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Confirmed BSides event postponements are listed below, on the calendar, and on the COVID-19 Information Page 

 

BSides Events changed to Virtual-Only

BSides Knoxville (Knoxville, TN, USA) will be a virtual event on May 1. See https://twitter.com/BSidesKnoxville and https://www.10-sec.org/bsides-knoxville for announcements

BSidesHalifax (Halifax, NS, Canada) will be a virtual event on 22 May, 2020. See https://twitter.com/HalifaxBSides and https://bsideshalifax.ca/ for announcements

BSidesBUD (Budapest, Hungary) will be a virtual event on 28 May, 2020. See https://twitter.com/bsidesbud and https://2020.bsidesbud.com/ for announcements

BSidesSATX (San Antonio, TX, USA) postponed from June 6, will be a virtual event on July 11. See https://twitter.com/BSidesSATX and https://www.bsidessatx.com/ for announcements

BSidesGVL (Greenville, SC, USA) postponed from March 21st, will be a virtual event on June 13. See https://twitter.com/BSidesGVL for updates

BSidesAthens (Athens, Greece) will be a virtual event on 20 June, 2020 instead of an in-person conference. See https://twitter.com/BSidesAth and https://www.bsidesath.gr/ for announcements

BSidesPorto (Porto, Portugal) will be a virtual event on 23 July, See https://twitter.com/bsidesporto and https://www.bsidesporto.com/ for announcements

BSidesVI (Vancouver Island, BC, Canada) will be a virtual event on 24 August. See https://twitter.com/BSidesVI and https://www.bsidesvi.com/ for announcements

BSidesNCL (Newcastle, UK) will be a hybrid or virtual event on 4-5 September 2020 instead of an in-person conference on 13-15 September. See https://twitter.com/bsidesncl and https://bsidesnewcastle.org/ for announcements

BSides St John's (St. John's, NL, Canada) will be a virtual event on 17 September, see https://twitter.com/BSidesStJohns and https://www.bsidesstjohns.com/ for announcements.

BSides København (København, Denmark) will be a virtual event on 19 September instead of an in-person conference. See https://twitter.com/bsideskbh and https://bsideskbh.dk/ for announcements

BSidesSG (Singapore) will be a virtual-only event on the regular scheduled dates, 24-25 September. See https://twitter.com/BSidesSG and https://bsidessg.org/ for information.

BSidesBoston (Boston, MA, USA) will be a virtual event on September 26, see https://twitter.com/BsidesBoston and http://www.securitybsides.com/w/page/91025139/Boston for announcements

BSidesPDX (Portland, OR, USA) will hold a virtual event on Oct 23-24, 2020 (tentative). The 10th BSidesPDX is tentatively scheduled for October 15-16, 2021. See https://twitter.com/BSidesPDX and https://bsidespdx.org/ for announcements

 

Welcome to the Security BSides Community Wiki

 

What is BSides?

Each BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members.  The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time.  It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening. 

 

To see what BSides means to the community, check out the page: What BSides Means to Me

 

So that we can ensure that the rules are followed and keep track of events we require that prospective event organizers contact Security BSides before adding pages to the wiki or announcing events.

 

Please send an email to [email protected] if you would like to organize a Security BSides event in a city which is not already on the map. We will schedule a conversation to explain the rules and guidelines, and answer questions. Resources are available to help you make the event a success.

 

Check out the Security BSides Groups and Social Media page to see more ways to keep up with Security BSides

 

Upcoming Events:  See the calendar and master lists below

 

If you are interested in helping with these events (or any others) as sponsors or volunteers, please check the individual event wiki pages for local coordinator contact information. If there is no contact information available, please send a message to [email protected] and we'll do our best to put you in contact with the organizers.

 

Past Events :  The complete list of events is here on the Event History page.

