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  • WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know So Far

    by RSAC Editorial Team on May 16, 2017

    Late in the day on Friday, May 12, a massive ransomware attack hit 200K organizations in 150 countries. The ransomware that has been named “WannaCry,” took advantage of Windows systems that had not yet been updated with Microsoft’s March security patch. Per the ransomware playbook, this attack locked people out of their computers, encrypted files and demanded those impacted pay up to $300 in…

  • Reactions to the US Cybersecurity Executive Order

    by RSAC Editorial Team on May 16, 2017

    After months of waiting, the security industry received an update from the US government on its promised focus on cybersecurity. Late last week President Trump signed the Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. Although other recent policies have been met with a variety of opinions across both sides of the aisle, this…

  • Q&A with RSAC 2017 Security Scholar Rachael Skillman

    by RSAC Editorial Team on March 29, 2017

    Did you know that we had more than 620 students on-site at RSA Conference 2017 in San Francisco? 60 of those students were hand-selected to participate in the RSAC Security Scholar program. 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…

  • South by South Security: Blockchain, IoT, cyber legislation and more

    by RSAC Editorial Team on March 24, 2017

    Q1 can be an interesting time for many members of our community. Kicking off a new year typically means starting new budgets, new campaigns for various products/services and visiting tradeshows across the globe to meet with prospective customers. We appreciate the time our community spends in our halls, knowing many of them also have events like HiMSS, Mobile World Congress and SXSW on their…

  • RSAC 2017 Concludes in SF

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 17, 2017

    All good things have to come to an end, and this has been our final day of RSA Conference 2017. Really?! TheEmmy Award-winning writer and current Late Night host today brought his brand of humor and intellect to the RSA Conference stage. A Year to Remember RSA Conference 2017 featured 15 keynote presentations, more than 700 speakers across 500+ sessions and more than 550 companies on the expo…

  • RSAC 2017 College Day, Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson & More: Day 4 recap

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 16, 2017

    Another day comes to a close, but the great content and conversations haven’t slowed down at all. Espionage & Astrophysics Not often do we get to say words like countersubversion, counterespionage and counterterrorism with excitement in our voice. However, today former MI5 Director Dame Stella Rimington took to our keynote stage to present on the topics of leadership and teamwork. Dame Stella…

  • RSAC 2017 Security Scholars, The Sandbox & More: Day 3 recap

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 15, 2017

    Have you caught your breath yet? If not, you’re in trouble, because we are not slowing down. Wednesday continued to be another full day of incredible content. Preparing for the future Dr. Hugh Thompson, Chief Technology Officer of Symantec, explored the evolution of other disciplines and discovered what our industry can and must become to embrace the opportunities of today and get ahead of the…

  • RSAC 2017 Opening Keynotes, Early Stage Expo & More: Day 2 recap

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 14, 2017

    Wow! Now that is how you kick off keynotes at a conference: John Lithgow, star of screen and stage, surprised our attendees with a rousing monologue. From there, a veritable who’s who of security took the stage for keynote presentations including Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer, RSA; Brad Smith, President, Microsoft; Christopher D. Young, Senior Vice President and General Manager, …

  • RSAC 2017 Opens in SF: Day 1 recap

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 13, 2017

    Hard to believe – but a year has come and gone, and we have returned to the city of San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference. Brace yourself, this was anything but a “case of the Mondays” Monday of Conference week was full of fantastic content, and we hope many of you were able to take advantage of everything that happened during the day. This year’s Cloud Security Alliance Summit welcomed…

  • Which RSAC 2017 Peer2Peer Session Is a Fit For You?

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 10, 2017

    Are you planning to check out any of the Peer2Peer sessions at RSA Conference 2017? Peer2Peer sessions are group discussions around specific security topics, where participants get the chance to really dig deeply into a topic that that care about with a group of peers. This year, we've once again asked the discussion facilitators to help explain what you can expect from their sessions so that you…

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