Cybersecurity conferences provide security leaders around the world of all levels of experience with an opportunity to connect with one another. Security magazine highlights some of the upcoming cybersecurity conferences in 2024. 

World Conference on Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking

Toronto, Canada

January 28 — 29, 2024

The World Conference on Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking (WCCSEH) brings together academics, military personnel and security leaders from around the world to mitigate hacker-related threats.

Minorities in Cybersecurity Annual Conference

Dallas, Texas

March 24 — 28, 2024

The Minorities in Cybersecurity (MiC) Annual Conference provides cybersecurity leaders with an opportunity to share industry challenges and career aspirations. Attendees also discuss plans for supporting people of color and women in the field and share insights into climbing the corporate ladder. Registration is limited to 150 attendees.

19th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

Johannesburg, South Africa and online

March 26 — 27, 2024

The 18th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS) is an event focused on cyber warfare and cybersecurity. The conference allows cybersecurity professionals to present academic research to peers in the industry.

WiCyS 2023

Nashville, Tennessee

April 11 — 13, 2024

The Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) 2023 Conference provides an opportunity for security leaders to recruit and promote women in cybersecurity positions. This includes resume workshop events, networking sessions and mock interviews.

Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference

Minneapolis, Minnesota

May 1 — 3, 2024

The Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference provides security leaders in higher education with an opportunity to network and discuss data privacy and other industry concerns.

RSA Conference

San Francisco, California

May 6 — 9, 2024

RSA Conference attendees will network with other cybersecurity leaders and vendors. Speakers include industry leaders from major corporations and government organizations.

45th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

San Francisco, California

May 20 — 23, 2024

The 45th Symposium on Security and Privacy from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) allows researchers and practitioners to connect over similar concerns. Topics include data privacy, emerging threats and supply chain concerns.

Cyber Security Asia 2024

Jakarta, Indonesia

June 10 — 11, 2024

The Cyber Security Asia 2023 conference provides senior-level cybersecurity professionals in the APAC region and beyond with a chance to network. There will be over 50 speakers with over 85% of participants at the senior manager, director level or above.

Black Hat USA

Las Vegas, Nevada

August 3 — 8, 2024

Black Hat brings together hackers, cybersecurity executives, technology developers and more for networking and information sharing.

Blue Team Con

Chicago, Illinois

September 6 — 8, 2024

Blue Team Con focuses on cybersecurity defenders, providing a space for them to network and share information. The event also includes career building opportunities and educational talks.

Global CISO Executive Summit

San Diego, California

September 16 — 18, 2024

Global CISO Executive Summit, hosted by Evanta, encourages chief information security officers to convene and share boardroom strategies, threat intelligence and communication methods. The conference agenda is designed "by CISOs, for CISOs."

InfoSec World

Lake Buena Vista, Florida

September 23 — 25, 2024

The 29th InfoSec World allows attendees to earn CPE credits while networking with thousands of their peers. Keynotes include leaders at Yale CyberSecurity Lab, the Department of Homeland Security and the CyberRisk Alliance.

International Cyber Expo 2024

London, England

September 24 — 25, 2024

The International Cyber Expo is a global event for security leaders and executives to network, learn about new technology and share security strategies.

National Cyber Summit

Huntsville, Alabama

September 24 — 26, 2024

The National Cyber Summit offers a chance for prospective security leaders to collaborate and learn about cybersecurity technology and development.

Cybersecurity Summit: Africa


September 26, 2024

The Cybersecurity Summit: Africa is a virtual event hosted by ISMG for security leaders across the continent of Africa. The event will focus on security posture, third party risk management and cyber governance.

(ISC)2 Security Congress

Las Vegas, Nevada and online

October 14 — 16, 2024

The annual (ISC)2 Security Congress allows security leaders to network and learn through information sessions.

SECURITY 500 Conference

November 18, 2024

Washington, D.C.

The 16th annual SECURITY 500 Conference from Security magazine will take place this November in Washington, D.C. The event features panel discussions and keynotes from a number of influential physical security and cybersecurity executives and unites government and private sector security leaders.

Global Cyber Conference

Zurich, Switzerland

November 26 — 27, 2024

The Global Cyber Conference (GCC) is a leading international cybersecurity and data privacy conference for security leaders, stakeholders, public officers and academics with concerns for cyber resilience.

Conferences to Watch

FutureCon will host a variety of virtual conferences throughout the year for cities across the U.S.

For the top physical security conferences of 2024, click here.