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About the Security Analyst Summit

The Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (SAS) is an annual event connecting anti-malware researchers and developers, global law enforcement agencies and CERTs and members of the security research community.   The goal is to learn, debate, share and showcase cutting-edge research, new technologies and discuss ways to improve collaboration in the fight against cyber-crime.

The previous events were joined by members of leading global companies, such as Adobe, Microsoft, The Boeing Company, Barracuda Networks, Interpol, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the World Bank, Team Cymru, The ShadowServer Foundation and ICSA Labs.

The event provides two full days of learning opportunities and networking with industry experts and covers all aspects of the global threat landscape.


Cyber-espionage and Advanced Threat Actors


Attacks against mobile platforms


Threats against banks and financial institutions


Government surveillance issues


Cross-border law-enforcement coordination and information sharing


Botnets and Web-based attacks


Vulnerability discovery and responsible disclosure


Critical infrastructure protection (SCADA/ICS)


Call for papers

Would you like to become a speaker?

The dates for SAS 2016 CFP will be announced soon!

Attending Participants

Join us

This is an event connecting security professionals from companies and law enforcement partners who are involved in the fight against cyber-crime.

The audience includes representatives from software vendors, anti-malware/anti-spam researchers, law enforcement professionals, vulnerability researchers and security response teams.

Attendees include trusted, high-profile journalists from New York Times, Reuters, Washington Post, Wired Magazine, Ars Technica, CNET News, Bloomberg, Forbes, Dark Reading and The Economist.

Whether you are an IT professional charged with defending your organization’s systems and data or a vendor-based security researcher, Security Analysts Summit offers opportunities to learn from the best in the industry, discuss methods and technologies, and build contacts.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Security Analyst Summit is offering an attractive range of sponsorship opportunities for SAS 2016 at Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorship levels.   If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of SAS 2016 or exhibiting at the event please contact us for more details by emailing sas2016@kaspersky.com or calling us on +7 (903) 961-05-60.


Venue Details

The Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2016 will be held on February 15-19 at The Westin Playa Bonita in Panamá.


Located 20 minutes from Panama City and 30 minutes from the Panama Canal’s Miraflores Locks, the resort offers guests an idyllic retreat on the golden sands of Playa Bonita Beach. The Pacific Ocean and lush tropical rainforests are only steps away from the doors. You’ll find plenty of opportunity to relax while staying productive. You will delight in three infinity-edge pools, six restaurants, and Sensory Spa by Clarins. Discover your best self in one of our 611 rooms, which offer Pacific Ocean or rainforest views as well as a 40-inch LCD TV and High Speed Internet Access. Westin Heavenly® Bed promises a restful sleep, while the Heavenly® Bath rejuvenates each morning. 

For more information, please visit http://www.westinplayabonita.com/

SAS in the media


Previously on Security Analyst Summit

Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit, 2015
Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit, 2015

When: February 16-17, 2015

Where: Cancun, Mexico

Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit, 2014
Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit, 2014

When: February 9-13, 2014

Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Kaspersky Threatpost Security Analyst Summit, 2013
Kaspersky Threatpost Security Analyst Summit, 2013

When: February 3-7, 2013

Where: Puerto Rico, USA

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Kaspersky Threatpost Security Analyst Summit, 2012
Kaspersky Threatpost Security Analyst Summit, 2012

When: February 1-5, 2012

Where: Cancun, Mexico

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Security Analysts Summit, 2011
Security Analysts Summit, 2011

When: June 19-22, 2011

Where: Malaga, Spain

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Security Analyst Summit, 2010
Security Analyst Summit, 2010

When: June 1-4, 2010

Where: Limassol, Cyprus

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Contact Us

Email: sas2016@kaspersky.com

Tel: +7 (903) 961-05-60 (Russian Federation)

Follow SAS 2016 on Twitter with the hashtag #TheSAS2016. We’ll also be live tweeting many of the talks during SAS.

Follow @kaspersky and @threatpost now!