10 Must Attend Internet Security Events

Internet security is a major concern for every business these days. Of course, the bigger your company, the more computers and users you have. This invariably leads to more exposure. However, there are plenty of service providers out there to help you with everything from email security to keeping on top of the latest cyber-attack threats.

Email is one of the biggest threats to internet security and with ever increasing emphasis on the cloud (including Office 365), it has never been more important to consider how to best protect your business online. One of the easiest ways to secure your business is with exchange migration by Mimecast.

Of course, if you want to learn more about email security, or any aspect of internet safety,   attending one or more of the following conferences can offer great benefits.

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Cyber Intelligence Europe

September 22nd – 24th 2014, Brussels, Belgium

Primarily discussing threats to the public sector, this is also popular with large banks. Previous attendees included NATO.

Cyber Security EXPO

October 8th – 9th 2014, London, UK

Brand new for 2014, this event is sure to make a splash on the international scene. One huge reason to be here is the keynote from the inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who will set out his vision for 2050.

Black Hat Europe

October 14th – 17th 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Started in Las Vegas in 1997, Black Hat has become one of the heavy hitters of the industry – spawning events across the globe. Attracting researchers, industry professionals and top talent in the security arena, they do this in a vendor-neutral environment. Great for spotting the latest trends.

Cyber Security Summit

October 21st – 22nd 2014, Minneapolis, MN

This event seeks to establish cooperation between industry, government and academia to improve the current state of cyber security. Keynote speakers include former Assistant Security of Homeland Security, Stewart Baker.

South by South West

November 13th 2014, Cork, Ireland

This event includes a friendly competition between different companies and nations to test their cyber-security skills. Speakers include Glenn Attridge – Head of Threat Management and Cyber Security at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Deepsec

November 18th – 21st 2014, Vienna, Austria

Deepsec brings together industry experts and IT professionals to hear the latest research on information security in the beautiful surroundings of Austria.

World Congress On Internet Security

December 8th – 10th 2014, London, UK

World CIS aims to bridge the gap between academic institutions and industry, bringing business the latest research.

Suits and Spooks

February 5th – 6th 2015, Washington DC

Focussed on the intelligence and law enforcement communities, this event is very small in size, but big on impact, with many former and current US Government employees in attendance. 

ICISSP

February 9th – 12th 2015, Angers, France

A total newcomer, this event aims to look at recent developments in a fresh and practical way.

RSA Conference

April 20th – 24th 2015, San Francisco, CA

First developed in 1991 for cryptographers, this has grown into one of the largest events on the calendar. It attracts the best and brightest in the industry.

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