Cybersecurity Conference 2024 Guide: Level Up Your Defense

Cybersecurity Conference Guide 2024

Every day we hear about cyber-attacks happening around us, be it data breach or ransomware; we are covered with such incidents from all over the world. Cyber threats have become more prevalent as businesses and individuals are being exposed more than ever. As cyber attackers update their tactics with evolving technology, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest security advancements now and then. Whereas cybersecurity conferences and events act as a bridge for experts worldwide to share best practices and learn from each other to strengthen their collective defense. In addition to enhancing individual and corporate know-how and skills, it provides participants with hands-on experience with cutting-edge cyber security technology.  So, without further ado, let’s look at the biggest conferences and cyber security events planned for 2024.

Gartner Security and Risk Summit

Date: 12th – 13th February 2024
Place: Dubai, UAE
Venue: Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit plans to provide insights to security and risk management leaders and practitioners on how to continuously improve the flexibility and responsiveness of security risk management techniques and technology to achieve mission critical objectives. The summit will broadly cover areas such as impact of Generative AI on security, cybersecurity value drivers, infrastructure security and cybersecurity board reporting.

2. Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit

Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit

Date: 4th – 5th March 2024
Place: London, UK
Venue: InterContinental London – the O2
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Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit will address the challenges imperative to identity access management professionals. Professionals can expect conversations around identity governance and administration, privileged access management, access management, user authentication and identity proofing, IAM program management. Furthermore, 2 spotlight conversations happening around cybersecurity, leadership and strategy along with technical insights to strengthen their identity-based controls while delivering digital transformation and business value.

3. Google Cloud Next ‘24

Google Cloud Next ‘24

Date: 12th – 14th April 2024 
Place: Las Vegas, USA
Venue: Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
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Next ’24 is Google’s global exhibition focused on inspiration, innovation, and education. A socially responsible, accessible, and scalable cloud is a central theme of the exhibition that appeals to decision makers, developers, and anyone who cares about it. It’s an opportunity for them to share challenges, solutions, game-changing technologies, and 10x ideas. The industry can expect conversations on AI and ML, architecting and deploying applications on Google Cloud, migrating, modernizing, and unleashing innovation with Google Cloud databases, among other topics.

4. RSA Conference

RSA Conference

Date: 6th – 9th May 2024
Place:  San Franscisco, USA
Venue: Moscone Center
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RSA Conference this year is built on the theme ‘The Art of Possible’ which conveys the idea that how a resilient system can be built by collective collaboration and sharing information and knowledge with like-minded individuals. The cybersecurity conference will be a boon for individuals who are registering with the intent to network with industry peers as well as learn about the latest solutions in this space. Not only just networking but also, they can try their hands in the learning labs session where they can focus on a particular challenge in a hands-on setting. Furthermore, the SANDBOX event gives them an insight into the latest technology demonstrations.

5. Nordic IT Security Event

Nordic IT Security Event

Date: 23rd May 2024
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue: Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
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The 17-year-old event provides a platform for seasoned professionals from the industry to have conversations around critical business topics. Attendees can expect a platform where they share knowledge regarding how to stay at the forefront of this expanding field and equip themselves with necessary tools required to tackle the emerging cyber threats. One of the few topics around which discussions can be expected are Cyber risk quantification, cyber awareness for the boards, AI and machine learning, NIS2 Ransomware and how to implement cyber security strategy in the upcoming years.

6. Infosecurity Europe

Infosecurity Europe

Date: 4th – 6th June 2024
Place: London, UK
Venue: Excel London
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Infosecurity Europe is a platform that connects peers in information security, from experts and engineers to innovators and industry leaders. Security professionals can expect an event covering strategic conversations by industry leaders that will help you optimize the security posture of your organization and handle the security in a mature way. Likewise, you can enroll in different workshops and product showcases to update yourself in the cybersecurity realm. For professionals who are new to such cybersecurity conferences, there is even a discovery zone that would help them navigate the conference with ease.

7. Defcon USA

Defcon USA

Date: 8th –11th August 2024
Place: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center
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DEF-CON is the longest running hacker-con, which will be entering its 32nd year in 2024. The conference would cover rich conversations by industry professionals in the realm of security and privacy alongside multiple other events that allow people to be a part of. Some of the popular events that happen are capture the flag, lockpicking village, and social activities, and several smaller cybersecurity events. Furthermore, the event includes both private and public expert conversations.

