Cybersecurity Events Not to be Missed, Jan – June 2017
Posted: January 19, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer
Cybersecurity professionals have enough to worry about without keeping track of the many annual industry trade shows. Well, don’t worry. Stay focused on the threats to your network and allow me to give you a quick rundown on the cybersecurity trade shows that are not to be missed in the first half of this year.Cybertech IsraelJan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2017 Tel Aviv, Israel Hurry this is the most significant conference and exhibition of cyber technologies outside of the United States and it’s right around the corner. It will cover many different cybersecurity market applications, and best of all, Coronet will be there for the duration. Perfect opportunity to learn more about how you can protect your organization from the threats associated with wireless networks.RSA Conference 2017This event is only a month away so register fast. Held in San Francisco from Feb. 13-17, RSA Conference, as always, covers a wide range of cybersecurity topics and this year is no different with session tracks devoted to mobile and IoT security; analytics, intelligence and response; and hackers and threats. Furthermore, this year's conference offers an expanded offering of hands-on learning labs. Here’s a list of keynote speakers. Coronet will also be there, exhibiting its security solution in the Israel Pavilion.Mobile World CongressEugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab, is among 16 keynote speakers at the 2017 Mobile World Congress, which will be held Feb. 27-March 2 in Barcelona. New this year, is an area dedicated to next generation technology. The conference is light on security-related sessions, but it’s still worth getting a glimpse of new mobile technologies that will undoubtedly someday affect your company’s security practices. Not to mention, Coronet will be speaking there.Cyber Security SummitThere are three Cyber Security Summit events in the first half of 2017. Denver’s show will be on March 1, Atlanta’s on April 6 and Dallas’ on May 5. All three events use meetings, roundtable discussions and old-fashioned networking to connect attendees with cybersecurity experts, which this year include representatives from the NSA, Intel and IBM.Secure WorldSecure World annually holds cybersecurity conferences around the U.S. to review the latest technology and trends, and that holds true again this year. Cybersecurity pros can attend one of seven different conferences in the first half of 2017. Check out this event schedule to get a rundown on the shows – which kick off in Charlotte, N.C., on March 2.World Cybersecurity Congress 2017To be held March 7-8 in London, World Cybersecurity Congress is a key conference for CISOs. Expect high-level discussions on cybersecurity applications for just about every industry. Speakers include, the CISOs of Wells Fargo and Tata Motors, and among the many interesting sessions is one that will look at the cyber-resilient businesses of tomorrow.IBM Interconnect 2017While this conference – which runs from March 19-23 in Las Vegas – focuses on IBM Cloud, it nonetheless offers a specialized curriculum for security professionals, including sessions on threat protection, incident response, mobile security, cybercrime, application security, and identity and access management. Keynote speakers include Bruce Schneier, CTO at IBM Resilient and a special advisor at IBM Security.Kaspersky Security Analyst SummitCISOs and cybersecurity professionals are encouraged to attend this event, which will be held in St. Maarten on April 2-6. With session tracks named after movies – “Pink Panther” anyone? –the conference aims to encourage debate, the sharing of information and the display of “cutting-edge” research. Mobile malware and the threats against banks are two of the topics that will lead the conversation.Infosec WorldWith an agenda that targets the interests of CISOs and other agendas that review cybersecurity topics for a wider audience, Infosec World – which runs from April 3-5 in ChampionsGate, Fla., -- is not short on information that can guide organizations through real-world security issues. Speakers include Jim Routh, CSO of Aetna.SANSIf your company has new hires or employees who want to brush up on their security skills, this conference – to be held April 24-29 in Baltimore – is an immersive security training opportunity. Among the nine courses offered is “Hacker tools, techniques, exploits and incident handling.”Japan IT WeekCoronet will be exhibiting in the Israel Pavilion of what is considered Japan’s largest trade show. Held in Tokyo from May 10-12, Japan IT Week is geared toward IT solution providers and IT system managers, but it will nonetheless have an exhibition space devoted to security solutions, where you’ll find our display.InteropThis conference promises a year’s worth of tech insight and education in only five days. Held from May 15-19 in Las Vegas, Interop offers a security session track that will look at today’s threat landscape with a review of security architectures, compliance and legal issues, ransomware, incident response, and network, mobile and cloud security challenges. The lineup of speakers is long and keeps growing, so here’s a full list.Infosec EuropeBilled as Europe's largest security conference program, Infosec Europe is expected to draw 18,000 visitors when it’s held June 6-8 in London. More than 360 companies will exhibit their security solutions, and Coronet will be in the area meeting with Israel export industry officials. Reach out; we’ll meet you there.Stay tuned, I’ll also run down the cybersecurity trade shows in July through December that are also not to be missed.