National Homeland Security Conference (NHSC)

 June 29th, 2020 - July 3rd, 2020 

NHSC is expected to bring together more than 1200 Homeland Security, fire and emergency management experts, law enforcement, federal agencies, nonprofit agencies, business owners, universities and decision-makers to learn about the emerging trends in homeland security and see the latest technology and equipment available to support missions. This event will provide attendees with strong informative … Read more


 May 8th, 2020 - May 9th, 2020 

THOTCON (pronounced \ˈthȯt\ and taken from THree – One – Two) is a hacking conference that is based in Chicago Illinois, United States. This is a non-commercial, non-profit, event looking to give the best conference possible on a very limited budget. The idea started in late 2009 by a group of Chicago hackers who wanted … Read more

FutureCon Chicago Cyber Security Conference

 March 11th, 2020  

What Are FutureCon Events? FutureCon offers an opportunity to network and learn from Cybersecurity Professionals from within the state of Illinois. The folks behind FutureCon are an experienced bunch within the Security space but also from organizing events. This year alone they’ve organized over a dozen events. In Their Own Words: FutureCon Events brings high-level … Read more

Utility Cyber Security Forum December

 December 11th, 2019  Recommended Event

We’ve recommended this event as being one of the better SCADA/ICS events of the year. Taking place at the end of the year this conference has the advantage of being able to summarize the year’s news and updates within the sector and what to expect in 2020.

Connected Insurance USA

 November 20th, 2019 - November 21st, 2019 

Since the year 2000, fifty percent of the Fortune 500 companies have disappeared as they failed to stay competitive and relevant in the digital economy. Survival and future success rely on embedding speed to address customer difficulties faster than the competition, merging innovative technology with real-time data to transform product, customer experience, underwriting, and claims. … Read more

GCSI 2019 Cyber Security Conference

 November 13th, 2019  Recommended Event

We’ve recommended this event based upon the feedback we’ve heard and the fact that the organizers have made a big effort to bring more than 200 high-level cybersecurity leaders together under one roof. The organizers have also published a bunch of videos from last years event so you get a taste of what to expect with this years event.

BSides Chicago

 November 9th, 2019 - July 13th, 2019 

Founded in 2011, BSidesChicago is one of Chicago’s Premier Security Conferences and is driven by the volunteers and people who have continued to make it one of the fastest growing security conferences in the Midwest. The conference focuses on providing participants with the most recent news in information security research, development and exploits. The conference … Read more

Data Connectors Chicago Tech-Security November

 November 6th, 2019  

The Chicago Cybersecurity Conference features 40-60 vendor exhibits and 8-12 educational sessions discussing current cybersecurity threats and solutions. Your ticket includes access to these exhibits and sessions, as well as a light breakfast, full lunch, conference materials and a chance to win tech gadgets and gift cards in our prize drawing. You’ll leave our event … Read more

Cyber Insurance USA

 November 4th, 2019 - November 5th, 2019 

The quick increase in global cybercrime provides a huge growth opportunity into a new and expanding market for insurance carriers. To satisfy their cyber protection needs through the delivery of modern, bespoke and cost-effective cyber products, customers are looking to insurance carriers. With a potential cyber mass attack looming in the background, carriers must make … Read more

3rd Annual CyberSecurity International Symposium

 November 4th, 2019 - November 5th, 2019 

According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and McAfee, cybercrime currently costs the world almost $600 billion each year, or 0.8% of global GDP – up from almost $500 billion in 2014. Research firm Cybersecurity Ventures estimates that the global cost of cybercrime will grow from $3 trillion in 2015 to $6 … Read more

ISSA Chicago Chapter October Meeting

 October 10th, 2019  

You are invited to join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for their monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker is Robert Wagner, local secure professional, co-founder of the Hak4Kids charity, and ISSA Chicago Board Member. Meeting cost is $30. The event is free for members who register & use their ISSA International member number as a … Read more


 October 8th, 2019 - October 9th, 2019 Recommended Event

Live and work in Digital Forensics or Cybercrime in Chicago? If yes, then get yourself down to this event. Taking place in mid-October, this Cybercrime Conference promises to be rammed full of valuable content for Security Professionals.

SANS SIEM Summit & Training

 October 7th, 2019 - October 14th, 2019 

Bring order to data chaos. Security teams continue to miss intrusions that can be easily detected with the data and logging solutions they already have. While many security programs deploy a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform, they struggle to effectively collect, parse, enrich, and filter the vast amounts of data they’re collecting. This … Read more

Cyber Security X Chicago

 September 25th, 2019 - September 26th, 2019 Recommended Event

This event is part of the fastest cybersecurity event series that will provide security insights from industry professionals. The cool thing about this event is you can create your own personal agenda and earn CPE credits by joining educational sessions and workshops.

ISSA Chicago Chapter September Meeting

 September 12th, 2019  

You are invited to join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for their monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker is Derek Milroy – Security Architect, US Cellular. Meeting cost is $30. The event is free for members who register & use their ISSA International member number as a coupon code. Meeting time is 3PM-5PM CST. Location … Read more

Global Security Exchange (GSX)

 September 8th, 2019 - September 12th, 2019 Recommended Event

If you’re looking for one of the most comprehensive security education and innovative technology in the world, then this event is for you. Choose from over 300 sessions, explore thousands of technologies and connect with experts from 110+ countries across the entire industry.

