The 25th Annual Information Security Forum will be held on April 2-3, 2024 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas 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 with other government employees and cybersecurity exhibitors.



CPE Form - please save this form to track your own session attendance. DIR does not keep attendance records for CPE.


This year's agenda features:
  • Five tracks of quality break-out sessions 
  • Several quality keynote speakers
  • Vendor product demonstrations.
Click the AGENDA for a listing of educational sessions as well as the full schedule.
Beverages, snacks, continental breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.


Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704
A parking voucher will be provided to government attendees the week before the event.


View the Sponsors & Exhibitors page to view who is attending.
Check back soon to view the list of booth assignments.
Click here to view the floor plan.


Vendors will be offering short product demonstrations in the Expo on Tuesday & Wednesday.  Get valuable information on a variety of useful cybersecurity products and services.
Attendance will be first come first seated during the conference (advance registration is not available).


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.


Lunch will be provided Tuesday and Wednesday.  We have selected two food trucks to cater ISF that will also be providing vegetarian options. The food trucks are Bohemian BBQ (Tues/Wed), Chi'lantro (Tue) and Shawarma Point (Wed). Several options will be available from which to choose when you attend lunch.
On your registration, it is important that you list any dietary restrictions (vegetarian, gluten free, nut allergy, etc.). Dietary cards will be provided at registration for those who listed dietary restrictions.