CANCUN, MEXICO – MARCH 08: Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky LAB, during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico.  (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

Every year, the world’s IT security community gathers in a unique location for a remarkable event known to all simply as ‘The SAS’. For several days they debate and discuss the evolving cyber-threat landscape, present cutting-edge research, share information on new technologies, and find new ways to improve collaboration in the fight against cybercrime.

Security Analyst Summit 2018

Security Analyst Summit 2018

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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky LAB, during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Matt Tait of University of Texas during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Cooper Quintin of EFF during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Mike Flossman of Lookout during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Eva Galperin speaks during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Vitaly Kamluk of Kaspersky Lab during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab speaks during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Igor Soumenkov, Principal Security Researcher of Kaspersky Lab, during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Martin Hnor of Avast speaks during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Nate Wartfield of Microsoft speaks during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Ryan Naraine of John Bishop during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ryan Naraine of John Bishop
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: (FROM L TO R) Ryan Naraine of John Bishop, Katie Moussouris CEO of Luta Security and Chris Eng , VP Research of Veracode,during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Marinus Boekelo of NHTCU during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Gert Das of NHTCU during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Gert Das
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Marc Rogers of Cloudflare during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marc Rogers
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Joe FitzPatrick of SecuringHardware.com during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Joe FitzPatrick
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Andrew Blaich and Eva Galperin speak during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Vitaly Kamluk of Kaspersky Lab during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Katie Moussouris, CEO of Luta Security, during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Katie Missouris
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Peter Kruse of CSIS speaks to the audience during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Peter Kruse
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Jan Kaastrup of CSIS during the Conference Day One of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jan Kaastrup
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: John Bambenek of Bambenek Consulting during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Bambenek
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Jonathan Levin of Chainalysis speaks to the audience during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jonathan Levin
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CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 08: Costin Raiu during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

CANCUN, MEXICO – MARCH 08: Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky LAB, during the Conference day one of the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2018 at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort on March 8, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico.  (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the Security Analyst Summit, and to celebrate the occasion the event returns to Cancun, welcoming high-caliber anti-malware researchers, global law enforcement agencies and CERTs, senior executives from financial services, technology, healthcare, academia and government agencies, and leading technology media, among others. Confirmed participants for 2018 already include senior representatives from Microsoft, Google, Avast, Telstra, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Talos, SecurityWeek, Qintel, ThreatBook, FireEye and Cisco Talos, among many others.

The results will power IT security strategies and research for the remainder of 2018, and forge new relationships and strengthen existing ones – all with the shared goal of making cyberspace a safer place for all.

For further information visit https://sas.kaspersky.com/