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Cyber Security Training Conference 2012

From Wednesday, 01 August 2012 till Thursday, 02 August 2012
Location: Crowne Plaza HotelColorado Springs, CO, United States

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) - Colorado Springs Chapter www.issa-cos.org is pleased to announce the dates, and location, for the Cyber Security Training Conference (CSTC) - Colorado Springs 2012. CSTC - Colorado Springs 2012 will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO on Wednesday, August 1st and Thursday, August 2nd, 2012.

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.

The Cyber Security Training Conference (CSTC) 2012 will provide a forum where DoD IA and Information Technology professionals, and Industry Partners, will have the opportunity to share ideas, exchange information, promote best practices and engage in discussions on ways to further protect and strengthen the defensive posture of information systems. This year’s conference will also go beyond defensive concepts and will cover offensive cyber warfare and emerging technologies.

Link: http://www.fbcinc.com/cstc/
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hotsec12

From Tuesday, 07 August 2012 till Tuesday, 07 August 2012
Location: Bellevue, WA, United States

HotSec places its singular emphasis on new ideas and problems. HotSec takes a broad view of security and privacy and encompasses research on topics including, but not limited to, large-scale threats, network security, hardware security, software security, physical security, programming languages, applied cryptography, privacy, human-computer interaction, emerging computing environment, sociology, and economics.

HotSec '12 will be co-located with the 21st USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security '12), which will take place August 8-10, 2012.

Link: https://www.usenix.org/conference/HotSec12
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Metricon 7.0 (2012)

From Tuesday, 07 August 2012 till Tuesday, 07 August 2012
Location: Bellevue, WA, United States

MetriCon 7.0 will be one-day event, Tuesday, August 7, 2012, co-located with USENIX, in Bellevue, WA.

Link: http://www.securitymetrics.org
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USENIX Security 12

From Wednesday, 08 August 2012 till Friday, 10 August 2012
Location: Bellevue, WA, United States

21st USENIX Security Symposium. The USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others interested in the latest advances in the security of computer systems and networks.

The Symposium will span three days, with a technical program including:

  • Keynote Address by Dickie George, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

  • Over 40 Refereed Papers covering the latest research including topics such as browser security, CAPTCHAs, and passwords; privacy enhancing technologies; botnets and Web security; and more

  • Invited Talks by Ryan Calo, Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Law, and Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society; Cynthia E. Irvine, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA; and Dickie George, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

  • Poster Session

  • Evening events including Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, a Rump Session, and more

Link: https://www.usenix.org/conference/usenixsecurity12
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DSI International

From Monday, 13 August 2012 till Thursday, 16 August 2012
Location: The Orleans Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, United States

Announcing Digital Summit International 2012

Digital Summit International (DSI) is the premier educational event for investigators with digital multimedia evidence. Beyond just computers, DSI will provide opportunities to explore, learn, and work with technologies for all types of digital evidence such as video, audio, cell phones, and cameras. Core focus areas include data acquisition, image enhancement, digital asset management and more!

Link: http://www.dsivegas.com
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Eth0:2012 summer

From Tuesday, 14 August 2012 till Saturday, 18 August 2012
Location: het Boshuis, Wieringerwerf, Netherlands, The

Eth0:2012 Summer is an outdoor high-tech geek conference planned for this summer. It aims toward sharing knowledge on tech/IT related fields including security, networks, programming, privacy, new (open) technologies, ethics and hacking. At daylight there are talks on these subjects, but when the sun goes down its definitely time to pick up the slack. There will be enough to do, as we have a bonfire, a fully equipped lounge (with bar) and an overload of hackerspace activity. Maybe someone brings along lasers and there is room to party. Enough reason to pick up the slack and go to Eth0?

The event starts at the 14th of august and will last for a full five days, one more than most of these camps. Its a Geek Certified Outdoor Camping Craze(tm): a.k.a. we're situated in a heavily forested area. The camp-site provides everything you might want. Such as showers, a conference hall, mosquitoes, a lounge, villages and enough grassy bits to set up your tent.

Link: http://wiki.eth0.nl/index.php/Eth0:2012_Summer
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XCon2012

From Wednesday, 15 August 2012 till Thursday, 16 August 2012
Location: Beijing, China

Upholding rigorous work style, XCon sincerely welcomes contributions from information security technique enthusiasts
and expects your participation and sharing.

