BSides Canberra is a conference designed to advance the body of Information Security knowledge by providing an annual, two day, open forum for discussion and debate for security engineers and their affiliates. It is a conference that is a source of education, collaboration, and continued conversation for information technologists and those associated with this field. The technical and academic presentations at BSides Canberra are given in the spirit of peer review and advanced knowledge dissemination. This allows the field of Information Security to grow in breadth and depth, and continue in its pursuit of highly advanced scientifcally based knowledge.
Each BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security members. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big thing are happening.