We take a look at cybersecurity conferences taking place in cities like Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania.
Yes they are, but not as often as our main directory listing. We base the below listings on popular and repetitive events that take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rather than simply listing a bunch of ‘one-off’ events that might never be organized again, most (not all!) of the gatherings mentioned below have been taking place every year. We have also included ISACA, ISSA, OWASP and BSides events that take place in Pittsburgh where possible. To see global BSides specific listings (some include speaker videos and presentations made by IronGeek) click here. Make sure that you don’t miss an event by joining our Pennsylvania-specific Pennsylvania newsletter! For other cities that we list cyber events and hacker conferences taking place in Pennsylvania please click here, or to return to our main global list of IT Security conferences please follow this link. If you would like to add an event to this page and our main listing directory click here.
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Cyber Security Event Title: ISSA – Pittsburgh Chapter Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: A local chapter of an independent, professional organization committed to improving the effectiveness of Information Security through awareness, education and networking with fellow Security professionals. ISSA Pittsburgh Chapter activities and benefits includes expanding your horizons as a security professional by hearing top-notch industry speakers at our monthly meetings. A forum that encourages a free exchange of innovative ideas and approaches to security among its members. Opportunities to meet, network and exchange ideas, methods and best-practices on security with 50+ ISSA chapter members in the regional area as well as numerous vendors, visitors and special guests from related professions. Earn valuable Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits for meeting attendance—up to 12 points each year and a lot more.
Cyber Security Event Title: ISACA – Pittsburgh Chapter Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: Its aim is to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, facilitate professional networking and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout the Pittsburgh region. ISACA is a world wide association of IS governance professionals. The association currently focuses on assurance, security, and governance and provides globally recognised certification in assurance (Certified Information Systems Auditor), security (Certified Information Security Manager), and governance (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT).
Cyber Security Event Title: InfraGard Pittsburgh Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: Affiliated with the FBI and dedicated to harnessing the best talent in cyber security, the Pittsburgh chapter doesn’t have any events on the horizon for now. InfraGard is a Federal Bureau of Investigation program dedicated to promoting information sharing and dialog between the public and private sectors concerning critical infrastructure protection issues. InfraGard Pittsburgh is a cooperative effort of the FBI Pittsburgh Division and the InfraGard Pittsburgh Members Alliance, a non-profit organization committed to the mission of the InfraGard program.
Cyber Security Event Title: AITP – Pittsburgh Chapter Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: The mission of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is to provide all members with the opportunity for growth in their careers and community involvement by providing programs and activities to achieve their goals. As the industry has evolved, so has the association. Starting as the NMAA, evolving into the DPMA, and then into our current evolution in 1996 of the ASSOCIATION of INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS (AITP), the association has kept pace with the changing needs and interests of our members. AITP members span every level of the IT industry from mainframe systems, to micro systems, to PC based LAN and WAN systems, to virtual systems and the internet. AITP has special niches created that cater to the special interests of our members. Our members are found in every facet of society as well. They’re in colleges and universities; banking; industry; retail; the armed forces; local, Pennsylvania and federal governments; hospitals; and beyond.
Cyber Security Event Title: 2600 Address: Tazz D’Oro, 1125 North Highland Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: Main site for the Pittsburgh branch is still down but click on the link for the time and address of the Pittsburgh meet. 2600 Meetings exist as a forum for all interested in technology to meet and talk about events in technology-land, learn, and teach. Meetings are open to anyone of any age or level of expertise.
Cyber Security Event Title: Hack Pittsburgh Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: HackPittsburgh is a non-profit, community-based workshop that allows members to come together and share skills & tools to pursue creative projects. Its membership is open to everyone but typically comprises inventors, engineers, scientists, programmers, hobbyists, artists, roboteers, families, entrepreneurs, and arts and crafts enthusiasts. Our focus is on collaboration, education, and community outreach. We’re a benevolent group and do not promote or condone illegal activities. The term “hacking” is used in a benign sense, in the context of deconstructing and understanding objects and systems and re-purposing existing materials for new and innovative uses.
Cyber Security Event Title: BloomCON Forensics and Security Conference Address: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Description: Facilitated at Bloomsburg University in Kehr Union, BloomCon gather an entire assortment of organisms whom all have an different genus. A large portion of which are people, and keen on security. There will be numerous speakers, and you will have an opportunity to contend in cybersecurity challenges for prizes.
Cyber Security Event Title: SANS Philadelphia 2016 Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description: SANS offer some of the best cyber security training events that you can attend.
Cyber Security Event Title: SecureWorld Philadelphia Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description: SecureWorld gatherings give bigger resources and facilitate more connections than any other cybersecurity event in North America. 14 regional events prepare and move IT experts on the front lines. Beyond events, SecureWorld Media is a leading source of cybersecurity content which includes breaking industry news, unique articles and research, web meetings, and training courses.
Cyber Security Event Title: Tech Talk Live Address: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Description: Tech Talk Live is a technology event that will be held in Pennsylvania that concentrates on the everyday issues that technology professionals face in the educational environment. The conferences also focuses on significant, actionable content for today’s IT pros.
Cyber Security Event Title: NRF PROTECT 2016 Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description: NRF PROTECT is the one of the largest and most important retail and restaurant loss prevention event in North America. The conference is specifically for those who protect retail brands, assets, people and profits. The event features two and a half day of compelling educational sessions, networking opportunities and an innovative EXPO Hall.
Cyber Security Event Title: Data Connectors Philadelphia Tech-Security Information Security Conference Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description: Data Connectors is a cyber security career-networking event. Most of the events are valid for CEU/ CPD credits – but we’d encourage you to check first.
Cyber Security Event Title: Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: “EXPANDING THE BOUNDARIES OF CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES” The third annual Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) is organized and produced by six Advanced Technological Education (ATE) centers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and involved in cybersecurity. 3CS meets the perceived need for a national academic conference that focuses exclusively on cybersecurity education at the community college level. Faculty, administrators, and other stakeholders in community college cybersecurity education are invited and encouraged to attend.
Cyber Security Event Title: Data Connectors Pittsburgh Tech-Security Information Security Conference Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Description: Data Connectors is a cyber security career-networking event. Most of the events are valid for CEU/ CPD credits – but we’d encourage you to check first.
Cyber Security Event Title: IANS Philadelphia Information Security Forum Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description: IANS’ Information Security Forums unite experienced IT and information security practitioners for confidential information sharing on the industry’s most important issues, technologies, and trends. The two-day Forums include a series of keynote addresses, technical and strategic roundtable discussions led by IANS’ Faculty, networking events, and the opportunity to learn about new technologies.
Cyber Security Event Title: Pumpcon 2016 Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description: Pumpcon is one of the nation’s longest running practice session for cyber professionals and hackers who want to talk at HOPE and Defcon.
Cyber Security Event Title: BloomCON 2017 Address: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Description: Forensics and security conference at Bloomsburg University. Two days filled with multiple talk and workshop tracks, lock picking, multiple competitions, Dual Core music, and more. The cost per ticket is only $30 which is an awesome and very fair fee.
Cyber Security Event Title: Tech Talk Live 2017 Address: ADDRESS Description: Tech Talk Live is Pennsylvania’s one and only technology event that focuses on the everyday issues that technology experts face in the educational environment. While other events might have strands for IT professionals, this conference’s main focus is IT experts who support education.