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The Top Information Security Conferences of 2017

The Top Information Security Conferences of 2017

by Igor Mikhaylov2017-01-12

Annually, there are many conferences in various sectors where specialists of different levels of exchange of experience, and learn about new developments. 2017 was no exception, in connection with the grown interest in cyber security have increased and the requirements for specialists. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of 10 conferences in the information security industry in 2017.


1. Def Con is the world’s best known ‘hacker convention’. It is held every year in Las Vegas, this year it will be in Caesar’s Palace in the period July 27-30, 2017.
2. RSA Conference offers an opportunity to learn about new approaches to information security conference will be held in San – Francisco, at the Moscone Center and the Marriott Marquis in the period February 13 – 17, 2017.
3. Every year, InfoSec World attracts attendees due to its diverse line-up of speakers and an exhibition hall that’s brimming with some of the most impressive information security technologies and solutions in the industry. The conference will be held at Omni Orlando Resort, ChampionsGate, Florida, USA in the period April 3-5, 2017.
4. DerbyCon is an infosec conference that prides itself on its family feel. The conference will be held in Hotel Hyatt Regency Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, USA during September 20-24, 2017.
5. InfoSecurity Europe is an annual conference that’s evolved into one of the largest and most highly regarded security events held in Europe. The conference will take place in Olympia, London, United Kingdom in the period of June 6-8, 2017
6. AppSec Europe is an annual conference hosted by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), a non-profit organization which strives to raise the visibility of software security worldwide. The conference will be held in the Waterfront Conference Center, Belfast, Ireland in the period of May 8-12, 2017
7. ShmooCon is an annual hacking conference held on the east coast of the United States. The conference will be held in the Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington DC, USA in the period of January 13-15, 2017
8. Each FS-ISAC annual summit is located in the Exchange of Information on Financial Services and Analytical Center. This is a resource that helps global share of the financial industry and analyze intelligence relating to the digital and physical threats. The conference will be held at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States between April 30-May 3, 2017.
9. TiaraCon is a free 2-day conference that’s designed to advance the careers of women in cyber security. Website:http: //
10. The premier gathering of security, risk management and business continuity management leaders, Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2017 delivers the insight you need to guide your organization to a secure digital business future. The conference will be held at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD, USA – 20745. between June 12-15th, 2017.
A list of some of the largest and most highly recommended of conferences to be held in 2017 in the world you can find here.

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