Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

About the O'Reilly Security Conference

Why attend | Experience Security | Who should attend | What People Are Saying About Security | Program chairs | Program committee

Every company now has a website live on the Internet, meaning every company is now vulnerable to an attack. And for most companies, the website is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to technology they're depending on. How can you fend off the malware and spear-phishers and DDos attacks without burning out the team or breaking the budget? The O'Reilly Security Conference is the best place for security professionals like you to connect with people who do what you do day in and day out, exchange ideas with experts, and share best practices and lessons learned.

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Why attend

Better defend your online world
The O'Reilly Security Conference provides you with real-world best practices for securing your organization, helping you create and maintain customer trust and a rock-solid bottom line.

Quality time with experts
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet face-to-face with a cadre of industry leaders who are taking security to the next level. Bring your entire team to share ideas and get your toughest questions answered by the experts.

Three intense days devoted to defensive security
Security packs a wealth of big ideas, know-how, and connections into three concentrated days. You'll be able to apply what you've learned immediately and you'll be well prepared for what lies ahead.

Experience Security

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  • Inspirational keynote presentations that bring clarity to thorny issues and new perspectives on the state of the art
  • Immersive training courses and tutorials addressing critical topics and technologies
  • Two days of technical sessions covering both practical and emerging issues
  • A Sponsor Pavilion featuring dozens of the latest tools and products
  • Fun evening events, Birds of a Feather sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities
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Who should attend

  • Defensive security professionals seeking to improve their skills, make valuable connections, and advance their careers
  • Security, forensic, malware, and risk analysts
  • Security engineers
  • Software developers
  • System and network administrators
  • CISOs and CSOs
  • Data scientists
  • Security admins
  • Incident responders
  • Governance/policy makers
  • Researchers, both academic and industry-focused

What People Are Saying About Security

The O'Reilly Security Conference provided an excellent forum for sharing security defense challenges and innovative ideas.”
—Karianne Butler, Duo Security
The O'Reilly security conference was excellent for grown up security professionals who actually do this stuff for a living. It was a breath of fresh air.”
This was my first 3-day security conference and I found the tutorials valuable and also the sessions. There was information I received at the conference that I plan on using in my day-to-day operations. I thought it was great!”
As a newcomer to the infosec industry, the O'Reilly Security Conference was intimate for quality networking and face time with industry leaders, but big in quality of speakers and topics. It was a worthwhile event that had a fantastic diversity and quality of speakers. I look forward to attending again in the future.”
Great conference for those in IT/Real World and just trying to deal with process, defense, pragmatic approaches.”
Great security sessions and networking opportunities by the king of "I need to learn this fast" books, O'Reilly. Thanks! ”
—Chris Dotson, IBM
It was a great conference to attend. I met amazing people, and learn new skills while I was there.”
O'Reilly does a fantastic job at putting together user-centric conferences. I've been to OSCON many times, and came in with high hopes for their Security conference, and it didn't disappoint!”
The first O'Reilly Security Conference in NYC was a great start to ongoing talks regarding information technology security. I can't wait to see how the industry evolves...Looking forward to future conferences!”
—Eric Wright Senior Systems Engineer DataYard (Dayton, OH)
A great opportunity to meet a diverse general security crowd, along with experiencing sophisticated talks by great speakers.”
—Shai Canaan Senior Security Consultant, Nettitude Inc.

Program Chairs

Rachel Roumeliotis

Rachel Roumeliotis, a Strategic Content Director at O'Reilly Media, Inc., leads an editorial team that covers a wide variety of programming topics ranging from full-stack, to open source in the enterprise, to emerging programming languages. She is a Programming Chair of OSCON and O'Reilly's Software Architecture Conference. She has been working in technical publishing for 10 years, acquiring content in many areas including mobile programming, UX, computer security, and AI.

Allison Miller

Allison Miller works in product management at Google, mitigating risks to Google and end-users. Prior to her current role, Allison held technical and leadership roles in security, risk analytics, and payments/commerce at Electronic Arts,, PayPal/eBay, and Visa International. Miller is a proven innovator in the security industry, and regularly presents research on risk analytics, cybersecurity, and economics. She is known for her expertise in designing and implementing real-time risk prevention and detection systems running at internet-scale.

Program committee

  • Heather Adkins (Google)
  • Courtney Allen (O'Reilly Media)
  • Edward Amoroso (TAG Cyber)
  • Jessica Archer
  • Jay Beale (InGuardians, Inc.)
  • Laura Bell (SafeStack Limited)
  • Justine Bone (MedSec)
  • Michael Brunton-Spall (Government Digital Service)
  • Joshua Corman (Atlantic Council)
  • Kimber Dowsett (18F)
  • Jennifer Ellis (Rapid7)
  • Adam Ely (Walmart)
  • Chris Eng (Veracode)
  • Dan Glass (American Airlines)
  • Daniel Guido (Trail of Bits)
  • Jessy Irwin (Jessysaurusrex)
  • Jay Jacobs (BitSight Technologies)
  • Dan Kaminsky (White Ops)
  • Zane Lackey (Signal Sciences)
  • Jason Leuenberger (Starbucks)
  • Andrea Limbago (Endgame)
  • Mike Loukides (O'Reilly Media)
  • Javvad Malik (AlienVault)
  • Allison Miller (Google)
  • matthew mitchell (geminii group)
  • HD Moore (Atredis Partners)
  • Christina Morillo (Microsoft)
  • Katie Moussouris (Luta Security)
  • Courtney W. Nash (O'Reilly Media)
  • Wendy Nather (Duo Security)
  • Meredith Patterson (Nuance Communications)
  • Guy Podjarny (Snyk)
  • Ben Rothke
  • Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly Media)
  • Eleanor Saitta (Etsy)
  • Richard Smith (Duo Security)
  • Window Snyder (Fastly)
  • Julie Talbot-Hubbard (Nationwide Insurance)
  • Christie Terrill (Bishop Fox)
  • John Viega (Capsule8)
  • Jack Whitsitt (EnergySec)
  • Branden Williams (Cyber Security at MUFG Union Bank, N.A.)

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