An awesome list of resources for training, conferences, speaking, labs, reading, etc that are free all the time or during COVID-19 that cybersecurity professionals with downtime can take advantage of to improve their skills and marketability to come out on the other side ready to rock.
INSTRUCTOR LED WEBINAR/LABS/WORKSHOPS
HITB Lockdown Livestream - April 25-26 (10:00-18:00 CET) - A free livestream featuring some of the talks and speakers from the cancelled HITBSecConf2020 - Amsterdam. https://conference.hitb.org/lockdown-livestream/
OWASP Virtual AppSec Days April 2020 - April 27 - The OWASP Foundation is hosting a Virtual AppSec Days on April 27-29th. They will be running a 90 minute virtual mini-conference. This is the only free part of the event. [OWASP said ability to register coming this week]
RedHat Summit - April 28-29 - "Our virtual event will feature the keynotes, breakout sessions, and collaboration opportunities that you’ve come to expect from Red Hat® Summit. This programming will be shared as a blend of live and recorded content designed to inspire and engage a global audience. You will have access to the experts behind the code as you learn about the latest in open hybrid cloud, automation, cloud-native development, and so, so much more. Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience is your platform to learn, network, and plot the next steps in your career as you find ways to unlock your potential." - https://www.redhat.com/en/summit
DerpCon - April 30 (workshop) May 1 Conference - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/derpcon-2020-tickets-101700143868 we want to do our part to foster the information security community while simultaneously providing attendees with interesting knowledge they can use personally or professionally. We will be supporting the local Colorado community by accepting donations for the Colorado COVID-19 Relief Fund.
DISC – SANS ICS Virtual Conference Friday May 1 ICS Virtual Conference (10-6 pm ET) - The content is focused around being widely acceptable for both IT Security and OT/ICS audiences and the theme is focused around education especially during times when many folks are at home and working remotely. Special focuses are being given in the talks to what work and efforts can be accomplished with minimal effort during slow down periods. https://www.sans.org/webcasts/disc-ics-virtual-conference-114285
VMware Carbon Black Connect 2020 - May 13-14 - Connect 2020 is a free, action-packed two-day virtual event about the future of endpoint security. The agenda has something for everyone, including a Developer Day for technical users, hands-on threat hunting workshops, and a chance to become product certified. Hear from the experts, explore our sponsor hub, and participate in a series of trainings on the most effective ways to combat the latest threats. https://www.carbonblack.com/connect20/
FWD:CLOUDSEC June 29 - a new cloud security practitioners conference which will be held online - https://fwdcloudsec.org/
RSAC 2020 APJ July 15 – 17 "Transforming RSA Conference 2020 Asia Pacific & Japan into a free virtual learning experience, taking place 15 – 17 July. We have many exciting and relevant sessions and keynotes planned, featuring some of the world’s leading cybersecurity experts." https://go.rsaconference.com/rsac-apj2020/