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

  • Ajit Gaddam - Chief Architect, Visa

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

  • Jihad Jian - InfoSec Unit Head, Arab National Bank

Overwhelming wealth. A journey on a steep learning curve.

  • Herve Schmidt - Corporate Information Security Officer, Carrefour

More intimate than a conference, more caring than a family. I have never experienced such passion to solve problems.

  • MZ Omarjee - Enterprise Security Architect, Standard Bank

An argument of Architects, great of skill, superior in knowledge.

  • Lloyd Shiels - Network Operations Centre Engineer, Telnyx

Excellent location, lovely hospitality and great sessions with open forum conversations and dialogue.

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

Excellent. Great speakers, excellent culture.

  • Gordon Jenkins - Security Architect, Prudential Assurance

The most energetic, provocative and interactive event, anywhere.Thoroughly enjoyable, informative, helpful and useful

  • Sian John MBE - Director Cybersecurity Strategy, Microsoft

So much food for thought, I’m stuffed full & I have definitely over-eaten. This is the best conference I’ve been to, by far.

  • Helvi Salminen - Information Security Manager, Gemalto

Always stimulating, endlessly interesting and exhaustively challenging.

  • CTO, Mitsubishi

Wonderful conference. Stimulating sessions. Enormous fun.

  • Marcel van Der Wal - Senior Security Consultant, Vest

Inspiring. The best security conference.

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

Incredible.