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The Top 59 Cybersecurity Conferences in 2022

Posted on December 28th, 2021

Looking to 2022, cybersecurity and business leaders are looking forward to digital and in-person conferences. Cybersecurity conferences offer everyone a way to connect, learn, and share. We’ve compiled a comprehensive, chronological list of cybersecurity conferences that you want to attend in 2022.

1. FloCon

  • Date: January 11-13, 2022
  • Location: Virtual
  • Description: FloCon focuses on improving network security by analyzing diverse data to track security-critical threats. FloCon attendees get hands-on engagement with the latest tools, methods, and processes for using data to defend networked systems.

2. Accent: Spotlight on Cybersecurity

  • Date: January 12, 2022
  • Location: New York City, NY
  • Description: The CS4CA MENA summit will focus on IT and OT security for digitally transformed critical infrastructures.

3. MENA Cyber Security for Critical Assets Conference

  • Date: January 24-25, 2022
  • Location: Dubai, UAE
  • Description: The CS4CA MENA summit will focus on IT and OT security for digitally transformed critical infrastructures.

4. PCI London

  • Date: January 26, 2022
  • Location: London, UK
  • Description: PCI London includes real-life case studies and in-depth technical sessions focused on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

5. 15th International Conference on Computers, Privacy, and Data Protection (CPDP)

  • Date: January 26-28, 2022
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Description: DPDP is a multidisciplinary conference offering cutting-edge content around legal, regulatory, academic, and technological developments in privacy and data protection.

6. SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training 2022

  • Date: January 27-28, 2022
  • Location: Virtual and in-person in Bethesda, MD
  • Description: Collecting, classifying, and leveraging knowledge about adversaries—collectively known as cyber threat intelligence (CTI)—gives security practitioners the ability to reduce an adversary's likelihood of success. Responders and defenders leverage accurate, timely, and detailed threat intelligence to monitor new and evolving attacks and subsequently adapt their security posture.

7. Fundamentals of CDO Leadership in Data-Driven Enterprises

  • Date: February 3-4, 2022
  • Location: Miami, FL
  • Description: This conference focuses on securing personal data by bringing together IT professionals, digital developers, and legal professionals.

8. CactusCon

  • Date: February 4-5, 2022
  • Location: Mesa, AZ
  • Description: This self-described hacker and security conference offers workshops and opportunities for networking with people who share a passion for information security.

​​9. West 2022

  • Date: February 16-18, 2022
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Description: Learn and network while exploring and experiencing the latest platforms, leading-edge technologies, and state-of-the-art networking capabilities that support the Sea Services' operations.

10. Cloud and Cyber Security Expo

  • Date: March 2-3, 2022
  • Location: London, UK
  • Description: Cloud and Cyber Security Expo delivers an inspirational conference program from sector experts and offers sponsors, exhibitors & visitors two unmissable days of free education, networking, lead generation, and industry insight. The event offers suppliers an unparalleled marketing opportunity to secure contacts, customers, and partners.

11. Fraud and Financial Crime USA

  • Date: March 16-17, 2022
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Description: The key highlights for this conference include discussions about business email compromise and cyber risk.

12. WiCyS

  • Date: March 17-18, 2022
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Description: WiCyS is the premier event to RECRUIT, RETAIN and ADVANCE women in cybersecurity. WiCyS brings together women in cybersecurity from academia, research, government, and industry. Beyond the annual conference, WiCyS is a community of ENGAGEMENT, ENCOURAGEMENT, and SUPPORT for women in cybersecurity.

13. 17th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS)

  • Date: March 17-18, 2022
  • Location: Virtual and in-person in Albany, NY
  • Description: This conference attracts academics, military professionals, and practitioners who present their research through empirical studies, case histories, and theoretical and practical contributions.

14. GISEC

  • Date: March 21-22, 2022
  • Location: Dubai, UAE
  • Description: The Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) brings together over 7,000 top security professionals to discover cutting-edge solutions, share insights with industry experts and equip themselves with the right tools to protect their businesses from rapidly-evolving cyber attackers.

15. ManuSec

  • Date: March 22-23, 2022
  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Description: ManuSec Europe is an intimate and exclusive platform for IT and OT security leaders from Europe’s manufacturing industry to exchange in-depth cybersecurity knowledge. Senior cybersecurity professionals share first-hand insights through real-life case studies, panel debates, and keynote presentations while bringing forth questions and challenges to be discussed over roundtables and dynamic networking breaks.

16. CloudFest

  • Date: March 22-24, 2022
  • Location: Europa-Park, Germany
  • Description: This cloud industry event in a European amusement park facilitates deep knowledge sharing and parties.

17. IAPP Global Privacy Summit

  • Date: April 12-13, 2022
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Description: The world’s premier privacy and data protection conference focuses on international topics, policy, and strategy. Recognized as a leading forum for discussion, the Summit features expert speakers and top regulators and delivers unmatched education and networking opportunities.

