Black Hat is a computer security conference that brings together a variety of people interested in information security. Representatives of government agencies and corporations attend, along with hackers.
BlueHat Security Briefings educate Microsoft engineers and executives on current and emerging security threats as part of continuing efforts to help protect our customers and secure our products, devices, and services.
BruCON is an annual security and hacker conference providing two days of an interesting atmosphere for open discussions of critical infosec issues, privacy, information technology and its cultural/technical implications on society.
The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) of Purdue University is a center for research and education in areas of information security for computing and communication infrastructures.
DEF CON is one of the oldest continuously running hacker conventions around, and also one of the largest.
Many of the attendees at DEF CON include computer security professionals, journalists, lawyers, federal government employees, security researchers, and hackers with a general interest in software, computer architecture, phone phreaking, hardware modification, and anything else that can be “cracked.”
The conference is a platform for the discussion and dissemination of next generation computer security issues.
The Hack In The Box Security Conference is a place where ideas are exchanged, talent discovered and genius celebrated.
Notacon is an art and technology conference which takes place annually in Cleveland, Ohio.
While many hacker conventions focus on the mechanics or political issues that surround such activities, Notacon’s focus is more on the underlying beauty or artistry of the technique of hacking, as well as other ways to apply a “hacker mentality” to the areas of art and music.
A five day outdoor international camping festival for hackers and makers, and those with an inquisitive mind.
The target audience includes free-thinkers, philosophers, activists, geeks, scientists, artists, creative minds and a whole bunch of people interested in lots of interesting stuff.
OWASP AppSec conferences bring together industry, government, security researchers, and practitioners to discuss the state of the art in application security.
ShmooCon is an annual east coast hacker convention hell-bent on offering three days of an interesting atmosphere for demonstrating technology exploitation, inventive software and hardware solutions, and open discussions of critical infosec issues.