The Best Virtual Cybersecurity Events and User Conferences for 2020

Virtual Cybersecurity Conferences 2020

This is a directory of the best virtual cybersecurity events and user conferences for 2020. With travel restrictions growing and events being canceled all-over, we expect this list to grow in the days ahead. We will update it accordingly. Have an event to share? Let us know!

The editors at Solutions Review have created this list of the best virtual cybersecurity events and user conferences. We’ve scoured the web, consulted with conference representatives, and identified where the industry’s top brass will be spending their time. If you are looking for top-notch keynotes, interesting sessions, best practices demos, and legitimate networking opportunities mark your calendar.

Events are listed in chronological order and may include additional dates. Clicking More Information directs you to the event homepage. Clicking Location: Virtual directs you to the registration page for the event. If event organizers are solution providers, we’ve included the vendor name in parenthesis.

Security BSides

Date: March 28 (Atlanta) and May 1st (Knoxville)

Location: Virtual (and Virtual)

Description: Each BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members; there are multiple BSides conferences throughout the year. Two of the most upcoming ones, in Atlanta and Knoxville, are now virtual. BSides work to provide networking and educational opportunities for security professionals.

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Oktane Live (Okta)

Date: April 1-April 2 (Pre-Conference Training March 30 -March 31)

Location: Virtual

Description: Oktane Live will offer keynotes, speakers, training, dozens of breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and ancillary programs online, and will give attendees the opportunity to interact with sponsors virtually as well. The virtual event is available to anyone, free of charge. Topics include the latest in identity, security, and digital transformation. 

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Kernelcon 

Date: March 25-March 28

Location: Virtual

Description: This conference offers opportunities, through training, workshops, and keynotes to learn more about computer security, hacking, malware research, and electronics. Topics include authentication, and cyber competition, as well as creating cybersecurity datasets. 

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Educause 

Date: April 21-April 23 (Dates tentative, possibly postponed)

Location: Virtual

Description: This conference, which is undergoing the transition to virtual-only for 2020, specializes in higher education identity security. It gives participants the opportunity to network and discuss information security and privacy trends and issues. Topics include information security, privacy, and risk management innovations.

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Dell Technologies World 2020 (Dell)

Date: May 3-May 7

Location: Virtual

Description: While Dell has not yet released the details of its now-virtual cybersecurity event, the event promises a mix of lectures, panels, and demos designed to help solve your unique technical challenges. Additionally, it looks like it features a range of specialized programs designed for both the intensely technical and the more pragmatic.

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IBM Think 2020 (IBM)

Date: May 5-May 7  

Location: Virtual

Description: Learn about the latest advancements in open technologies from hybrid multicloud to data and AI to next-generation cybersecurity. Interact with the luminaries who are using this tech to transform our lives. Root your reinvention in this year’s reimagined event experience.

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41st IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

Date: May 18-May 20

Location: Virtual (Registration reopens next week)

Description: The IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been a premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. 

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Cisco Live! (Cisco)

Date: June 2- June 3

Location: Virtual

Description: Cisco Live embraces the virtual cybersecurity conference format with live-streamed keynotes, technical content, and talks, one demand technical deep-dive sessions, and interactive opportunities with Cisco professionals. More details appear to be forthcoming.

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Identiverse

Date: June 8- June 11

Location: Virtual

Description: The virtual Identiverse 2020 will engage the best and brightest minds in the industry to ensure you have access to the latest developments and strategies related to identity security. Topics include identity security for developers and masterclasses from vendors. 

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Ben Canner

Ben Canner is an enterprise technology writer and analyst covering Identity Management, SIEM, Endpoint Protection, and Cybersecurity writ large. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Clark University in Worcester, MA. He previously worked as a corporate blogger and ghost writer. You can reach him via Twitter and LinkedIn.
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