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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 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 yearÂ’s conference will also go beyond defensive concepts and will cover offensive cyber warfare and emerging technologies.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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