Infosecurity North America - Keynote Program

Infosecurity Magazine is delighted to announce our partnership with the exciting new launch event; Infosecurity North America which is heading to Boston, Massachusetts this fall.

Acting as the content partner we have helped to shape the keynote program bringing our unique editorial insight, knowledge and voice to the sessions running throughout the two days.

Broken up into four modules over the two days the keynote program will bring together information security professionals to learn and share actionable insight on the latest challenges facing the industry focusing on the topics you’ve told us matter most to you; Securing the Human, Privacy & Risk, EU GDPR, Cyber Resilience and much more. 

Why attend

What you will learn

Understand how to build information security strategy to support enterprise innovation and transformation

Gain practical insight into how to secure the human, from increasing awareness and driving secure behavior, to managing the insider threat and building a next-generation security team

Discover how to implement a robust governance strategy to protect privacy, ensure compliance with the latest regulation and mitigate information risk

Access new strategies to combat ransomware, drive security when everything is connected and minimize and mitigate risks and threats in the digital enterprise

Learn how to enhance cyber resilience through effective incident response, threat intelligence and security operations

Evaluate the implications of EU GDPR for third party relationships and how to ensure compliance

Features & Benefits

Meet and network with your peers:

Meet and network with your peers:

Take advantage of a range of networking opportunities to make new business connections and strengthen existing relationships with your peers, suppliers and customers

Learn real-life lessons during practical case studies:

Learn real-life lessons during practical case studies:

Hear from information security professionals who are at the sharp end of information security and find out how to tackle the latest challenges

Be part of the conversation:

Be part of the conversation:

Take part in Q&A sessions, informal discussions and pose questions directly to the experts to gain up-to-the minute information on how to advance your information security strategy

Meet Global Companies

Meet Global Companies

Access new solutions to information security challenges and meet vendors and service providers to learn about new tools and technologies that can help you solve information security challenges

Earn CPD Credits:

Earn CPD Credits:

All education streams are accredited by the major industry accreditation bodies

Discover What You Don't Know

Discover What You Don't Know

Explore the Start-up Zone and discover new ideas and solutions for the next generation of challenges

Frequently asked questions

Get answers to your questions here


The Infosecurity North America Keynote Stage will bring together CISOs, policy-makers, analysts academics and thought-leaders to share practical insight into how to overcome the latest challenges in information security.

Featuring four separately bookable modules including case studies, presentations and panel discussions, the program has been designed to provide actionable outcomes that you can take away and apply to your own organization.

Book your modules through Infosecurity Magazine and get a 50% discount using code: IM1217 at the checkout.


Featuring a speaker panel of expert practitioners and inspirational thought-leaders, the Infosecurity North America Keynote program will provide a unique opportunity to learn from the experts and gain the tools, tactics and techniques required to accelerate the maturity of your organization’s information security program.

Become a Speaker

If you're a senior thought leader interested in speaking opportunities at Infosecurity North America please contact:


Infosecurity North America will connect you with everyone you need to know in the technology and service providers market, you’ll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

Hynes Convention Center


Hynes Convention Center

900 Boylston Street




Frequently asked questions


Can I bring my child with me to Infosecurity North America?

Unfortunately, we do not allow any children in the exhibition halls under the age of 18.

How do I navigate my way around the exhibition?

The Infosecurity North America app has an interactive floorplan to help you navigate the show with ease - download the app from the app store now.
We will also have floorplans available around the venue to assist you.

What is your service, safety and security policy?

The safety and security of our staff and attendees is our priority. We work closely with the venue, local and national authorities to identify risks, assess them and develop security plans for our events.

Please read the full "Service, Safety & Security" policy for Infosecurity North America here: 

Will there be Wi-Fi inside the exhibition halls?

The exhibition hall is Wi-Fi enabled but due to the high volume of people the connection is not always reliable.

Registration/ pricing

Are the Security Workshops free to attend?

Yes, the Security Workshops are free to attend, however you will need to book your space in these before the event to ensure your place. The workshops are very popular so we would advise that you book as far in advance as possible.

Does it cost for me to register as a visitor at the show?

There is no cost if you register for Infosecurity North America on the website before the show. If you register on site at the event there will be a $35 charge.

Is the conference free to attend?

The Keynote Stage is paid for content so you will need to book and pay for any sessions you would like to attend in the Keynote Theater before you arrive at the event. This can be done on the Infosecurity North America website and costs just $49 for three sessions. Infosecurity Magazine visitors can get a 50% discount using code: IM1217 at checkout.

The Information Security Exchange Showcase and the Tech Showcase are both free to attend and take place in live theaters on the show floor. We advise that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the session is due to begin, to ensure that you get a seat in the theaters.

Will I be able to print off my visitor badge at the venue?

We have PC screen terminals for you to print off your badge at the venue. You will need to enter in your details and our system will be able to recognize these details if you pre-registered with us.

Getting There

How do I get to the Hynes Convention Centre?

