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  • Securing Our Position in The Cyber Revolution

    by Poppy Wood on February 20, 2017

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    Initially this post set out to elevate the UK’s cyber sector as a rival to the likes of Israel and San Francisco. Bring in on, I thought. Having played a part in nurturing the pipeline of cyber startups in the UK, I feel pretty confident about its chances on the world stage. Israel and the Valley better watch out. But then I went to Tel Aviv. It was my first visit to the Start-up Nation and not long after arriving my confidence started to dip. Cyber companies are incredibly visible here:…

  • Audio Content Security: Attack Analysis on Audio Watermarking

    by Ben Rothke on February 21, 2017

    Watermarking is a covert marker meant to identify ownership. It has long been used in various forms to protect physical and digital products. For digital media, it’s used to protect copyright, intellectual property, content and more. If that watermark is attacked and compromised, the underlying security will be of no use. In Audio Content Security: Attack Analysis on Audio Watermarking (Syngress…

  • 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…

  • RSA Conference 2017: The Innovation Sandbox Contest

    by Tony Kontzer on February 16, 2017

    For the 12 th year, the RSA Conference kicked off with the Innovation Sandbox, a contest in which ten hot startups each get three minutes to try to blow the socks off a panel of judges. And just as he does each year, conference program Chairman Hugh Thompson kicked things off with a clever — and highly applicable — anecdote. This year's story went something like this: Thompson was about 10…

  • 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…

  • RSA Conference 2017: What Does Successful Innovation Look Like?

    by Sean Martin, CISSP on February 11, 2017

    To win the battle against cybercrime, end-user customers need innovation. Cybercriminals currently innovate better and faster than academia and commercial entities. Some innovate even better than government entities. To combat this trend, everyone looks for the next great IT security innovation every year at the RSA Conference. What that innovation is may actually be hidden. Some innovations are…

  • 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…

  • Critical Infrastructure at RSAC 2017

    by Gib Sorebo on February 9, 2017

    With this year’s RSA Conference almost upon us, it might be helpful to take a look at how critical infrastructure is playing out this year. While we’ve seen a few cyber attacks in the news targeting critical infrastructure, things have been quiet for the past year. In some ways, we’re starting to see the market mature beyond answering the mail for North American Electric Reliability Corporation…

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