mWISE 2023 Cybersecurity Conference

Welcome to mWISE™ – Mandiant Worldwide Information Security Exchange! First-hand experiences. Battle-tested solutions. Frontline practitioners. At mWISE, we use the power of collective intelligence to break through to new insights.

What’s in store for mWISE 2023

Problem-solving? Yes. Megaconference? No. That means more meaningful conversations, better connections, and a true community of frontline experts.

Join us to learn from and connect with security’s best.

The global community of security practitioners comes together at mWISE to share unique knowledge for strengthening their defenses, individually and together. Featuring frontline experts, critical insights and cutting edge trends, mWISE is for practitioners who want to uplevel their excellence together with the industry’s best.

What’s on the Agenda

80+ sessions over two and a half days will give you opportunities to learn from your peers across the industry, meet with exhibitors offering solutions and enjoy plenty of time to connect with each other.  Thank you to our program committee for their work curating this year's sessions!

Saturday, Sep 16
  • Pre-Conference Trainings
Sunday, Sep 17
  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Pre-Conference Trainings
  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sponsor/Exhibitor/Expo+ Registration open; Conventon Center Hall A
  • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Full Conference Registraion Open; Marriott, Gallaudet room level M1
Monday, Sep 18
  • 7:00 am - 8:45 am: Breakfast
  • 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Full Conference Registraion Open; Marriott, Gallaudet room level M1
  • 8:00 am - 6:30 pm Sponsor/Exhibitor/Expo+ Registration Open; Conventon Center Hall A
  • 9:00 am - 12:15 pm: Breakout Sessions
  • 11:00 am - 5:30 pm: Expo opens
  • 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm: Lunch / Lunch and Learns
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Keynotes
  • 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: Breakout Sessions
  • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Welcome Reception in the Expo
Tuesday, Sep 19
  • 7:00 am - 8:45 am: Breakfast
  • 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Full Conference Registraion open; Marriott, Gallaudet room level M1
  • 9:00 am - 12:15 pm: Breakout Sessions
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sponsor/Exhibitor/Expo+ Registration Open; Conventon Center Hall A
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Expo opens
  • 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm: Lunch / Lunch and Learns
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Keynotes
  • 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: Breakout Sessions
  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Evening at the Museum
  • 7:00 am - 8:45 am: Breakfast
  • 7:00 am - 1:00 pm Full Conference Registraion Open; Marriott, Gallaudet room level M1
  • 9:00 am - 10:45 pm: Breakout Sessions
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Sponsor/Exhibitor/Expo+ Registration Open; Conventon Center Hall A
  • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm: Expo opens
  • 11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Closing Keynotes
  • 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm: Grab and go lunch

*Please note all dates and times are subject to change

Keynote Speakers

Our keynote stage will be free from vendor influence again this year. For the first time, we collected, ideas for speakers and topics from the community and are excited to bring industry experts and luminaries who will share their insights and expertise with you. We are excited to welcome both speakers from the public and private sectors plus a few surprise "brain candy" speakers - chosen to engage you to think outside of the box. Check out our keynote lineup!


Monday, September 18 | Welcome Reception

Kick off mWISE Conference on Monday night with our Welcome Reception on the Expo floor. Learn about our sponsors’ powerful solutions, listen to music, and connect with peers over plenty of food and drink!

Tuesday, September 19 | An Evening at the Museum

Join us for a special evening at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. We will gather and celebrate with your community of peers while you enjoy private access to explore this multifaceted cultural and educational museum. Don't miss this night!

Learn, share and connect

Our independent program committee reviews submissions from our Call for Speakers to build and curate six tracks for mWISE™ Conference 2023 where practitioners will learn, share and connect.

