Hugh Thompson, RSA Conference Program Chair and author, will talk about the insights and trends gleaned from the sessions and buzz at RSA Conference 2013. Hugh will then provide his now annual forecast of security trends for 2013 and beyond.
Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson is the Program Chair for RSA Conference and a world-renowned expert on IT security. He has co-authored several books on the topic and has written more than 80 academic and industrial publications on security. His newly published book, The Plateau Effect (Penguin) about the most powerful force of nature, has been extensively covered by NBC, CNBC, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Scientific American and other top news organizations. He has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University in New York and is Advisory Board member for the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization; on the Editorial Board of IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, and Senior VP and Chief Security Strategist at Blue Coat Systems, Inc.