Protect 2014

September 8-11, Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.

You have a lot to gain by attending HP Protect

No one knows more about security flaws than bad guys. They trade secrets day and night with a single-minded purpose: winning. Your applications, information, networks, and online payments are all at risk. To succeed today, security professionals have to think just like them. Attend HP Protect to collaborate with nearly 1,500 security professionals to jointly identify primary targets, predict vulnerabilities, trade threat secrets, and determine how to attack adversaries relentlessly. Learn how to better disrupt threats or mitigate their severity. So go ahead, think like a bad guy.

  • Learn from nearly 150 breakout sessions and turbo talks — see the content catalog
  • Gain insight into application security, information security, network security, and payment security
  • Network with nearly 1,500 security professionals in receptions, lunches, and the
    conference party
  • See what HP offers from hands-on demos, new product previews, a mock SOC
    and onsite service/support
  • Meet one-on-one with HP executives and security experts
  • Hear about additional solutions and offerings from event sponsors

General session speakers include

Brian Krebs


Author of KrebsOnSecurity.com, investigative reporter


Kevin Poulsen


Award-winning journalist, contributing editor at WIRED magazine, and author of Kingpin — How One Hacker Took Over the Billion Dollar Cyber Crime Underground .

New! HP Protect + Training price break

Register for HP Protect and one of the post-event training courses for only $1,995. That’s an $800 savings!

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Highlights from last year’s event

Event video recap
Art Gilliland’s keynote video
Dr. Gary McGraw’s keynote video
Event photos
Presentation downloads

What last year’s attendees had to say

“Great topic selection, which stimulated very good discussions amongst my peers. Well done.”
“High quality participants from HP, partners, and customers.”
“The event was fantastic and I appreciate the depth of content I got out of it.”

Celebrate HP Protect at the conference party headlined by Counting Crows

Known for creating unique and innovative concerts and consistently ranked as one of the top live bands performing today, Counting Crows have sold more than 20-million albums worldwide featuring such hits as "Mr. Jones," "Round Here," "A Long December," "Hangin' Around," "Big Yellow Taxi," and the Academy Award-nominated song "Accidentally in Love" from Shrek 2. Enjoy a private concert held at the Newseum, an interactive museum of news and journalism that has attracted 2.25+ million visitors in just 5 years.