The 21st Annual Information Security Forum will be held virtually on May 18-19, 2021 and is hosted by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO).  

​The Information Security Forum is an educational conference bringing together security and IT professionals from public sector organizations across the state of Texas.
This premier conference focuses on security trends and upcoming technologies. Don't miss this great opportunity to network and with other government employees and cybersecurity exhibitors. 


This year's agenda features:
  • Over 30 break-out sessions 
  • Two quality keynote speakers
  • Several interactive sessions featuring cyber ranges, capture the flag and incident response exercises
  • Networking lounge discussion sessions
  • Virtual exhibit booths
Please click on the Agenda page for a listing of educational sessions as well as the full schedule.



This free event is open to government employees (state and local) and employees of K-12 & higher education institutions. Pre-registration is required.  

Because space is limited, it may be necessary to limit the number of attendees from a specific organization so that the maximum number of organizations can participate. This will be determined by the number of registrations we receive.


Virtual Site location will be provided after registration.