History of the Cybersecurity Conference

The 1105 Government Events Group has coordinated fourteen conferences over the past twelve years with subject matter pertaining to Security, Information Assurance or Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity has also been a track in FOSE, our annual trade show, since 2010 and continues to grow as a educational pillar of the annual conference. Below is information on the Cybersecurity tracks at the past three FOSE Conferences and on the three most recent Cybersecurity Conferences. For additional information please contact Stephen R. McCollum, Event Director at smccollum@1105media.com.

2011 Cybersecurity Conference

December 8 - 9, 2011
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

The 2011 Cybersecurity Conference and Exposition provided government and private industry with advanced technologies and strategies that addressed global information security threats including cybersecurity, information assurance, network assurance and systems assurance. Attendees received tools and training that enabled them to anticipate, prepare, prevent and respond to cyber attacks. Sessions explored the most imminent and potentially devastating threats to cybersercurity, including the latest attack vectors, defensive techniques, obvious and hidden vulnerabilities, and emerging cyber attack frontiers and techniqes.

2011 Cybersecurity Conference Agenda

2010 Cybersecurity Conference

November 16 - 17, 2010
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

The 2010 Cybersecurity Conference provided government employees with an opportunity to learn government security best practices from public sector peers and network with the industry experts that help secure our nation's IT infrastructures. Attendees and faculty will bring a range of professional experience to conference discussions, including analysis of current priorities, policies, and programs for information security and best practices from government and industry. From tactical to practical, FISMA 2.0, leadership skills, and cyber risks, this conference program gave attendees insight to solve their most challenging IT security issues. Government IT professionals were provided quality training and education on current, viable methods of securing information technology and to address their most pressing cyber security concerns finished the conference with actionable ideas that they could immediately implement in their organization to reduce current and future security threats.

2010 Cybersecurity Conference Agenda

2010 Cybersecurity Conference Program

2009 Cybersecurity Conference

November 12 - 13, 2009
Ronald Reagan Building
Washington, DC

The 2009 Security Conference and Exhibition was a 2 day conference program that featured keynote address from Philip Reitinger, Deputy Undersecretary, DHS and over 14 sessions on government security issues such as remote computing, enterprise security, cloud computing, web-based attacks, and more. The conference provided a forum for government agencies and IT experts to join together, share best-practices and hear from top leaders in the security field. Attendees received critical information needed to evaluate, invest, and protect their cyber security infrastructure. They attended sessions under the topics of current threats and new protections in the security landscape, national initiatives for cybersecurity, and risk-based management planning.

2009 Security Conference and Exhibition Agenda

2009 Security Conference and Exhibition Program

Cybersecurity at FOSE

The FOSE Conference serves the federal, state and local government technology market as well as the broader international and commercial technology community as a forum for bridging ideas and innovations between the public and private sector—and providing forward-looking view of upcoming federal IT initiatives that impact the private sector.

FOSE 2012

April 3 - 5, 2012
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

There were 5 conferences as part of the education experience for FOSE 2012. Attendees of the Cybersecurity Conference focused on the essential defensive security solutions from both the executive program view as well as the technical execution perspective. FOSE 2012 delivered two tracks – executive and technical – that delve into Federal CIO and CISO initiatives driven by changes in the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Attendees learned about continuous monitoring programmatics and technologies, threat intelligence sources and strategies, and insider threats and other cyber attack trends.

2012 FOSE Cybersecurity Conference Webpage

2012 FOSE Agenda - Cybersecurity Conference

2012 FOSE Conference Program

FOSE 2011

July 19 - 21, 2011
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

FOSE 2011 provided attendees with a Cybersecurity, Network Defense & Information Assurance Track. Sessions in the track covered proven strategies and technologies for protecting government information systems and the data that moves across them.

2011 FOSE Cybersecurity Conference Webpage

2011 FOSE Agenda - Cybersecurity, Network Defense & Information Assurance Track

2011 FOSE Conference Program

FOSE 2010

March 23 - 25, 2010
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

FOSE 2010 provided attendees with a Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Track. This track addressed the challenges of protecting information from theft, corruption, or natural disaster, while allowing it to remain accessible and productive as intended. Current guidelines and policies, as well as the use of new technologies were also covered.

2010 FOSE Cybersecurity Conference Webpage

2010 FOSE Agenda - Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Track


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