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 elsewhere across the United States.


Coming Up...  Join us for these Spring events!

Jan. 13 - Apr. 21, 2017

Spring '17 Cybersecurity Lecture Series

Join us every Friday at Noon to meet academic and industry leaders for intimate discussions about new cyberthreats, trends and technologies. Sponsored by Jackson National Life Insurance Company.


Feb. 24 @Noon
Klaus Advanced Computing Building, Room KACB #1116W, 266 Ferst Drive, Atlanta
Mattia Fazzini, Ph.D. student, Georgia Tech, School of Computer Science

February 21-23

AFCEA West 2017

The Georgia Tech Research Institute participates in this premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast, where makers of platforms and designers of technologies network, discuss and demonstrate their solutions for the military.

February 26 - March 1

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium

Georgia Tech brings five research papers to the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS '17). The international conference fosters exchange among researchers and practitioners to encourage the advancement of network and distributed systems security.


April 13

IISP Demo Day Finale

Meet five student teams with ground-breaking ideas for the next cybersecurity solutions. Students present their work before a panel of venture capitalists, business leaders, and technology experts for advice and the chance to win angel funding.


April 18

Surveillance, Privacy, and Data Across Borders: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives

This open-to-the-public conference convenes stakeholders and thought leaders on the issue of trans-Atlantic mutual legal assistance (MLA) --  agreements between two or more countries for the purpose of gathering and exchanging data to enforce laws. The conference will examine the intersection of MLA in law enforcement, intelligence, and military settings; and a technological assessment. Details to come...

April 25 - 27

MODSIM World 2017

MODSIM World connects industry, government and academia for the exchange of modeling and simulation knowledge, research and technology,  including critical infrastructure, maritime, healthcare, aerospace, and defense and homeland security.

May 11 -12

Internet Governance Project Workshop: "Who Governs: States or Stakeholders? Cybersecurity & Internet Governance"

Today the linkage between cybersecurity and national security risks re-establishing the traditional sovereignty model. Yet the factors that led to innovations like ICANN are also present in cybersecurity issues. Can cybersecurity elicit institutional innovations, or will national security concerns lead to a re-territorialization of the Internet?


August 8-10

TechNet Augusta

The Georgia Tech Research Institute participates in this forum for key military professionals to address network, security and training needs for emerging challenges with an eye toward 2025 and beyond.