2020
2 Days Until The Event
United Kingdom
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

This British risk event places emphasis on exposing new technologies relating to cyberspace and risk assessment.

Speakers are industry risk experts and the content they share will be also relating to vendor risk issues, challenges, and opportunities; all vital to learn and deploy in 2020 and beyond.


6th Annual Credit Risk Management Forum

2020 Conference Date

May 28th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
Hungary
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

This Hungarian virtual risk event has a clear focus on discussing global trends for data analytics and risk management technologies and policies. This conference, which ought to be an “in-person” event next year includes case studies, networking sessions, and interactive panel discussions. So, again, another great European risk event worth putting in your calendar.


Technology Risk Management Forum

2020 Conference Date

June 18th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
Poland
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

This event, (held in Poland) aims at bringing professionals together to share their knowledge to get a better understanding of recent risk threats and what actions are needed in order to prevent it. Attending an event like Know which problem needs to be prioritized first by listening to world-class speakers who will be sharing real-life cases.


Managing Third-Party Cyber Risks During COVID-19

2020 Conference Date

May 13th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

It’s also worth checking out SecureWorld, they also put on some risk events.


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