Illusive Blog March 7, 2016

Top 8 Global Cyber Security Events to Attend in 2016

By The Illusive Networks team

Cybersecurity EventsAs much as we’d like to believe that you can learn absolutely everything on the Internet, we also realize that sometimes, the best place to discover new industry trends, connect with peers and master your role in cybersecurity is at conferences.

Following the success of our post, Top 7 Cybersecurity Events to Keep on Your Radar in Q1 2016, which only focused on US events, we listened to your feedback and expanded the scope to Europe and Asia.

With a global tilt, these events are unique in perspective and provide great value to what is to be gained from the cybersecurity industry.

Below are the top global cybersecurity events to attend in 2016:

1. Cybersecurity for Critical Information Infrastructure Asia

Tweet: This conference is the perfect opportunity to gain an understanding of the global #interconnectivity & #cybersecurityThis cybersecurity event is the perfect opportunity to gain an understanding of the global interconnectivity and the de-perimeterization of security. In addition to receiving insights on how your organization can achieve cyber-resilience and protect themselves from potential attacks.

  • When: April 27 – 28, 2016
  • Where: Singapore
  • Price: Tickets start at $2,400
  • Click here to register for the event

2. Infosecurity Europe

As one of the biggest shows in Europe, you can see more than 300 exhibitors, partake in an education program, browse numerous products and services, and mingle with 12,000 attendees. The free education courses lets you collect up to 5.5 CPD/CPE credits per day.

  • When: June 7 – 9, 2016
  • Where: London, England
  • Price: Register your interest to be contacted about visitor registration and prices

 3. The 28th Annual FIRST Conference

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams gathers each year to discuss the latest trends and strategies for preventing major cybersecurity incidents. With cyber attackers growing more sophisticated every day, FIRST is committed to improving cybersecurity response by improving communication and cooperation with the greater security community.

  • When: June 12 – 17, 2016
  • Where: Seoul, South Korea
  • Price: Ticket packages start at $800
  • Click here to register for the event


 4. RSA Conference Sinagpore 

Tweet: As the leading information security event in Asia, this three-day conference introduces attendees to new, innovative technologies.As the leading cybersecurity event in Asia, this three-day conference introduces attendees to new, innovative technologies. Attend this conference to learn from the thought leaders in the cybersecurity industry and to participate in unparalleled networking opportunities with other security professionals.

  • When: July 20 – 22, 2016
  • Where: Singapore
  • Price: Ticket packages start at $450
  • Click here to register for the event

5. Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

Gartner consistently leads cybersecurity professionals in the latest industry research and analysis and the firm has already recognized the value of a deceptions approach to cyber defense. At the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, the insights you’ve come to trust will culminate in two days of exhibitions and presentations on best practices and strategies for cost-effective and efficient cybersecurity.

If you can’t make it to the US to meet us at Gartner’s June event, this conference is one you’ll definitely want to attend.

  • When: September 12-13, 2016
  • Where: London, England
  • Price: Ticket packages start at $2,445
  • Price: Click here to register for the event

6. IP Expo—Nordic

Cybersecurity defense strategies have focused on bolstering the network perimeter for years. Yet, emerging cyber attackers are increasingly capable of bypassing these perimeter defense and post-breach detection/remediation just haven’t been able to keep up. The IP Expo focuses on defending networks in the digital age—even after a breach has occurred.

  • When: September 27 – 28, 2016
  • Where: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Price: Free until September 26!
  • Click here to start your free registration

 7. Black Hat Europe

The details of this show are still to be announced, but it is the European version of the Black Hat conference series. As a cybersecurity thought leader, Black Hat provides opportunities for professionals to gather, brainstorm and network throughout the year in different locations.

  • When: November 1 – 4, 2016
  • Where: London, England
  • Price: Approximately $1,000 for early registration
  • Click here for upcoming registration details

8. ICIA 2016

The Fifth International Conference on Informatics and Applications (ICIA 2016) is accepting research papers from the greatest minds in the cyber world to make strides towards redefining a number of technology topics. Researchers will present new findings in cybersecurity and discuss emerging applications that can change the security landscape.

  • When: November 14 – 16, 2016
  • Where: Takamatsu, Japan
  • Price: Guest tickets start at $350
  • Click here to register for the event