Here at Komand, we understand the importance of being part of a Komunity. Keeping tabs on this industry’s conferences is a crucial asset for every security enthusiast, though it’s a daunting task. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
We scoured the internet in search of cybersecurity events of all varieties within the US, and compiled a calendar to make your life easier. This calendar is also continuously updated, so info will be added regularly.
Don’t have time to dive into the calendar right now? Here are 5 must-attend events:
1. ToorCon San Diego (San Diego, CA)
August 28, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017
ToorCon is fast-approaching, and made for “hackers like you!” Filled with hands-on workshops to further attendee’s familiarity with computer security, along with informative seminars taught by specialists designed to help decision makers and IT/IS professionals, ToorCon is not to be missed. The best part: Complimentary breakfast and lunch everyday you attend!
2. BSides DC (Washington, DC)
October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
A flagship event for the hyper-local, community-driven BSides organization, the DC event promises not to disappoint. During this 3-day event, you'll hear fellow security folks tell their stories and share their knowledge. But that's not all, BSides DC features microevents like Crypt Kids, Netwars, and more. Visit their event site here >
3. O'Reilly Security Conference (New York City, NY)
October 29, 2017 - November 1, 2017
Featuring success and failure stories from those across the security profession spectrum, the O’Reilly Security Conference introduces and informs on how to protect, defend, and recover from security breaches. Located in the hub of New York City, the area alone makes the travel worth your while.
4. SANS Austin Winter 2017 (Austin, TX)
December 4, 2017 - December 5, 2017
Join SANS at this Cyber Security Course, where you can receive world-class training, listen to speakers, and network with the industry's best. Arm yourself with the information necessary to defeat cyber attackers, and learn from the experts how to advance your IT security career.
5. ShmooCon 2018 (Washington, DC)
January 13, 2018 - January 15, 2018
For all you fellow East Coasters out there, this one's for you. Join ShmooCon in Washington D.C. for 3 security fun-filled days. It's affordable and convenient to access, but just a reminder... tickets do sell out quickly, so don't wait until last minute to grab tickets!