Looking for some inspiration? Look no further than our RSAC 2022 Keynotes.Every year our Keynote speakers bring their unique insights and alternative perspectives to RSA Conference. And 2022 is no different. Take a look at our Keynote speakers below.
Monday, June 06 | 3:30 PM PT
Emerging technologies, expanding connections, hidden vulnerabilities: our sector understands that the only constant is change. As the world adapts once again, our industry’s experience shaping transformational shifts will determine the next normal. So let’s review how we’ve evolved, examine our missteps, predict where we’re headed, and start planning our next transformation.
Monday, June 06 | 3:50 PM PT
We have never been more connected than we are at this moment in time. This ecosystem radically increases our shared cybersecurity risk and demands collective defense. It’s not enough to volunteer to share information or give free training to organizations below the Security Poverty Line; what more do we truly owe one another?
Monday, June 06 | 4:10 PM PT
Three years ago, VMware challenged the industry to think differently. What has changed since then? How have we fared on that journey amid a global pandemic and increasing ransomware? Join Tom Gillis and guests as they share insights on the next areas of disruption. We need to think beyond the perimeter and the endpoint - to clouds, containers, APIs, and everything in between to win the battle.
Monday, June 06 | 4:30 PM PT
As cyber challenges and malign actors proliferate, the Intelligence Community is committed to protecting the nation by working with industry and international partners to rethink the issue in terms of how we collaborate and design networks…and the cyber security that protects those networks.
Tuesday, June 07 | 8:30 AM PT
Risk and complexity have accelerated ferociously for any organization using data and managing privacy today. This panel – all seasoned professionals from the pinnacle of the privacy field – will explore the legislative landscape, the risks that exist and are emerging, and the operational realities of managing privacy in a complex digital environment.
Tuesday, June 07 | 9:40 AM PT
This session will be an unveiling of the most novel attacks in the current global threat landscape, diving into specific, real-time examples of threat actor activity from both nation-states and criminal groups, along with strategic advice for countering them.
Tuesday, June 07 | 10:50 AM PT
Technology companies are at a crossroads as talented people are leaving their jobs in droves. People are searching for a high order purpose, values they can be proud of and the opportunity to change the world. This dynamic presents an opportunity for the security industry to become a talent importer. Collectively, the fall of social media gives rise to the soulfulness of cybersecurity.
Tuesday, June 07 | 11:10 AM PT
Twenty years ago, few believed self-driving cars could happen yet they’re here. Will the same principles pave the way towards self-driving security? Nir Zuk explores what an autonomous SOC looks like, why it's needed and how getting there requires a revolution in innovation. Nir will also detail potential pitfalls along the way.
Tuesday, June 07 | 11:35 AM PT
Each year the founders and leaders of cryptography take to the RSA Conference keynote stage to debate and discuss the most pressing issues facing the cybersecurity industry and our increasingly digital society. And each year, the stakes seem to be higher. Join this year’s panel to learn what’s top of mind for 2022.
Chief Scientist and CEO, Aura Labs
Cryptographer and Security Expert, Cryptomathic
Professor of Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of Science
Borman Professor of Computer Science, The Weizmann Institute, Israel
Professor of EECS, Director of Center on Responsible Decentralized Intelligence, UC Berkeley
Tuesday, June 07 | 1:15 PM PT
Cybersecurity has become a national security imperative, with recent incidents and ransomware attacks causing cascading impacts to government, industry, and citizens alike. This panel will feature key federal and private sector leaders discussing how the community can capitalize on the momentum of the moment to stop responding—and start preventing—incidents before they occur.
Tuesday, June 07 | 2:25 PM PT
Join renowned expert Bruce Schneier as he challenges convention and explores the latest issues facing our industry. A thought-provoking introductory speech will be followed by extensive open mic time where attendees can ask questions likely to span the range of cloud computing, geopolitics, supply chain, privacy, national security, IoT, AI, and late-breaking cybersecurity issues.
Tuesday, June 07 | 3:35 PM PT
What lies ahead in cybersecurity is a brave new world – sophisticated threats, everything connected, and real human life at stake. Securing our future will require transformative thinking in technology, human expertise, and growing our defender community. Join Vasu Jakkal, Microsoft CVP of Security, Compliance, Identity, and Privacy, for a look at where security is heading and what we’ll need to get there.
Tuesday, June 07 | 3:55 PM PT
Jessica Long believes the only disability in life is a negative attitude. The power of positive thinking has long been known as a useful tool for thriving in life and work. Jessica will explore how to develop a tough mindset to withstand anything and how the power of positivity affects what you want out of life.
Wednesday, June 08 | 8:30 AM PT
CISOs are recognized as technology change agents…but, in the words of one of our keynoters, “that’s the easy part”. How can CISOs broaden their change agent role, leading, motivating and influencing organizational change to create environments that embrace inclusion and diversity? Hear successes and failures that have helped facilitate sustained action, and leave with a toolkit of ideas for influencing individuals, leaders, and other groups within your organization and beyond.
Wednesday, June 08 | 9:40 AM PT
These times of heightened risk demand a new approach to ensuring all sectors of society play a part in protecting our digital future. As part of a new cyber civil defense initiative, Philanthropist Craig Newmark is “putting his money where his mouth is” by supporting a broad coalition of organizations dedicated to educating and protecting Americans amid escalating cybersecurity threats.
Wednesday, June 08 | 10:50 AM PT
We are in a new era of cyberattacks with massive social, business & geopolitical consequences. All are happening at a time of rapid digital adoption exposing more attack surfaces to bad actors. Enterprises are adopting automated security, built on open technologies & aligned to business needs. Joining Chris will be a senior security leader for a real-world discussion on cybersecurity in this new era.
