Showing Blog Posts: 1–10 of 28 tagged RSA Conference 2018

  • The Sound Track to RSAC

    by Sandra Toms on July 10, 2018

    Each year, the Conference team pulls together music to play during keynote “walk-in” and “walk-out.” The team even has a discussion based on science around what is the best music for when someone walks into the keynote room and takes a chair vs. when you want to encourage the audience to leave the room. I’m not sure I completely understand the difference, but I’m glad the team thinks about it. …

  • Diversity with a Side of Caffeine

    by Sandra Toms on June 14, 2018

    Early Wednesday morning of RSAC US week, we asked a group of co-collaborators to work with us to help improve the diversity of RSA Conference. A broad spectrum of people were represented – some long-term RSAC attendees and some new to information security – all of various ages, genders, geographies, verticals, positions and ethnicities. In exchange for the 90-minute session, we promised the…

  • Yep, I Suggested Monica

    by Sandra Toms on June 7, 2018

    Have you ever had that awkward pause moment when you make a suggestion, and people look at you like you have a third eye? It feels like second nature to me! I don’t consider myself an “events person,” but I’m responsible for one of the world’s largest cybersecurity events. So, imagine the awkward pause moment I had when I suggested we have Monica Lewinsky keynote at RSA Conference. Most people…

  • Between the Lines: Takeaways from RSA Conference 2018 and How They Apply to the Future of Enterprise Security

    by Anne Baker on June 4, 2018

    This year’s RSA Conference was buzzing. Everywhere you turned, thought-provoking discussions on the security industry’s biggest challenges were taking place. Although the seriousness of this past year’s proliferation of cyberattacks hung in the air, there was no doubt that the mood was upbeat and there was a lot of positive momentum. After taking a breath to process the content and conversations…

  • Infiltration - Successes and Pitfalls of Penetrating Hostile Online Groups

    by Lance Cottrell on May 11, 2018

    Few security professionals choose to take control back from their opponents by bringing the fight to their doorstep. However, by working to infiltrate their groups, organizations are better equipped to combat fraud, discover new malware, or look for specific threats. In all cases, researchers and analysts need to avoid identification and the associated risk of blocking or reprisals. In the RSAC…

  • From New Insights and Best Practices to Networking and Recruitment, RSA Conference 2018 Had it All

    by Tony Kontzer on April 27, 2018

    It's hard not to return from the RSA Conference and not think of that whole "firehose of information" metaphor tech folks love to trot out. Because that's what the RSA Conference quite literally is: a firehose of information. Whether you get there early to take advantage of pre-conference tutorials, prefer to start things off with the annual Innovation Sandbox Contest, or arrive just in time to…

  • Final Day Recap: Wrapping-Up Another Great Year

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 20, 2018

    RSAC 2018 Friday Recap and Looking Ahead to RSAC Unplugged London and RSAC Asia Pacific & Japan What a memorable Conference week! And there’s no better way to close it out than with the latest installment of “The Hugh Thompson Show”. It’s hard to think of a technology impacting more industries – including InfoSec – than Artificial Intelligence. From pure excitement over its disruptive potential, …

  • As RSA Conference Convenes, Tech Companies Promise to Take Security Reins

    by Tony Kontzer on April 19, 2018

    As 50,000 members of the cyber security community descended upon San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference to discuss solutions to the security questions facing us, 34 technology companies revealed that they plan to start doing something. In signing the so-called Cybersecurity Tech Accord, Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft and 31 other companies have pledged to "defend all customers everywhere from…

  • Day 4 Recap: Keynote Highlights, RSAC College Day 2018 and The Hugh Thompson Show Returning

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 19, 2018

    RSAC 2018 Thursday Recap & Friday Preview: Girls Who Code, RSAC 2018 Bash and The Hugh Thompson Show Depending on when you’re reading this, you may be either heading to this year’s RSAC Bash or recovering from it! You might be reflecting on the week so far and hopefully you got a chance to attend Wednesday’s keynote session from the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code. Reshma Saujani recounted her…

  • Day 3 Recap: Keynote Highlights, Giving it the “Old College Try”…Don’t Forget The 2018 Bash

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 18, 2018

    RSAC 2018 Wednesday Recap & Thursday Preview: Session Highlights, College Day, and the 2018 Bash Are you worn out yet or do you still have an appetite for inspiring, informative, relevant and timely information security content? Well, you’ve come to the right place because it was a great day three at the Conference. Let’s recap. With over 20 topics and tracks, from Analytics, Intelligence and…

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