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 .

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 2018.

From major events to those that are more narrowly focused, this list from the of , 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 ([email protected]).

February 2018

SOURCE Mesa-Phoenix, Mesa, Arizona: February – March 1

CSO50 Conference + Awards, Scottsdale, Arizona: February 26 – 28

SANS New York City Winter 2018, New York, New York: February 26 – March 3

Cyber Security Summit: Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia: February 28

March 2018

Jacksonville Cyber Security Conference, Jacksonville, Florida: March 1

BSides Columbus, Columbus, Ohio: March 2

Securi-Tay, Dundee, Scotland: March 2 – 3

Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit, London, UK: March 5 – 6

ISE Southeast Executive Forum and Awards, Atlanta, Georgia: March 6

Infosecurity Middle East, Abu Dhabi: March 6 – 8

Cyber Security for Critical Assets, Houston, Texas: March 6 – 8

Salt Lake City Cyber Security Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah: March 8

SecureCISO Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota: March 8

CISOcamp London, London, UK: March 8

Bsides Austin 2018, Austin, Texas: March 8 – 9

13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, Washington, DC: March 8 – 9

BSides Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia: March

SANS San Francisco Spring 2018, San Francisco, California: March 12 – 17

Infosecurity Belgium, Brussels, Belgium: March 14 – 15

Secure360 Wisconsin: Milwaukee, Wisconsin: March 14 – 15

CanSecWest Vancouver 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia: March 14 – 16

2018 GDPR Summit, Atlanta, Georgia: March 15

New Jersey Cyber Security Conference, Somerset, New Jersey: March 15

BSidesSLC, Salt Lake City, Utah: March 16

SANS Northern VA Spring – Tysons 2018, McLean, Virginia: March 17 – 24

IANS 2018 New York Information Security Forum, New York, New York: March 19 – 20

InfoSecWorld, Lake Buena Vista, Florida: March 19 – 21

SANS Pen Test Austin 2018, Austin, Texas: March 19 – 24

ICS Security Summit & Training 2018, Orlando, Florida: March 19 – 26

Black Hat Asia, Singapore: March 20 – 22

Cyber Security Summit: Denver, Denver, Colorado: March 22

Los Angeles Cyber Security Conference, Los Angeles, California: March 22

Women in Cybersecurity, Chicago, Illinois: March 23 – 24

BSides Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee: March 24

IAPP Global Privacy Summit, Washington, DC: March 25 – 28

SANS Boston Spring 2018, Boston, Massachusetts: March 25 – 30

KNOW Identity Conference 2018, Washington, DC: March 26 – 28

IANS 2018 Toronto Information Security Forum, Toronto, Ontario: March 27 – 28

Toronto Cyber Security Conference, Toronto, Ontario: March

April 2018

SANS 2018, Orlando, Florida: April 3 – 10

Dallas Cyber Security Conference, Dallas, Texas: April 4

SEC Academic Conference, Auburn, Alabama, April 8 – 10

BSides Munich, Munich, Germany: April 8 – 9

PAS OptICS 2018, Houston, TexasL April 9 – 11

HITBSecConf Amsterdam, Netherlands: April 9 – 13

BSides Oklahoma, Glenpool, Oklahoma: April 11 – 13

InfoSec Southwest, Austin, Texas: April 11 – 13

Pre-RSA® Conference Training, San Francisco, California: April 11 – 16

Detroit Cyber Security Conference, Detroit, Michigan: April 12

SecureCISO New York, New York, New York: April 12

BSides Canberra, Canberra, Australia: April 13-14

BSides Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee: April 14

BSides SF, San Francisco, California: April 15 – 16

IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018, London, UK: April 16 – 19

