List of Cyber Security (IT Security) Hacker Conferences in Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Summary: In this blog post we will discuss our recommended Cyber Security Conferences in Providence, Rhode Island, USA 5 minute read
Author: Henry Dalziel | April 3, 2017
Category: Rhode Island Cybersecurity Conferences, US Cybersecurity Conferences

What is this post about?

We take a look at cybersecurity conferences taking place in cities like Providence in the state of Rhode Island.

Is this pages relating to hacker conferences taking place in Providence updated?

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 Providence, Rhode Island. 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 Providence 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 Rhode Island-specific Rhode Island newsletter! For other cities that we list cyber events and hacker conferences taking place in Rhode Island 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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ISACA – Rhode Island

Cyber Security Event Title: ISACA – Rhode Island Chapter Description: Its primary purpose is to provide local, quality, and low-cost ed Address: Providence, Rhode Island Description: Its primary purpose is to provide local, quality, and low-cost educational training to our chapter members in the areas of information systems audit, security, governance, and risk. Our objective is to promote the growth and professional development of members of our chapter and the community and to encourage the attainment and retention of ISACA certifications. With more than 115,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA helps business and IT leaders build trust in, and value from, information and information systems. Established in 1969, ISACA is the trusted source of knowledge, standards, networking, and career development for information systems audit, assurance, security, risk, privacy and governance professionals. ISACA offers the Cybersecurity Nexus, a comprehensive set of resources for cybersecurity professionals, and COBIT, a business framework that helps enterprises govern and manage their information and technology. ISACA also advances and validates business-critical skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control credentials. The association has more than 200 chapters worldwide.

InfraGard Boston

Cyber Security Event Title: InfraGard Boston Address: Providence, Rhode Island Description: The Rhode Island area is associated with the Boston InfraGard group. InfraGard is a United Rhode Islands government (FBI) and private sector alliance. InfraGard Boston was developed by the Boston FBI office in 1998 to promote protection of critical information systems. InfraGard provides formal and informal channels for the exchange of information about infrastructure threats and vulnerabilities. The purpose of the synergistic exchange is to allow members to better protect themselves and their corporate interests while enhancing the ability of the United Rhode Islands government to provide national security.


Cyber Security Event Title: DC401 Address: Providence, Rhode Island Description: This DefCon group meets every first Wednesday at AS220. They are fine crew that holds QuahogCon every year. DC401 is the local Defcon Group for Rhode Island. DC401 is a gathering for folks interested in the alternate applications of modern technology, referred to properly as ‘hacking’. DC401 is not intended to compete with any other computer group, such as Providence Geeks, 2600 or Linux User Groups, but rather to provide yet another gathering place for the discussion of technology and security topics. DC401 meetings are open to anyone, regardless of their skill, age, job, gender, etc. DC401 is here to help you learn new things, meet new people, mentor others in areas you may be strong in, and provide some cohesion within the hacker culture and it’s members.

Providence Geeks

Cyber Security Event Title: Providence Geeks Address: Providence, Rhode Island Description: A group that likes to kick it and well, be geeky. Geek dinners are held every third Wednesday at AS220. Get in touch if you want in. The goal of Providence Geeks is to help Rhode Island’s digital innovators connect, collaborate, and ultimately make the Providence-Rhode Island and its geeks info-technology leaders.

Providence 2600

Cyber Security Event Title: Providence 2600 Address: Providence, Rhode Island Description: If you’re interested in computer security, electronic gadgetry, communications, internet censorship, online privacy, and just technology exploration in general, you’re invited to join at the monthly meetings. 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.

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