Expanding security knowledge

Conference Dates: April 12 & 13, 2018

The Commonwealth Information Security Council is holding its fifth annual Information Security Conference for the Commonwealth of Virginia to assist in fulfilling our shared mission of securing information. The conference will include expert presentations for those with responsibilities for managing, auditing or assessing information security in their organizations.

In addition to hearing expert presentations and sharing ideas with fellow managers, auditors and technical professionals around this theme, conference participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Expand their professional networksThe conference will provide opportunities to meet and share ideas with security-minded colleagues.
  • Learn about security products and servicesSecurity product and service providers will participate in corporate displays.
  • Maintain professional certificationsContinuing professional education (CPE) credits are being offered. Participants can claim one hour of CPE for every 50 minutes of presentations attended.  

The 2018 conference will be held in downtown Richmond at the Altria Theater. Registration will also include continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments.

Parking will be in VCU's West Main Street Deck, located at 801 W. Main Street. Parking passes are REQUIRED. Parking passes for each day of the conference have been emailed to paid particpants. If you have not recieved them, please contact us.

Parking passes will need to be printed out and laid on the dashboard of the vehicle. Mobile passes will not be accepted. 

Registration is closed.

Who Should Attend:

The program is designed for:

  • Information Security Officers
  • Information Security Analysts and Engineers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • IT Auditors
  • Privacy/Compliance Officers
  • Risk Officers
  • Other IT officers, managers, and staff with an interest in security or privacy

Keynote Speakers:

April 12 - Day One

IS COV Security Conference


Dr. Deanna D. Caputo

Principal Behavioral Psychologist

Human Behavior and Cybersecurity Capability Steward

The MITRE Corporation.

April 13 – Day Two

IS COV Security Conference


Adam S. Lee

Special Agent in Charge

FBI, Richmond Field Office

Supplier partner opportunities

Supplier partner registration for the 2018 security conference is full. If you are a supplier partner, please do not register as a Attendee participant at this time. For specific questions regarding this conference or to be placed on a waiting list for an open spot, please email Dan Han. You may also contact COVsecurityconference@vita.virginia.gov