Wednesday, June 08 | 11:10 AM PT
Security is in a vicious cycle of incrementalism. Breach, fix. New attack, new product. Rinse, repeat. We need to break these old habits fast because risk and security complexity have run amok. How can CISOs and security teams get a clean slate and move forward? Join Forcepoint CEO Manny Rivelo for a fresh approach to accelerating business based on simplifying security in the digital enterprise.
Wednesday, June 08 | 11:30 AM PT
Each year at RSA Conference, SANS provides the authoritative briefing on the most dangerous new attack techniques in use today, what's coming next, and what organizations can do to prepare. This session gives organizations a chance to prioritize upcoming attack vectors and to get ahead of them.
President, SANS Technology Institute
Chief Curriculum Director and Faculty Lead, SANS Institute
DFIR Curriculum Lead and Sr. Director of Digital Intelligence, SANS Institute and Cellebrite
Certified Instructor and Director of Intelligence, SANS Institute and Red Canary
Dean of Research, SANS Technology Institute
Wednesday, June 08 | 1:15 PM PT
It’s been 18 months since the SolarWinds cyber breach was detected. Since then, there’s been new players, new policies, and new attacks. If there’s one thing that’s clear, it’s that businesses must transform in order to meet the cyber threats of tomorrow. Listen as leaders in cybersecurity from CISA, Mandiant and SolarWinds discuss lessons learned, private-public partnership and how to build trust.
Wednesday, June 08 | 2:25 PM PT
Join Dr. Merryl Goldberg as she shares her story of sneaking information into the Soviet Union to help people defect utilizing her own encryption code that turned clear text into musical notes on sheet music. This inspiring journey of resilience, transformation, and humanity from 1985 Cold War tension will resonate with music lovers, history buffs, mathematicians and crypto enthusiasts alike.
Wednesday, June 08 | 3:35 PM PT
Digital transformation helped organizations reach new benefits…but not without new pains. The threat landscape is expanding with greater complexity and fragmentation. Security teams need a data-centric strategy to meet evolving challenges and achieve a strong security posture. Learn how to improve end-to-end visibility and enhance detection and response operations to strengthen cyber resiliency.
Wednesday, June 08 | 3:55 PM PT
Jake Wood will take you on his journey from college football's largest stadiums, to the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, to the founding and development of America's fastest growing disaster response organization, the highly acclaimed Team Rubicon. Leave inspired to look challenges in the eye and cross your own Rubicon, irrevocably committed to tackling what's most important to make a real difference.
Thursday, June 09 | 8:30 AM PT
Current CISO, board members, and former top federal cyber officials “role play” a board of directors meeting, with real examples and specific options, including dealing with the FBI, CISA, insurers, customers, and the news media, negotiating the ransom, directors’ responsibilities, and repairing the company’s reputation.
Thursday, June 09 | 9:40 AM PT
This session will highlight upticks in ransomware and supply chain attacks, with the latest trends of next-generation tactics, techniques and procedures from today’s adversaries. Crowdstrike will cover the increased sophistication seen in ransomware, along with a live demonstration of “Living off the Land” techniques used by adversaries.
Thursday, June 09 | 10:50 AM PT
Can security decisions really “spark joy”? Well-traveled CISO Bob Lord would argue yes, and that basic tidying decisions can help achieve significant, immediate, measurable improvements. Join this fast-paced fireside chat to hear wide-ranging discussion from memory safety issues and vulnerabilities to MFA and security controls to decision making and leadership. This unique keynote offers something for everyone.
Thursday, June 09 | 1:00 PM PT
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program has changed. CMMC Accreditation Body CEO Matthew Travis, Department of Defense Principal Deputy CIO Dr. Kelly Fletcher and representatives from the Defense Industrial Base will discuss the new changes to the CMMC model, the rationale behind the policy and technical changes, and a preview of how these adjustments will be implemented and affect the evolution of the conformance regime.
Senior Editor, FCW and Defense Systems (publications of Government Executive Media Group)
Vice President & IT Chief Information Security Officer, DXC Technology
Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer, Department of Defense
Vice President of Cyber Compliance, Cask Government
CEO, CMMC Accreditation Body, Inc.
Thursday, June 09 | 2:10 PM PT
Although cybercrime is now a national security threat, our understanding of the cybercriminal ecosystem remains limited. The industry needs a holistic map to conduct effective disruption, allocate resources efficiently, and impose meaningful costs on criminal actors. The WEF has initiated a project to develop this map. This panel will discuss the mapping project’s results to date and where it is going.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cyber Threat Alliance
Head of Strategy, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity
Associate Counsel and General Manager, Digital Crimes Unit, Microsoft
Chief Security Strategist & VP Global Threat Intelligence, Fortinet
Thursday, June 09 | 3:15 PM PT
We are in a crisis of trust and truth, one of our own making. Every day brings new examples and uncertainties: vaccines, elections, “fake news”, and on it goes. The slope of discord is getting exponentially steeper and the prices higher across society. What role does government, private sector, and each of us play in creating information disorder? Join Hugh Thompson and esteemed guests from the Aspen Institute’s Commission on Information Disorder to delve into one of the most important problems of our time. Don’t miss this compelling close to RSAC 2022.
Program Committee Chair, RSA Conference
Journalist and Founder, Katie Couric Media
Founding Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Senior Newmark Fellow in Cybersecurity Policy for Aspen Digital, Co-Founder of Krebs Stamos Group
President, Color Of Change