Security Events During Summer


Cybersecurity and related events continue into the summer period. Organizations working in this field are also now offering several events, webinars, and conferences. Following are tips on some of them:

SANS NOVA: Virtual Edition 2021

SANS is bringing you the SANS NOVA: Virtual Edition 2021 event in early August, from 9-14, EDT. It will focus on cybersecurity techniques that are essential to know to combat today’s cyber threats. The organizers have prepared an interactive training session on information security that participants can later put into practice. It is possible to choose from several courses, which will be led by top experts in the field.
The main features mentioned by the organizers:

  • Practical cyber security training taught by real-world practitioners
  • Real-time support from GIAC-certified teacher assistants
  • Dedicated chat channels for networking
  • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
  • Courseware in electronic and printed books
  • Several courses aligning with GIAC certifications
  • Archive of course lectures uploaded to your account daily during the event
  • Four months of access to your course lectures recordings

Following this event, SANS is also hosting an event called SANS Summer Dunes August 2021 Live Online to provide students with relevant cybersecurity knowledge and skills.

USENIX Security Symposium

The non-profit organization USENIX is hosting the 30th annual USENIX Security Symposium this year. It will be held as a virtual event on August 11–13. The event is designed for researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and other domain enthusiasts who want to share their latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks.


LIFARS cyber security and risk advisory consultants – technical capability to develop advisories and mitigations on evolving cybersecurity threats.


TechNet Augusta

Fidelis Cybersecurity is a supporter of TechNet August this year. It is an event held primarily for military and government personnel. It provides attendees with the opportunity to explore and examine multi-domain operations within the U.S. army. With the help of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and industry experts, it is ready for attendees:

  • Earn continuing education credits for cybersecurity certifications.
  • Network with Army and industry leaders.
  • Watch and demo technology solutions.

The event will last for 3 days, from 17 to 19 August.

Cyber Threat Workshop

On August 18, it is possible to participate in the Cyber Threat Workshop event. Attendees will be introduced to proactively hunting threats in bulk to accelerate their detection, investigation, and remediation of IoC’s and security events. The event organizers have prepared promotional codes for participants to unlock all RiskIQ Illuminate options, certificates for 2 CPE credits and a RiskIQ shirt.

IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Testing 2021

The use of artificial technology remains largely unexplored. This conference is specifically designed for researchers and practitioners to exchange new research results, to formulate problems and challenges in practice, to deepen the understanding of the subject area with new theories, methodologies, and techniques. The date of the AI Testing 2021 conference is August 23rd – August 26th.

Blue Team Conference 2021

Starting August 28, a two-day conference called Blue Team Con will be held. It is intended for all those who work in cybersecurity defensive roles. In other words, defenders of organizations, performing governance, risk, and compliance, as well as application security development and anyone else who helps safeguard organizations.