 

About the wiki and HTTPS:  Logins are encrypted, but PBWorks does not support HTTPS on custom domains. We want to move to a new platform, but BSides is a volunteer run organization and migration will be a significant undertaking. If you would like to volunteer to lead the migration project, please contact [email protected]

 


Information and Resources

 

Questions? Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

Examples? Take a look at the BSides Las Vegas 01, BSides San FranciscoBSides Bay, and BSides Austin for details of what completed events look like.

 

New here? Join the Security BSides Mailing List, LinkedIn GroupFaceBook BSides Group, SlideShare, or Twitter.

 

Attending? What to expect at a BSides event.

 

Organizing? Read about... organizing.

 

Sponsorship? Interested in Sponsoring this group or one event?

 

Media/Press: Read about the media coverage we get!

 

Information Security and the Law: See how presenters can protect themselves against legal concerns.

 

BSides' History

 

BSides was born out of number of rejections to the CFP for Black Hat USA 2009.  A number of quality speakers were rejected, not due to lack of content but lack of space and time.  Any constrained system must operate within the bounds to which it has defined itself.  Conferences constrain themselves to the eight hours a day for however many days they run.  Our goal is to provide people with options by removing those barriers and providing more alternatives for speakers, topics, and events.

 

Much like Noisebridge, and other hacker spaces, we are a do-ocracy; in other words, if you want it, then you do it or make it happen.  We do not have members, but rather participants.  You are the "we" and we can only be successful if you make that happen for yourself.

 

More BSides History can be found at our History Page

 

Anti-spam policy

 

It makes us all sad, but pointers to external pages from the front page will most likely be deleted without notice. Otherwise the page fills up rapidly with difficult-to-detect spam. Since version 2.0 of PBWiki, users can be authorized as 'Writers' or 'Readers'. By default, new users are authorized as 'Writers', accounts conducting inadequate operations will be turned into 'Readers' as a safety precaution. If the change appears unjustified, please contact  the Site Maintainers to restore the normal rights for the corresponding account.

 

Past, Present, and Future BSides Events

Note: THIS list right here is the 'definitive list' of upcoming Security BSides events. The links in the event lists _must_ point to a properly formatted Security BSides page (see Using The BSides Wiki for details). If your country isn't listed, perhaps it's time for you to organize a BSides there!

 

 

 

North America

 

