5 Cybersecurity Conferences that SMB Leaders Should Attend in 2020

At SMB Cyber we want to arm our community with the most up-to-date cybersecurity knowledge. We’ve found that one of the best ways to do so is by encouraging you to attend to the most important cybersecurity conferences in the US.

In these events, you will listen to cybersecurity experts talk about the latest trends in the industry, learn from business cases they have worked on, hear their opinions on what to expect in the future and how to prepare for it, and you will get to grow your network by meeting other business leaders.

Cybersecurity Conferences for 2020

RSA Conference

February 24–28 | Moscone Center, San Francisco, Ca

Over the last 30 years, the RSA Conference has been the largest annual conference dedicated exclusively to cybersecurity and cryptography. At the event, you will have the opportunity to join cybersecurity leaders that will help you learn and grow. It’s also a great opportunity to meet peers and expand your network in fun gathering events. 

The RSA is focused on helping improve cybersecurity awareness and cybersecurity culture in companies, and similarly expanding this knowledge in individuals across the globe. This year, the event will have over 500 sessions, more than 30 keynotes, over 700 speakers including IBM Security General Manager Mary O’Brien and General Motors CEO Mary T. Barra.

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Infosec World

March 30-April 1 | Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fl.

For 25 years Infosec World has gathered cybersecurity experts to provide high-quality distinctive content, training, peer networking, and engagement with leading technology and service companies. This year, the event will focus on how to address disruptive technologies and threats on the horizon, and how to create a plan for managing the people, processes, and tools for how your organizations react and cope with these intrusive circumstances.

The 3-day event will give you access to a world-class conference with keynote speakers including Equifax CISO Jamil Farschchi and Netflix Information Security Head Jimmy Sanders, dedicated summits and workshops, a robust exhibition floor and the opportunity to network with more than 1,000 attendees. 

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Think 2020

May 4-7 | Moscone Center, San Francisco, Ca.

Think 2020, the annual IBM Conference, offers attendees the chance to get a pass tailored to their needs. For business owners, they have the Discover Pass where they will share insights into the most critical issues facing organizations and how renowned experts are solving for them. 

Although their agenda is still work in progress, it’s confirmed that keynote speakers include Ginni Rometty, IBM’s Chairman, President and CEO, Ralph Clark, President and CEO for ShotSpotter, and Amal Clooney, human rights lawyer, equality advocate, and international law advisor.

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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

June 1-4 | Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md

It’s the best place you can be to hear independent experts talk on what matters most now and how to prepare for what’s ahead. Here you will learn from over 65 Gartner experts how to create the security and IT risk management plans you need for your business.

This 4-day event will give you the opportunity to access research-backed sessions, get expert advice on your specific challenges and interact with over 3,500 colleagues.

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Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit

November 17  | Washington, D.C.

The Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit is part of ISMG’s Global Summit Series, which takes place across four continents. This summit will focus on fraud and breach prevention that can apply to many industry verticals such as finance, government, retail, energy, and healthcare.

These events will provide the opportunity to learn from industry influencers, meet with leading technology providers and participate in conferences such as “Cybersecurity in the Era of Donald Trump”, “The Rise of Cybercrime as a Service: Which Threats Should We Address First?” and “We’ve Been Breached: Now What? How to Effectively Work with Law Enforcement and Regulators”. 

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SMB Consortium

SMB Cybersecurity Consortium is an online community built by small business leaders for small business leaders. We provide education, free resources, and support services for businesses that are either under attack right now or those looking to keep hackers at bay.

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