For those who don’t know, BSides was created on 2009 by Mike Dahn, Jack Daniel and Chris Nickerson. It is organized by the community for the community and is happening in over 100 locations worldwide. If you’re kind of new to the field, we recommend attending one of these events in your area because it will help you gain a lot of knowledge. Most of the BSides events are free and offer a Call for Papers.
This is one unique event because it is organized by a group of professional hackers which educate you the state of security from a hacker’s point of view. Cool part is that you will gain insights on why you need to understand the enemy in order to defend against them.
SANS Institute has been one of the best in terms of providing Cyber Security Training Courses so if you’re not familiar with the field, you will definitely learn from their lessons. With 6 Cyber Security Courses to choose from, you will gain the skills and knowledge protect people and assets.