2017 information security events bring new opportunities
Network with your peers, develop skills and knowledge, and even fulfill CE requirements and these information security events.
Keeping your skills current is a must in the ever-changing world of cybersecurity. Fortunately, many professional organizations are hosting information security events that provide opportunities to develop new and crucial skills, connect with industry professionals and leaders, and in some cases, earn the continuing education credits you may need to maintain professional certifications.
Explore upcoming cybersecurity conferences and events:
Date: October 23–26, 2017
Location: Chicago, Illinois
As organizations focus on protecting the privacy of their customers and users, information security professionals are challenged with staying current on new laws and advances in technology. In this course, you’ll explore different perspectives on the risk and value of personal information as well as the consequences of privacy failures. You can earn up to 32 CE hours during this event.
Course Learning Objectives
- Analyze the global landscape of privacy and data protection regulations
- Demonstrate knowledge of web privacy and security issues
- Explain workplace privacy requirements
- Describe identity theft and prepare an incident response plan
- Describe data leakage and its impact on the organization
- Plan and conduct a privacy audit
Event: SANS San Diego 2017
Date: October 30–November 4, 2017
Location: San Diego, California
At the 2017 SANS security training in San Diego, you can choose from 10 information security courses designed for professionals of all kinds. The keynote presentation "Actionable Detects: Blue Team Cyber Defense Tactics" will be delivered by Seth Misenar. There will also be two nights of Cyber Defense NetWars tournament activities and a range of networking opportunities available.
Event: SecureBoston 2017
Date: November 3, 2017
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
This event, Lessons from the Cloud: The Evolution of Cloud Environments, presents opportunities to explore how the cloud has changed over the years and what those changes mean for information security professionals. Including presentations, panel discussions, and more, this experience offers practical and actionable advice from the field that you can begin using immediately.
Event: Training Week Scottsdale
Date: December 4–7, 2017
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
ISACA’s training week in Scottsdale gives professionals the opportunity to dig deep into one of four educational tracks:
This course is designed to provide insight into the importance of cybersecurity, and the integral role of cybersecurity professionals, covering four key areas of cybersecurity:
- Cybersecurity architecture principles
- Security of networks, systems, applications, and data
- Incident response
- The security implications of the adoption of emerging technologies.
Designed as a foundational course, this track will also prepare learners for the CSX Fundamental Exam.
This track will introduce the essential components and steps needed to perform an information system audit and gain a basic understanding of audit objectives and controls. This foundational-level course will also provide an overview of some IT audit tools and techniques used to plan, perform, and manage an IS audit.
This course provides an in-depth view of IT-related business risk management and the methodology that includes risk identification, evaluation, and response. You’ll also have the opportunity to create a business-focused, process-oriented, and measurement-driven risk response plan.
Learn how COBIT 5 is used to promote effective alignment of IT with business goals to manage delivery and risk mitigation. Integrating research by the IT Governance Institute (ITGI) and ISACA's COBIT education courses, this comprehensive program highlights IT issues, governance concepts, risk management, and control.