Ireland COSAC Connect Melbourne

COSAC 2021 Call for Papers Now Open

Welcome to COSAC - Conferencing the way it should be!


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. The #COSAC2021 Call for Papers 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

  • Martin Hopkins - Vice President, Aon

Life changing.

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

Excellent. Great speakers, excellent culture.

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

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

  • Ali Mersin - Security Architect, Canon

Extremely helpful and beneficial. The openness and trust culture separate this event from all others.

  • Jacoba Sieders - Head of I&AM, ABN Amro

Words cannot convey how good this conference really is.

  • Simon Devlin - Security Contractor

Relentlessly memorable from start to finish.

  • Lloyd Shiels - Network Operations Centre Engineer, Telnyx

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

  • Esther van Luit - Specialist Master, Deloitte

Priceless! The sharing of experience and wisdom is fantastic.

  • Dan Houser - Senior Information Security Manager, CAS

Fantastic as always. Continues to deliver a superior conference experience. Magic!

  • 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.

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

A wonderful, highly valuable experience.

  • Richard Nealon - Information Security Manager, AIB

The ultimate contribution to knowledge assets.

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