RSA Conference 2018, San Francisco, California: April 16 – 20

BSidesKC, Kansas City, Missouri: April 20-21

SANS Baltimore Spring 2018, Baltimore, Maryland: April 21 – 28

Blue Team Summit & Training 2018, Louisville, Kentucky: April 23 – 30

SANS Seattle Spring 2018, Seattle, Washington: April 23 – 28

Nordics CISO Executive Summit, Stockholm, Sweden: April 24

2018 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy, London, UK: April 24 – 26

Baltimore Cyber Security Conference, Baltimore, Maryland: April 26

Atlantic Security Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia: April 26 – 27

INFILTRATE, Miami Beach, Florida: April 26 – 27

BSides Charm City, Towson, Maryland: April 28 – 29

2018 North America CACS, Chicago, Illinois: April 30 – May 2

SANS SEC460: Enterprise Threat Beta Two, Crystal City, Virginia: April 30 – May 5

May 2018

Philadelphia CISO Executive Summit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: TBD

Automotive Cybersecurity Summit & Training 2018, Chicago, Illinois: May 1 – 8

Infosecurity Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark: May 2 – 3

Tenth Annual ISSA-LA Information Security Summit — Summit X, Los Angeles, California: May 2 – 4

Chicago Cyber Security Conference, Chicago, Illinois: May 3

THOTCON 0x9, Chicago, Illinois: May 4 – 5

(ISC)² Secure Summit DC , Washington, DC: May 7 – 8

SOURCE Boston, Boston, Massachusetts: May 7 – 10

New Orleans Cyber Security Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana: May 9

Seattle CISO Executive Summit, Seattle, Washington: May 9

SecureCISO Chicago, Chicago, Illinois: May 10

SANS Security West 2018, San Diego, California: May 11 – 18

Central Ohio InfoSec Summit, Columbus, Ohio: May 14 – 15

NorthSec 2018, Montreal, Quebec: May 14 – 20

Secure360 Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota: May 15 – 16

Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland: May 15 – 17

ISE Central Executive Forum and Awards, Dallas, Texas: May 16

Philadelphia Cyber Security Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: May 17

SecureCISO San Francisco, San Francisco, California: May 17

HACKMIAMI, Miami Beach, Florida: May 18 – 20

SANS Northern VA Reston Spring 2018, Reston, Virginia: May 20 – 25

Minneapolis CISO Executive Summit, Minneapolis, Minnesota: May 21

2018 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Francisco, California: May 21 – 23

ignite 18, Anaheim, California: May 21 – 24

NITEC18, Berlin, Germany: May 22 – 24

IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2018, Toronto, Ontario: May 22 – 25

Infosecurity Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico: May 23 – 24

2018 Euro CACS, Edinburgh, Scotland: May 28 – 30 

SANS Atlanta 2018, Atlanta, Georgia: May 29 – June 3

Dallas CISO Executive Summit, Dallas, Texas: May 30

Washington, DC, CISO Executive Summit, Washington, DC: May 31

RiskSec, New York, New York: May 31

San Antonio Cyber Security Conference, San Antonio, Texas: May 31

June 2018

Chicago CISO Executive Summit, Chicago, Illinois: TBD

San Francisco CISO Executive Summit Q2, San Francisco, California: TBD

CircleCityCon 5.0, Indianapolis, Indiana: June 1 – 3

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, National Harbor, Maryland: June 4 – 7

SANS Rocky Mountain 2018, Denver, Colorado: June 4 – 9

Ohio CISO Executive Summit, Cincinnati, Ohio: June 5

Southern California CISO Executive Summit, Los Angeles, California: June 5

9th Annual Cyber/Electronic Warfare Convergence Conference, Charleston, South Carolina: June 5 – 7

