FOCUS 14: Empowering the Connected World is McAfee’s 7th annual Security Conference (brought to you by Intel Security), where you can get the information you need to stay ahead of the
latest, most creative cyber threats. This is the event where you and other security professionals come together to strategize, to network, to learn about the newest and most innovative
ways to ward off advanced cyber attacks. You’ll get the latest tricks and the newest strategies to neutralize today’s most sophisticated threats and keep your company safe.
FOCUS 14 runs Monday, October 27 through Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
FOCUS 14 will be held at The Venetian / The Palazzo Congress Center is Las Vegas, Nevada.
Visit the Justify your Trip section of the website to get that information.
Business casual attire is appropriate for attending the sessions at the congress center. Casual attire is appropriate for the Wednesday night evening event at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Yes, each attendee registered for a full FOCUS conference pass will earn CPE credits which are awarded at the rate of one CPE per hour of activity. Be sure to get your badge scanned at
the door for each session to get credit.
Yes, similar to last year, we are offering 5 classes to be held prior to FOCUS 14. Visit the Training Classes page to get
all the details and you will be able to sign up when you register for FOCUS (or at a later date). If you are interested in attending a training class only, you will find details on how
to sign up and pay on that same page.
Visit our Agenda Section of the website to get the information you need.
Yes. We have a Mobile App for iPhone, Android and HTML5 (Blackberry). Not only
can you have access to all of your preshow planning efforts and be able to create a personalized conference experience but you will be able to view interactive floor maps, network with
peers, complete surveys, participate in competitions and receive important events alerts and updates throughout the conference.
Visit our Mobile App Section of the website to learn more.
The Agenda Builder is an online tool that allows FOCUS full-conference attendees to view a complete listing of sessions and create their own personalized agenda for the event. You can keep
track of exhibitors of interest, as well as organize sessions and appointments with your own calendar. Once you have registered for FOCUS 14,
you will gain access to the Agenda Builder through the My Event site by logging in with the email address
and password you used during registration.
Yes. The presentations will be posted online (under a new “Presentations” tab) for access by attendees shortly after the conclusion of FOCUS 14. You will be advised via email of the password to
access the site and it will also be found within your conference guide.
Registration is now open. Visit our Registration Information section for all the details around how to register.
Please access the My Event site and enter the email and password you entered when you started the registration process and
continue with your registration. If you cannot remember your password, you can easily reset it.
Please access the My Event site and enter the email and password you entered when you pre-registered and complete the additional
information for your registration. If you cannot remember your password, you can easily reset.
If you have not already registered for FOCUS 14, begin your registration and fill in the code on the first page where indicated. If you have
already registered, please forward your Promo Code to our registration team at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will process your refund.
There are a number of different options depending on the timing of your actual registration and if you are a Government employee or not. Visit
our Registration Information section for all the details around pricing.
Acceptable methods of payment include money order (U.S. funds only), check, purchase order, wire transfer, or credit card (American Express, MasterCard, or Visa). Registrations received without
payment will not be processed and your payment must be received in order to print your conference badge onsite.
Visit our Registration Information section for all the details around cancellations, substitutions and changes.
Because we keep the cost of the FOCUS full conference pass so low, we do not offer an Expo Only pass.
No. You can register online through the last day of the conference as well as in person onsite.
Your FOCUS full conference pass includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Monday evening Welcome Reception in the Expo Hall and the special evening event
on Wednesday evening. It also includes conference sessions, keynotes, the expo hall and conference materials plus free Wi-Fi in FOCUS event locations within the congress center.
Guest passes for FOCUS special events are available for purchase so attendees’ families and friends can share in some of the conference’s special activities. The FOCUS Guest Pass is available for
$250 and allows attendees to bring one guest to the Monday night Welcome Reception and the special evening celebration on Wednesday evening. Guest passes can be purchased during online
registration or onsite at the conference registration desk.
Please note: FOCUS guests must be 21 years or older and will not be admitted to the general sessions, breakout sessions, or morning and mid-day meal functions.
Please pick up your badge at the following location during open registration hours:
The Venetian / The Palazzo Congress Center
3355 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Venetian Ballroom Foyer, Casino Level
Please be prepared to show valid photo identification at registration before receiving your conference badge.
Registration is open the following hours:
Sunday, October 26 from 10 am - 7 pm
Monday, October 27 from 7 am - 8 pm
Tuesday, October 28 from 7 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday, October 29 from 7 am - 5:30 pm
Please go to registration to have your badge reprinted. You will be required to show photo identification and pay a $100 badge replacement fee.
You will need to wear your FOCUS badge and the associated lanyard throughout the event including breakout sessions, keynotes, in the exhibit hall (for meals and visits to the show floor) and to the
evening event on Wednesday night at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Cabs are a convenient way to get to the convention center. The Venetian / The Palazzo Congress Center is a 12 minute drive from McCarran International Airport at the north end of the Las Vegas
Strip. Visit our Travel Information section of the website for more details.
Some countries may require a visa for entry so please check well in advance with your country's US consulate.
If you require a Visa letter from the FOCUS 14 team, please be prepared to provide the following information:
Please visit the Accommodations section of the website for more details on how to book your hotel to qualify for our conference rate.
To learn more about Las Vegas, visit the About Las Vegas section of the website. You can also visit the official Las Vegas Visitors' website.
In late October the high is around 75-80° F and the low is around 50-55° F.
There will be 10 tracks at FOCUS 14 covering the following subjects:
Additionally, we will be offering various Targeted Group Meetings on Monday, October 27.
For more details on all the sessions, visit the Breakout Sessions section of the website.
Registered attendees can sign up for sessions and create their own personal agenda through the Agenda Builder. Visit My Event and log in with your email and password created when you registered for FOCUS and start planning your personalized agenda. We will also be launching our Mobile App in August and you will be able to get your agenda on the App as well.
The annual Welcome Reception is the first social activity of FOCUS and an excellent networking opportunity. Join us in the Expo Hall on Monday evening for drinks and appetizers and hear
about the latest security innovations from the most prominent companies in the industry.
The Expo Hall is where McAfee’s partners will be showcasing their security solutions and is the location where you can network with your peers in the industry. The Expo Hall will be open
Monday, October 27 from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, October 28 from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, October 29 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The final night event will feature a private concert by Def Leppard. Come join us at The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel on the last evening of the conference and enjoy food and drink and mingle with your
colleagues while enjoying an amazing performance.