Ireland Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia - 30th November - 3rd December 2020

Welcome to COSAC APAC 2020, our fourth annual event in Asia-Pacific, hosting the SABSA APAC Congress.

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. Sales content is strictly prohibited and there is no vendor exhibition to distract from opportunities, allowing delegates to focus on professional innovation.

The Call for Papers for COSAC 2020 is now open!

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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

  • Robert Laurie - Web Services, Department of Planning (Western Australia)

Awesome, amazing and very welcoming.

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

Yet again it was stimulating, interesting and challenging.

  • Helvi Salminen - Information Security Manager, Gemalto

Always stimulating, endlessly interesting and exhaustively challenging.

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

Incredible.

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

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

  • Valerie Lyons - COO, BH Consulting

An eye opener to real practitioners and real experience.

  • Ajit Gaddam - Chief Architect, Visa

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

  • Lisa Lorenzin - Director, Emerging Technology Solutions, Zscaler

Momentarily terrifying, incredibly thought-provoking. An utter privilege to attend.

  • Luc de Graeve - CEO, SensePost

Totally incredible! The greatest event I ever had the privilege to attend.

  • Bevan Lane - Director, InfoSec Consulting

Thought-provoking, eye-opening, insightful.

  • 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.

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