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Sage's annual event convenes experts from the worlds of journalism, research, security, financial services and communications for compelling talks about the latest threats to data privacy and financial security.

2018 CyberCrime Symposium
The Future of Privacy & Security

November 1 – 2, 2018 | Portland, ME

Arguments over the importance of security versus privacy will continue, but the debate’s losing steam by the second. In today’s data-driven world, cybersecurity and data privacy are interdependent, high-stake functions, and businesses and government entities must prioritize both.

It’s a brave new world, and questions abound. That’s why Sage Data Security made “The Future of Privacy and Security” the theme of its 2018 CyberCrime Symposium.

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2017 CyberCrime Symposium
Think Global, Act Local!

November 2 – 3, 2017 | Portland, ME

Cybercrime’s a global pandemic, and no organization, large or small, is immune. When everyone’s at risk, everyone’s responsible. And how they handle this responsibility has global implications. If there’s any good news, it’s that everyone’s in it together.

By making “Think Global, Act Local” the theme of its 2017 Cybercrime Symposium, Sage Data Security issued a call to action. Every organization’s charged with investing in the right people, training, technologies, and services to protect themselves, while striving to be an asset to a global community where collaboration’s critical.

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2016 CyberCrime Symposium
Cyber Convergence

November 3 - 4, 2016 | Portsmouth, NH

Insider threats, cybercriminal attacks and state sponsored hacks have become everyday occurrences. If we are going to protect our companies, communities and countries, we must breakdown silos and take a integrative approach. Cybersecurity 2.0 is about convergence and resiliency.

The theme of our 2016 CyberCrime Symposium was Cyber Convergence - coming together so that we can be more resilient. The packed program included three authors, expert keynote speakers, and a range of amazing presentations.

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2015 CyberCrime Symposium
Collaboration & Information Sharing

November 5 - 6, 2015 | Portsmouth, NH

In our environment of ever-increasing cybersecurity threats, our goal was to arm attendees with the latest intelligence on cybercrime and data security for the United States’ critical sectors. By joining forces to collaborate and share cyber-security information we stand a far better chance of beating back the bad guys.

The sold-out event’s featured speakers ranged from high-profile journalists to security specialists, technology sector executives, and public policy advisors. Their presentations, raised attendee awareness by:

  • Detailing public and private sector cyber-sharing efforts
  • Mapping out the mechanics of infamous attacks
  • Illustrating the importance of collaboration-chain participation
  • Providing roadmaps and tools for mobilizing

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2014 CyberCrime Symposium
Call to Action: Steps You Can Take Now

November 11 - 12, 2014  |  Portsmouth, NH

The 2014 CyberCrime Symposium did more than just inform attendees about current happenings in the realm of CyberCrime and data security. It armed attendees with valuable new tools and procedures they could bring back to their organization and implement immediately, in order to better detect and respond to the mounting threats we face.

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2013 CyberCrime Symposium
Prepare, Detect & Respond:  Honoring the Public Trust

November 14 - 15, 2013  |  Portsmouth, NH

The CyberCrime epidemic worsens every year, as CyberCriminals find new and more devious ways to compromise corporate security, invade customer privacy, and steal your organization's data.  With new strains of insidious malware, politically motivated hacktivism and financial fraud on the rise, it has become increasingly urgent for financial, healthcare and governmental professionals to "prepare, detect and respond" to the ever-growing threat CyberCrime presents.  

At the  2013 CyberCrime Symposium attendees learned they could do individually and as a community to protect and defend our customers, organizations and communities against cybercriminals.

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2012 CyberCrime Symposium
Means, Motive & [denying] OpportunityMission:
Protect Your Data

November 1 - 2, 2012  |  Portsmouth, NH

It is time to take back control of our digital world. Time to deny opportunities to those looking to disrupt systems, steal data and profit from the mayhem. We need CyberHeroes willing to stand up and do what it takes to actively protect and defend our organizations,  our communities, and our nation.

2011 CyberCrime Symposium
Security in the Age of WikiLeaks:
Cybercrime, Espionage & Hacktivism

November 3 - 4, 2011  |  Portsmouth, NH

The 2011 Symposium explored the global cybercrime epidemic within the context of the WikiLeaks phenomenon. Attendees were treated to discussions surrounding every aspect of the fast-evolving cybercrime ecosystem — from its players, arsenal of tools, and targets, to its emboldened attitude, financial and political motivations, and ‘achievements’ — and received a range of recommendations for defending their organizations against network attacks. They also participated in an incident response exercise simulating an attack on a municipal government that tested their security breach analysis and reaction skills in real-time.

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2010 CyberCrime Symposium
Responding to the Financial Cybercrime Epidemic

November 4 - 5, 2010  |  Portsmouth, NH

The CyberCrime 2010 Symposium brought together law enforcement, financial services providers, journalists, technologists, researchers, and cybercrime victims for two days of intensive discussion on the global cybercrime epidemic. The conference focused on corporate account takeover and ways organizations should work together to combat the cybercrime threat.

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