When Virtual Becomes Actual
The Institute for Information Security & Privacy hosts events throughout the year to stimulate face-to-face conversations and solutions around cybersecurity. Our aim is to offer events that are open to all who wish to participate and free to attend, thanks to the generous support of industry partners. Connect with us here at Georgia Tech or at industry and government events around the globe.
Coming Up... Join us at these events!
Additional events in 2018 to follow as Georgia Tech begins a new fiscal year on July 1.
Cybersecurity Lecture Series: Jan. 12 - Apr. 20
Join Georgia Tech faculty and students each week for a free, open-to-the-public lecture about emerging cybersecurity solutions and trends. Lectures are held on campus each Friday at Noon from Jan. 12 - April 20 during the Spring 2018 semester.
Jan. 30 - Feb. 1
Open-Enrollment Course: "Cyber Security: A Systems Approach (Core Course)"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. This course explores information security vulnerabilities; how to approach cyber security resilience as a complex system; effective frameworks for assessing, and managing information security within an enterprise architecture.
Feb. 6 - 8
The Georgia Tech Research Institute attends "West 2018" with The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the U.S. Naval Institute in San Diego.
Feb. 14 - 15
Open-Enrollment Course: "Cyber Risk Management for Decision Makers"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this two-day course. This course will help cyber and non-cyber professionals better understand the issues and concerns surrounding cyber risk management. Attendees will be taught how to identify high-level risks, map their impact across an organization, and identify actionable mitigation strategies using hands-on labs and case studies.
Feb. 18 - 21
Cybersecurity researchers and practitioners worldwide will gather in San Diego for NDSS '18. Attendees will explore solution-oriented scientific and technical papers from leaders in the field and debate new, practical approaches to today's security problems. See the research that Georgia Tech contributed at NDSS '17.
No scheduled appearances.
Georgia Tech students show off their cybersecurity solutions for commercialization, and deliver a pitch for a chance to win the ultimate prize package valued at up to $125,000. Event details and finalists to be announced in Spring '18.
April 16 - 20
Georgia Tech brings research to the world's largest information security industry conference, to be held in San Francisco. Two Georgia Tech students will be honored as RSA Conference Security Scholars.
April 17 - 19
Open-Enrollment Course: "Introduction to Penetration Testing"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. This lab-based course will provide an understanding of the threat vectors and exploitation techniques used to penetrate systems and networks. Train your personnel in the assessment, exploitation and remediation techniques that can help identify vulnerabilities and uncover more effective security strategies.
April 24 - 26
The Georgia Tech Research Institute attends MODSIM World 2018 in Norfolk, Va., to share new applications for modeling and simulation training. This year's conference theme is “Engineering the Future and Enabling Readiness: Virtually Ready for any Reality.”
May 15 - 16
Open-Enrollment Course: "Open Source Digital Forensics"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this two-day course. Open Source Digital Forensics (OSDF) explores forensic investigation using freely redistributable, open source software tools. This class is ideal for law enforcement or commercial investigative organizations seeking to gain a digital forensics capability.
May 21 - 23
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE SS&P '18)
Georgia Tech attends IEEE SS&P -- the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy that brings together researchers and practitioners worldwide. See the research that Georgia Tech contributed to IEEE SS&P 2017.
June 12 - 14
Open-Enrollment Course: "Fundamentals of Cyber Systems Test & Evaluation"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. Gain an overview of the cyber domain and how test and evaluation is used for cyber systems. The course includes the perspectives of the Department of Defense and industry test and evaluation practitioners, covering roles, responsibilities, processes, procedures and tools to work effectively in this space.