RVAsec 11 CFP is now open!

The call for papers for RVAsec 2022 is now open!

Click here to submit a talk to the CFP now!

Conference: June 8-9th, 2022

Location: Richmond, VA

CFP Submission Deadline:  March 13th, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern

RVAsec is a Richmond, VA based security convention that brings top industry speakers to the midatlantic region. In its eleventh year, RVAsec 2022 is expected to attract over 750 security professionals from across the country. For 2022, the conference is a two day and three track format, with a mixed focus on technical and management/business presentations.


  • Conference location: Richmond, VA
  • Dates: June 8-9, 2022
  • All talks must be 50 minutes in length
  • Presenters will need to select Technical, Business/Management, or 101 tracks.
  • While we welcome foreign speakers, we are unable provide sponsorship for entry to the U.S.

We try to treat our speakers well with a special VIP event, gifts, and travel assistance (if possible). Join us at RVAsec and enjoy the perks! 

For more information and requirements, or to submit, please visit:



RVAsec 2021 Recap

We have finally recovered from RVAsec and wanted to bring you a quick recap!  We had over 450 attendees for this year and it was great to see everyone back in person!

What we were thrilled to bring you:

Thank you to everyone that took the time to provide us feedback.  We worked long and hard for several months to ensure that we are able to provide the safest conference possible and follow CDC and Virginia COVID recommendations.  We are pleased to report that while we were able to deliver that, in order to make that happen we modified the event from previous years.  We are very hopeful that we can get back to a “normal” RVAsec in 2022.

What to expect in the coming weeks:

Thanks again to all our our speakers, sponsors and volunteers!

Next year, RVAsec will be June 8-9, 2022 at the Omni Hotel Richmond.

See you next year.

Jake and Chris

Join Security Staches for Movember

After October comes Movember. Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming the way health services reach and support men. By 2030, they aim to reduce the number of men dying prematurely by 25%.

We’re proud to be a member of the communities we live and work in, and recognize the important role that nonprofit and other local and industry organizations play. We’re raising funds and awareness this Movember for all the dads, brothers, sons and mates in our lives.

Join the Mo-vement

Are you a colleague in the security industry? Then we challenge you to join the team!

You can find our team page here:

RVAsec Passport for Prizes

We are once again having the Passport for Prizes event at RVAsec 10! This event gives you the opportunity to win some awesome prizes from our participating sponsors. 

Just visit at least 20 sponsor’s tables and get their initials or signature in the corresponding box. When completed, return your entry to registration for a chance to win.

Note: Your information must be complete to be eligible*, and you must be present at the reception on Friday to win.

  • A10 Networks: Amazon Echo Show 8 
  • Arctic Wolf: $100 Amazon gift card 
  • Armis: $100 Visa gift card 
  • Assura: $100 Visa gift card 
  • Check Point: $100 Amazon gift card 
  • Cohesity: Bose SoundLink Color ll Bluetooth Speaker 
  • Corelight: SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker 
  • Cyber Ark: mBot Ranger Robot Kit 
  • ExtraHop: 3 month subscription to Whiskey 
  • Fortinet: $100 Gift Card 
  • Gigamon: $100 Amazon gift card 
  • iBoss: Apple Airpods provided
  • Infoblox: Sonos Speaker 
  • Malwarebytes: $200 Amazon gift card 
  • Netskope: Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones 
  • Optiv: Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls & Visa gift card 
  • Palo Alto: $100 Visa gift card 
  • Rapid7: Remote Control Drone w/ GPS 
  • Red Canary: Apple Airpods 
  • Red Seal: $100 Amazon gift card 
  • Risk Based Security: JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker 
  • SecurID (RSA): $100 Amazon gift card 
  • Rubrik: ECO BEE Smart Thermostat w/ Voice Control 
  • SafeBreach: Apple Air Tags 
  • Sands Anderson: $100 Visa gift card 
  • SEGRA: $100 gift card 
  • Sycom Tech: $100 Best Buy gift card 
  • TECHEAD: $100 Best Buy gift card 
  • Tenable: LYNQ Wireless Speaker & Tangelo TrueView Webcam
  • Trend Micro: JBL Portable Bluetooth Speaker 
  • University of Richmond School of Continuing and Professional Studies: Spider Gift Pack 
  • Varonis: $100 Visa gift card 
  • World Wide Technology: Golf Bag 
  • RVAsec: Two “Mystery Bags” 

* Contact information will be shared with Passport sponsors.

CTF Sponsor: SafeBreach

RVAsec is pleased to have SafeBreach as a CTF Sponsor sponsor for RVAsec 10!


Continuous Security Control Validation — Maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the security controls you already have and optimize your security spend.


Twitter @safebreach


RVAsec 2021 Proof of Attendance

If you need proof of attendance for your CISSP or other certification CPEs, please use this PDF. Instructions: Proof of attendance:

Bronze Sponsor: Sepio Systems

SepioRVAsec is pleased to have SEPIO Systems as a Bronze sponsor for RVAsec 10!

Embracing Zero Trust Architecture? Using our Zero Trust Hardware Access solution, You’ll no longer need to worry about your infrastructure’s blind spots!


Twitter @sepiosys

Silver Sponsor: Fortinet

RVAsec is pleased to have Fortinet as a Silver sponsor for RVAsec 10!

The Fortinet Security Fabric continuously assesses the risks and automatically adjusts to provide comprehensive real-time protection across the digital attack surface and cycle.

Powered by FortiOS, the Fabric is the industry’s highest-performing integrated cybersecurity platform with a rich ecosystem. The Fabric enables consistent security across the extended digital attack surface. Seamless interoperability, complete visibility, and granular control are now possible for hybrid deployments including hardware, software, and X-as-a-Service across networks, endpoints, and clouds.


Twitter @Fortinet #title# (@Fortinet) #url#

Silver Sponsor: Varonis

RVAsec is pleased to have Varonis as a Silver sponsor for RVAsec 10!

The average user can access 17 million files. Varonis reduces your blast radius in days, not years. Combined with advanced detection that monitors every file touch, ransomware doesn’t stand a chance.


Twitter @varonis

Silver Sponsor: SyCom

RVAsec is pleased to have SyCom as a Silver sponsor for RVAsec 10!

At SyCom our business is about technology. But, it’s also about building lasting relationships with our clients. We are committed to connecting with you as a partner to solve your business challenges.


Twitter @sycomtech