Starting RSA Conference 2014 with a Bang: Monday Seminars

Posted on by Jeanne Friedman

Getting to RSA Conference early?

RSA Conference has a wide range of sessions available to attend before the grand opening on Tuesday morning.

Association Events – open to all badge types

CSA Summit 2014: In Global Clouds We Trust? – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The Cloud Security Alliance Summit this year will feature global policy makers and industry debating our industry’s seminal issue: can we trust global cloud service providers to protect customers located anywhere in the world?  See the detailed agenda.

IAPP: Privacy Intensive for Security Professionals:  Are You Prepared? – 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

With the explosion of privacy-related news, there is increasing pressure on security pros to understand the flip side of data protection. This half-day Intensive will feature a full breadth of dialogue on data protection in the information economy as seen through three lenses, each featuring a provocative thought leader setting the stage, followed by industry leaders and attendees discussing ideas and solutions.  

Get Proactive with Security – A Session on Using Trusted Computing to Free Security Resources for the Day-to-Day Fires - 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) will present security experts from around the industry will talk about technologies available in products to provide ongoing, baseline security and other widely vetted, open standards. See the detailed agenda.

VMware: The Goldilocks Zone: Security in the Era of the Software Defined Datacenter  - 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learn how you can apply security at an optimal point in the infrastructure – the hypervisor – to optimize for both application context and physical isolation. 

(ISC)² Certification Classes

(ISC)²  CSSLP CBK Training Preview – 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Build hacker resilient software! Attend this FREE half-day education session based on the (ISC)² CBK® for the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP).

(ISC)² CCFP CBK Training Preview  -1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP) provides a comprehensive validation of your knowledge and skills as a digital forensics expert. Attend this FREE half-day education session based on the (ISC)²® CBK® for the CCFP. 

For Explorer Expo Plus and Full Conference Attendees:

Innovation Sandbox  1:00 PM – 5:30 PM

This half-day program promotes new technology thinking, provides advice and counsel for entrepreneurs and exposes the RSA Conference community to venture capital professionals, industry experts, senior level business practitioners and thought leaders. View demonstrations from the rising stars in information security, participate in interactive white boarding sessions from industry veterans, witness the “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2014” contest, network with peers and visionaries and more.

For Full Conference attendees

Security Basics Seminar 8:30am – 4:30pm

The Security Basics Seminar explains some of the most important security principles and is designed for practitioners with three years or less of information security experience. It lays a foundation of essential concepts that will enhance understanding of the more advanced security issues that will be discussed during the week. 

Information Security Leadership Development: Surviving as a Security Leader 8:30am – 11:30am

In conventional security training, there are few opportunities to learn how to develop and direct a successful information security program. Experienced security leaders deliver a morning seminar focused on bridging this gap.

Advancing Information Risk Practices Seminar 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Many challenges face today’s Risk Management programs, including how to risk rank security gaps, handling business interactions and building a qualified resource pool. This half day seminar will be packed with practical information from a series of respected industry leaders who have set out to challenge conventional ideas and pursue cutting edge tactics, discussing successes and pitfalls.

Professional Development Track 9:15am – 4:30pm

Professional Development covers individuals’ technical and business/management training, credentialing and career development, as well as staff and personnel management.


If you are already registered, to “register your interest” in one of the above seminars, go back to the registration page and login. By selecting an event you are only indicating interest and are not guaranteed a seat but this will ensure that we have enough seats for everyone.

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