Infosecurity Europe, London, UK: June 5 – 7

Cincinnati CISO Executive Summit, Cincinnati, Ohio: June 6

Classified Cyber Forum, Chantilly, Virginia: June 7

Seattle Cyber Security Conference, Seattle, Washington: June 7

SecureCISO Toronto, Toronto, Ontario: June 7

DFIR Summit & Training 2018, Austin, Texas: June 7 – 14

Vancouver CISO Executive Summit, Vancouver, BC: June 13

Boston Cyber Security Conference, Boston, Massachusetts: June 14

Indianapolis CISO Executive Summit, Indianapolis, Indiana: June 14

SOURCE Dublin, Dublin, Ireland: June 18 – 21

SANS Crystal City 2018, Arlington, Virginia: June 18 – 23

Atlanta CISO Executive Summit, Atlanta, Georgia: June 19

Minneapolis Cyber Security Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota: June 21

UK CISO Executive Summit, London, UK: June 21

BSides Asheville 2018, Asheville, North Carolina: June 22

30th Annual First Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: June 24 – 29

Houston CISO Executive Summit, Houston, Texas: June 25

SANS Minneapolis 2018, Minneapolis, Minnesota: June 25 – 30

SANS Vancouver 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia: June 25 – 30

Denver CISO Executive Summit, Denver, Colorado: June 27

New York CISO Executive Summit, New York, New York: June 27

Portland Cyber Security Conference, Portland, Oregon: June 28

July 2018

2018 IEEE Symposium on Computer Security Foundations, Oxford, UK: July 9 – 12

SANS Charlotte 2018, Charlotte, North Carolina: July 9 – 14

San Jose Cyber Security Conference, San Jose, California: July 12

SecureCISO Denver, Denver, Colorado: July 12

BSidesSPFD, Springfield, Missouri: July 14

SANSFIRE 2018, Washington, DC: July 14 – 21

Hartford Cyber Security Conference, Hartford, Connecticut: July 19

IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2018, Singapore: July 23 – 24

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, Tokyo, Japan: July 24-26

Raleigh Cyber Security Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina: July 26

Security Operations Summit & Training 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana: July 30 – August 6

SANS Pittsburgh 2018, Pittsburh, Pennsylvania: July 30 – August 4

August 2018

Cincinnati Cyber Security Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio: August 2

Black Hat USA, Las Vegas, Nevada: August 4 – 9

BSidesLV, Las Vegas, Nevada: August 7 – 8

Security Awareness Summit & Training 2018, Charleston, South Carolina: August 6 – 15

SANS Boston Summer 2018, Boston, Massachusetts: August 6 – 11

SANS San Antonio 2018, San Antonio, Texas: August 6 – 11

Sacramento Cyber Security Conference, Sacramento, California: August 9

SecureCISO Detroit, Detroit, Michigan: August 9

DEF CON 26, Las Vegas, Nevada: August 9 – 12

Fourteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security, Baltimore, Maryland: August 12 – 14

2018 USENIX Workshop on Advances in Security Education, Baltimore, Maryland: August 13

12th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies, Baltimore, Maryland: August 13 – 14

SANS New York City Summer 2018, New York, New York: August 13 – 18

SANS Northern Virginia- Alexandria 2018, Alexandria, Virginia: August 13 – 18

2018 USENIX Summit on Hot Topics in Security, Baltimore, Maryland: August 14

8th USENIX Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet, Baltimore, Maryland: August 14

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, Sao Paulo, Brazil: August 14 – 15

27th USENIX Security Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland: August 15 – 17

ISE West Executive Forum and Awards, San Francisco, California: August 16

Pittsburgh Cyber Security Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: August 16

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, Sydney, Australia: August 20 – 21

Global CISO Executive Summit, Hilton Head, South Carolina: August 20 – 22

TechNet Augusta, Augusta, Georgia: August 20 – 24

SANS Virginia Beach 2018, Virginia Beach, Virginia: August 20 – 31

New York City Cyber Security Conference, New York, New York: August 23

SecureCISO Houston, Houston, Texas: August 23

SANS San Francisco Summer 2018, San Francisco, California: August 26 – 31

Denver Cyber Security Conference, Denver, Colorado: August 30

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, Mumbai, India: August 30 – 31