Digital Summit Chicago

 August 28th, 2019 - August 29th, 2019 

Digital Summit, produced by TechMedia, is one of the leading national series of strategies and digital marketing. Thousands of entrepreneurs, digital marketing leaders, and innovators rely on Digital Summit each year to stay a step ahead in the ever-changing digital economy. Their mission is to connect, educate and foster growth across each region’s digital marketing … Read more

Cyber Security Summit: Chicago

 August 27th, 2019 - August 27th, 2019 

The Cyber Security Summit series has been ranked as one of the “Top 50 Must-Attend Conferences” by DigitalGuardian. These exclusive conference series began in New York City in 2013. These conference series are happening mostly every month in 14 different locations around the world. You will receive a certificate granting you 6 CPE Credits by … Read more

SANS Chicago 2019

 August 19th, 2019 - August 24th, 2019 

At SANS Chicago, you will be better prepared for cyber-attacks and data breaches. SANS will provide training with applicable tools and techniques for effective cybersecurity practices. Gain the skills and tools you need to win the battle against the wide range of cyber adversaries who want to harm your environment. Choose from 10 innovation information … Read more

ManageEngine Endpoint Management & Security Seminar Chicago

 August 13th, 2019   Free Event

Are you looking for a solution that secures and manages your organization’s desktops, laptops, and mobile devices alike? ManageEngine’s unified endpoint management solution does all of the following from a single console: Keep your endpoints up-to-date with all the critical patches for improved security. Automatically distribute and install the required software and applications on devices … Read more

Connected Claims USA Summit

 June 24th, 2019 - June 25th, 2019 

According to insurance carriers, claim is the ultimate moment of truth since delivering seamless claims is no longer negotiable. Insurance customers are no longer willing to sit and wait 18 months for a new capability to be deployed. Those that cannot provide bespoke, seamless claims experience now will surely fall behind and never recover. This … Read more

Chicago Digital Government Summit

 June 19th, 2019  

Government Technology’s passion is to help spur innovation and spread best practices in the public sector. The Illinois Digital Government Summit is created to do just that. The summit will have an advisory board that will gather private and public sector leaders to create an agenda that is relevant and actionable to the state and … Read more

Industrial IoT USA

 June 18th, 2019 - June 19th, 2019 Recommended Event

This event will gather professionals from different industries including Oil & Gas, Energy, Manufacturing and Transportaion to share knowledge on how to assess the practical steps of embracing digital disruption safely and efficiently to stay ahead of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Joining this event will give you access access to all keynotes, panels, roundtables & case studies, PDF copies of all presentations (post-summit), 6+ hours of networking, seated lunches and evening drinks reception and CPE certification & more.

SecureWorld Chicago

 June 13th, 2019 - June 13th, 2019 

Join your fellow InfoSec professionals for high-quality, affordable cybersecurity training and education. Earn 6-12 CPE credits through 30+ educational elements, learning from nationally recognized industry leaders. Attend featured keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and solution vendor displays—all while networking with local peers.

CISO Leadership Forum Chicago

 June 5th, 2019 - June 6th, 2019 

Decision-makers and influencers are inundated with vendor stats, brochures and information often to determine what is best for the organization. Vendors typically provide an abundance of information to decision-makers, often with no connection to the need of the company or people in mind. The events’ mission is to change how both decision-makers and solution providers … Read more

Connected Claims USA Summit

 June 5th, 2019 - June 6th, 2019 

According to insurance carriers, claim is the ultimate moment of truth since delivering seamless claims is no longer negotiable. Insurance customers are no longer willing to sit and wait 18 months for a new capability to be deployed. Those that cannot provide bespoke, seamless claims experience now will surely fall behind and never recover. This … Read more

Hak4Kidz Chicago

 May 18th, 2019 - May 18th, 2019 

Hak4Kidz is an event organized by ethical hackers and Information Security experts dedicated to bringing the educational and communal benefits of white hat hacking conferences to young adults and children. They accomplish this mission by putting their collective expertise and passion on display for the participants to interact at their will. A combination of an … Read more

Cyber Risk Insights Conference – Chicago

 May 16th, 2019  

Advisen returns to Chicago with the Cyber Risk Insights Conference series. This event is a one-day event that will address network security, critical privacy, and cyber insurance issues confronting risk experts and their organizations. A professional faculty comprised of leaders in network security, regulation, law enforcement, risk management, and cyber risk insurance will provide their … Read more

Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit: Chicago

 May 14th, 2019 - May 14th, 2019 

The ISMG Global Summit Series will take place across four continents and will focus on global security topics such as breach and fraud prevention and on many key industry verticals such as government, finance, retail, energy, and healthcare. This years’ Fraud Summit in Illinois on May 14, 2019, will address topics that range from New … Read more

Security Professionals Conference

 May 13th, 2019 - May 15th, 2019 

The Security Professionals Conference is one of the premier forum for connecting with higher education information security and privacy experts. This is the one higher education event that gives participants a chance to network and discuss information security and privacy trends and current issues with peers and solution providers over three days. Don’t miss this … Read more