The nation’s capital is preparing for the country’s largest cybersecurity festival: D.C. CyberWeek 2019 that is scheduled for October 21 – 25.
Organized by CyberScoop, the event offers the opportunity to “network with the most influential leaders in cybersecurity,” as well as to learn how to tackle future cyber threats from the leaders of the business.
Throughout the five-day festival, more than 100 community events, summits, workshops, hackathons and social gatherings will take place.
“Community events are the heart and soul of D.C. CyberWeek! This is your chance to meet the top leaders in the cyber field, sharpen your skill set, and expand your professional network. Sign up for as many events as you can and get the most out of this year’s festival!” the event brief says.
Approximately 10,000 attendees are expected to show up for the events that will feature 180+ Fortune 500 companies and agencies.
Ransomware is perhaps the most urgent IT issue for state and local government. On Tuesday, Oct. 22, I'll host a live conversation with @RecordedFuture threat intelligence analyst Allan Liska (@uuallan) at SNG HQ as part of D.C. #CyberWeek. RSVP here! https://t.co/qInwbmLJlJ
— Benjamin Freed (@brfreed) October 11, 2019
D.C. CyberTalks, which is part of the CyberWeek, will present over 15 sessions, attended by 50+ thought leaders, and 1,000+ participants are expected.
Underwriting sponsors of the the D.C. CyberWeek 2019 are Dell Technologies, VMware and Raytheon.
All registrations for members of the industry, government and the press can be made here.
“Your complimentary, week-long pass will allow you to sign up for any number of community events taking place during D.C. CyberWeek,” the organizers explain, also noting that all events listed in community calendar require individual registrations through the schedule.