In the 28th year of DEF CON, another year of Red Team Offense Village will be held. A lot of exciting things are planned which include a dedicated speaker track focused on Red Team / Offense topics. The talks at the event will range from introductory topics of Red Teaming to very advanced tactics and … Read more
The Diana Initiative will be back on August 6 – 7, 2020 at the Westin, Las Vegas, Nevada. This is a conference designed for Women, Diversity, and Inclusion in Information Security. The event will also feature multiple speaker tracks, hands-on workshops, fully expanded villages, and a women-led Capture the Flag event. The event mission is … Read more
For more than 40 years, the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been one of North America’s premier critical communications events. It is the platform where critical communication technology experts are brought together to evaluate, network and learn with industry professionals. This event features a five-day event program and an 80,000 square foot exhibit hall … 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
CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has been the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and innovators for 50 years – the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As one of the biggest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all … Read more
The IEEE Consumer Electronics Society (CESoc) is inviting everyone to submit technical papers for poster and oral presentations at the 38th edition of the conference that will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 4 – 6, 2020. ICCE is an established platform for innovative research in all areas of consumer electronics. The theme … 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”.