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. For the first time, COSAC is going virtual with COSAC Connect going live in September 2020.

View the schedule for our 2-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 with sessions spread across world time zones to ensure COSAC continues to deliver value, wherever in the world you are located.

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

  • Esther van Luit - Specialist Master, Deloitte

Priceless! The sharing of experience and wisdom is fantastic.

  • Prof. Brian Collins - VP British Computer Society

Starts where other events stop. Challenging & hugely useful.

  • Ajit Gaddam - Chief Architect, Visa

A conference reinvented the way a conference should be. I can never miss this again.

  • Nigel Worthy - Enterprise Security Architect, Visa

Outstanding. The most valuable conference on the security calendar.

  • Pieter Jan Visser - Consultant, Ideas-to-Interconnect

A wonderful, highly valuable experience.

  • Kimmo Helaskoski - CISO, Posti Group

More interactive, more interesting, more valuable than any other conference.

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

Quite simply the greatest security event on Earth.

  • Austin France - Head of UK Government Sector Strategy, BSI Cybersecurity

Great & unique forum. I really enjoyed the collaborative working atmosphere.

  • Clarence Pinto - Founder & Managing Partner, Palm View Consulting

Energising, enticing, welcoming and entertaining. A great international audience and great hospitality.

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

Incredible.

  • Simon Devlin - Security Contractor

Relentlessly memorable from start to finish.

  • Lynette Hornung - Senior Enterprise Security Architecture & Privacy Manager

Excellent. I learned a lot and enjoyed seeing old friends and meeting new ones.