The annual RSA Conference analyst teleconference features three of today’s leading security analysts from 451 Research, Forrester and Gartner. During the hour-long call, Moderator and RSA Conference Program Chair, Dr. Hugh Thompson will discuss top cybersecurity topics including mobile and big data security, as well as preview upcoming sessions at RSA Conference 2013 with Ramon Krikken of Gartner, Wendy Nather of 451 Research and Chenxi Wang of Forrester. The teleconference will conclude with a brief Q&A session giving attendees an opportunity to hear four influential security speakers address top of mind security trends heading into the Conference.
Ramon Krikken, Gartner
Ramon Krikken is a Research Vice President within Gartner's Risk Management Strategies team. He covers software/application security; mobile application security and service-oriented architecture (SOA) security; structured and unstructured data security management, including data masking, redaction and tokenization; cryptography, key management and PKI; security monitoring and security analytics; security metrics; and virtualization and cloud computing security as it pertains to the other categories.
Wendy Nather, 451 Research
Wendy Nather is Research Director, Security, within 451 Research's Enterprise Security Program, providing analysis on the current state of security from the perspective of a veteran CISO. Nather’s primary areas of coverage are application security, identity and access management, threat intelligence, and security services. She is co-author of the book, ‘The Cloud Security Rules,’ and was named one of Tripwire's "Top 25 Influencers in Security You Should Be Following."
Chenxi Wang, Forrester
Chenxi Wang is Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester serving Security and Risk Professionals. She is a leading expert on mobile security, endpoint security, application security, and cloud security. Wang leads the effort at Forrester to build the research portfolio that addresses how enterprise mobility, consumerization, and emerging threats affect security strategy, policy, architecture, application development, and operations. She has also written extensively about global data privacy laws and the China technology market and closely follows the technology adoption trends in that market.
Dr. Herbert “Hugh” Thompson, Program Chair of RSA Conferences
Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson is Program Chair for RSA Conferences and a world-renowned expert on IT security. He has co-authored several books on the topic and has written more than 80 academic and industrial publications on security. In 2006, Thompson 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 for the past few years where he taught courses on computer security.