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 for these events!



April 25 - 26

Fraud & Breech Prevention Summit

Jimmy Lummis, associate director of cybersecurity, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Seth Walters, senior research scientist at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, present about fintech, security, and the future of cryptocurrencies.

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 1

IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (InfoCom '17)

Associate Director Margaret Loper keynotes the IEEE SmartCity workshop ahead of InfoCom. Her talk, "A Plethora of City Needs and IoT Technologies: Integration by Design,” will emphasize that systems engineering must be integrated into the planning and deploying of IoT technology for urban areas to prevent cyberattacks. "It may be said that the smartest cities face the highest risks" of attack, she warns.


Cyber MayDay: Who Is in Command When Your Business is in the Crosshairs and How Do You Respond?

Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga. 14), in cooperation with the Georgia Institute of Technology, hosts a conversation for executives and thought leaders in Atlanta about cybersecurity policy and technical challenges that are stifling industry innovation today and leaving companies vulnerable.


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?


May 22 - 24

IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy

Georgia Tech faculty and students contribute cybersecurity research papers at this academic conference dedicated to computer security and electronic privacy.


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.


September 18 - 20

RAID 2017

Georgia Tech hosts RAID 2017 -- the 20th International Symposium on Research Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses. Attendees include researchers working in the field of computer and information security, academics studying the field of cybersecurity, incident response and security teams, and technical staff who determine security product needs and implement solutions.

September 27

Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit

Each year, security experts see new evolutions in cyber threats to people, businesses and governments. The Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit brings together government, industry, and academia to prepare for the newest challenges in securing information and cyber-connected systems.