Hugh Thompson

Program Committee, RSA Conference

Herbert (Hugh) Thompson is Program Chair for RSA Conference and a world-renowned expert on IT security. Thompson has co-authored several books on the topic and has written more than 80 academic and industrial publications on security. In 2006, he was named one of the “Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security” by SC Magazine and has been interviewed by top news organizations, including the BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Financial Times, Washington Post and others. He has been an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University in New York and is Senior VP and Chief Security Strategist at Blue Coat Systems, Inc.