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The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) - Southwest Chapter, Arizona InfraGard/Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA), AFCEA - Tucson, and the AZ Cyber Initiative are collaborating to organize the 8th Annual Cyber Southwest (CSW) Symposium. This highly anticipated event will be held at the UA Tech Park Event Center in Tucson, Arizona on Thursday, November 2, 2023.

Confirmed Keynote: 

  • Ryan Murray, Interim CISO, State of Arizona & Deputy Director, Arizona Department of Homeland Security. 

The main objective of CSW 2023 is to further enhance Arizona's prominence as a national leader in cybersecurity. The symposium will gather government and defense industry Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who will share their knowledge and insights on various aspects of cybersecurity, including cyber threats, cyber defense, cyber risk mitigation, and current remediation strategies.

One of the highlights of CSW 2023 will be the Exhibit Hall, providing an excellent platform for companies to showcase their cyber products and capabilities. This event presents a unique opportunity to engage with over 200 professionals from the military, federal government, city government, contractors, academia, and industry, all of whom are expected to attend.

By participating in CSW 2023, your company can connect with key stakeholders in the cybersecurity field, gain visibility, and demonstrate your expertise and offerings. Don't miss this chance to be part of an important event that focuses on cybersecurity advancements and collaboration in the Southwest region. Over 200 attendees are expected to participate again this year. 

Sample Attendee Job Titles from the 7th Annual Cyber Southwest Symposium:

Commander, Chief Information Security Officer, Information Technology Chief, Director of Cyber Forces, Division Chief Cyberspace Plans & Ops, Director of Security Operations, Sr. Security Technology Technician, Information Assurance Officer, Manager Information Security and Compliance, Information Security Analyst, Cloud Engineer, Regional Cybercrime Program Coordinator, Flight Chief, Plans and Programs, Security Services Division Chief, Director of Information Security, Cyber Lead, Cybersecurity & Systems Support Manager,Lead Software Engineer, Sr Cyber Defense Technologist, Chief Technology Officer, Technical Operations Director, Threat Response Engineer. 

Sample Attendees Organizations from the 7th Annual Cyber Southwest Symposium: 

AFCEA Tucson, NDIA Southwest, ACTRA, InfraGard, USAF, 12th Air Force, 355th Communications Squadron, 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (309 AMARG), Army, Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM), U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), Raytheon, University of Arizona, City of Tucson, US Dept of Health & Human Services, Pima County, Defense Information Systems Agency, Lockheed Martin, Aerospace Corporation, State of Arizona, DHS, FBI, Defense Counterintelligence & Security Agency, University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). 

Community Partners: (will have booths, and will be promoting the event):  

  • ISACA Tucson Chapter 

  • ISC2 Southern Arizona Chapter 

  • The University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation

  • University of Arizona College of Applied Science & Technology 

  • University of Arizona Cyber Operations Program 

  • & More



Symposium Catering Sponsor $2995 - (3 Available) 


  • Logo included on attendee registration page.

  • Eligible for 30-minute speaking session on main agenda (while slots are available).

  • 6 foot table, 2 chairs, surge protector, basic electrical power, and WIFI. 

  • Logo on Thank You to Our Event Sponsors Posters.

  • Logo on complimentary attendee Lunch Tickets. 

  • Logo and company description in Program.

  • Opt in attendee list.

Symposium Sponsor - $1995


  • Logo included on attendee registration page. 

  • Eligible for 30-minute speaking session on main agenda (while slots are available)

  • 6 foot table, 2 chairs, surge protector, basic electrical power, and WIFI. 

  • Logo on Thank You to Our Event Sponsors Posters. 

  • Logo and company description in Program. 

  • Opt in attendee list. 

Exhibitor - $795


  • Logo included on attendee registration page. 

  • 6 foot table, 2 chairs, surge protector, basic electrical power, and WIFI. 

  • Company description in Program. 

  • Opt-in Attendee List. 

Non Exhibiting Sponsor - $195

 * Must be an Arizona based Small Business for this Sponsorship.

  • Logo on Cyber Southwest event web page.

  • Logo on Cyber Southwest Event Sponsor Slide. 


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