Terms and Conditions

RSA® Conference 2017 (“RSA Conference”) will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California (the “Venue”) on February 13-17, 2017.  This registration agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between RSA Security LLC (“RSA Conference Organizer”) and registrant.  This Agreement includes and incorporates by reference the Privacy Policy/Terms of Use posted in the footer below.  All written notices and requests, including requests for a copy of the posted Registration Terms and Conditions, as well as the Privacy Policy/Terms of Use, shall be sent to RSA Conference Organizer at or RSA Conference, 2831 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054.


If circumstances or policies in your organization change and you can no longer attend RSA Conference, you may cancel your registration by providing written notice to RSA Conference Organizer at the contact information stated above.  The RSA Conference refund policy is as follows:

  • Cancellation before November 6, 2016:  Full refund of registration fee less a $125 administration fee
  • Cancellation between November 6, 2016 through January 13, 2017:  50% refund of registration fee
  • Cancellation after January 13, 2017:  no refunds.
  • Expo pass as well as Welcome Reception and Codebreaker’s Bash ticket purchases are non-refundable. Substitutions are not allowed. 

In the event that you cancel this Agreement, RSA Conference Organizer shall refund to you the remaining fees, if any, within thirty (30) days of receipt of the cancellation notice.

Please remember that canceling your registration does not automatically cancel your hotel and travel arrangements.  Individuals are responsible for canceling their own hotel and travel reservations.

You can make a substitution at any time for a $100 fee.  Please see the Substitution Policy below for details.  If you do not attend the RSA Conference and did not cancel your registration but have paid your registration fee, you will not be refunded. 


Substitutions, including those made on-site, are allowed with the written permission of the original registrant.  Requests for substitutions will only be accepted by email to  The substituted individual must be from the same organization as the cancelled registrant.  A maximum of one (1) substitution per original registrant is allowed.  Please note there will be a $100 processing fee for any substitution.


It is your sole responsibility to take care of visa requirements.  If you require an entry visa, you must allow sufficient time for the visa application procedure.  Your registration details might be shared with the immigration authorities to assist in the immigration process.  However, RSA Conference will not contact embassies and consulates on your behalf.

To receive an invitation letter for RSA Conference, you must first register and pay the registration fees in full.  You will have the option to request an invitation letter during the registration process.

If you are not granted a visa, the registration fees will be reimbursed (less $125 administrative fee) if, and only if, you provide with an official document from local immigration authorities, showing the visa rejection and that the application was made at least one month Friday, January 13, 2017 before RSA Conference.


All attendees must be at least 18 years of age to attend RSA Conference, and all related events, including all evening events.  Requests for any exception to this term must be submitted to RSA Conference Organizer in writing.  Whether or not the exception is granted, is in the sole discretion of RSA Conference Organizer.


The fee for RSA Conference registration passes will be as follows:


November 4, 2016)

 January 13, 2017

February 10, 2017)

February 11, 2017)

Full Conference Pass





Full Conference Student/Faculty Pass





Full Conference One Day Pass





Full Conference Group (5+) Discount Purchase





Full Conference Group (20+) Discount Purchase





Discover Pass





Expo Pass





Please note: payment by bank transfer is possible through Friday, January 13, 2017.

Please note: payment by check is possible through Friday, January 13, 2017.

If you paying by check, please note that the check must be postmarked by the corresponding deadline date in order to receive that pricing.  A purchase order is not an accepted form of payment.  If you arrive on-site with a balance due, you will be required to pay the full on-site price for the package selected.


Only ONE (1) discount may be applied to an individual registration.  Under no circumstances can any of the discounts be combined.  Your fees must be paid in full before the respective Early Bird, Discount or Standard deadlines in order to receive the pricing for those discounts.

Retroactive application of discount codes is not allowed.  Requests for any exception must be made in writing to RSA Conference Organizer. 


If you purchase five (5) or more Full RSA Conference registration passes at the same time, you will automatically receive a $100 discount per attendee registration.  To receive the Group discount, you will be required to purchase a minimum of five (5) Full RSA Conference passes using one (1) credit card in a single transaction.  At the time of purchase, you will be sent, via email, a unique Registration Code to your company that you can distribute to the individuals in your group.  Each individual will be required to enter this group Registration Code as they begin their registration process.


If you purchase twenty (20) or more Full RSA Conference registration passes at the same time, you will automatically receive a $200 discount per attendee registration.  To receive the Group discount you will be required to purchase a minimum of twenty (20) Full RSA Conference passes using one (1) credit card in a single transaction.  At the time of purchase, you will be sent, via email, a unique Registration Code to your company that you can distribute to the individuals in your group.  Each individual will be required to enter this group Registration Code as they begin their registration process.