USA 

  • March 20-21, 2020 - BSidesSLC (Salt Lake City, UT) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT 
  • March 21, 2020 - BSidesROC (Rochester, NY) POSTPONED 
  • March 21, 2020 - BSidesGreenville (Greenville, SC) POSTPONED until June 13, will be virtual
  • March 28, 2020 - BSidesATL (Atlanta, GA) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT 
  • April 3, 2020 - BSidesCMH (Columbus, OH) POSTPONED 
  • April 4-5, 2020 - BSidesCharm (Towson, MD) POSTPONED until September 5-6
  • April 7-10, 2020 - BSidesAustin (Austin, TX) POSTPONED until December 10-11
  • April 8-10, 2020 - BSidesOK (Tulsa, OK) POSTPONED until July 22-24
  • April 11, 2020 - BSidesOrlando (Orlando, FL) POSTPONED 
  • April 18, 2020 - BSidesBoulder (Boulder, CO) POSTPONED 
  • April 18, 2020 - BSidesIowa (Des Moines, IA) POSTPONED 
  • April 18, 2020 - BSidesSeattle (Seattle, WA) POSTPONED until October 24
  • April 18, 2020 - BSidesChattanooga (Chattanooga, TN) POSTPONED 
  • April 18, 2020 - BSidesTLH (Tallahassee, FL) POSTPONED until August 22
  • May 1, 2020 - BSidesKnoxville (Knoxville, TN) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • May 2, 2020 - BSidesRGV (Rio Grande Valley, McAllen, TX) POSTPONED 
  • May 8-9, 2020 - BSidesKC (Kansas City, MO) POSTPONED until October 24
  • May 9, 2020 - BSidesNashville (Nashville, TN) POSTPONED until October 3
  • May 30, 2020 - BSidesRoanoke (Roanoke, VA) POSTPONED until July 11  
  • June 6, 2020 - BSidesSATX (San Antonio, TX) POSTPONED until July 11, will be VIRTUAL 
  • June 13, 2020 - BSidesGreenville (Greenville, SC) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT 
  • June 19-20, 2020 - BSidesCleveland (Cleveland, OH) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • June 26, 2020 - BSidesPGH (Pittsburgh, PA) Tenth Event! POSTPONED 
  • June 27, 2020 - BSidesAsheville (Asheville, NC) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • June 27, 2020 - BSidesNH (Manchester, NH) POSTPONED 
  • July 11, 2020 - BSidesSATX (San Antonio, TX) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT 
  • July 11, 2020 - BSidesRoanoke (Roanoke, VA) (Rescheduled from May) 
  • July 11, 2020 - BSidesSPFD (Springfield, MO) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • July 22-24, 2020 - BSidesOK (Tulsa, OK) (Rescheduled from April)
  • August 4-5, 2020 - BSidesLV (Las Vegas, NV) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • August 20, 2020 - BSidesHarrisburg (Harrisburg, PA) 
  • August 22, 2020 - BSidesTLH (Tallahassee, FL) (Rescheduled from April) Hybrid Virtual and In-Person Event 
  • September 5, 2020 - BSidesHouston (Houston, TX) 
  • September 5-6, 2020 - BSidesCharm (Towson, MD) (Rescheduled from April)
  • September 12, 2020 - BSidesPennState (State College, PA)
  • September 12, 2020 - BSidesCincinnati (Cincinnati, OH) 
  • September 25-26, 2020 - BSidesIdahoFalls (Idaho Falls, ID) 
  • September 19, 2020 - BSidesBoston (Boston, MA) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT 
  • October 3, 2020 - BSidesRDU (Durham, NC) 
  • October 3, 2020 - BSidesNashville (Nashville, TN) (Rescheduled from May)
  • October 8-9, 2020 - BSidesMSP (Stillwater, MN)
  • October 16-18, 2020 - BSidesDC (Washington, DC) 
  • October 16-17, 2020 - BSidesKC (Kansas City, MO) (Rescheduled from May) 
  • October 17, 2020 - BSidesAugusta (Augusta, GA) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • October 17, 2020 - BSidesPeoria (Peoria, IL) 
  • October 23-24, 2020 - BSidesPDX (Portland, OR) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • October 24, 2020 - BSidesSeattle (Seattle, WA) (Rescheduled from April)
  • October 24, 2020 - BSidesNOLA (New Orleans, LA) CANCELED FOR 2020 
  • December 4, 2020 - BSidesPhilly (Philadelphia, PA) 
  • December 10-11, 2020 - BSidesAustin (Austin, TX) (Rescheduled from April) 
  • June 26, 2021 - BSidesCleveland (Cleveland, OH) 
  • August 3-4, 2021 - BSidesLV (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • October 2, 2021 - BSidesAugusta (Augusta, GA) 
  • October 15-16, 2021 - BSidesPDX (Portland, OR) 
  • August 9-10, 2022 - BSidesLV (Las Vegas, NV) 

 

Canada

  • 22-24 March, 2020 - BSidesVancouver (Vancouver, BC) POSTPONED
  • 30 April-1 May, 2020 -  BSidesCalgary (Calgary, AB) POSTPONED
  • 22 May, 2020 - BSidesHalifax (Halifax, NS) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • 17 September, 2020 - BSidesStJohn's (St. John's, NL) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT 
  • 27-29 September, 2020 - BSidesVancouver (Vancouver, BC) (Rescheduled from 22-24 March)
  • 23-24 August, 2020 - BSidesVI (Vancouver Island, BC) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT 

 

Mexico

  • 23 November, 2019 - BSidesGuadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico) 

 

