For cyber security beginners, there is nothing more exciting and motivating to attend a face-to-face event for career networking and knowledge gathering. It’s really helpful for every type of experience holder, as it covers different new developments and advancement from the field. Moreover, to unleash the new techniques and to get your questions answered by the experts, it is recommended to attend such conferences.

Fortunately, in 2017, there are a number of top exciting conferences are planned. Here you can find their schedule details:

January:

SANS Security East 2017
January 9-14, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

ShmooCon
January 13-15, 2017
Washington, DC

BSides Columbus
January 16th, 2017
Columbus, OH

SANS Cloud Security Summit
January 17-19, 2017
San Francisco, CA

AppSec California
January 23-25, 2017
Santa Monica, CA

February:

  • SANS Southern California - Anaheim 2017
    February 6-11, 2017
    Anaheim, CA
  • BSides Tampa
    February 11, 2017
    Tampa, FL
  • RSA Conference USA
    Feb 13-17, 2017
    San Francisco, CA

March:

  • International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
    March 2-3, 2017
    Dayton, Ohio
  • Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit
    March 6-7, 2017
    London, UK
  • Cyber Security for Critical Assets USA (CS4CA USA)
    March 8-9, 2017
    Houston, Texas
  • CanSecWest
    March 15-17, 2017
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Black Hat Asia
    March 28-31, 2017
    Singapore

April:

  • InfoSecWorld
    April 3-5, 2017
    Orlando, FL
  • SANS
    April 7-14, 2017
    Orlando, FL
  • HITB Security Conference
    April 10-14, 2017
    Amsterdam
  • Atlseccon
    April 27-28, 2017
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

May:

  • CSO50 Conference & Awards
    May 1-3, 2017
    Scottsdale, AZ
  • SANS Automotive Summit 2017 Detroit
    May 1 - 8, 2017
    Detroit, Michigan
  • NorthSec Applied Security Conference & Competition
    May 15 - 21, 2017
    Montreal, Canada

June:

  • Infosecurity Europe
    June 6-8, 2017
    London, UK
  • Cyber/Electronic Warfare Convergence Conference
    June 6-7, 2017
    Charleston, SC
  • Security of Things World
    June 12 - 13, 2017
    Berlin, Germany
  • International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS)
    June 25-26, 2017
    Paris, France
  • European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS)
    June 29-30, 2017
    Dublin, Ireland

July:

  • Black Hat USA
    July 22-27, 2017
    Las Vegas, NV
  • RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan
    July 26-28, 2017
    Singapore
  • DEF CON 25
    July 27-30
    Las Vegas, NV

August:

  • SANS Boston
    August 7-12, 2017
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Cyber Security Training & Technology Forum (CSTTF)
    August 30 - 31, 2017
    Colorado Springs, Colorado

September

  • SAFE 2017
    September 6-8, 2017
    Rome, Italy
  • (ISC)² Security Congress
    September 25-27, 2017
    Austin, TX

October

  • CSX 2017 North America
    October 2-4, 2017
    Washington, DC
  • Hacker Halted
    October 5 - 10, 2017
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • ISSA International Conference
    October 10-12, 2017
    San Diego, CA
  • Cyber Security Chicago
    October 18 - 19, 2017
    Chicago, Illinois
  • O'Reilly Security Conference
    October 29 - November 1, 2017
    New York, New York

November:

  • POC2017
    November 2-3, 2017
    Seoul, Korea
  • Countermeasure
    November 9-10, 2017
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • International Cyber Security and Intelligence Conference
    November 7-8, 2017
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • SecTor
    November 13 - 15, 2017
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

December:

  • Black Hat Europe
    December 4-7, 2017
    London, UK
  • International Conference on Information Security and Digital Forensics (ISDF2017)
    December 8-10, 2017
    Thessaloniki, Greece

These are some of the top conferences that one should attend to get know experts from the field, learn new things, get to know about the latest advancements, and explore the cyber world that how things work in real life and what challenges the global community is facing. It will inspire you to work more effectively and may also help you with your research purpose.