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This is a list of conferences in the computer forensics field, and was originally taken from Brian Carrier's list of conferences and journals at and used with his permission. Brian no longer maintains those listings and points back to this Wiki.

Research Conferences and Workshops

Research conferences that are related to digital investigation and forensics.

American Academy of Forensic Science

BlackHat Federal Briefings & Training

BSides Security (various locations)


Computer Technology Investigators Network (CTIN) Digital Forensics Conference

Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law

Department of Defense CyberCrime Conference (Discontinued - now US Cyber Crime Conference)

Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)

Digital Forensics Research Conference (DFRWS)

EuroForensics Forensics Sciences, Cyber Security and Surveillance Technologies Conference and Exhibition (With ending of FSS, this seems to be a trade show now)

FIRST Conference

AFSIN: Association francophone des spécialistes de l’investigation numérique French-Speaking Days on Digital Investigations

IEEE Workshop on Information Forensics and Security

IFIP International Information Security Conference

IFIP WG 11.9 International Conference on Digital Forensics

Information Hiding Conference

International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security

International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime (ICDF2C)

International Conference on IT-Incident Management & IT-Forensics

International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection

Open Source Software for Computer and Network Forensics (Last seen in 2008)

Open Web Application Security Project

Security OPUS Information Security Conference (Last seen 2010)

Sleuthkit and Open Source Digital Forensics Conference (OSDFCon)

USENIX Annual Technical Conference

USENIX Security Symposium

Virus Bulletin Conference

International Workshop on Cyber Forensics and Advanced Threat Investigations

Training Conferences

Enfuse Conference - formerly Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC)

The First Forensic Forum (F3)

HTCIA International Training Conference and Expo

IACIS Computer Forensic Training Event

PFIC (Parabin Corporation)

Regional Computer Forensics Group Conference (RCFG)

SANS Digital Forensics & Incident Response Summit & Training

Techno-Security Conference

See also