Latin America

  • 26-18 March, 2020 - BSidesEcuador (Quito, Ecuador) POSTPONED until 22-24 October
  • 3 April, 2020 - BSidesBO (La Paz, Bolivia) STATUS UNKNOWN, ASSUMED POSTPONED
  • 25 April, 2020 - BSidesVitória (Vitória, Brazil) POSTPONED
  • 23-24 May, 2020 - BSidesSP (São Paulo, Brazil) POSTPONED
  • 22-24 October, 2020 - BSidesEcuador (Quito, Ecuador) (Rescheduled from 26-28 March)

 

Europe

  • 28 March, 2020 - BSidesDublin (Dublin, Ireland) CA POSTPONED until 2021
  • 4 April, 2020 - BSidesLjubljana (Ljubljana, Slovenia) POSTPONED 

  • 21 April, 2020 - BSidesAmsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands) POSTPONED 
  • 26-27 April, 2020BSidesMunich (Munich, Germany) POSTPONED until 18-19 April 2021
  • 8 May, 2020 - BSidesBCN (Barcelona, Spain) POSTPONED 
  • 13 May, 2020 - BSidesOslo (Oslo, Norway)  POSTPONED 
  • 14-15 May, 2020 - BSidesGibraltar POSTPONED 
  • 18-20 May, 2020 - BSidesStuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • 22 May, 2020 - BSidesRijeka (Rijeka, Croatia) POSTPONED 
  • 28 May, 2020BSidesBrussels (Brussels, Belgium) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • 28 May, 2020 - BSidesBUD (Budapest, Hungary) (Rescheduled from 26 March) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • 13 June, 2020 - BSidesPrague (Prague, Czech Republic) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • 19 June, 2020BSidesZadar (Zadar, Croatia) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • 20 June, 2020 - BSidesAthens (Athens, Greece) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • 4 July, 2020 - BSidesBratislava (Bratislava, Slovakia) 
  • 23 July, 2020 - BSidesPorto (Porto, Portugal) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • 19 September, 2020 - BSidesKøbenhavn (København, Denmark) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • 26 September, 2020 - BSidesZurich (Zurich, Switzerland) 
  • 2-3 October, 2020 - BSidesCologne (Cologne, Germany) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • 15-18 April, 2021 - BSidesStuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany) 
  • 18-19 April, 2021 - BSidesMunich (Munich, Germany) 
  • 18-19 November, 2021 - BSidesLisbon (Lisbon, Portugal) 

 

United Kingdom

  • 25 April, 2020 - BSidesLiverpool POSTPONED until 21 November 
  • 16 May, 2020 - BSidesBournemouth POSTPONED 
  • 2-3 June, 2020 - BSidesLondon POSTPONED until October 
  • 4-5 September, 2020 - BSidesNCL (Newcastle) HYBRID OR VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
  • 8-9 October 2020 - BSidesCymru (Cardiff, Wales) CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • 23-24 October, 2020 - BSidesLondon Tenth Event!  
  • 21 November, 2020 - BSidesLiverpool 

 

Africa

  • 6 May, 2020 - BSidesAlgiers (Algiers, Algeria) STATUS UNKNOWN, ASSUMED POSTPONED

 

Asia

  • 24-25 September, 2020 - BSidesSG (Singapore) VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT

  

India

  

Middle East

  • 28 March, 2020 - BSidesIstanbul (Istanbul, Turkey) POSTPONED 
  • 30 May, 2020 - BSidesAmman (Amman, Jordan) POSTPONED 
  • 2 July, 2020 - BSidesTLV (Tel Aviv, Israel) Status Pending
  • 29 August, 2020 - BSidesJeddah (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
  • 31 October, 2020 - BSidesRiyadh (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

  

Australia

  • 13-15 March, 2020 - BSidesMelbourne POSTPONED 
  • 1-2 May, 2020 - BSidesCanberra CANCELLED FOR 2020
  • 27 June, 2020 - BSidesBrisbane POSTPONED until 12 December
  • 9 November, 2020 - BSidesSydney
  • 12 December, 2020 - BSidesBrisbane 
  • 9-10 April, 2021 - BSidesCanberra 

 

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