Governance, Risk and Compliance

The 13 Best Risk & Security Conferences of 2021

By Resolver Modified September 12, 2021

So you want to attend an industry conference in 2021. Maybe you want to stay ahead of industry trends, learn from your peers, hear from subject matter experts, or get hands-on training. Whatever your reason, it’s often difficult to tell which conference will give you the biggest bang for your buck, and sometimes you just don’t have the time to do the research. Good news! We’ve gone ahead and done it for you.

Below is a list of can’t miss conferences for Risk and Security professionals in 2021.

Conferences with Confirmed Dates in 2021

ASIS Europe

Online: February 11, March 2, March 23, May 6
Onsite (TBC): Brussels, May 31 – June 1
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ASIS Europe is a unique gathering designed for established and aspiring security leaders and innovators in security and risk management. The event addresses complex challenges in today’s fast moving, innovative business environment. An exceptional educational programme covers a wide range of cyber-physical security risk outlooks, leadership and management topics, case studies and analysis, using a variety of learning formats.

BlackHat USA

March 15-18
Virtual Experience
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Black Hat USA is the world’s leading information security event, providing attendees with the very latest in research, development and trends. 

IIA 2021 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference

March 16-18, 2021
Virtual Experience
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For nearly 40 years, GAM has been the premier experience for leaders to explore emerging issues and exchange leading practices for positive outcomes. Audit executives including CAEs, audit directors, audit committee and board members, and other stakeholders affected by the internal audit process will find the in-depth exploration of the latest issues facing today’s executives and the opportunity to network with peers over 2.5 days an invaluable experience. If you want to earn valuable CPE credits with a world-class educational program geared specifically to GAM’s executive-level delegates, this conference is a must.

DRJ Spring World

March 29-April 1, 2021
Virtual Experience
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Disaster Recovery Journal, the premier source for Business Continuity in the United States, hosts an annual conference packed with engaging, interactive, and purposeful sessions to give you the skills and tools you need to put business continuity into practice. Learn how to reduce downtime, increase safety, secure your data, reduce your overall risk and save time and money by learning how to prevent disruptions or respond swiftly when they occur.

RIMS 2021

April 19-29, 2021
Virtual Experience
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RIMS 2021 is the largest risk event of the year. You’ll find an unprecedented number of sessions exceptional across a wide-range of risk-related topics. In addition to in-depth sessions, there are shorter presentations in the Thought Leader Theater, Global Studio, Innovation Lab and Wellness Zenter. 

Interop

April 29, 2021
Virtual Experience
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Interop provides a comprehensive and unbiased understanding of all the latest innovations, including cloud computing, virtualization, security, mobility and data center advances that help position your company for growth. Understand the growing threat landscape and how to mitigate risk with content on new attack vectors and how to detect them, security architectures, compliance and legal issues, ransomware, incident response, and network, mobile, and cloud security challenges. An event for the IT community, it’s an opportunity to learn about technologies and solutions outside your current ecosystems. 

Compliance Week 2021

May 11-13, 2021
Virtual Experience
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Now in its 16th year, Compliance Week’s annual conference is a peer-to-peer event that spotlights compliance leaders and their programs. Past keynote speakers have included representatives from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, Fortune 500 CEOs, academic thought leaders, and more. It is the event for corporate compliance and ethics, legal, and audit officers. 

RSA Conference

May 17-20, 2021
Virtual Experience 
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An opportunity to learn about new approaches to information security, discover the latest technology and interact with top security leaders and pioneers. Hands-on sessions, keynotes and informal gatherings allow you to tap into a smart, forward-thinking global community that will inspire and empower you. The focus of this year’s conference is “better” – finding better solutions, making better connections, and keeping the digital world safe for a better world.

InfoSecurity Europe

June 8-10, 2021
Olympia, London, UK
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Infosecurity Europe (Infosec) is the region’s number one information security event featuring Europe’s largest and most comprehensive conference programme with over 240 free sessions to attend and hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the most relevant information security solutions and products.

Infosecurity Europe is an annual conference that has evolved into one of Europe’s largest and most highly-regarded information security events. Its reputation is bolstered by the conference’s free rate of admission.

ISC West

July 19-21, 2021
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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The newest products from leading manufacturers, training tailored specifically to your needs, and unlimited networking opportunities. Join the industry’s leading and largest event encompassing all of security with the most informative and competitive resources.

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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

September 20-22, 2021
Orlando, Florida
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The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is a comprehensive and definitive information download for CISOs as well as security, risk management, and business continuity professionals. You will have the opportunity to learn about the latest threats and technology trends like IoT, AI, machine learning, and blockchain. It brings together all the issues related to infrastructure protection, governance, risk management, compliance, business continuity, disaster preparedness, and response and recovery.

GSX 2021 (powered by ASIS International)

September 27-29, 2020
Orlando, Florida
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American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) is holding its annual educational and networking security industry event, Global Security Exchange (GSX). Network with over 20,000 colleagues from around the globe, see the latest security products and services, and attend any of over 350 educational sessions. ​​

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ISC East

November 17-18, 2021
Javits Center, NYC
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Meet over 200 technical reps from over 200 brands showcasing the latest equipment, products and services to solve your business needs. Attend FREE business seminars designed to increase revenue and reduce costs. ISC East is a proven venue to build relationships and share insights and ideas with thousands of industry colleagues.

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