CyberCrime Sympoisum - Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I attend?

Together with your colleagues and renowned experts, you will explore the latest tools and techniques being used by cybercriminals, and most importantly, what you can do to protect your organization's critical infrastructure and data from breach, fraud, theft and sabotage.

Who is the event host?

The event is hosted by Sage Data Security of Portland, Maine, a nationally recognized strategic cybersecurity partner for financial institutions, healthcare providers, government agencies and businesses throughout the country. As in past years, there are no vendor sponsors or sales pitches.

Will I get CPEs for attending?

Absolutely! All attendees will receive a certificate for 16 CPEs.

Where should I stay?

The 2018 Symposium will be held at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks located in South Portland, Maine. With contemporary guest rooms, delicious on-site dining, and a fantastic location, the recently refurbished Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks sets the standard for luxurious hotel stays. 

We have a block of rooms available for CyberCrime Symposium Attendees at a special group rate of $130. Click here to book online.

What are the Symposium hours?

The first day typically runs from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm, and the second day from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. All meals are included in the conference registration fee.

What if I need to cancel?

You can cancel with no penalty until October 1. After that date, we encourage you to send a replacement.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Call Mike Kern, Symposium Coordinator at 207-879-7243 x239 or send an email to for additional information.

What else is there to do in Portland, Maine?

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Anti-harassment Policy

The CyberCrime Symposium is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. Harassment includes offensive verbal comments, deliberate intimidation, sustained disruption of talks, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. Participants who refuse to comply with anti-harassment requests will be asked to leave the Symposium without refund. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please do not hesitate to notify any member of Symposium host team.