The Hynes Convention Center is conveniently located just minutes away from Boston’s major highways and is easily accessible from Boston’s Logan Airport and many public transit routes. Whether it’s by car, train, or bus, getting to and from the Hynes couldn’t be easier!

Check out their website for all the details about how to get there:

What are the show dates and opening hours?

Wednesday 4th October 2017 - 09:30-17:30
Thursday 5th October 2017 - 09:30-16:30

CPD Credits

Are any of the education sessions CPD accredited?

Infosecurity North America is working with both (ISC)2 and EC-Council to enable you to earn credits towards your professional qualifications. 

You are able to earn 1 credit for a 50-60 minute session, ½ credit for a 25-50 minute session, 2 credits for a two hour session and so on.

Your participation in the conference program is recorded when you are scanned as you enter each session. 

Your credits will be automatically applied approximately 4-5 weeks after the event, provided that you have entered your membership numbers correctly during the registration process (please double check this when registering to avoid losing your points).

Once we have verified all our data, we then submit it to the relevant organizations, who will in turn add it to their systems.

Please note that we are not able to provide certificates of attendance if you are earning credits through other bodies.

Press Attendance

Press can apply to attend by contacting


Infosecurity North America - Keynote Program

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TimeDay 1: Wednesday 04 October 2017
08:25am - 12:25pmModule One
Securing the Human
08:30am - 08:40amIntroduction by Chair
08:40am - 09:20amKeynote Presentation
Psychologist Insight: Getting to Grips with the Psychology of User Behaviour
09:20am - 10:10amPanel Discussion
From Cyber Threat to Cyber Ally: How to Build, Implement & Measure an Information Security Awareness Program to Drive Smart Secure Behavior
10:10am - 10:30amNetworking break
10:30am - 11:00amPresentation/Case Study
Hacking Humans: Dissecting a Social Engineering Attack
11:00am - 11:30amPresentation
Mitigating the Insider Threat: Closing Down the Enemy Within
11:30am - 12:20pmPanel Discussion
Building a Next-Gen Security Team in a Red Hot Cyber Job Market
12:20pm - 12:30pmClosing Remarks from the Chair
13:25pm - 17:30pmModule Two
Privacy, Security, Governance & Risk
13:30pm - 13:40pmIntroduction by Chair
13:40pm - 14:10pmKeynote Presentation
14:10pm - 14:40pmSpecial Focus: Navigating EU GDPR
Integrating EU GDPR into Your Organization’s Risk Framework to Enable Cross Boarder Business
14:40pm - 15:10pmPresentation
Protecting Your Organization’s Sensitive Data: Gaining Visibility of Critical Data Assets to Manage Information Risk
15:10pm - 15:30pmNetworking break
15:30pm - 16:00pmHealthcare Case Study
HIPAA, Patients & Privacy: Managing Privacy & Security for Digital Health
16:00pm - 16:50pmPanel Discussion
Having the Risk Conversation with Senior Execs: Demonstrating the Impact of Good Security on the Bottom Line
16:50pm - 17:00pmClosing Keynote
TimeDay 2: Thursday 05 October 2017
08:25am - 12:30pmModule Three
Combatting Cyber Risks & Threats
08:30am - 08:40amIntroduction by Chair
08:40am - 09:10amKeynote Presentation
Profiling the Agile Cyber Adversary
09:10am - 09:55amPanel Discussion
Do You Really Know Who is in Your Supply Chain? - Managing 3rd Party Risk
09:55am - 10:25amCase Study
Countering Ransomware: Attack Analysis & Lessons Learned
10:25am - 10:45amNetworking Break
10:45am - 11:15amSpotlight on Disruptive Technologies:
What does Blockchain Mean for Cybersecurity?
11:15am - 11:45amPresentation
Hacking the IoT: Driving Security When Everything is Connected
11:30am - 12:20pmPanel Discussion
Building a Next-Gen Security Team in a Red Hot Cyber Job Market
12:20pm - 12:30pmClosing Remarks from the Chair
13:25pm - 17:30pmModule Four
Building Cyber Response & Resilience
13:30pm - 13:40pmIntroduction by Chair
13:40pm - 14:10pmKeynote Presentation
14:10pm - 14:40pmPresentation
SOC 2.0: Developing a Next-Gen SOC Capability to Detect & Respond
14:40pm - 15:00pmNetworking Break
15:00pm - 15:30pmCritical Infrastructure Case Study Presentation
Lessons in Resilience from Critical Infrastructure
15:30pm - 16:00pmPresentation
Cutting Through the Noise: Translating Threat Intelligence into Action
16:00pm - 16:30pmPresentation
Harnessing the Potential of Disruptive Technologies for Effective Incident Response
16:30pm - 17:20pmPanel Discussion
Building a Roadmap for an Enterprise-wide Cyber Incident Response Capability
17:20pm - 17:30pmClosing Remarks from the Chair