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RSA Wrap-Up: What Drove the Conversation at RSA 2018?

We made it through another fantastic 2018 RSA Conference week, where 50,000 security professionals, vendors and reporters from around the world gathered to catch up on the latest in technology and information security. If you’re anything like us, you’ve been reading up on the buzz that came out of RSA this year. But what were the hottest discussion areas resulting from this year’s conference?

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RSA 2018 Trend Watch: GDPR, Cryptocurrency, Cloud - Oh My!

 

In 2017, a record number of 43,000 attendees descended upon the Bay Area for five full days of educational training from experienced industry practitioners at RSA Conference, the world’s premier infosec event. RSA 2018 is expected to have an even larger attendance and feature over 400 sessions (more than 30 hours of content), over 25 keynote speakers, plus high-level networking with thousands of the security industry’s best and brightest.

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RSA 2016: That's a Wrap!

From the Innovation Sandbox and bustling expo floor to the Codebreakers Bash and closing keynote by actor Sean Penn, RSA Conference 2016 was one for the books. With nearly 40,000 conference goers, 500 security vendors, 700 sessions, 300 reporters, bloggers and analysts in attendance, and dozens of vendor events and after-hours parties, schedules were jam packed last week and energy was high.

Topics: Security CSO RSA

RSA 2016: What to expect this year from the people who really know! - Fahmida Rashid, InfoWorld

With the RSA Conference, the biggest cybersecurity event of the year, less than a week away, we thought we’d check in with some of our reporter friends to get their take on what to expect this year. We got some good feedback - some serious and some light-hearted - but all very interesting! Is the “hype cycle” (i.e. what’s “in” and what’s “out”) what is actually causing trouble in the security industry? Who is going to be the new security “darling” or the company everyone wants to hear more from? Continue below to see what Fahmida Rashid, Senior Writer of InfoWorld, had to say, and then check back again this week for insight from our additional reporter friends!     

Topics: Security CSO RSA

RSA 2016: What to expect this year from the people who really know! - Tony Bradley, TechSpective.net

With the RSA Conference, the biggest cybersecurity event of the year, less than a week away, we thought we’d check in with some of our reporter friends to get their take on what to expect this year. We got some good feedback - some serious and some light-hearted - but all very interesting! Is the “hype cycle” (i.e. what’s “in” and what’s “out”) what is actually causing trouble in the security industry? Who is going to be the new security “darling” or the company everyone wants to hear more from? Continue below to see what Tony Bradley, Editor-in-Chief of TechSpective.net, had to say, and then check back again this week for insight from our additional reporter friends!     

Topics: Security CSO RSA

RSA 2016: What to expect this year from the people who really know! - Tim Wilson, DarkReading

With the RSA Conference, the biggest cybersecurity event of the year, less than a week away, we thought we’d check in with some of our reporter friends to get their take on what to expect this year. We got some good feedback - some serious and some light-hearted - but all very interesting! Is the “hype cycle” (i.e. what’s “in” and what’s “out”) what is actually causing trouble in the security industry? Who is going to be the new security “darling” or the company everyone wants to hear more from? Continue below to see what Tim Wilsion, Editor of DarkReading, had to say, and then check back again this week for insight from our additional reporter friends!     

Topics: Security CSO RSA

RSA 2016: What to expect this year from the people who really know! - Sean Kerner, InternetNews.com

With the RSA Conference, the biggest cybersecurity event of the year, less than a week away, we thought we’d check in with some of our reporter friends to get their take on what to expect this year. We got some good feedback - some serious and some light-hearted - but all very interesting! Is the “hype cycle” (i.e. what’s “in” and what’s “out”) what is actually causing trouble in the security industry? Who is going to be the new security “darling” or the company everyone wants to hear more from? Continue below to see what Sean Kerner, Senior Editor of InternetNews.com had to say, and then check back again this week for insight from our additional reporter friends!     

Topics: Security CSO RSA

RSA 2016: What to expect this year from the people who really know! - Steve Ragan, CSO

With the RSA Conference, the biggest cybersecurity event of the year, less than a week away, we thought we’d check in with some of our reporter friends to get their take on what to expect this year. We got some good feedback - some serious and some light-hearted - but all very interesting! Is the “hype cycle” (i.e. what’s “in” and what’s “out”) what is actually causing trouble in the security industry? Who is going to be the new security “darling” or the company everyone wants to hear more from? Continue below to see what Steve Ragan, Senior Staff Writer for CSO had to say, and then check back again this week for insight from our additional reporter friends!     

Topics: Security CSO RSA