Guide to the Top Cyber Security Events of 2020

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Guide to the Top Cyber Security Events of 2020

Whether you’re trying to safeguard your own company or provide information to other organizations about security best practices, we can all agree that cyber security events are at the heart of cutting-edge ideas and innovation. People from all sectors of the industry come together to share their own understandings and broaden their security horizons.

At K logix, we champion the idea of attending cyber security events and expanding your reach beyond the confines of your desk.

Here are the events we’re excited about this year:

JANUARY - MARCH:

  • RSA San Francisco, CA
    February 24 - 28, 2020
  • SecureWorld Boston, MA 
    March 25 - 26, 2020

APRIL - JUNE:

JULY - SEPTEMBER:

OCTOBER - DECEMBER:


January - March:

  • RSA San Francisco, CA (February 24 - 28, 2020)
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If you want to interact with top security leaders, explore the latest and greatest in cyber security technologies, and learn about new approaches regarding information security, the RSA Conference is the event to be at. Regarded as a forward-thinking global community, this conference will empower security professionals to defend and protect their organizations.

SecureWorld Boston, MA (March 25 - 26, 2020)

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SecureWorld conferences are focused on connecting professionals in the cyber security realm and educating them via their own peers. They place an emphasis on the “local” aspect of education within security, and it’s evident through their motto: “See Globally. Defend Locally.” 

April - June:

Executive Alliance Security Leaders Summit Boston Boston, MA (April 2, 2020)

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For the past 17 years, Executive Alliance has placed a focus on constructing a community of information technology executives across the U.S. through its invitation-only regional Summits, national Symposiums, roundtables, and custom programs attended by  senior level technology executives from Fortune 500 and 1000 companies.

SANS Boston Boston, MA (April 20-25, 2020)

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This event offers top-tier training from industry leaders addressing today's greatest cyber threats. Choose from more than 40 cyber security courses and learn valuable skills that you will be able to apply directly to your career.

IBM THINK 2020 - San Francisco, CA (May 4- 7, 2020)

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At THINK, you'll acquire hands-on experience with the latest advancements in technologies from hybrid multicloud to data and AI – then meet the leaders who are using them to transform our lives. Their motto is that "Think isn't a single conference for thousands of people. It's thousands of curated conferences in one."

THOTCON - Chicago, IL (May 8 - 9, 2020)

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THOTCON is a hacking conference based in Chicago. This is a non-profit, non commercial event looking to provide the best conference possible on a limited budget, combined with a uniquely casual and social experience.

Data Connectors Boston - Boston, MA (June 11, 2020)

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Data Connectors hosts one-day conferences featuring Keynote Speaker Sessions, CISO Panels, and 8 to 10 additional educational speaker sessions that discuss current cybersecurity threats and solutions. Attendees also have the chance to visit 30-60 cybersecurity exhibits.

Cyber Security Summit Silicon Valley - San Jose, CA (June 24, 2020)

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This summit welcomes C-suite and executive level professionals who are in charge of protecting their companies’ internal infrastructures and want to be exposed to solution providers and experts within the security world. 

Evanta Boston CISO Executive Summit - Boston, MA (June 24, 2020)

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Built "by CISOs, for CISOs," Evanta's governing body of CISOs create the agenda for this yearly summit. They understand that the challenges and opportunities faced by one organization are echoed across many. Through collaboration with peers, this conference enables attendees to take advantage of the power of exponential thought. 

July - September:

Black Hat USA 2020 - Las Vegas, NV (August 1 - 6, 2020)

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Black Hat USA 2020 is a leading information security event, providing you with the latest in research, development, and trends. Now in its 22nd year, Black Hat USA 2020 begins with 3-4 days of technical training, subsequently followed by the two-day main event.

SANS Boston Summer 2020 - Boston, MA (August 3 - 8, 2020)

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This event offers top-tier training from industry leaders addressing today's greatest cyber threats. Choose from more than 40 cyber security courses and learn valuable skills that you will be able to apply directly to your career.

DEF CON - Boston, MA (August 6 - 9, 2020)


One of the world's largest and most notable hacker conventions, DEF CON is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. Attendees include security professionals,  journalists, lawyers, federal government employees, students, and hackers with a general interest in software, computer architecture, and anything else that can be hacked. 

SecureWorld New York - New York, New York (September 17, 2020)

SecureWorld conferences are focused on connecting professionals in the cyber security realm and educating them via their own peers. They place an emphasis on the “local” aspect of education within security, and it’s evident through their motto: “See Globally. Defend Locally.” 

October - December:

FutureCon Boston - Boston, MA (October 14, 2020)

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FutureCon events bring high-level Cyber Security Training, helping attendees manage risk in the ever-changing security environment. Their events host a panel of C-level executives who have effectively mitigated the risk of cyber attacks. Attend to educate yourself on the global cybercrime epidemic, and learn how to build cyber-resilient organizations.

Cyber Security Summit Boston - Boston, MA (November 5, 2020)

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Cyber Security Summit New York - New York, NY (November 20, 2020)

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This summit welcomes C-suite and executive level professionals who are in charge of protecting their companies’ internal infrastructures and want to be exposed to solution providers and experts within the security world. 


Attending industry events is a great way to gather new perspectives, see the latest and greatest in tech, and broaden your cyber security knowledge. We hope to see you at these events in 2020!

If you want more information on how to develop a successful security program, please refer to our Comprehensive Guide.

Written By:

Marcela Lima Jan 22, 2020

tags: CISO, News & Events