Naturally, you want to attend the best information security trade show for your business. The question might just be, which information security trade fair(s) should you invest in? There are countless options around the country (and internationally), which is why we’ve done the research for you – and it’s never too early to start planning! Here’s a comprehensive list of our top 5 information security trade shows in 2019.

1. RSA Conference: March 4-8, 2019 (San Francisco)
With more than 50,000 attendees each year (and growing), RSA is one of the world’s largest information security trade shows. People come from far and wide to learn about the latest cybersecurity developments through expert-led sessions, inspiring keynotes, and in-depth seminars. Attendees can demo new products and solutions, network with infosec insiders, and help move the industry forward as part of an engaged global community.

The event is sponsored by pretty large companies, including Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Symantec, and Verizon. RSA also hosts annual conferences abroad; the 2019 Asia Pacific & Japan conference will be held in July. Learn more about RSA here.

2. Black Hat Conference USA: August 3-8, 2019 (Las Vegas)
Now in its 21st year, Black Hat USA is the world’s leading information security event and only grows larger every year. What makes this particular event unique is that it’s more than your average two-day trade show: it’s an in-depth meeting of information security minds, involving 4 days of intense training before the two-day main event.

Packed with information security training, briefings and workshops, attendees come to get informed and learn. You’ll get the opportunity to check out the very latest in research, development, and information security trends. There are also Black Hat Conferences held in Asia and Europe each year if you’re in the market for an international trade show! Learn more about it here.

3. Infosec: June 4-6, 2019 (London, England)
Everyone and everything you need to know about information security is at Infosec. Held annually in London, this is an international gathering for the information security industry that offers unique opportunities for both suppliers and buyers, facilitating powerful relationships and collaborations across the globe – there’s no small scale here!

More than 400 exhibitors will be showcasing the most relevant information security solutions and products to over 19,500 information security professionals, numbers that undoubtedly will present countless opportunities for networking. Attendees will also get the rare opportunity to touch and test brand-new products, as well as attend an extensive range of free educational sessions. Learn more about Infosec here.

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4. SOURCE Conference: Dates May 2019 (Boston, Massachusetts)
SOURCE Boston brings together security professionals, analysts, hackers, educators, business professionals, and other experts for an outstanding selection of speakers and activities. The Boston event is the flagship location, but SOURCE also holds other events annually throughout North America and Western Europe.

SOURCE is one of the only conferences that brings business, technology and security professionals together under one roof to focus on real-world, practical security solutions for some of today’s toughest security issues. This particular conference provides a unique environment for learning, networking, and exchanging ideas and solutions for today’s information security challenges. Learn more about the event here.

5. IT-SA: October 8-10, 2019 (Nuremberg, Germany)
IT-SA is Europe’s largest expo for IT security and one of the most important worldwide events for infosec. From cloud computing and IT forensics to data security, this information trade fair provides attendees (like IT developers and security offers) with the latest information and connects them with trade show exhibitors ready to display the best new products & services.

In 2018, 700 exhibitors from 27 countries presented their latest security solutions in three halls. With 14,290 trade visitors and even more expected in 2019, IT-SA is definitely a must-do event for the IT security sector. Learn more about it here.

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