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Conferences have always been considered an important part of any industry, which not only allows you to meet your peers but also lets you expand your professional network and stay abreast of all the latest trends and concepts of the industry.
Considering cybersecurity has now been one of the major concerns of business, attending a cybersecurity conference can help you understand the space, exchange knowledge and learn about new threats and security trends. Fortunately, the industry comes up with great cybersecurity conferences that one can attend to keep their business within the boundaries of cybersecurity.
In this article, in no particular order, we will jot down top cybersecurity conferences that one can attend in 2020.
Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit
3 – 4 September 2020 | Mumbai, India
Gartner is one of the world’s leading research and advisory companies, and this Security and Risk Management Summit is the company’s annual cybersecurity conference that is to be held on 3rd and 4th September 2020 in Mumbai, India. By attending Gartner’s security conference, one can have a comprehensive understanding of how to design secure architecture, and how to adapt data privacy for your business. Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit will help you connect to a community of innovators, business leaders, and industry experts who are pushing the boundaries of IT security and risk management. In this two-day conference, you can access sessions and talks, get expert advice on your business challenges, and learn from your peers. This year’s conference has an exciting lineup of inspirational guest keynote speakers as well as Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers.
Akamai Security Summit World Tour 2020
TBD, 2020 | Delhi
Akamai believes that the security architecture of a business needs to intelligently transform from the data centre, beyond the cloud, to the Edge, and therefore the company has designed their Security Summit World Tour to offer the latest cybersecurity insights, tools, and strategies to drive and protect digital innovation. With Akamai’s Security Summit, attendees will be joining in business leaders and security experts to share information on new threat vectors, attack types, and vulnerabilities that can affect business. The event will also give you access to new cybersecurity tools, emerging techniques, and product demonstrations. At the event one will also be able to learn Akamai Intelligent Edge Security that can help protect your apps and APIs, secure customer identity and experiences to stop fraud and credential abuse, and isolate the enterprise from Internet threats. One can immerse themselves in a high-energy event featuring lectures and workshops, and share ideas and experiences on the real-world security challenges you face.
ISMG Fraud & Breach Summit
26 November 2020 | Bangalore
ISMG Fraud & Breach Summit in Bengaluru is a flagship event of ISMG and is a part of their Indian edition of its 2020 global summit series. This event has been designed to address the requirements of C-level executives dealing with security, fraud and risk teams, and security and IT professionals, by providing hands-on tools and real-world problems and solutions. The summit will cover topics like cyber defence with incident response plan, automation and cloud security, digital payments and fraud, data protection framework, dark web and investigations, phishing and email fraud, blockchain applications for fraud prevention, threat intelligence, artificial intelligence and much more. This security summit will provide you with an opportunity to learn from industry influencers, earn CPE credits, and meet with leading technology providers. A two-day, dual-track event, ISMG Cybersecurity Summit will provide information on the latest fraud techniques and technologies.
6 – 7 March 2020 | Goa
The annual security conference held in Goa, India, Nullcon focuses on discussing the next generation of offensive and defensive security technology. The conference has been designed for researchers and hackers around the world who are working in the field of security. NULLCON was started in 2010 and this year will be its 11th edition, where it is offering extensive platforms, technical sessions, panels, and training workshops for the exchange of knowledge on different types of vulnerabilities, attack vectors, and cyber threats. Here, security researchers and experts from various fields even showcase their defensive security technologies. The conference itself, in addition to traditional talks, also offers a variety of workshops, CXO panels, brand new discussion tracks, exhibition area, job fair and bunch of challenges for hackers to participate in.
Secure 2020 – Cybersecurity Summit
11 June 2020 | Mumbai
On the drive to digital transformation wherein organisations are striving for the inherent connectivity of people and processes, there have been underlying security challenges in every aspect. This Cybersecurity Summit 2020 — Secure 2020, in Mumbai, is going to bring in 150+ leading cybersecurity heads in order to discuss important security challenges related to business. The event will encompass top speakers presenting case studies and best practices on cybersecurity and effective strategies for cyber risk management. This cybersecurity conference will envelop enlightening keynotes, in-depth panel discussions, interactive networking activities, think tanks and round table discussions, which will dive right into the depths of the cybersecurity landscape. Attendees will be able to discuss effective means of mitigating the same through security, vigilance and resilience.
BFSI Technology & Cyber Security Summit & Awards
19 August 2020 | Mumbai
The BFSI sector in India has been valued at ₹81 trillion and has been very proactive in adopting the latest technologies and addressing the rising challenges of customers. Emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, machine learning, etc. look promising for the sector; there are always going to be security challenges. And, therefore, companies will need to cope with adopting new technologies while maintaining profitability to stay ahead of the competition. This summit has been designed specifically for the BFSI segment, which will focus on the cybersecurity future of the BFSI sector and the importance of implementing new technologies. This one-day event will serve as a platform for the top CIOs, CISOs, CDOs, Heads of IT, ICT, Risk, Compliance, Retail Banking, Customer Experience, Analytics etc. from Banks, NBFCs & Insurance companies across India. The event has been launched with the goal of driving the Indian BFSI technology and will provide a platform for technology and cybersecurity leaders to mould the future to unleash the full potential of the BFSI Industry. Bringing top BFSI leaders and security experts under one roof, this conference will provide the ideal B2B and B2G platform for companies and industry leaders to present new BFSI technologies.
ETCISO Annual Summit
20 March 2020 | Mumbai
The Economic Times CISO Annual Summit has been conceptualised to underline how critical it is to make your cybersecurity approach evolve, and ensure information security is put at the centre of your enterprise and digital transformation initiatives. This summit will help enterprise cybersecurity leaders in securing their enterprises in this hyperconnected world. The exclusive invitation-only event will witness cybersecurity leaders from some of the world’s largest enterprises hear and discuss strategies within a peer-to-peer networking platform. This event for enterprise security decision-makers from government and private sectors, providing an opportunity to gather intelligence for business leads and discuss business alignment. With the ETCISO Annual Summit, attendees can brainstorm better ideas and solutions to create a better and safer connected world.
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