Started by the legend that is Dark Tangent (Jeff Moss) DEF CON (spelt like that, i..e two separate words) is, really, the world”s best known “hacker convention” or “hacker conference.” DEF CON is held every year in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA and the first DEF CON took place in June 1993 so it’s also one … Read more
Interop conference combines a trusted Conference program with a vendor-neutral Business Hall and lots of networking opportunities. It is an event for the IT community and a chance to learn about solutions and technologies outside current ecosystems. This is where attendees will find topics at all levels of IT competency, from business intelligence to infrastructure … Read more
Blockchain is becoming a mainstream technology gradually with a huge potential for adoption, growth, and impact. Blockchain is a new paradigm with the ability to transform technology with plenty of new and revolutionary applications across many areas. Blockchain technology can provide instant transactions as well as data transfer and access within a trusted, secure, transparent, … Read more
The KNOW Identity Conference is an industry-leading identity conference. With over 2000 attendees and 50+ content-rich sessions, KNOW is a powerful, immersive event, where the leading edge of digital identity gets sharper. Today’s world is at a tipping point in the digital transformation, where identity is no longer a nice-to-have; it is the cornerstone of … Read more
ISC West is probably the largest (from what we know) converged security industry trade show in the United States. At ISC West, attendees will have the chance to network with over 30,000 security professionals through New Products & Technologies encompassing everything from access control to drones & robotics from over 1,000 Exhibitors & Brands. Last … Read more
Meetings International is inviting all techno enthusiastic to attend the International Conference on Blockchain and Data Science scheduled in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 18 – 19, 2020. The 2020 event will move forward with the theme “Creating the future by exploring the technology” Blockchain 2020 will gather scientific researchers from all around the world … Read more
SANS training goes beyond theory, incorporating practical techniques and real-world examples you can apply directly to your office. At SANS Las Vegas 2020 which will be held on January 27 – February 1, 2020, get the training you need to excel in this quickly evolving industry. Whichever course you select, SANS promises that you will … Read more
SANS is recognized around the world as one of the best places to develop the deep, hands-on cybersecurity skills most needed right now. Join the SANS San Francisco East Bay 2020 for an immersion training that will provide you with the skills to defend your company against security breaches and prevent future attacks. The mission … Read more
AWS re:Invent is Hosted by Amazon Web Services and is a learning conference for the global cloud computing community. The conference will feature keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to over 2,000 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events and a lot more. The event is suitable for developers and engineers, system administrators, systems … Read more
SANS Network Security, one of the largest event of SANS, is returning to Las Vegas on September 9 – 16, 2019 and you are invited to join. Choose from over 45 information security courses. These courses are comprehensive and engaging, offering attendees hands-on training with actionable information that you can implement immediately upon returning to … Read more
Cloud village is an open space to meet folks interested in offensive and defensive aspects of cloud security. The village is home to different activities like talks, workshops, CTFs, and discussions targeted around cloud services. If you are a professional who is looking to gain knowledge on securely maintaining the cloud stack and loves to … Read more
If we see a conference dedicated to women in the field, we add them because just like the event, we encourage diversity and support women who want to pursue careers in information security.
