Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Concerns Trigger Cybersecurity Conference Cancelations, Postponements
Amid Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak concerns, IBM Security cancels RSA Conference 2020 participation, and Black Hat Asia 2020 is postponed.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak concerns are triggering cybersecurity conference cancelations, postponements, and proactive health measures worldwide.
The latest updates include:
- Black Hat Asia 2020 has been postponed. The cybersecurity conference had been scheduled for March 31 through April 3 in Singapore.
- Mobile World Congress 2020, a massive telecom conference with some cybersecurity content, has been canceled. The event had been scheduled for February 24-27 in Barcelona, Spain.
- RSA Conference 2020 is still scheduled for February 24-28 in San Francisco. IBM Security, which runs the IBM X-Force team and has a Top 200 MSSP business, has canceled participation at that conference out of an abundance of caution. RSA Conference .organizers have been proactive in sharing sponsor updates and extra steps to minimize health risks at the show.
- Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) daily updates are here from ChannelE2E.
This article was originally published February 15, 2020. Keep checking back for conference updates.