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RSA Conference 2006

Show Daily, Online Edition
San Jose, CA
Feb. 13 -- Feb. 17, 2006


Inside the new CA
When Toby Weiss takes the stage at the RSA conference today for a keynote address, he'll be representing a new CA. The changes are subtle -- an abbreviated corporate name and a strong focus on enterprise IT management. Weiss, senior vice president and general manager of security solutions, gave us some insight into what CA is up to.

The sensation over automation
In his RSA Conference keynote address Thursday, Internet Security Systems' CEO Tom Noonan plans to discuss his vision of how multiple layers of security can be integrated to provide tighter protection, reduced costs and regulatory compliance. We got a preview.

RSA CEO: Federation has been a disappointment
In the 10 years since Art Coviello took over as CEO of RSA Security, the company's revenues have swelled to $305 million for fiscal 2004, and the RSA Conference has grown into the information security industry's premiere gathering. We caught up with Coviello to learn more about where RSA and the conference are heading.

Has perimeter security become obsolete?
Tatu Ylönen explains how attacks against integrated applications could cause widespread damage, and how the program he created is being used to counter the threat today.

Cisco unveils steps toward self-defending network
In his keynote, CEO John Chambers touted product enhancements that advance his push for networks that can defend themselves without human intervention.

Keynoters push for ID federation, harsher laws
The top executives for two of the security industry's biggest companies stressed the industry working together to rebuild trust through open authentication standards and stiffer database breach laws.

Companies still not reporting attacks, FBI director says
At a BSA Town Hall Meeting, Robert Mueller urged companies to cooperate with law enforcement if its ever to gain ground on cybercriminals.

Elemental Security, Imperva top Innovation Station Showdown
Eleven security startups vye for awards at the RSA Security conference.

Gates calls for the end of passwords
Microsoft's chairman outlined a future where code is written more securely and passwords are no more. Can his company get us there?

CEOs share vision of safer cyberspace
RSA's Art Coviello and Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy offer suggestions for strengthening security and privacy and the public's faith in both.

Exceptional exhibitors earn Impact Awards
Cybertrust takes Best in Show at the RSA Security Conference for its promotional plan. Three others honors in the second annual event.

Crypto panel takes on RFID, bashed hash functions
The lively exchange between some of security's biggest names this year included a wake-up call to tweak older designs, find a new hash function standard and watch those tags.

Gates to open RSA with Microsoft's security vision
As Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates prepares to offer his company's 2006 security plans, users explain why they're finally starting to trust the software giant.

AirTight Networks Aladdin Knowledge Systems Application Security
Arcot Systems Aventail Bivio Networks
BMC Software CA CallingID
Cavium Networks CipherTrust Citrix
Configuresoft ConSentry DesktopStandard
Endforce ForeScout Technologies Forum Systems
FullArmor GuardianEdge Technologies Guardium
Imperva Ingrian Networks Internet Security Systems
Microsoft Mirage Networks nCipher
NeoAccel NetIQ NetOptics
NFR Security Nokia Enterprise Solutions Passlogix
PGP Corp. Privacy NETworks Radware
Reactivity Reflex Security RSA Security
Shavlik Technologies Sun Microsystems TippingPoint
Third Brigade TriCipher Utimaco Safeware
Vontu Websense Workshare
To read all press releases issued at the conference, visit Business Wire.
This was last published in February 2006

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