Innovation Programs

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The forward growth in the cybersecurity industry is borne out of innovations that reimagine what’s possible. For 18 years RSA Conference has brought tomorrow’s biggest, boldest ideas into the spotlight through RSAC Innovation Sandbox, with additional programs added to foster innovative advancement. Join us at RSAC 2023 with a Full Conference Pass or Expo Plus Pass to get a front-row seat for the next generation of revolutionary solutions.



Celebrating Innovation at RSAC 2023

RSA Conference brings the biggest and boldest innovations to the spotlight each year. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into each innovation program coming to RSAC 2023.

RSAC Innovation Sandbox

Join ten bold new innovators as they compete to win the title of “Most Innovative Startup 2023”!

RSAC Launch Pad

The RSAC Launch Pad spotlights three start-up companies, with products not yet in market, and gives them the opportunity to pitch their bold new ideas to venture capitalists in a Shark Tank®-style format. RSAC Launch Pad will return to the RSA Conference lineup in 2023.


Meet up with your RSAC friends and network with new ones at our annual craft beer-tasting event!

RSAC Early Stage Expo

Feel the excitement as you navigate through an exhibit space featuring 50 of the most promising new startups.

RSAC Sandbox

Go head-to-head with your peers with interactive activities and games in seven different sandboxes.

RSAC Innovation Sandbox 2022 Winning Pitch!

Watch the excitement unfold as Talon was named “Most Innovated Startup 2022.”

Think Your Startup has What it Takes?

Do you work for a promising startup—or know of one—that would be perfect for RSAC Innovation Sandbox or RSAC Launch Pad? Submissions are now open for both exciting programs.

RSAC Innovation Sandbox details
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Secure Your Spot at RSAC 2023!

Register now to be a part of the future of cybersecurity. Come together with these groundbreaking innovators, world-renowned thought-leaders, and a diverse group of influential attendees!

Snapshots of RSAC 2022

Flip through our Flickr page of RSAC 2022 photos to get you excited for RSAC 2023!