Justifying the Value of Conference Attendance to Your Boss

Read why Jim Nitterauer says that attending Infosec conferences is necessary for IT pros and C-Suite employees on Tripwire : Over the weekend, I became immersed in a discussion on Twitter centered around getting more people involved in InfoSec conferences. Lesley’s initial point led to many great responses relating to the value of attending conferences and the […]

RSA and the expanding hole in cybersecurity

Read Tom Foremski’s article about the RSA conference in San Francisco on ZDNet. There were record numbers of people, exhibitors, talks and awards at the recent RSA Security show in San Francisco. Yet we have widening security holes in enterprise systems that continue to be discovered and exploited. Read his full article here.

RSA Conference: Lessons from a Billion Breached Data Records

Troy Hunt sees more breached records than most of us, running the popular ethical data breach search service “Have I been pwned.” In a session at the RSA Conference this week, Hunt entertained the capacity crowd with tales both humorous and frightening about breaches that he has been involved with. Read more about the experts […]

It’s ‘Code Red’ as cyber-security pros gather

Cybersecurity threats are now a household worry, putting the thousands of professionals who flock to the annual RSA cybersecurity conference here in an unusually influential position. “The threat level is now Code Red,” said Avivah Litan, a security analyst with Gartner, a consulting company. Familiar threats, such as hacking by groups backed by governments, are not […]

RSA aims to balance business needs, risk, cybersecurity

RSA Security is outlining a cybersecurity lineup and architecture that aims to balance business needs, manage risk, and prioritize incident response. At its namesake conference in San Francisco, RSA, owned by Dell Technologies, said its architecture is aimed at being proactive, managing risk, and putting security decisions in the context of the overall business. The trick […]

Here’s What to Expect at RSA 2017

Read Robert Hackett’s article about what we can expect from RSA 2017 conference on Fortune : I will be attending the RSA conference in San Francisco this upcoming week, along with my Fortune colleagues Jeff John Roberts and Jonathan Vanian. The security event, which started as a colloquy for cryptographers in 1991, has since mushroomed into a […]

RSA 2017: The Internet of Things security threat

Read Tim Greene’s article about how Internet of Things security threat would form central theme of RSA 2017 on Network World : RSA Conference 2017 will take on the threat posed by the internet of things, something that was demonstrated last fall by the DDoS attacks that took down Dyn data centers and many of […]

The Top 13 Information Security Conferences of 2017

2017 is finally here. You know what that means: another information security conference season is upon us. We couldn’t be more excited! Just like we did last year, we at The State of Security have assembled a list of the top 13 conferences in information security for 2017. We hope you’ll have the chance to attend […]

At Black Hat, the ‘Internet of Things’ Gets Put Through Its Paces

When computer hackers and security pros gather for twin conferences in Las Vegas this week, the focus will be on risks related to the growing assortment of connected thermostats, smartwatches, cars and other devices that the tech industry calls the “internet of things.” Read about the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas to explore the […]

Predict, Prevent, Detect and Enforce: Insights from the Gartner Security Summit

Read Jennifer Blatnik take an analytical look at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit held last month on Security Week : It’s been a dirty little secret among those of us in the security industry that there are two types of security solution providers: those who scare the market about threats and attackers in […]