Registration is Closed

Conference Dates: April 11 & 12, 2019

The Commonwealth Information Security Council is holding its sixth 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 2019 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 will be emailed to registered attendees about a week prior to the conference and are required. Parking passes will need to be printed out and laid on the dashboard of the vehicle. Mobile passes will not be accepted.

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 11 - Day One

COV Security Conference

Steve Uzzell is an internationally renowned photographer and inspirational speaker.

April 12 - Day Two

COV Security Conference

Jake Kouns

CISO for Risk Based Security

April 12 - Day Two, Lunch 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Ms. Renee Wynn

NASA Chief Information Officer

Supplier partner opportunities

Supplier partner registration for the 2019 security conference is now open. For specific questions regarding this conference, please email Dan Han. You may also contact COVsecurityconference@vita.virginia.gov.