Cloud Security

As cloud adoption accelerates, the need to manage cloud security as an integrated part of your security program is paramount. Cloud infrastructure also offers unique opportunities for elevating baseline posture and increasing security automation. This track focuses on understanding common risks in cloud infrastructure, how to assess your cloud security posture, cloud-centric threat models, and how to manage/mitigate potential vulnerabilities. Find out more >>


Sessions in this track focus on the current state of play in cyber threat intelligence; recent advancements in tools, technologies, and methodologies to track cyber adversary groups; and ways to effectively communicate analytic findings to minimize cyber risk exposure. Additional areas covered in this track include research and analysis processes, combating analytic cognitive biases, the evolution of enrichment data sources, cyber adversary tradecraft, and developing key skills to succeed within the cyber threat intelligence discipline. Find out more >>

Security Engineering

This track focuses on building and maintaining security posture by incorporating security controls into systems to prevent misuse and malicious behavior and maintain security policies. Find out more >>

Security Operations

Discussions focused on critical areas related to security issues on an organizational and technical level, directed on people, processes and technology for managing and enhancing an organization’s security posture and preventing, detecting, analyzing and responding to cybersecurity incidents. Find out more >>

Security Threats and Exploits

Talks in these sessions focus on attacks and exploits aimed at damaging or disrupting computer networks or systems through unauthorized access, destruction, disclosure, modification of information, and/or denial of service. Find out more >>

Third Party and Cyber Risk Management

Sessions in this track are focused on the ongoing process of discovering, correcting, and preventing security problems, and implanting plans to address future risks. Find out more >>

A seventh track will feature sponsor case studies and actionable examples in our new Expo Breakout on the Expo floor.

Passes to match your needs

We are excited to present mWISE live and in-person in D.C., and online! For those attending in-person, mWISE will take place from September 18-20, 2023 at the Marriott Marquis Washington D.C. and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Choose the mWISE™ Conference experience that fits your learning needs, budget and schedule.

See full price breakdown here.

Sept 18 - 20, 2023 | In person

Expo+ Pass

Take advantage of our new Expo+ pass for full access to the expo floor and all of the activities taking place there

  • Watch sponsor sessions with case studies and customer success stories
  • Tune into the keynote session live stream from the expo floor
  • Meet and connect with sponsors
  • Visit our NEW Community Hub and interact with organizations working to bring underrepresented groups into the cybersecurity field
  • Access interactive whiteboard sessions to problem solve with leading practitioners
  • Enjoy our Monday evening Welcome Reception
  • Please note this pass does not include meals or access to keynote or breakout sessions.
Sept 18-20, 2023 | In person

Full Conference Pass

Attend in-Person with our Full Conference Pass

  • Live, onsite access to mWISE
  • Access to all keynote sessions
  • Access to over 70 breakout sessions (available on a first come, first served basis)
  • Access to live streamed keynotes and breakout sessions from September 18-20, 2023
  • Access to on-demand, recorded sessions through December 22, 2023
  • Access to Lunch and Learn sessions (available on a first come, first served basis)
  • Access to the expo floor to meet with sponsors
  • Networking opportunities with peers
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Enjoy our Monday evening Welcome Reception
  • Access to the Tuesday Evening at the Museum event
  • Ability to add pre-conference sessions prior to the Conference. See details here.

Pre-Conference Sessions

Add to your mWISE Conference experience with even deeper dives on specific topics in our Pre-Conference sessions. Review available courses here.

Why should you attend mWISE?

5 reasons you should attend and help to justify attending.

It's time to team up and learn from each other. Read more.

Earn CPE credits

You can receive Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits that may count toward certification programs. At the conclusion of mWISE 2023, you will receive an email with a link to your Trip Report. You will also be able to access your trip report on our digital platform dashboard when you login. Then visit your certification program’s website and self-report your CPE hours.

Visiting from outside the United States and need a visa letter?

You will be able to indicate that you need a visa letter during the Conference registration process. It can take up to 24 hours for an event registration to be processed. Mandiant processes most Visa letter requests within 3 business days from time of registration.

mWISE Announcements

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