Ireland Melbourne

Kildare, Ireland - 27th September - 1st October 2020

Welcome to COSAC - Conferencing the way it should be!

Call for Papers is now open for COSAC 2020!

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.

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2020 Call for Papers

You are invited to submit proposals for premium quality papers to be presented at the 27th COSAC Information Security Conference & SABSA World Congress. COSAC’s conference agenda is selected by a committee of previous attendees who look for special content: unique, thought-provoking, innovative strategies and methods, research or case-studies that reveal real challenges and inspirational solutions.

The deadline for submissions is 13th March 2020

For full details please download our cfp form and return completed submission to cfp@cosac.net

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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

  • Rob Hale - Fellow, Lockheed Martin

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

  • Kimmo Helaskoski - CISO, Posti Group

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

  • Ali Mersin - Security Architect, Canon

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

  • Simon Devlin - Security Contractor

Relentlessly memorable from start to finish.

  • Dan Houser - Senior Information Security Manager, CAS

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

  • Marc Verboven - Enterprise Architect, ING

Very useful, good conversations, good feedback. Highly interactive.

  • Jihad Jian - InfoSec Unit Head, Arab National Bank

Overwhelming wealth. A journey on a steep learning curve.

  • Prof. Brian Collins - VP British Computer Society

Starts where other events stop. Challenging & hugely useful.

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

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

  • Lynn Griffen - Barrister

Nothing comes close to COSAC.

  • Ahmed Ali - Security & Risk Manager, Batelco

Year on year exceeds my now sky-high expectations.

  • Esther van Luit - Specialist Master, Deloitte

Priceless! The sharing of experience and wisdom is fantastic.

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