Join us at RSA 2017 as SearchSecurity editors cover all the breaking news from the event, interview the foremost industry experts at the show and provide in-depth coverage of the most pressing issues facing information security professionals and enterprises.
RSA Conference is the information security industry's largest and most influential annual event. This year's show, from Feb. 13 to 17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, covers the latest trends, technologies and threats.
1Cyberattacks and adversaries-
Enterprise threats and defense
Understanding and stopping today's cyberattacks and adversaries, from ransomware to IoT botnets to powerful DDoS attacks, is critical. The threat landscape is always changing, and enterprises and security companies must adapt. Find out which tools, techniques and vulnerabilities threat actors are using now, and what experts at RSA 2017 say should be done to stop them.
IoT security tops the list of RSA Conference 2017 submissions after IoT devices were abused by threat actors, but the topics experts worry about are much more far-reaching. Continue Reading
RSAC 2017: Innovation Sandbox competition pits this year's top 10 cybersecurity startups against each other in a bid to win top honors as most innovative. Continue Reading
The Cloud Security Alliance unveiled new research at RSA Conference 2017 that shows custom enterprise applications are creating shadow cloud risks for organizations. Continue Reading
With the rapid expansion of the ransomware threat landscape, defenders are scrambling to find ways to fight back. RSAC 2017 dedicated a full day for a ransomware seminar. Continue Reading
Zulfikar Ramzan opens RSA Conference 2017 by reminding enterprises that just as cyberattacks have long-tail repercussions, so too do collaborative security decisions made in business. Continue Reading
Microsoft calls for a global convention on cyber security and an independent organisation to keep nation state attackers in check Continue Reading
The inability to draw connections between security details and business metrics is one of the biggest challenges facing most companies, according to RSA CTO Zulfikar Ramzan Continue Reading
Data manipulation a real threat and the next corporate attack vector could be found in the home, warns Intel Security head Chris Young Continue Reading
RSA Conference 2017 was full of talk about future IoT attacks, but Intel Security's Christopher Young said the Mirai botnet is still an enormous threat and demonstrated why that is. Continue Reading
Security expert Ed Skoudis says that in 2017 organisations need to prepare for evolving ransomware and IoT-enabled attacks, as well as a combination of the two Continue Reading
An RSA Conference session on a new attack on connected medical devices led to a spirited debate on vulnerability disclosure and manufacturer responsibility. Continue Reading
At RSAC, former Tor Project CEO Andrew Lewman explains the latest research into darknet technology and how that tech continues to evolve as an attack vector. Continue Reading
One expert warned there can be a disconnect between what security remediation means to CISOs and what researchers announce because of divergent objectives. Continue Reading
Machine learning, threat intelligence and security analytics
New technologies and service models like machine learning, threat intelligence and cloud access security brokers continue to change the information security industry. Here's what experts at RSA 2017 are saying about these emerging trends and technologies.
At RSA Conference 2017, Skyhigh Networks explained how it expanded its cloud access security broker model to include IaaS platforms and custom enterprise applications. Continue Reading
Michael Dell introduces RSA's newly appointed president, Rohit Ghai, who is set to lead the cybersecurity firm as it implements its new Business Driven Security platform. Continue Reading
At RSA Conference 2017, Tenable Network Security introduced a cloud-based vulnerability management platform called Tenable.io that allows users to import and export vulnerability data. Continue Reading
Panel at RSAC on cryptography trends offers views on AI's coming domination of cybersecurity, quantum computing and quantum cryptography, politics and elections and more. Continue Reading
Former Google chief says artificial intelligence could be applied in internet of things security, but the technology is still a long way from Hollywood scenarios Continue Reading
Collaborative security platforms will enable developers to focus on innovation and force the security industry to change business models, predicts Palo Alto Networks Continue Reading
Yubico founder and CEO Stina Ehrensvard spoke with SearchSecurity at RSAC 2017 about FIDO authentication and how Google uses it to secure logins and cut costs. Continue Reading
Google restructured its network security with the BeyondCorp program and wants to show other organizations how to move past firewalls. Continue Reading
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Cyberespionage, surveillance and regulations
Issues such as government surveillance, privacy regulations and encryption technology, as well as growing cyberespionage threats and nation-state attacks, have thrust the U.S. government to the center stage of the infosec world. Get the latest information and expert opinions from RSA 2017 on these important issues.
RSA Conference 2017 hasn't been affected by President Trump's recent executive order, but the travel ban has still send shockwaves through the tech industry. Continue Reading
Speaking at RSA Conference 2017, former NSA Director Keith Alexander warned of increased nation-state cyberattacks and called for an overhaul of U.S. government cybersecurity. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Brad Smith spoke at RSA Conference 2017 about the effects of nation-state cyberattacks and what businesses and governments can do about them. Continue Reading
Rep. Michael McCaul took a harsh stance on Russian state-sponsored hacking at RSA Conference 2017 and pushed the U.S. government to do more to stop such attacks. Continue Reading
Without greater collaboration, information sharing and clear sanctions against attackers, defenders will continue to lose the war in cyber space, says US politician Michael McCaul Continue Reading
Speaking at RSA Conference 2017, security expert Bruce Schneier called for the creation of a new government agency to oversee internet-of-things regulation. Continue Reading
Experts at RSAC 2017 discussed the upcoming cybersecurity executive order from the new presidential administration and how the NIST Framework strengthens the plan. Continue Reading
In a panel discussion about current IoT security risks, experts at RSA Conference 2017 weigh government legislation options against industry self-regulation. Continue Reading
Several speakers made pro-immigration remarks at RSA Conference 2017 and called for tech immigration reform following President Trump's controversial executive order. Continue Reading
Experts at RSAC 2017 discussed national cybersecurity policy suggestions for the new presidential administration, including what to do about encryption and the DHS mission. Continue Reading
Experts say codifying the Vulnerability Equities Process into law would increase transparency and trust regarding vulnerability disclosure by the government. Continue Reading
Security expert Bruce Schneier said programmers' freedom to code whatever they want will likely come to an end. Should the industry brace itself for software regulations? Continue Reading
4Video and podcasts-
RSA 2017 sights and sounds
Our editors and reporters talk with security experts on the hottest topics emerging from RSA Conference 2017.
In this episode of SearchSecurity's Risk & Repeat podcast, editors discuss their plans, expectations and predictions for RSA Conference 2017 next week in San Francisco. Continue Reading
In this episode of SearchSecurity's Risk & Repeat podcast, editors recap RSA Conference 2017 and discuss how the show addressed many security problems, but had very few answers. Continue Reading
In this episode of SearchSecurity's Risk & Repeat podcast, Kevin Walker, Juniper Networks' security chief technology and strategy officer, talks about SDN security challenges. Continue Reading
RSA 2017: Hot topics on social media
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