If you registering for the student/faculty rate, proof of yourstudent/faculty standing will be required before or during check in on-site.  Students must bring a copy of their class schedule showing a minimum of twelve (12) units or credits and a valid student ID.  Students must also be at least 18 years old at the time of attendance.  Full-time faculty (defined as instructors/teachers/professors of an accredited university or college) must provide a valid, university or college photo ID or official letter from registrant’s institution verifying faculty status.  Failure to produce proof of student/faculty status will result in a charge of the full on-site RSA Conference registration fee of $2,695.


Current full-time employees of U.S. federal, state or local government agencies and current full-time employees of international government agencies will receive $200 off their RSA Conference Pass registration fees for RSA Conference.  To qualify for the discount, you must show a current, valid government identification card during registration check-in.  If you are unable to provide valid identification, you be charged the on-site RSA Conference Pass registration rate of $2,695.

The government discount cannot be combined with any other discount offers.

Government contractors, including contractors working on government “Cost Reimbursable Contracts”, are not eligible for the government discount.

Accepted government identification:

  • Government issued Visa, MasterCard or American Express
  • Government picture ID
  • Military picture ID
  • Federally Funded Research Development Corp (FFRDC) ID


A government or company issued photo id is required to collect RSA Conference credentials/badges.


RSA Conference-issued credentials are the sole property of the RSA Conference Organizer and must be surrendered upon demand to RSA Conference and/or RSA Conference Organizer representatives.  RSA Conference-issued credentials must be prominently displayed while at the RSA Conference or designated off-site activities.  False certification of an individual as an exhibitor’s representative, misuse of an exhibitor’s badge, or any other method or device used to assist unauthorized personnel to gain admittance to the exhibit floor, will be just cause for expelling the exhibitor and his representative(s) from the exhibit floor and/or banning them from future entrance into the Expo.  This would also warrant the removal of the exhibitor’s booth from the floor without obligation on the part of RSA Conference Organizer for refund of any fees.  The exhibitor, his/her employees and agents, and anyone claiming to be in the hall through the exhibitor, waives any rights or claims for damages arising out of the enforcement of this rule.


You may be asked to scan your badge either at exhibit booths and/or session rooms.  Please note scanning of your badge is optional.  When your attendee badge is scanned by exhibitors and/or sponsors during RSA Conference, you are opting-in to receiving communications from that entity.  You will be subject to the communications and privacy policies of the exhibitors and/or sponsors and must opt-out with them directly.


RSA Conference is held in a public space, therefore RSA Conference Organizer does not prohibit participants, exhibitors, sponsors, news organizations or other companies from photographing or video or audiotaping some RSA Conference activities.  RSA Conference reserves the right to use images taken at the RSA Conference with your photograph and/or likeness in future marketing materials.


Suitcasing or outboarding is prohibited at RSA Conference.  RSA Conference Organizer reserves the right to escort any individual from RSA Conference who is reported to be soliciting in the Exposition and who is not a RSA Conference sponsor or exhibitor.  RSA Conference Organizer encourages attendees to support the paid sponsors and exhibitors who, in turn, are supporting the industry.  RSA Conference Organizer also encourages you not to listen to a sales pitch from a non-sponsor or exhibitor.


The use of Drones/Unmanned Aircrafts (“UAV”) is strictly prohibited at all times throughout the entire Venue and the adjacent areas outside of the Venue.  UAV’s are devices that are used or intended to be used for flight in the air with no onboard pilot (either controlled manually or through an autopilot using a data link to connect the pilot to the UAV).


In its sole discretion and without refund, RSA Conference Organizer reserves the right to refuse admittance to or expel from the RSA Conference anyone that it determines is behaving in a manner that could be disruptive to the RSA Conference or any other attendee.


For information about RSA Conference’s privacy policy, see

The views expressed by any RSA Conference attendee, speaker, exhibitor or sponsor are not necessarily those of RSA Conference, RSA Conference Organizer or EMC Corporation.  All RSA Conference attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors are solely responsible for the content of any and all individual or corporation presentations, marketing collateral, advertising and online Web content.


RSA Conference Organizer shall not be held responsible for any delay or failure in performance of its obligations hereunder to the extent such delay or failure is caused by fire, flood, strike, civil, governmental or military authority, acts of God, acts of terrorism, acts of war, epidemics, the availability of the Venue or other similar causes beyond its reasonable control and without the fault or negligence of RSA Conference Organizer or its subcontractors.  For one or more of such reasons, RSA Conference Organizer may postpone, reschedule or cancel the event without liability on the part of RSA Conference Organizer.  In the event RSA Conference cannot be held or is postponed pursuant to this section, RSA Conference Organizer shall not be liable to attendee for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodations costs, or financial losses.  RSA Conference Organizer will review refund and/or fee transfer requests, submitted in writing, for approval on a situational basis.

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