• 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

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    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 Response to DevOps, Privacy, Threats, Cryptography and much more, our sessions and seminars really do…

  • This Year's Innovation Sandbox Theme: Taking Humans out of the Security Equation

    by Tony Kontzer on April 17, 2018

    Kicking off the RSA Conference with the Innovation Sandbox event-within-an-event has always made a lot of sense. Attendees get an overview of what's coming next in security without having to feel like they have to jump into a deep dive right out of the gate. They get 10 three-minute presentations that delve into a host of security problems begging for better solutions. (The presenters also likely…

  • Day 2 Recap: Opening Keynote, Women’s Leadership Reception and more

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 17, 2018

    RSAC 2018 Tuesday Recap & Wednesday Preview: The Cryptographers Panel, Department of Homeland Security, Upcoming Keynotes and More Tuesday was the first chance of the week for attendees to hear from this year’s keynote speakers and they did not disappoint. For the much-anticipated Cryptographers' Panel, moderator Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer, RSA was joined onstage by famed…

  • RSAC 2018 Unveils Recipients of Annual Awards

    by Linda Gray Martin on April 17, 2018

    We are pleased to announce the recipients of RSA Conference’s annual awards. The awards winners were officially recognized on Tuesday in San Francisco on site at RSA Conference. The awards include: Excellence in the Fields of Information Security, Mathematics, Public Policy and new for 2018, the Award for Excellence in Humanitarian Service. This year’s RSA Conference Awards winners have shown what…

  • Day 1 Recap: Innovation Sandbox Contest and more

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 16, 2018

    RSAC 2018 Monday Recap & Tuesday Preview: Innovation Sandbox, Securing Diversity, Upcoming Keynotes and More The first full day of RSA Conference has concluded, and it was jam packed full of engaging and thought-provoking content. Announcing This Year’s Innovation Sandbox Contest Winner Congratulations to BigID as the “RSAC Most Innovative Startup 2018.” Our panel of venture capitalists, …

  • Welcome to RSA Conference USA 2018!

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 15, 2018

    Welcome to RSA Conference USA! Greetings and welcome to this year’s Conference. We hope you’re as excited as we are about the week ahead here in San Francisco. From seeing old friends to making new ones, sharing war stories, ideas and inspiration to getting hands-on education, and hearing from some of the most thought-provoking security leaders and thinkers around, it’s going to be an…

  • No Shortage of Compelling Topics as RSA Conference 2018 Approaches

    by Tony Kontzer on April 13, 2018

    Certain things in life are inevitable. Death and taxes. The sun rising in the East and setting in the West. Donald Trump tweeting extemporaneously. Kids growing up and leaving home (okay, so there's a little hope in that last one.) Here's another item to add to the list: Namely, that IT security and privacy professionals will get the goods when they attend the annual RSA Conference, which will…

  • Innovate, Follow or Get Out of Rey’s Way

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 11, 2018

    *Warning this post or embedded links may contain spoilers* Note: This is part four of a five-part monthly series to kick off 2018 in which we take a look at characters from the Star Wars saga and how technology, topics, and trends from the cybersecurity world compare to characters and themes from the blockbuster films. We hope you enjoy our blog series in which the Resistance, filled with hope…

  • Fast Detection of Breaches is ideal to keep Financial Data Safe

    by Salvatore J. Stolfo on April 10, 2018

    Malicious attacks targeting a company’s confidential financial data with the intent to make a profit is nothing new. What is disturbing, however, is the amount of time the hacker can go unnoticed, in some reported cases of breaches as long as months. In 2015, 32 Ukranian hackers made as much as $100 million by accessing financial earnings press releases stored at PRNewswire and other newswire…

  • Cyber Attacks on U.S. Cities: The New Norm?

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 6, 2018

    Many of you likely caught the latest cyber attack that crippled a majority of the city and forced Atlanta into cyber chaos last weekend. This latest attack, on the Southeastern U.S. hub, disabled much of the digital workplace and had some workers reverting to paper and phones. So, is this going to be the new norm in America now? How should cities brace for this sort of attack? Our own Todd…

  • Into the Breach: How Cyber Prepared Is Your Organization?

    by Sean Duca on April 5, 2018

    When you think of recent breaches, you wonder about the company’s preparedness and how they handled the communication process with customers, employees, regulators and the government. Today, cyber risk is a real challenge and it should be treated as a business issue rather than a technology issue. No data breach should come as a complete surprise; rather, as a foreseeable event for which you are…

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