Events

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!

 

August 25 - December 1

Cybersecurity Lecture Series

A free, open-to-the-public, one-hour lecture is offered during Fall '17, featuring thought leaders who are advancing the field of information security and privacy. Invited speakers include executives and researchers from Fortune 500 companies, federal intelligence agencies, start-ups and incubators, as well as Georgia Tech faculty and students presenting their research. Held weekly on campus, Fridays at Noon.  Choose a lecture to attend.

Date
Guest Speaker
Aug. 25 Joel Odom, CIPHER Lab, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Sept. 1 Terry Nelms, Pindrop
Sept. 8 Mathias Payer, Purdue University
Sept. 15 Milton Mueller, Georgia Tech, School of Public Policy
Sept. 22 Nick Nikiforakis, Stony Brook University
Sept. 29 Tudor Dumitras, University of Maryland
Oct. 6 Raheem Beyah, Georgia Tech, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Oct. 13 Peter Swire, Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business
Oct. 27 Tony Tauber, Comcast
Nov. 3 Sakis Meliopoulos, Georgia Tech, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Nov. 17 Holly Dragoo, Georgia Tech Research Institute, CIPHER Lab
Dec. 1 Patrick McDaniel, The Pennsylvania State University

 

 
October 9 - 11

AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition

The Georgia Tech Research Institute attends the AUSA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. -- a professional development forum for building U.S. Army readiness in the cyber domain.

 
October 24 - 26

Open-Enrollment Course: "Introduction to Malware Analysis"

Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. Malware is a growing threat to the information and intellectual property of organizations as techniques from attackers become increasingly sophisticated. This course will provide a foundational understanding of malicious software, how malware has shaped the global cyber security landscape, and its future impact.

 
October 31 - November 2

2017 AFCEA TechNet Asia-Pacific

The Georgia Tech Research Institute attends the AFCEA TechNet Asia-Pacific regional meeting in Honolulu -- the largest event in the Pacific Rim focusing on regional defense issues, leadership and continuing education.

 
November 4

Hungry Hungry Hackers (H3)

College students gather at Georgia Tech for an all-day, capture-the-flag competition with corporate sponsors The Home Depot, IBM, NCR, and Norfolk-Southern. Featuring security talks, food, and prizes.

 
November 27 - December 1

I/ITSEC 2017

The Georgia Tech Research Institute attends I/ITSEC 2017 -- a modeling, simulation and training event in Orlando, Florida.

 

January 30 - Feb. 1, 2018

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.

 

February 6 - 8

AFCEA West 2018

The Georgia Tech Research Institute attends AFCEA West & the U.S. Naval Institute in San Diego.

 

February 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.

 
April 12

IISP Cybersecurity Demo Day Finale

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 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.

 

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.

 

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.