The Conference for DFIR & Security Professionals

Orlando, August 30 - September 2, 2015

Bringing together experts from all over the world to share their latest research and techniques
related to cybersecurity, investigations and computer forensics.


Keynote Presenters

We are pleased to announce two fantastic keynotes for the 2015 HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo.
They will provide their views on the current state of cyber security, the importance of partnerships, team building and never quit attitude.
Brandon Webb Former US Navy SEAL and author of “The Red Circle”
Brandon Webb is an American writer and digital media entrepreneur.  He was born in British Columbia Canada, where he spent his early childhood, and later moved to America.
At nineteen Brandon joined the US Navy where he first served as a Helicopter Aircrew Search & Rescue (SAR) swimmer, and later as a US Navy SEAL.
Howard Schmidt Former Cyber Advisor to Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush; former CISO and CSO at Microsoft; former CISO at eBay
Howard Schmidt serves as a partner in the strategic advisory firm, Ridge-Schmidt Cyber, an executive services firm that helps leaders in business and government navigate the increasing demands of cybersecurity. He serves in this position with Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.  He also serves as executive director of The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode).

News & Media

Please see below for up-to-date news regarding the 2015 conference, speaker and sponsor announcements as well as news on activities during the conference.
Mar, 31

Our training agenda for the 2015 HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo is almost complete.  We have made it available for attendees so that they can start to plan what sessions they would like to take. Please noted, the agenda is subject to change. To view the agenda visit –

Jan, 24

We would like to welcome the Red Circle Foundation as guests of the 2015 HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo. Our opening keynote, former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb established the Red Circle Foundation in 2012. Their mission is to provide enrichment scholarships for the children of Special Operators, and emergency gap funding in support of […]

Oct, 21

We are thrilled to be hosting the 2015 HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo in beautiful Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort.  The conference committee’s goal is to host a conference bringing the brightest technical minds together, but also to run an event where attendee’s can bring their families and enjoy what both the […]