Special Events

Join in on some of the special events happening during RSA Conference 2018 week!

Early Stage Expo


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Welcome Reception

Monday, April 16, 2018 | 5 – 7 PM
Moscone North and South Expo Halls

Kick off RSA Conference 2018 with drinks and hors d’oeuvres as you preview the leading information security vendors in both North and South Expos. Open to all pass types! Guest tickets available for purchase at registration.

Sponsored by: 
Gold Sponsors

Book Signings

All book signings will take place in the Conference Bookstore located in Moscone South, Street Level. Arrive early for the biggest names! Also, all RSA Conference attendees receive 20 percent off all purchases. 

Date and Time Author Title Publisher
Monday, April 16   
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Theodore Claypoole & Theresa Payton Privacy in the Age of Big Data Rowman & Littlefield
Tuesday, April 17   
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Bruce Schneier David and Goliath  W. W. Norton & Co.
  Bruce Schneier Applied Cryptography Wiley
  Bruce Schneier Secrets & Lies Wiley
  Bruce Schneier Schneier on Security Wiley
  Bruce Schneier Liars and Outliers Wiley
  Bruce Schneier Carry On Wiley
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Todd Fitzgerald Information Security Governance Simplified CRC Press
Wednesday, April 18   
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Jack Freund Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A Fair Approach Elsevier Science
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Prabath Siriwardena Advanced API Security Apress
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Jeff Stapleton Security without Obscurity: A Guide to Confidentiality, Authentication, and Integrity CRC Press
  Jeff Stapleton & W. Clay Epstein Security without Obscurity: A Guide to PKI Operations CRC Press
Thursday, April 19   
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Chris Blask Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation McGraw Hill
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Ira Winkler Advanced Persistent Security Syngress
  Tracy Celaya Refractive Thinker Self Published
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Michael T. Raggo Mobile Data Loss: Threats and Countermeasures Syngress
  Michael T. Raggo & Chet Hosmer Data Hiding Syngress
  Chet Hosmer Integrating Python with Leading Computer Forensics Platforms Syngress
  Chet Hosmer Python Forensics Syngress
  Chet Hosmer Python Passive Network Mapping Syngress


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 4:30 – 6 PM
Marriott Marquis (Yerba Buena 8)

Meet your RSAC friends at our fourth annual craft beer tasting event! Join us for a hands-on interactive experience to research and uncover new flavors and tastes in California craft brewers. Participants receive a commemorative RSAC tasting glass! Event is free for Full Conference, Full Conference Speaker, Full Conference Employee, Full Conference Student/Faculty, Full Conference 1Day Tuesday pass holders as well as Press/Analyst Credentialed attendees. All other badge holders can purchase tickets through registration. Fee: $25. 
Event access is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis. 

RSAC Women's Leadership Reception

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 5 – 7:30 PM
Press Club, 20 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco

Please join us for a relaxed and casual networking event at the Press Club—one of San Francisco's most notable destinations, offering the ultimate wine experience in a sophisticated and social atmosphere. We'll celebrate the talent, contributions and continued development of women throughout the cybersecurity community. All RSA Conference attendees and cybersecurity professionals who support women in the industry are welcome to attend. 

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Expo Pub Crawl

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 4:30 – 6 PM
Moscone North and South Expos

Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages as you visit sponsoring companies’ booths to learn about their latest innovations. Open to all registrant types.

Company Booth Number Company Booth Number
Corvil S2526 Big Switch Networks N4416
FlowTraq S442 Cleveland Clinic N4441
Intrinsic ID S2613 Cofense N4601
LookingGlass  S100 CounterCraft N5102
Militus S440 Cryptsoft N3130
My Work Drive S2611 Digital Pocket N4427
NOMINET S2041 Empow Cyber Security N3117
PhishLabs S2235 Lookout N3008
Qualcomm S2441 Loopio N4604
SecurityScorecard S2508 ObserveIT N4809
Threat Stack S2504 Terranova WW Corporation N5105
    UL N3227


Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 6 – 10 PM
San Francisco Armory

RSAC Bash 2018 is out of this world—think futuristic amusement park meets infosec extravaganza. Complete with musical entertainment, a remote-control race car track, and a legendary venue—the iconic San Francisco Amory. There’s no better way to blow off some steam after four days of infosec immersion. Come to network. Come to dance. Or just unwind. Regardless, this is one party you won’t want to leave early!

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