Thank You for Attending PhishMe Submerge 2017!

The second annual PhishMe User Conference was a resounding success. Don’t miss out in 2018!  Join us for a deep dive into the latest trends in phishing threats and incident response at PhishMe Submerge 2018 at the JW Marriott Grand Lakes in Orlando Florida, November 12-14.

The PhishMe Submerge Phishing Defense Summit and User Conference is set to provide attendees with 1 full day of training and 2 days of sessions across two distinct tracks: Phishing Resilience and Phishing Defense. All attendees will have the opportunity to go deep and learn from industry experts while networking with peers and other PhishMe users from all over the world.

Questions? Email submerge@phishme.com

Details coming soon for PhishMe Submerge 2018 at the JW Marriott Grand Lakes in Orlando Florida, November 12-14. Save the Date Below:

2018-11-12 08:00:00 2018-11-14 17:00:00 America/New_York PhishMe Submerge Defense summit and User Conference The PhishMe Submerge Phishing Defense Summit and User Conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to go deep and learn from industry experts while networking with peers and other PhishMe users from all over the world. Orlando, FL PhishMe

"Aside from the awesome @SANSInstitute and #DFIR events, it appears @PhishMe is now running the best vendor-led security con in the DC area!"

Richard Bejtlich @taosecurity

PhishMe Submerge Topics and Schedule

The PhishMe team has planned for more than 30 training and educations sessions providing high-value information from other PhishMe users, PhishMe experts and phishing defense experts from around the world. View the session abstracts!

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28
Hotel Room Block Opens for Early Arrivals
Cocktails with PhishMe – Time and Location TBA

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
8am: Registration
9am–5pm: Training Sessions (View Agenda)
6pm: Welcome and Opening Reception

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30
8am–5pm: Conference Sessions (View Agenda)
6pm–8pm: Cocktails with PhishMe at Pose
8pm: Free Night for Dinner with Friends

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1
8am–12pm: Conference Sessions (View Agenda)
12pm–1pm: Box Lunch and Conference Closing

Introducing PhishMe Certification!

You can be among the first to be PhishMe certified! PhishMe is previewing its upcoming PhishMe Certification Program at Submerge 2017. That’s right! Become a pro user of PhishMe PhishMe’s features and functionality, plus learn best practices for running a successful anti-phishing behavioral conditioning program. The inaugural training will be held on November 29 during a 3-hour, guided, online certification program and testing.

Earn CPE credits while attending PhishMe Submerge!

(ISC)² members can earn 1 CPE credit for each hour of applicable tracks and keynote sessions, subject to approval. Don’t miss Training Day on Wednesday, November 29th for a full day of learning in Phishing Resiliency or Phishing Defense tracks. *If you provide your (ISC)² membership number during the registration process, your attendance will be automatically reported to (ISC)2 for consideration for CPE credit.

Travel and Lodging Information

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Maryland 20745 USA
Phone: +1-301-965-4000

PhishMe has negotiated a special room rate of $179 for a single/double per night, plus $22 resort fee plus tax. Hotel reservations must be made before November 3, 2017 (or until room block is filled) to secure this special rate.

We recommend making your reservation for the conference dates you need as soon as possible, as hotel rooms will fill up quickly – reserve a room here or call and reference PhishMe Submerge 2017.

Click here for additional transportation information.

2017 PhishMe Excellence Awards

The PhishMe Excellence Awards showcase the outstanding achievements of security professionals to defend their companies against the damages of phishing. The companies and individuals recognized by the PhishMe Excellence awards are industry leaders, chosen for their innovative, successful programs to combat phishing attacks and protect their enterprise from the risks of malware infiltration and fraud loss.

Nominations are closed.

Every day, 1000s of companies use PhishMe as a cornerstone of their phishing defense program. The PhishMe Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of security professionals and organizations with innovative, successful anti-phishing and phishing defense programs to minimize the risk and impacts associated with phishing attacks.

