Dr Hugh Thompson

Program Committee Chair, RSA Conference

As Program Committee Chair, Hugh Thompson is responsible for identifying domestic and global trends to help set the agenda for RSA Conference. He also plays a direct role in selecting session topics and speakers. A world-renowned security expert and former Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, Thompson holds a BS, MS and Ph.D. in applied mathematics. He has co-authored four books and more than 100 publications on security and has testified before Congress on cybersecurity. In 2006 he was named a “Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security” by SC Magazine. Thompson is also the Chief Technology Officer at Symantec Inc.

  1. Diversity's Indispensable Role in Cybersecurity's Future

    Britta Glade, Dr Hugh Thompson, Perry Carpenter and Prudence Smith

  2. Incident Response: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions

    Britta Glade, Dr Hugh Thompson, Robert M. Lee and Kristy Westphal

  3. Insider Tips for RSAC 2020 Speaker Proposals

    Britta Glade and Dr Hugh Thompson

  4. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 APJ

    Britta Glade and Dr Hugh Thompson

  5. Security Hygiene Gets a Refresh in the Wake of Baltimore's Cyberattack

    Britta Glade, Dr Hugh Thompson, Wendy Nather and Andrew Hay

  6. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 USA

    Britta Glade and Dr Hugh Thompson

    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:21
    RSAC Launch Pad - NuID
    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:21
    RSAC Launch Pad - NuID
    • USA 2019
    • 00:11:09
    RSAC Launch Pad - Spherical Defense
    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:53
    RSAC Launch Pad - Styra
    • 00:01:07
    Cyber Safety: Kids - Advice From Hugh Thompson on Hacking
    • 00:01:02
    Cyber Safety: Kids - The Internet Is A Sticky Place
  1. Diversity's Indispensable Role in Cybersecurity's Future

    Britta Glade, Dr Hugh Thompson, Perry Carpenter and Prudence Smith

  2. Incident Response: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions

    Britta Glade, Dr Hugh Thompson, Robert M. Lee and Kristy Westphal

  3. Insider Tips for RSAC 2020 Speaker Proposals

    Britta Glade and Dr Hugh Thompson

  4. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 APJ

    Britta Glade and Dr Hugh Thompson

  5. Security Hygiene Gets a Refresh in the Wake of Baltimore's Cyberattack

    Britta Glade, Dr Hugh Thompson, Wendy Nather and Andrew Hay

  6. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 USA

    Britta Glade and Dr Hugh Thompson

  7. Our Own Worst Enemy: Tackling the Social Engineering Problem

    Britta Glade, Lance Hayden, Dr Hugh Thompson and Ira Winkler

  8. Getting employees on board with cybersecurity awareness

    Britta Glade, Dr Hugh Thompson, Cathy Click and Cheryl Conley

  9. The ABCs of prioritizing cybersecurity. Emphasis on C.

    Dr Hugh Thompson, Mary Ann Davidson, Britta Glade and Deborah Blyth

  10. Words That Have (Cybersecurity) Consequences

    Dr Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade, Dr Saurabh Shintre and Etay Maor

  11. NIST Cyber Security Framework

    Dr Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade and Matt Barrett

  12. Securing Government and National Infrastructure

    Dr Hugh Thompson, Dmitri Alperovitch, Jason Healey and Britta Glade

  13. An Inside Look at Highlights from RSA Conference 2018 USA

    Britta Glade and Dr Hugh Thompson

  14. AppSec and DevOps

    Dr Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade, Matthew Clapham and Murray Goldschmidt

  15. Privacy and Smart Cities

    Dr Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade, Gary Hayslip and Theodore Claypoole