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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.

For Dates and Locations of upcoming conferences and training events, see the pages titled Upcoming events (Calls for papers, Conferences and On-Demand Training) and Scheduled Training Courses (Training Classes/Courses scheduled for specific dates/locations).

Research Conferences and Workshops

Research conferences that are related to digital investigation and forensics.

American Academy of Forensic Science

Australian Digital Forensics Conference

BlackHat Japan Briefings & Training

BlackHat Federal Briefings & Training

BSides Security (various locations)


Computer Technology Investigators Network (CTIN) Digital Forensics Conference

Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law

CyberCrime Summit (Last found in 2010)

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

Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)

Digital Forensics Research Conference (DFRWS)

e-Forensics (Last found in 2010)

E-Crime and Computer Evidence (NOTE - Can't find any since 2006)


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

FIRST Conference

French-Speaking Days on Digital Investigations - Journées Francophones de l'Investigation Numérique

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 Information and Communication Technologies in Forensics (ICTinForensics) (Last Seen in 2011)

International Conference on IT-Incident Management & IT-Forensics

International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection

International Workshop on Digital Forensics

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

Open Web Application Security Project

PacSec Conference

Security OPUS Information Security Conference (Last seen 2010)

Sleuthkit and Open Source Digital Forensics Conference (OSDFCon)

Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering (SADFE)

U.S. Cyber Crime Conference

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

Mobile Forensics Conference

PFIC (Parabin Corporation)

Regional Computer Forensics Group Conference (RCFG)

SANS Digital Forensics & Incident Response Summit & Training

Techno Forensics Conference

Techno-Security Conference

See also