The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2019

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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There is nothing like attending a face-to-face event for career networking and knowledge gathering, and we don’t have to tell you how helpful it can be to get a hands-on demo of a new tool or to have your questions answered by experts.

Fortunately, plenty of great conferences are coming up in the months ahead.

If keeping abreast of security trends and evolving threats is critical to your job — and we know it is — then attending some top-notch security conferences is on your must-do list for 2019 and 2020.

From major events to those that are more narrowly focused, this list from the editors of CSO, will help you find the security conferences that matter the most to you.

We’ll keep it updated with registration deadlines and new conferences so check back often. While we don’t expect this calendar to be comprehensive, we do aim to have it be highly relevant. If there’s something we’ve missed, let us know. You can email your additions, corrections and updates to Michael Nadeau (michael_nadeau@idg.com).

November 2019

Hybrid Identity Protection Tech Day, Raleigh, NC: November 16

BSidesAdmedabad, Ahmedabad, India: November 16 - 17

FS-ISAC 2019 Americas Fall Summit, Washington, DC: November 17 - 20

Angelbeat, Boston, Massachusetts: November 18

IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress, Brussels, Belgium: November 18 - 19

NICE Conference & Expo 2019, Phoenix, Arizona: November 18 - 20

SANS Atlanta Fall 2019, Atlanta, Georgia: November 18 - 23

SANS Austin 2019, Austin, Texas: November 18 - 23

Pen Test HackFest Summit & Training 2019, Bethesda, Maryland: November 18 - 25

Angelbeat, Portland, Maine: November 19

Charlotte CISO Executive Summit, Charlotte, North Carolina: November 19

Washington, DC CISO Executive Summit Q4, Washington, DC: November 19

Angelbeat, Nashua, New Hampshire: November 20

Boston CISO Executive Summit Q4, Boston, Massachusetts: November 20

Cyber Security and Data Protection Summit, London, UK: November 20

Cyber Security for Critical Assets (CS4CA) LATAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil: November 20 - 21

Infosecurity ISACA North America, New York, New York: November 20 - 21

Angelbeat, Albany, New York: November 21

Cyber Security Summit Houston 2019, Houston, Texas: November 21

Cybersecurity Summit: Mumbai, Mumbai, India: November 21

Cyberwarcon, Arlington, Virginia: November 21

Nashville Cyber Security Conference, Nashville, Tennessee: November 21

Angelbeat, Buffalo, New York: November 22

Cybersecurity Resiliency for Defense Contractors, Plymouth, Michigan: November 22

FS-ISAC Melbourne Member Meeting, Melbourne, Australia: November 27

December 2019

Black Hat Europe, London, UK: December 2 - 5

SANS Nashville 2019, Nashville, Tennessee: December 2 - 7

SANS San Francisco Winter 2019, San Francisco, California: December 2 - 7

Fraud & Breach Summit, Washington, DC: December 3

Calgary CISO Executive Summit, Calgary, Alberta: December 4

Dallas Cyber Security Conference, Dallas, Texas: December 4

Cyber Security Summit Los Angeles 2019, Los Angeles, California: December 5

St. Louis Cyber Security Conference, St. Louis, Missouri: December 5

CactusCon, Mesa, Arizona: December 6 - 7

Angelbeat, Minneapolis, Minnesota: December 9

Atlanta CISO Executive Summit, Atlanta, Georgia: December 9

German OWASP Day 2019, Karlsruhe, Germany: December 9 - 10

Angelbeat, Fargo, North Dakota: December 10

FS-ISAC Brussels Member Meeting, Brussels, Belgium: December 10

Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada: December 10 - 12

SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2019, Washington, DC: December 10 - 17

Anaheim Cyber Security Conference, Anaheim, California: December 11

Angelbeat, Sioux Falls, South Dakota: December 11

Angelbeat, Boise, Idaho: December 12

Cincinnati Cyber Security Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio: December 12

SecureCISO Denver, Denver, Colorado: December 12

Angelbeat, Spokane, Washington: December 13

Angelbeat, Columbia, South Carolina: December 17

Angelbeat, Charleston, South Carolina: December 18

January 2020

SANS Austin Winter 2020, Austin, Texas: January 6 - 11

BSidesTLH, Tallahassee, Florida: January 11

SANS Miami 2020, Miami, Florida: January 13 - 18

CPX 360 Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand: January 14 - 16

SANS Anaheim 2020, Anaheim, California: January 20 - 25

FS-ISAC Zurich Member Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland: January 22 

CPX 360 New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana: January 27 - 29

SANS Las Vegas 2020, Las Vegas, Nevada: January 27 - February 1

SANS San Francisco East Bay 2020, Emeryville, California: January 27 - February 1

Student360, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota: January 31

ShmooCon, Washington, DC: January 31 - February 2

February 2020

CPX 360 Vienna, Vienna, Austria: February 4 - 6

Suits & Spooks, Washington, DC: February 6 - 7

BSidesTampa, Tampa, Florida: February 8

BSidesSF, San Francisco, California: February 23 - 24

Houston Cyber Summit, Houston, Texas: February 27

March 2020

Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, London, UK: March 11 - 12

2020 Fraud Summit, New York, New York: March 18, 2020

April 2020

2020 Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit, Chicago, Illinois: April 21

*CSO50 Conference+Awards, Scottsdale, Arizona: April 27 - 29

May 2020

BSidesCanberra, Canberra, Australia: May 1 - 2

Secure360, Prior Lake, Minnesota: May 5 - 6

RuhrSec 2020, Bochum, Germany: May 5 - 8

THOTCON, Chicago, Illinois: May 8 - 9

2020 Cybersecurity Summit, Bengaluru, India: May 12

BSidesGibralter, Gibralter: May 14 - 15

2020 Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit, Seattle, Washington: May 19

June 2020

Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference (RMISC), Denver, Colorado: June 9 - 11

Identiverse, Washington, DC: June 25 - 28

July 2020

2020 Cybersecurity Summit, Brazil: July 23

2020 Healthcare Security Summit, New York, New York: July 30

August 2020

2020 Cybersecurity Summit, New York, New York: August 18

September 2020

2020 Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit, Toronto, Ontario: September 22

October 2020

2020 Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit, London, UK: October 20

November 2020

2020 Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit, Washington, DC: November 17

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