Attenders:
Anyone who loves information security, including information security experts and fans,network administrators, network
security consultants, CIO, hacker technique fans.

Link: http://xcon.xfocus.net
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BSidesLosAngeles 2012

From Thursday, 16 August 2012 till Friday, 17 August 2012
Location: Hermosa Beach Community Center, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Security on the beach, where else but in Los Angeles!

The goal of BSidesLA is to mash up the local Southern California security community with the best open thinkers from around the world in the famous SecurityBSides open, interactive and community oriented format. This continues to be a community event - for all of us, by all of us. In exchange for it being a free event, you will be encouraged to be active. Come and talk, speak up, ask questions and participate throughout the event. It is a time for all of us to learn, share and explore without judgment, and con-fees.

Link: http://www.securitybsides.com/w/page/36552449/BSidesLosAngeles
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ARES 2012

From Monday, 20 August 2012 till Friday, 24 August 2012
Location: University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic

The 7th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (?ARES ? The International Dependability Conference?) will bring together researchers and practitioners in the area of dependability. ARES will highlight the various aspects of dependability - with special focus on the crucial linkage between availability, reliability and security.

ARES aims at a full and detailed discussion of the research issues of dependability as an integrative concept that covers amongst others availability, safety, confidentiality, integrity, maintainability and security in the different fields of applications.

ARES will emphasize the interplay between foundations and practical issues of dependability in emerging areas such as e-government, m-government, location-based applications, ubiquitous computing, autonomous computing, chances of grid computing etc. ARES is devoted to the critical examination and research challenges of the various aspects of Dependable Computing and the definition of a future road map.

Link: http://www.ares-conference.eu/conf/
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SecSE 2012

From Monday, 20 August 2012 till Saturday, 25 August 2012
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

International Workshop on Secure Software Engineering (SecSE)
In conjunction with ARES 2012

Software security is about protecting information and ensuring that systems continue to function correctly even when under malicious attack. The traditional approach of securing a system has been to create defensive walls such as intrusion detection systems and firewalls around it, but there are always cracks in these walls, and thus such measures are no longer sufficient by themselves. We need to be able to build better, more robust and more “inherently secure” systems, and we should strive to achieve these qualities in all software systems, not just in the ones that “obviously” need special protection. This workshop will focus on techniques, experiences and lessons learned for engineering secure and dependable software.

Link: http://www.sintef.org/secse
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OWASP InfoSec India Conference 2012

From Friday, 24 August 2012 till Saturday, 25 August 2012
Location: Hotel Crowne Plaza, Gurgaon, Delhi NCR, India

OWASP India is organizing its 3rd international information security conference that is going to be addressed by reputed international cyber security experts and AppSec professionals with an agenda to discuss emerging cyber security threats and countermeasures.

Leading cyber security researchers from across the world and authors of few great security tools are showcasing their unique research at this platform.

Post-conference one day of advanced and niche trainings will help the participants learn latest techniques and technologies to test and safeguard the entry points to their critical information assets.

Participation at past OWASP India conference included regulatory bodies, defense establishments, government departments, PSUs and corporate companies summing up to 600 participants.

Link: http://www.owasp.in
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TakeDownCon Baltimore 2012

From Saturday, 25 August 2012 till Thursday, 30 August 2012
Location: Balimore, United States

TakeDownCon takes deep dives into single, hot security segments. The format consists of 3/4 days hands-on technical training classes prior to the event; and a two-day, modestly priced highly technical conference; and tabletop exhibits. TakeDownCon Dallas is aptly themed - Taking Down Security - it focuses on Attack & Defense Vectors of various security systems.

Training: Aug 25 - 28.
Conference: Aug 29 - 30.

Link: http://www.takedowncon.com/Events/Baltimore.aspx
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Nordic Security Conference 2012

From Tuesday, 28 August 2012 till Thursday, 30 August 2012
Location: Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland

The 2012 Nordic Security Conference will be held at the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center in Reykjavik from August 28 - 30.

NSC is an International Information Security conference held in Iceland. Our aim is to become the #1 security conference in Scandinavia and host an annual event that brings the and latest on IT Security to Iceland.

Link: http://nsc.is
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