S4 is …
Optimistic … Forward Looking … Creative … Driving Change
Set free a conservative, slow moving, change resistant community to discover new ideas and come up with innovative ways to use these new ideas to deploy secure, resilient and better ICS. S4 is the place where you learn what will happen in the next 1 to 3 years and how you can be a part of it.
After a Covid caused cancellation of S4x21 and delay until April of S4x22, a record 800 of the best in world talent in the ICS security community came together in Miami South Beach for S4x22. S4x23 brings us to a new venue with many new opportunities to further improve the attendee experience and advance the S4 Create The Future Vision.
May 16: Sponsor Packages Available
June 15 – Aug 31: Call For Presentations Open
Sept 15: S4x23 Tickets For Sale and Hotels Available
Oct 15: Agenda Published
Feb 13 – 16, 2023: S4x23 in Miami South Beach
S4x23 Call For Presentations Is Open
New Venue for S4x23
Loews Miami Beach
The home of S4 since 2016, the Fillmore Miami Beach, will be closed in 2023. We will miss the theater and stage, and we think we have an even better location … The Loews Miami Beach.
- It is in the same area of South Beach, 16th and Collins, two blocks from the Surfcomber.
- It is large and can house the growing event.
- It is beautiful. Since this is a not a historic building, it has been updated to be larger, more modern and more luxurious. And we got an amazing rate for you.
- There is plenty of room for the three stages plus additional rooms for sponsors, special events, Pwn2Own and other things.
- One of the biggest complaints we received from S4x20 is the distance between stages. The Loews addresses this as all three stages are within a 15 second walk of each other.
- They have great amenities: pool, ocean activities, spa, fitness room, world class seafood restaurant, and a kids program if you bring the family.
Another keynote announcement: Dale Peterson will interview US Department of Energy, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESAR) Director Puesh Kumar on the S4x23 Main Stage in Thursday's Keynote block. DoE, even well before CESAR was...
Three quick updates for those attending or considering S4x23 next Feb 13 - 16 in Miami South Beach. Ticket Prices Go Up $200 On December 1st Just before Thanksgiving we sold ticket #500 and are currently at ticket #528, but as a mini Cyber Monday sale we will hold the...
This week’s S4x23 keynote block announcement is the hot new game show: My Favorite Metric! Six contestants will have 3 minutes to present their favorite OT Cybersecurity or OT Cyber Risk metric to three celebrity judges and the studio audience for the chance to win...
Only 5 of the 100 free Women In ICS Security tickets remain for S4x23. These tickets provide access to the Monday pre-event activities, the Women In ICS Security social event Monday evening, all of the Day 1 / Tuesday sessions, and Tuesday’s Welcome Party. When the...
The keynote block on Wednesday (Day 2) is looking great. Last week we announced Dale will be interviewing Gene Spafford. This week we are very pleased to announce Dale will also interview Berkshire Hathaway Energy's President and CEO William J. Fehrman in the...
Apply For A S4x23 Worthy Cause Exhibitor Space The S4 credo is Create The Future. To help accomplish this we are adding free exhibitor space for worthy causes that will help create the future of OT and ICS security. Not only is the space free, it is in the best...