September 2018

Montreal Cyber Security Conference, Montreal, Quebec: September 6

Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit & Training 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana: September 6 – 13

San Francisco Bay Area Cyber Security Conference, TBD: September 13

Hacker Halted, Atlanta, Georgia: September 13 – 14

Security of Things World USA, San Diego, California: September 16 – 18

ICMCP 2018 National Conference “The Diversity Game: Changing the Cybersecurity Workforce Landscape,” Atlanta, Georgia: September 17 – 19

Benelux CISO Executive Summit, Amsterdam, Netherlands: September 19

Infosecurity Russia, Moscow, Russia: September 19 – 21

Atlanta Cyber Security Conference, Atlanta, Georgia: September 20

Federal Identity Forum 2018, Tampa, Florida: September 25 – 27

Austin Cyber Security Conference, Austin, Texas: Septemer 27

SecureCISO LA, Los Angeles, California: September 27

2018 IEEE Secure Development Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts: September 30 – October 2

October 2018

Toronto CISO Executive Summit, Toronto, Ontario: TBD

SOURCE Seattle, Seattle, Washington: October 1 – 4

ISE Northeast Executive Forum and Awards, New York, New York: October 3

Infosecurity North America, Boston, Massachusetts: October 3 – 4 

BruCON, Gent, Belgium: October 3 – 5

SecureCISO Munich, Munich, Germany: October 4

St. Louis Cyber Security Conference, St. Louis, Missouri: October 4

ignite 18 Europe, Amsterdam, Netherlands: October 8 – 10

it-sa 2018 (IT Security Expo and Congress), Nuremberg, Germany: October 9 – 11

Anaheim Cyber Security Conference, Anaheim, California: October 11

Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) 2018 North America, Las Vegas, Nevada: October 15 – 17

Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018, Austin, Texas: October 16 – 19

Vancouver Cyber Security Conference, Vancouver, Washington: October 18

BSidesRDU 2018, TBD: October 19

ignite 18 Federal, Washington, DC: October 22 – 23

Milwaukee Cyber Security Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: October 25

Information Security Forum 29th Annual World Congress: Las Vegas, Nevada: October 27 – 30

Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) 2018 Europe, London, UK: October 29 – 31 

Infosecurity Netherlands, Utrecht, Netherlands: October 31 – November 1

November 2018

ISA North America Leadership Summit and Awards, Chicago, Illinois: TBD

Boston CISO Executive Summit, Boston, Massachusetts: TBD

Detroit CISO Executive Summit, Detroit, Michigan: TBD

Milwaukee CISO Executive Summit, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: TBD

Pittsburgh CISO Executive Summit, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: TBD

Kansas City Cyber Security Conference, Kansas City, Missouri: November 1

Orlando Cyber Security Conference, Orlando, Florida: November 8

TechNet Asia-Pacific 2018, Honolulu, Hawaii: November 13 – 15

Nashville Cyber Security Conference, Nashville, Tennessee: November 15

IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018, Brussels, Belgium: November 26 – 29

Miami CISO Executive Summit, Miami, Florida: November 28

DACH CISO Executive Summit, Frankfurt, Germany: November 29

Phoenix Cyber Security Conference, Phoenix, Arizona: November 29

December 2018

Charlotte CISO Executive Summit, Charlotte, North Carolina: TBD

Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada: December 3 – 5

SOURCE Austin, Austin, Texas: December 3 – 6

Black Hat Europe, London, UK: December 3 – 6

St. Louis CISO Executive Summit, St. Louis, Missouri: December 4

Calgary CISO Executive Summit, Calgary, Alberta: December 5

Dallas Cyber Security Conference, Dallas, Texas: December 5

Washington, DC, Cyber Security Conference, Washington, DC: December 6

Chicago Suburbs Cyber Security Conference, TBD: December 12

Ft. Lauderdale Cyber Security Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: December 13



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