Ireland COSAC Connect Melbourne

COSAC 2022 - 2-6 October

Welcome to COSAC - Information Security conferencing the way it should be! Join us in Ireland this October for 4 days of innovative & participative information security value.


For 28 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 #COSAC2022 Call for Papers is now open!

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2022 Call for Papers

You are invited to submit proposals for premium quality papers to be presented at the 28th 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 18th March 2022

For full details please download our cfp form and return completed submission to [email protected]

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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

  • Kimmo Helaskoski - CISO, Posti Group

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

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

Excellent. Great speakers, excellent culture.

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

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

  • Marc Verboven - Enterprise Architect, ING

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

  • Jeff Primus - Founder & CEO, ACTAGIS

Utterly unique. A wonderful experience on every level.

  • Marcel van Der Wal - Senior Security Consultant, Vest

Inspiring. The best security conference.

  • Nigel Worthy - Enterprise Security Architect, Visa

Outstanding. The most valuable conference on the security calendar.

  • Rob Hale - Fellow, Lockheed Martin

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

  • Efrain Gonzalez - Enterprise Security Architect, MUFG Union Bank

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

  • Michael Price - Principal Consultant, Axenic

Most excellent. An adventure.

  • MZ Omarjee - Enterprise Security Architect, Standard Bank

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

  • Manoj Gupta - Security Architect, Diageo

Wow!

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