18. KB4-CON

  • Date: April 20-21, 2022
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Description: Our user conference is ideal for CISOs, security awareness training administrators, and other InfoSec professionals. During these trying times, many of our customers are working remotely or are putting plans in place to support remote employees. We are streamlining our agenda to bring you the most useful information to help you keep your workforce secure, along with tools for protecting your organization from the bad guys.

19. AI in RegTech Summit

  • Date: April 21-22, 2022
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Description: Focused on regulatory compliance for the financial services industry, this conference brings together a mix of academic and industry professionals who explore the business value of AI, including use cases for risk management and data security.

20. IoTDBS

  • Date: April 22-24, 2022
  • Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Description: The conference looks to address the issues surrounding IoT devices, their interconnectedness, and services they may offer. This includes efficient, effective, and secure analysis of the data IoT produces using machine learning and other advanced techniques, models, and tools, as well as issues of security, privacy, and trust that will emerge as IoT technologies mature and become part of our everyday lives.

21. CODASPY

  • Date: April 24-26, 2022
  • Location: Baltimore-Washington DC Area
  • Description: Security concerns have rapidly moved up the software stack as the internet and web have matured. This conference provides a dedicated venue for high-quality research in this arena and seeks to foster a community with this focus in cybersecurity.

22. Third-Party & Supply Chain Cyber Security Summit

  • Date: April 27-29, 2022
  • Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Description: Learn the best case studies on end-to-end cybersecurity implementation practices when working with third parties to ensure a truly resilient and secure supply chain network at the 5th Annual Third-Party & Supply Chain Cyber Security Summit.

23. BSides Charm

  • Date: April 30, 2022
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Description: This is a regional Security B-Sides operating under the larger community project within information security, offering a smaller, intimate event where participants network.

24. Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit

  • Date: May 2-4, 2022
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Description: At this conference, attendees hear and share insights into application strategy, software engineering leadership, API strategies, artificial intelligence (AI), customer experience, emerging technologies, and more.

25. CYBERUK

  • Date: May 10-11, 2022
  • Location: Newport, Wales, UK
  • Description: Attended by over 2,500 delegates, CYBERUK is the authoritative event for the UK’s cybersecurity community. It demonstrates what we can do together as teams, as departments, and as organizations to deliver a digital United Kingdom that leads the world in cyber resilience.

26. Secure360

  • Date: May 10-11, 2022
  • Location: Prior Lake, MN
  • Description: Whether we like it or not, our world is changing. As industries continue to mature and develop, we have a responsibility to keep up and keep our world secure. We must ask ourselves to identify the changes we’re seeing and define our responsibility. Everyone has a unique role in a world that continues to change – what is yours?

27. NolaCon

  • Date: May 20-22, 2022
  • Location: New Orleans, LA
  • Description: NolaCon is an information security/hacker conference for professionals and enthusiasts alike located in New Orleans, offering training as well as interesting and inventive talks and workshops.

28. IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

  • Date: May 22-26, 2022
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Description: Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. The 2021 Symposium will mark the 42nd annual meeting of this flagship conference.

29. Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)

  • Date: May 23-25, 2022
  • Location: Dayton, OH
  • Description: 3CS is the only national academic conference focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges. The outcomes of 3CS leverage community college cybersecurity programs across the nation by introducing the latest technologies, best practices, curricula, products, and more!

30. ElevateIT

  • Date: May 26, 2022
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Description: This conference focuses on data protection and cybersecurity as the strategic components of governance and innovation to create maintain digital trust.

31. RSA

  • Date: June 6-9, 2022
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Description: This year, the theme is resilience. We chose it because resilience is a quality that lives in all of us. It’s what drives us to continue the fight, to search for new solutions, and adapt to new realities.

32. InfoSecurity Europe 2022

  • Date: June 21-23, 2022
  • Location: London, UK
  • Description: This conference delivers expertise and knowledge from cybersecurity experts, connects practitioners with suppliers and brings together industry peers for networking.

33. Regulatory Compliance Conference

  • Date: June 21-24, 2022
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Description: Your one-stop shop to discuss today’s—and tomorrow’s—most pressing issues in compliance with the nation’s top risk-based thinkers. Talk with leading experts, banking peers and Washington insiders for up-to-the-minute information to enhance and strengthen your compliance program.

34. leHACK

  • Date: June 24-25, 2022
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Description: “La leHACK” is one of the oldest French underground hackers’ events which brings together professionals and amateurs of any skill level around lectures and challenges. Regardless of their skill, guests come to see and talk about the latest advances in IT Security to assess and improve their level.

35. FIRST Conference

  • Date: June 26-July 1, 2022
  • Location: Dublin, IE
  • Description: The annual conference is a 4-5 day global event that focuses on the issues of incident response and security teams, and brings together incident response and security professionals from around the world who share their experiences and expertise.

36. AWS ReInforce

  • Date: June 28-29, 2022
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Description: A learning conference focused on cloud security, identity, and compliance. AWS re: Inforce includes hundreds of technical sessions, a keynote featuring AWS security leadership, and access to cloud security experts in the Security Learning Hub.