For many, DEF CON epitomizes hacking which traditionally involves an offensive mentality. However, in recent years, attacks have become trivially easy to exploit in any environment meaning that effective defense has been difficult. Defenders have to deal with legacy, politics, and resource constraints and typically have less public information on how to best protect their … Read more
The primary goal of the Car Hacking Village is to build a community around discovering weaknesses and exposing vulnerabilities that could significantly impact the safety and security of all drivers and passengers on the road today. Educating security researchers on the functionality of vehicle systems coupled with providing them with the opportunity to gain hands-on … Read more
Recon Village is a platform where talks, live demos, workshops, discussions, and CTFs with a focus on Reconnaissance happens. It will consist of a small group of people interested in areas of Open Source Intelligence, Threat Intelligence, Reconnaissance, and Red Teaming, with a common goal of encouraging and spreading awareness about these areas. The organizers … Read more
The Crypto & Privacy Village is returning to DEF CON 27, and we’re looking for top-notch presentations and workshops to fill our schedule. In the past, the Village has featured workshops and talks on everything from quantum crypto to FOIA, discussions on privacy and crypto tools, and a key signing party. Passionate about cryptography or … Read more
Remember when going to a security conference meant that you were going to sit around in a large room with 30 or so people watching presentations about subjects that contained highly sensitive information that usually was presented with some type of a legal disclosure? Yeah, some of you weren’t even alive then and don’t remember … Read more
Join the first-ever AppSec Village and immerse yourself in everything the world of application security has to offer. Whether you are a red, blue or purple teamer, come learn from the best of the best on how to attack software vulnerabilities and how to secure software. Software is everywhere, and Application Security vulnerabilities are around … Read more
Needless to say, DEF CON is a major event on the InfoSec event calendar. We’ve always recommended the DEF CON hacker conference as a must attend since 2013 when we first started this directory. FYI, we published a post a while back relating to other Hacker Conferences in the US, UK India and Israel which you might find of interest.
An event where kids learn white-hat hacking to better the world. Through hands-on workshops and games, kids will learn how to do reverse engineer, solder, cryptography and how to responsibly identify security bugs. This event is open to anyone who is open and curious about learning new things like information security, encryption, hardware engineering and … Read more
Established at DEF CON 18 the SE Village has been the one-stop-shop for all things social engineering at DEF CON. From their humble beginnings with a small room and soundproof booth to now running 4 events and the “Human Track” where all the social engineering talks are given. The SE Village is the place for … Read more
The first ever Red Team Offensive Village will be coming to DEF CON! A lot of exciting things are planned which includes a dedicated speaker track that is focused on Red Team/Offense topics. Slots are limited and filling quickly so if you have a talk that is appropriate for the village, you are encouraged to … Read more
BSides Las Vegas is a non-profit organization created to stimulate the Information Security industry and community by providing a yearly, two-day conference for security practitioners and those interested in entering the field. Their event is a source of education, communication, and collaboration. The academic and technical presentations at BSidesLV are given in the spirit of … Read more
Black Hat and DEF CON used to be the same organization and were both founded by Jeff Moss. DEF CON is still more of a HackerCon whilst Black Hat went a bit more corporate, but, having said that Black Hat USA, Europe, and Asia are must-attend events for any serious Cybersecurity Practioner. We’ve always listed Black Hat events are “recommended”.
Strictly speaking, this is not an Information Security Conference like the others in our directory but we think it is worthy of being recommended owing to its longevity. This event, like many other InfoSec Events, takes place in Las Vegas
The event has an ‘invitation-only’ approach that allows them to provide exceptional service for its attendees. Below are the top reasons to attend this conference: Meet the Real Experts: learn from the people behind the innovation. A Custom Experience: your schedule is based on your specific priorities. Executive Networking: meet the people as vested in … Read more
Interop is not any other conference, if you’re tired of of events pushing their own agenda, this is where where you’ll get an objective IT perspective. This is a great conference because every year, the agenda is built from scratch and not recycled every succeeding year. Discover new strategies, products and services, and hear from peers experiencing the same challenges and issues you are. The lessons learned at Interop are REAL and can be applied immediately.
FBC is pleased to announce that the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) – Las Vegas Chapter will host their 19th Annual Technology & Cybersecurity Day at Nellis AFB on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. This is an excellent opportunity for information technology, cybersecurity, and tactical technology companies to network with key IT, Communications, and … Read more
Connect IT is where thousands of leading business owners, IT professionals and industry leaders gather to share knowledge and discuss the ever-evolving march of information technology and its impact on modern business. Together, attendees will dig into the most-recent trends affecting Managed Service Providers and Internal IT teams, and collaborate to set the course of … Read more
The nature and scope of the Information Security field is evolving. We are no longer are we just concerned with protecting the technical edifice. Our emphasis has become more holistic, and we tend to consider both the organizational and technical aspects of information protection to be equally important. The 18th Annual Security Conference provides a … Read more