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 Georgia Tech in Atlanta or at these premier events around the globe.
Coming Up... Join us at these events!
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.
March 23 - 24
Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS '18)
Faculty and students from Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Research Institute join 1,000 attendees in Chicago for a conference dedicated to cybersecurity careers and opportunities for women in the field.
April 2 - 4
For Working Professionals: "Cybersecurity: A Systems Approach"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. The 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.
Trust Working Group
The inaugural gathering of the IISP Trust Working Group -- individuals from industry and academic with an interest in cyber machine-to-machine trust -- will be held on the Georgia Tech campus. Details to come.
April 5 - 6
For Working Professionals: "Malware Analysis Primer"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this new, two-day course. This hands-on class explores basic malware analysis techniques using freely available tools. Learn how to use disassemblers, debuggers, network monitoring, and other tools to reveal indicators of compromise and potential impacts of malicious software.
April 9 - 11
For Working Professionals: "Introduction to Penetration Testing"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this two-day course that provides an understanding of the threat vectors and exploitation techniques that are used to penetrate systems and networks.
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. RSVP and catch a pitch.
For Working Professionals: "Emerging Threats: A Deep Dive into Cutting Edge Attacks"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this new, one-day course that will help highly technical cybersecurity specialists gain a more detailed understanding of the evolutionary and revolutionary aspects of cybersecurity threats.
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 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 2 - 4
More than 400 energy sector engineers and leaders convene at Georgia Tech for this annual networking forum about current trends and advances in power systems engineering. Featuring topical papers, plenary sessions, and industry vendors exhibiting their products.
Student research iis showcased before investors, corporate managers, and the public at Tech Square Innovation Week by ATDC. Guests will have the opportunity to meet with students one-on-one about their cybersecurity ideas.
May 15 - 16
For Working Professionals: "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
For Working Professionals: "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.
No events or appearances at this time.
Cybersecurity Lecture Series: Aug. 24 - Nov. 30
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 Aug. 24 - Nov. 30 during the Fall 2018 semester.
August 4 - 9 and 9 - 12
Georgia Tech attends two capital events for cybersecurity enthusiasts and security researchers with interests in software, computer architecture, hardware modification, and more.
August 15 - 17
The 27th USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others interested in the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks. Serving on the Program Committee is Taesoo Kim, assistant professor at Georgia Tech's School of Computer Science.
August 28 - 30
For Working Professionals: "Secure Software Development"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. Learn good practice and techniques for developing software in a way that prevents the inadvertent introduction of security vulnerabilities in mobile, enterprise, web-based and embedded software systems.
September 11 - 13
For Working Professionals: "Data Analytics and Methodologies"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. This course will introduce the fundamentals of data analytics, big data frameworks, open source analytics tools, design methodologies, and visualization libraries through hands-on case studies.
For Working Professionals: "Cybersecurity Fundamentals: Multi-level Security"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this one-day course. Gain an understanding of multi-level security systems (MLS), existing technologies, the risk management process, accreditation, and the trade-offs associated with introducing multilevel concepts to an existing system architecture.
Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit, featuring the Sam Nunn - Bank of America Policy Forum
Each year, security experts see new evolutions in cyberthreats to people, businesses and governments. The annual Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit brings together government, industry, and academia to prepare for the newest challenges in securing information and cyber-connected systems with a focus in 2018 on the intersection of public policy and cybersecurity capability.
Registration Opens in Summer 2018
October 15 - 19
Georgia Tech attends the international, peer-reviewed academic conference -- the Association for Computing Machinery Symposium on Computer and Communications Security in Toronto, Canada.
October 23 - 25
For Working Professionals: "Introduction to Malware Analysis"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. Gain a foundational understanding of malicious software through discussions and hands-on exercises that demonstrate malware analysis processes as well as illustrate how to appropriately size, design, and build an analytical capability best suited for your organization. Think like a Black Hat, exploring advanced techniques and tools, including data exfiltration and stealthy operation, to understand the tactics of malware authors.
November 11 - 16
Georgia Tech attends Supercomputing 2018 in Dallas, the International conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis.
December 4 - 6
For Working Professionals: "Risk Management Framework for DoD"
Earn credits toward a cybersecurity certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education with this three-day course. This course introduces the Risk Management Framework for Department of Defense (DoD) for Information Technology also known as RDIT, which has been adopted as the common information security framework for federal government and government contractors. Informative lectures address transitions from DIACAP, threat processes, risk management concepts, and the roles defined by RDIT. The six-step life cycle process is explored through presentations and hands-on exercises as attendees learn to categorize information systems, select security controls, implement controls, assess controls, authorize information systems, and monitor the security controls.