RSA Conference USA is one of the most anticipated digital security events of the year. Last year, its 31 keynote presentations, more than 621 speaker sessions, 700 presenting companies on the exposition floor attracted over 42,000 attendees. Given such popularity, how could the State of Security not include this event in its list of the top information security conferences for 2020?

This year’s iteration of RSA Conference USA promises to be exciting (and potentially meditative, should you so choose). To help attendees get the most out of the event, we at the State of Security have assembled some of the most exciting talks listed on the schedule. Here are 10 in particular that are worth mentioning.

Reality Check: The Story of Cybersecurity

Speaker: Rohit Ghai | President of RSA

Location: Moscone West

Date and Time: February 25, 2020 8:10AM – 8:30AM

It’s our stories that make us human. All of us love a memorable narrative, and we often exaggerate characters and fudge reality to fit the narrative.

In the mind of RSA President Rohit Ghai, the cybersecurity industry has an incomplete and overly simplified view of the characters in our story: the human element. That’s why Ghai will use his time in this speaker session to review the facts and set the story straight. After all, we are only as great as the story we leave behind.

Fear and Loathing in Cybersecurity: An Analysis of the Psychology of Fear

Speaker: Dr. Jessica Barker | Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Cygenta

Location: Moscone South

Date and Time: February 25, 2020 11:00AM – 11:50AM

For too long, the cybersecurity industry has attempted to use FUD to engage with the human element. In this engaging talk, Cygenta co-CEO Dr. Jessica Barker will draw on extensive (Read more...)