The 2017 PhishMe Excellence Awards will recognize program excellence in four categories:

  • Phishing Defense Program of the Year:The most effective all-around, top performing, defensive phishing program across a comprehensive list of components including detection, alerting, reporting, employee training, employee participation, and results.
  • Incident Response Team of the Year:The top incident response team based on either of the following:
    • Single Incident: scope of the incident, potential for damage, response strategy and cost/time saving value of the resolution; or
    • Overall Process: the incident response team with the best ongoing process, system of detecting and deflecting the incident and minimizing the overall impact of phishing in the organization on an ongoing basis.
  • Most Innovative Phishing Defense Program:The most innovative phishing program implementation across an organization which could include contests, gamification, incentives, and other fresh approaches to improve training effectiveness and boost participation throughout the company.
  • PhishMe Trailblazer of the Year: An award created to recognize the PhishMe user who has gone above and beyond in their phishing defense efforts.

Nominations are Closed! 

Why Attend PhishMe Submerge 2017

As our recent Q1 2017 Malware Review indicated, the threat landscape continues to evolve, requiring all security professionals to consistently stay alert, well informed and on the defense. PhishMe Submerge provides real world technical insight, thought leadership content and opportunities to network with your peers and PhishMe users from around the globe.

Rock the 80’s at Submerge!

Submerge just got more fun! Join us after hours to chill, refuel and network. Kick off the conference with Madonna, Bon Jovi and all your 80’s faves. It’s a welcome reception, networking goldmine and time-travel experiment all in one.

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“The PhishMe Submerge Conference was one of the best networking and educational events I have experienced in a long time. I look forward to attending such events in the future.”

Linda Williamson, Corporate Security Manager, Michelin North America

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Frequently Asked Questions

REGISTRATION & EVENT INFORMATION

How do I register?

Please click here to register.

How much does it cost?

Early Bird: No longer available.
General Registration $399

What are the registration deadlines?

Early Bird:  No longer available.
General Registration: Open until November 29th

What is the payment policy?

The easiest way to pay for your Submerge 2017 registration is with a credit card through the online registration process.

Are any group or customer discounts available?

For any situation-specific pricing questions, please email submerge@phishme.com

Do I need to attend every session?

SUBMERGE 2017 was designed to give you, the user, the most value possible within the timeframe allotted for the conference. If you feel that you need to miss a session for any particular reason, please feel free, but we encourage you to make use of the beneficial information scheduled during the conference.

Is food included with my pass?

All conference passes include breakfast, lunch, snack breaks and reception hors d’oeuvres during each conference day. Food and beverages will be provided to Product Training participants as well.

Will there be internet access during the conference?

Yes, wi-fi will be available and log in credentials will be provided to you upon registration.

TRAVEL & HOTEL

Is there a preferred airline for travel?

No we have not made specific arrangements with any airline.

How do I get from the airport to the hotel?

Click here for additional transportation information

When should I book my flight home?

There will be content scheduled until 1pm on Friday, December 1st, but please feel free to plan based on your individual agenda.

How do I book my hotel room?

PhishMe has negotiated a special room rate of $179 for a single/double per night, plus a $22 resort fee plus tax.

Hotel reservations must be made before November 3, 2017 (or until room block is filled) to secure this special rate. We recommend making your reservation for the conference dates you need as soon as possible, as hotel rooms will fill up quickly.

Click here to resever a room or call toll free and reference PhishMe Submerge 2017: 1-800-GAYLORD (429-5673)

What if I’m coming earlier or staying beyond the dates of the conference?

The room block is available pre and post conference based on hotel availability. If you feel the need to come earlier or stay later than the conference, please make arrangements. Bring official identification.

For any additional information, email submerge@phishme.com

Are rooms shared?

PhishMe is reserving a block of rooms for the estimated number of attendees. If you wish to share a room with another attendee, please make these arrangements at your discretion.

Can I upgrade my room?

Any additional costs will be incurred by the individual for upgrades.

THE LITTLE THINGS

What is the suggested attire at Submerge 2017?

PhishMe encourages a casual dress code, so wear whatever makes you feel comfortable, but you can’t go wrong with business casual. You may want to bring an extra layer to cover up, as session rooms can sometimes get a bit chilly.

If you desire to swim, please bring swimwear. Towels are provided by the hotel.

How can I stay up to date on all things Submerge 2017 before and during the event?

Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook, follow @PhishMe on Twitter and keep up with all things Submerge 2017 with hashtag #SUBMERGECON on social media.

Who can I contact with questions that weren’t answered here?

Email submerge@phishme.com for answers to all your PhishMe Submerge 2017 related questions.

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