Not every information security professional can make it to the Black Hat or RSA cybersecurity conferences. Fewer still look forward to the tribulations of travel, lodging and standing in long lines with tens of thousands of other infosec pros jammed into evermore bulging venues.

This year, as the corporate pitches flooded in to solicit meetings at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, SearchSecurity queried back with an informal poll, asking "Which cybersecurity conferences -- outside of RSA and Black Hat -- are worth going to?" Dozens of executives responded by email, sharing their favorite cybersecurity conferences held outside of Las Vegas and San Francisco. Read more.