Ireland COSAC Connect Melbourne

Welcome to COSAC Connect!

For 27 years COSAC has delivered a trusted environment in which to deliver information security value from shared experience and intensive, productive, participative debate and development. COSAC Connect #2 goes live 11 August 2021.

View the schedule for our half-day event or check out our panel of world class speakers ready to bring the COSAC ethos of collaboration and information security wisdom online. Registration is free of charge.

Shared Experience, Real Value

Want to get a better insight into what COSAC is about? Click below to view the COSAC Value Propositions and learn what separates us from other Information Security industry events.

No Sales Pitches

Sales and product content is strictly prohibited in COSAC sessions

Designed for Experience

Participants average more than 15 years of security experience – been there, done that, got the t-shirt

Strictly Limited Numbers

Small numbers provide intimacy & privacy to focus on individual & collective challenges

Unique Trusted Community

Content presented under Chatham House Rule or full NDA. Proceedings are never published outside the conference

Focused on your challenges

Programme selection by COSAC customers maximises relevance & value

No Holds Barred Participative Approach

Say what needs to be said, plan what needs to be planned, no matter how thorny the InfoSec issue

No Vendor Exhibition

No time wasted running the security vendor gauntlet

Uniquely Valuable & Enjoyable

Set the highest expectations for quality & long-lasting security value

Solutions for Today & Tomorrow

Be inspired by a blend of leading-edge information security strategy with pragmatism & realism

Truly Global

Cultural diversity enables learning from peers on every continent & every sector

Highly Interactive

Be enriched by a culture in which everyone has an experience worth sharing & an idea worth exploring

Delivering Benefit over Profit

Focused on meeting the real security needs of our community, not on generating profit

What Our Participants Say

  • Marcel van Der Wal - Senior Security Consultant, Vest

Inspiring. The best security conference.

  • Michael Hirschfield - CIO & Assistant First Secretary, Dept of Finance

Yet again it was stimulating, interesting and challenging.

  • Todd Fitzgerald - CISO, CISO Spotlight

Collaborative, diverse, respectful, knowledgeable, dedicated. A great place to be & a great group to be around.

  • Bevan Lane - Director, InfoSec Consulting

Thought-provoking, eye-opening, insightful.

  • David Thomas - Security Solutions Architect, Computacenter

Enlightening and refreshing to attend a peer event with open discussion and no barriers to sharing and seeking help and advice.

  • Martin Hopkins - Vice President, Aon

Life changing.

  • Dr. Char Sample - Chief research Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory

Incredible.

  • John O'Leary - President, O'Leary Management Education

Quite simply the greatest security event on Earth.

  • Esther van Luit - Specialist Master, Deloitte

Priceless! The sharing of experience and wisdom is fantastic.

  • Nigel Worthy - Enterprise Security Architect, Visa

Outstanding. The most valuable conference on the security calendar.

  • Ahmed Ali - Security & Risk Manager, Batelco

Year on year exceeds my now sky-high expectations.

  • Mark McKenzie - Director Information Security, Dept of Agriculture & Water Resources

Excellent. Great speakers, excellent culture.