RSAC Security Scholar
RSA Conference Security Scholar connects the brightest up-and-coming cybersecurity students to leading experts, peers and conference attendees. Its goal is to share knowledge, experience and connections to enrich the discourse on how to stay ahead of cyber threats.
What is RSA Conference?
RSA Conference (RSAC), the world’s largest security conference, is an educational platform for exchanging ideas, sharing best practices and identifying future threats in cybersecurity. To enrich the conversation and identify future thought leaders, RSAC launched the RSA Conference Security Scholar program at the 25th Anniversary Conference in 2016. As the program enters its second, we will be expanding to include 20+ Schools and 60 students!
What is the RSAC Security Scholar Program?
RSA Conference Security Scholar Program occurs during RSAC and connects the brightest up-and-coming cybersecurity students to leading experts, peers and conference attendees. Its goal is to share knowledge, experience and connections to enrich the discourse on how to stay ahead of cyber threats.
When is the RSAC Security Scholar Program?
The Security Scholar Program will take place from February 13 - 17, 2017 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.
RSAC has selected the following leading cybersecurity programs. If you attend one of the participating schools, please connect with your department head to learn more about how to apply for the chance to attend RSA Conference 2017.
Security Scholar Program Overview
The scholars will begin their experience with a team-building exercise and a casual dinner with their fellow scholars at a local pool hall. During the week, the scholars will enjoy reserved seating at the opening keynote, listen to industry luminaries discuss trends in the industry, intelligence at one of the over 500 sessions, and hold an open Poster Session where they will share their current areas of expertise. They will be able to on the RSAC Expo Floor with over 550 companies and attend an invitation only dinner with leading experts and industry luminaries in the field. Students are also encouraged to join in all RSAC College Day Activities. All college students will be granted a Full Conference Pass and are encouraged to attend sessions that complement their interests.
RSAC Security Scholar Poster Exhibition
We invite all attendees to join us in the Viewing Point on Wednesday, February 15th from 2:45 – 3:30 PM. Scholars will hold a Poster Exhibition where they will discuss and demo their innovative approaches to cybersecurity. The Poster Board Session is open to all attendees and we encourage you to come meet these future thought leaders.
Interested in your university participating in 2018?
Although university selections for 2017 have been finalized, we appreciate your interest in the program. Please contact Cecilia Marinier at Cecilia.Marinier@rsa.com about future opportunities.
RSA Conference invites all college students to participate in RSAC College Day
Don’t miss College Day on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Students will enjoy FREE Full Conference access to over 50 sessions and keynotes. Explore your ideal career options, meet companies looking for young, talented students, and speak with thought leaders in this growing industry. Find out more and register.