8. Gartner Security and Risk Summit, London

Gartner Security and Risk Summit, London

Date: 23rd – 25th September 2024
Place: London, UK
Venue: Excel London
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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit plans to provide insights to security and risk management leaders and practitioners on how to continuously improve the flexibility and responsiveness of security risk management techniques and technology to achieve mission critical objectives. From roundtables to end user case studies to peer conversations, participants will gain insights into real-life security challenges and how to mitigate them.

9. International Cyber Expo

International Cyber Expo

Date: 24th – 25th September 2024
Place: London, UK
Venue: Olympia London
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The international cyber expo is aimed at informing, engaging, interacting, and empowering security professionals. It offers a chance to explore and discover the latest and most advanced cybersecurity solutions available today. Moreover, you can connect with influential figures and experts in the industry through this cybersecurity conference. You can also attend informative sessions and workshops conducted by industry experts and thought leaders. What else is there? Stay abreast of the ever-evolving digital landscape by learning the latest trends, practices, and innovative approaches to cybersecurity. Explore global perspectives on cybersecurity challenges and witness tailored solutions for different industries.

10. Cyber Security and Cloud Expo

Cyber Security and Cloud Expo

Date: 1st – 2nd October 2024
Place: Amsterdam. Europe
Venue: Rai, Amsterdam
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The Cyber security and cloud expo is an event where key industry professionals connect and discuss the latest trends in cybersecurity. This cyber security event is attended by Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Architects, Heads of Information Security, Chief Compliance Officers, Privacy Officers and Data Protection Specialists and many more. Attendees can expect discussions around zero trust, threat detection & response, cyber security landscape, identity & access management, application security, hybrid cloud strategies, cloud adoption, cloud transformation, and many more for this year.

11. it-sa Expo and Congress

it-sa Expo and Congress

Date: 22nd – 24th October 2024
Place: Nürnberg, Germany
Venue: Exhibition Centre Nürnberg
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it-sa Expo and Congress is a platform for everyone and anyone who is professionally dedicated to IT security. The Nürnberg Expo is one of the largest platforms for industry specific IT solutions and is a trend barometer for the entire security market with current topics, specialist forum contributions and inspiring presentations.

With 19,000+ visitors and 795 exhibitors in 2023, visitors can expect a comprehensive discussion happening around cyber security and related topics

12. Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe

Date: 12th – 14th November 2024
Place: Madrid, Spain
Venue: TBD
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Taking part in Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe will keep you informed about the latest challenges and issues facing Europe’s critical national infrastructure (CNI). Additionally, you will gain insight into what the future holds for Europe’s, the cooperation and support required between member nations and how to better plan, coordinate, and manage a disaster. Further, the conference will provide discussions and thought-provoking presentations on serious critical infrastructure issues and challenges faced by various industries. Also, gain a chance to witness leading technologies and products in the realm of cyber security and other domains.

13. Global Cyber Conference

Global Cyber Conference

Date: 26th – 27th November 2024
Place: Zurich, Switzerland
Venue: The Dolder Grand
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Global Cyber Conference is a leading international cybersecurity event that brings together senior cybersecurity stakeholders, decision-makers, public authorities, and academia from around the world. To strengthen cyber resilience, key decision-makers are provided with a networking and learning platform. A key focus of the conference will be cloud security and AI security, along with their impact on business strategies. Each topic is covered in depth to provide attendees with comprehensive knowledge, practical use cases, and critical tools to effectively deal with complex challenges.

14. Black Hat, Europe

Black Hat, Europe

Date: 9th – 12th December 2024
Place: London, United Kingdom
Venue: Excel London
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For more than 18 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the latest in information security research, development, and trends. As part of these high-profile global security training and events, the event organizers strive to bring together the most talented minds from the industry so that they can better serve the security industry’s needs. The Black Hat Conference inspires professionals at all career levels, encouraging collaboration among academics, world-class researchers, and public and private leaders.

Wrapping up:

Well, we have covered the biggest cybersecurity conferences happening in the realm of cyber security. These events are not just your opportunity to network and learn from your peers and industry leaders but also to implement the practices in your defense against cyberattacks. Keeping up with the cybersecurity trend will only make your defense stronger in this dynamic world of cybersecurity. And if you are still unable to figure out how you should go about the challenge, you can reach out to us at

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