The 28th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) is seeking sponsorships for its upcoming event to be held in Orlando, Florida on December 3-7, 2012. Sponsorship opportunities are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Act quickly to ensure your organization shares the spotlight at this unique event!


Since 1984, ACSAC has annually brought together the foremost professionals from academia, government, and industry to share and learn about the latest advances in the security field. ACSAC is renowned for its worldwide attendance, high quality program, and participant networking, and has served as a venue for many major names in computer security to publish influential work.

ACSAC 2012

ACSAC 2012 will be a 5 day event, comprised of peer-reviewed paper presentations, panels, tutorials, posters, case studies and networking events. It consists of a two and a half day technical program, preceded by two full days of training and workshops. Highlighting this year's event will be keynotes by Ron Ross (NIST), Eran Feigenbaum (Google), Susan Alexander (IARPA), and Ross Anderson (University of Cambridge). ACSAC will also be hosting Tracer FIRE — A Forensic and Incident Response Exercise — once again.

Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits

As a nonprofit with an all-volunteer organizing committee, ACSAC seeks sponsorships in order to support a conference that stresses the interaction between our academic, governmental and industry participants. Sponsorships help to defray the cost of running the conference and frees up funding to sponsor student attendance, provide unique workshops, and invite engaging speakers. By sponsoring ACSAC, your organization will be recognized as a leader shaping tomorrow's information security field, and will gain a high profile among the world's leading security researchers, professionals, and potential future employees. In addition, we are pleased to make available benefits to your organization in the form of complementary registration (depending on the contribution level), collateral material distribution to attendees, and recognition in marketing materials including our web site, on-site signage, and mobile, online and printed programs.

The ACSAC sponsorship opportunities are available in three tiers and include a number of tangible benefits and recognition opportunities which will serve to demonstrate your support for the conference. The benefit each sponsor receives depends upon the contribution level as described below:

Online VisibilitySponsor logo linked to the sponsor's website on the conference websiteYesYesYes
Sponsor name, logo is placed in Bronze tierYes--
Sponsor name, logo is placed in Silver tier-Yes-
Sponsor name, logo is placed in Gold tier--Yes
On-site VisibilitySponsor recognition on the conference ribbonYesYesYes
Recognition on conference badge for sponsor attendeesYesYesYes
Sponsor logo in conference proceedingsYesYesYes
Sponsor logo on conference signage at eventYesYesYes
Sponsor podium acknowledgment by conference ChairNoNoYes
Advert InsertionSponsor-provided flyer or brochure in conference attendee bagsNoYesYes
ConferenceFree conference registrationNo12
Recognition for sponsorship of a conference coffee break or breakfastYes--
Recognition for sponsorship of a conference luncheon-Yes-
Recognition for sponsorship of a conference dinner or reception--Yes
Option for placing sponsor-provided materials at the registration areaNoNoYes

In addition to the above sponsorship opportunities, ACSAC provides a variety of gifts and recognitions for sponsorship, and we are able to offer a package customized toward your needs.

If you are interested in becoming an ACSAC sponsor, contact sponsorships@acsac.org to discuss your options.

Additional ACSA Events:
NSPW – New Security Paradigms Workshop
LASER – Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Results