Ireland Melbourne

Kildare, Ireland - October 2017

Welcome to COSAC - Conferencing the way it should be!

For almost 25 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.

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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 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 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 issue

No Vendor Exhibition

No time wasted running the vendor gauntlet

Uniquely Valuable & Enjoyable

Set the highest expectations for quality & long-lasting value

Solutions for Today & Tomorrow

Be inspired by a blend of leading-edge 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 needs of our community, not on generating profit

What Our Participants Say

  • Efrain Gonzalez - Enterprise Security Architect, MUFG Union Bank

I felt like I met a family I didn’t know I had.

  • Lynn Griffen - Barrister

Nothing comes close to COSAC.

  • Michael Price - Senior Security Consultant, Axenic

Most excellent. An adventure.

  • Sian John - Chief Strategist EMEA, Symantec

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.

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

Quite simply the greatest security event on Earth.

  • Ajit Gaddam - Chief Architect, Visa

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

  • Rob Hale - Fellow, Lockheed Martin

Fantastic! The briefings, the professionals, the atmosphere drew me in and never let go.

  • Simon Devlin - Security Contractor

Relentlessly memorable from start to finish.

  • Prof. Brian Collins - VP British Computer Society

Starts where other events stop. Challenging & hugely useful.

  • Valerie Lyons - PhD Lecturer

An eye opener to real practitioners and real experience.

  • Kimmo Helaskoski - CISO, Posti Group

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

  • Jeff Primus - Founder & CEO, ACTAGIS

Utterly unique. A wonderful experience on every level.

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