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Security Professionals Conference
May 4-6, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Online
Back to the Future: What Will the Future of Information Security Look Like?
Join us for the 13th annual Security Professionals Conference on May 4–6, 2015, at the Hilton Minneapolis Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota, or virtually from wherever you are. This year we will explore the theme Back to the Future: What Will the Future of Information Security Look Like? It's clear that today's information security practitioners require a unique blend of a vision for the future, combined with the wisdom and experience of the past, in order to successfully steer organizations across the modern threat landscape.
While we all wish we had a crystal ball to predict the future of information security, we cannot forget that the past will have an impact on our role both today and tomorrow. No time machine is necessary to re-live the past few decades of security, privacy, and technology, as many of us have evolved just as the solutions and threats have evolved. Much can be learned from the experiences of the past, and how it can shape what is in the future for our roles and responsibilities.
Come and learn from those who have been there, and those who are setting the benchmarks for the future. Grab the keys to your Delorean, and join us in Minneapolis where we'll go Back to the Future together, while preparing for tomorrow's threats through what is happening today.
Attending the Security Professionals Conference is an opportunity to build your professional network and learn, reflect, and engage with colleagues. When you make the commitment to attend the Security Professionals Conference 2015, you become an active participant in community dialogue—entrenched in an environment removed from the day-to-day pressures of campus. This valuable professional experience directly benefits you and your institution through an infusion of fresh energy and ideas along with validation of current practices. Registration for the Security Professionals Conference 2015 will open in late January 2015.
In order to support the large geographic area represented by the Security Professionals Conference, EDUCAUSE webcasts various conference sessions and offers specific online-only sessions. This enables members to learn and network with colleagues without leaving their campus, and can attend the online conference individually or with a team.
Explore Last Year's Event
The Security Professionals Conference 2014 showcased thought leadership from general session speakers Harriet Pearson and Charlie Miller. View recordings from general session presentations, as well as attendee demographics and free resources provided by 2014 presenters.