Security BSides Iowa
Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
***** Notice ******
Even if tickets are no longer available we will have space..
I need to set limits on food ordered.
What is Security Bsides?
BSides are 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 interactions from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening.
Why a Security BSides in Des Moines?
Central Iowa is filled with a wide range of security professionals with various skill levels. The Des Moines Area is a major center for the insurance industry and also has a sizable financial services and publishing base. Within 45 mins of the Des Moines area it is the home of Iowa State University which is home to one of the original 7 NSA certified centers of Academic Excellence in information assurance, DMACC ECI, which is a 2 year program to educate students and law enforcement about cybercrime and cyber -terrorism. Des Moines is located within 5 hours of Chicago, 4 hours of Minneapolis and Kansas City, 2 hours from Omaha. We are in a perfect position to draw upon security experts for this conference.