The top 4 Cyber Security conferences of 2016

Cyber-crimes has become a danger in the world today. This is why several companies and countries are investing a lot of money to help deal with the issue. Though there are several organizations researching on the issue, it is up to each individual to ensure that they are always protected. The simplest way of doing this is by reading deeply on computer security methods. Attending security conferences is one of the ways to ensure that you remain updated on the current methods of protections. Some of the main events to attend in 2016 include;

DEF CON

Defcon-Logo

This is one of the oldest computer security conferences in the world today. The first conference was held back in 1993 and has been going on to date. The conference has set the current record of attendees which is at 14, 500 people. This year’s conference will be held in Las Vegas for a period of three days from August 4th to 7th. The conference mainly involves seminars and talks from cyber security gurus. More information on the conference is available on https://www.defcon.org/index.html.

BLACK HAT

Blackhat

This year’s conference will be held between July 30th and August 4th in Las Vegas. The main difference between black hat and other conferences is that it is specific to cyber security. Unlike most of the other events that mainly end up promoting products the event mainly deals with the problems and solutions in the field.

Infosec World

InfosecWorld

Being held on April 4th, the conference is mainly known for its speakers. They tend to invite some of the big names in the industry. This is the main reason behind the high attendants. More information on the event can be found on http://infosecworld.misti.com/.

SANS SERIES

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The SANS company is a really big name in the security industry. The event is usually sponsored by sans institute that offers computer training and certification.

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