In 2017, RSA Conference offered attendees:
15 keynote presentations. Over 700 speakers across 500+ sessions. 550+ companies on the expo floors. And our favorite stat of all? A record 43,000 attendees. So yes, 2017 was a year to remember.
As with every year, RSAC was graced by countless industry greats. And while we don’t like to make a habit of name-dropping, with names like “Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson” and “Seth Myers,” we can justify making an exception. Tyson was one of many great keynote speakers who not only took, but stole the stage. Others include Dame Stella Remington, the first female director of MI5, and father of cryptography, Whitfield Diffie. And to end the show, professional funnyman, Seth Myers prompted widespread knee-slapping with his comedic performance. On top of the experts, RSAC 2017 brought up some big trends, too. Across Conference, discussions of critical infrastructure, increasing insecurity and architectural threats had attendees buzzing.