37. Industrial Conference on Data Mining ICDM 2022

  • Date: July 13-17, 2022
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Description: This annual conference brings together researchers from all over the world to present theoretical and application-oriented topics on data mining.

38. International Conference on Cyber Security

  • Date: July 19-22, 2021
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Description: ICCS is the premier global cybersecurity event spanning three days with more than 60 distinguished speakers from government, the private sector, and academia. It is an unparalleled opportunity for global leaders in cyber threat analysis, operations, research, and law enforcement to coordinate and share their efforts to create a more secure world.

39. May Contain Hackers

  • Date: July 22-26, 2022
  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Description: This nonprofit outdoor hacker camp focuses on knowledge sharing, technological advancement, experimentation, and connecting with peers.

40. 11th International Conference on Cryptography and Information Security (CRYPIS 2022)

  • Date: July 23-24, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Description: This conference focuses on Applied Cryptology and Information security, bringing together scientists, researchers, and students so that they can share ideas.

41. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

  • Date: July 25-26, 2022
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Description: New business models and sweeping technology change, including AI, are driving the need for a data and analytics-centric culture. Leaders must evolve their organizational culture by design to support and foster the creativity necessary to survive and thrive in these times of change.

42. BlackHat USA

  • Date: August 6, 2022
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Description: This industry conference is a high-profile, vendor-neutral event focused on technical information security research and development.

43. The Diana Initiative

  • Date: August 10-11, 2022
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Description: A conference focused on women, diversity, and inclusion in information security that embraces all genders, sexualities, and skill levels. The Diana Initiative features multiple speaker tracks, fully expanded villages with hands-on workshops, and a women-led Capture the Flag event

44. DEF CON 30

  • Date: August 11-14, 2021
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Description: DEF CON is one of the oldest continuously running hacker conventions around, and also one of the largest.

45. USENIX Security

  • Date: August 10-11, 2022
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Description: Please join us in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, for the 30th USENIX Security Symposium. USENIX Security brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others to share and explore the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks.

46. TechNet Augusta

  • Date: August 16-18, 2022
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • Description: The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and industry experts assist this conference which is designed to facilitate networking, education, and problem-solving.

47. Identity Week America 2022

  • Date: October 4-5, 2022
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Description: Focused on Identity, this conference covers topics like secure physical credentials, digital identity, and advanced authentication technologies, like biometrics.

48. IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022

  • Date: October 11-14, 2022
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Description: This conference focuses on the intersection of privacy and technology with sessions focused on adtech, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and more.

49. Hackers to Hackers Conference

  • Date: October 2022
  • Location: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Description: This conference brings together hackers to meet, exchange ideas, and learn from one another.

50. Texas Cyber Summit

  • Date: October 27-29, 2022
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Description: This is a technical cybersecurity and hacker conference.

51. Hack.Sydney 2022

  • Date: November 2022
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Description: This conference focuses on offensive and defensive cyber streams.

52. Cyber Security and Cloud Expo

  • Date: December 1-2, 2022
  • Location: London, UK
  • Description: Presented in a series of top-level keynotes, interactive panel discussions, and solution-based case studies, the Cyber Security & Cloud Expo will explore the industries currently undergoing, and set to undergo, major disruption.

53. H-ISAC 2022 Fall Americas Summit

  • Date: December 5-9, 2022
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Description: Health-ISAC’s mission is to enable and preserve the global public trust by advancing health-sector cyber and physical resilience and the ability to prepare for and respond to cyber and physical threats and vulnerabilities.

54. SecureWorld

  • Date: Multiple dates
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Description: Join your fellow security professionals for affordable, high-quality cybersecurity training and education. Attend featured keynote presentations, panel discussions, and breakout sessions—all while networking with local peers.

55. FutureCon 2021

  • Date: Multiple dates
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Description: Gain the latest knowledge you need to enable applications while keeping your computing environment secure from advanced cyber threats. Demo the newest technology, interact with the world's security leaders, and learn about other pressing topics of interest to the information security community.

56. RDAAPS

  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Hamilton, Ontario
  • Description: The Reconciling Data Analytics, Automation, Privacy, and Security (RDAAPS) conference serves as a premier forum for advancing the state of the art in the intersection of the areas of big data analytics and decision making.

57. Cybertech

  • Date: Multiple dates
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Description: Cybertech events feature top executives, government officials, and leading decision-makers from a wide range of sectors including critical infrastructure, insurance, retail, health and government, defense, R&D, manufacturing, automotive, and more!

58. Cybersecurity and Risk Summit

  • Date: Multiple dates
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Description: Through our global summits and digital content, Mastercard provides the latest insights, data and cutting-edge resources to help organizations and industry professionals mitigate risk and optimize performance.

59. GovWare Focus

  • Date: TBD
  • Location:TBD
  • Description: Elevate your professional growth with insight and practical knowledge from 100+ cybersecurity thought leaders, senior officials, and policymakers.
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