Identity Comes into Focus at RSA Conference

We are less than two weeks away from RSA Conference, the world’s largest security event! This year’s theme – The Power of Opportunity – emphasizes “unity.” Clever, right? We think so. Not only is it a great time to call for unity in cybersecurity among vendors and practitioners, but also end users. Every day we’re on the hook to be more vigilant in the fight to protect our identities, privacy, data and businesses. To win, we have to be united and this year’s conference provides many opportunities to help us get there.

According to the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 63% of confirmed data breaches leveraged weak, default, or stolen passwords. This is why identity is the most consequential attack vector we must protect today. We can no longer rely on yesterday’s technology and approaches. Use the RSA Conference to focus on identity and access management. Maximize conference opportunities to learn how others are reimagining their identity strategy to meet the needs of the modern workforce. Here are some fantastic events and sessions that will help you to do just that:

Here are some fantastic events and sessions that will help you to do just that:

RSA Identity Summit 2017: Kick off your week with identity inspirations and innovations during RSA Identity Summit as we explore the many ways to reimagine your identity strategy. RSA’s identity experts, along with other technology leaders, discuss what it takes to manage identity at the speed of business, delivering both convenient and secure access. You’ll also have a chance to network with peers and see RSA SecurID® Suite identity and access management solutions in action. This event takes place at the W Hotel from 2-5pm. Reserve your seat now!

RSA Keynote- Planning for Chaos: RSA’s CTO, Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, kicks off the conference discussing how the ripples of chaos spread farther and faster in our interconnected world. Tuesday, February 14, 8:10 – 8:35 AM | Moscone West, Level 3

Hands-On Perspectives: Deploying FIDO-Based Modern Authentication Solutions: Join Kayvan Alikhani, RSA Lead Technologist for Identity, and an all-star panel of security practitioners from Aetna, Google and USAA as they talk about their security deployments for online services. February 14, 2017 | 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM | Moscone West | 2014

Privileged Access Management – Unsticking Your PAM Program: Lance Peterman, Identity & Access Management Architect at Merck, provides a core understanding of what a PAM program should contain and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls that keep a PAM program from reaching its potential. February 16, 2017 | 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM | Moscone West | 2014

Measuring Authentication: NIST 800-63 and Vectors of Trust: Sarah Squire, Senior Identity Solution Architect at Engage Identity informs attendees on how Vectors of Trust influenced NIST 800-63, as well as how authentication will be measured in the future. February 17, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM | Moscone West | 2014

What a great line-up! And, these are just a few recommendations – review the agenda and sessions now and save your seat using the new reserve a seat function.

Be sure to visit the RSA booth in the North Expo hall (N3601) to see demos and presentations, chat with subject matter experts and take the holographic challenge. RSA SecurID Access and RSA® Identity Governance and Lifecycle experts will be available to answer questions and show you how we help organizations accelerate business while mitigating risk. And, if you need an energy boost, visit the RSA Coffee Lounge and let our baristas refuel you on the spot.

Not registered for the full conference? You can still join us in the booth, and see the mid-week keynotes for free! Get your Free Expo Pass today using code XS7RSASEC.

Can’t attend? Watch it all go down from your office or home on RSAC TV.

As you see, there will be an amazing amount of content and events to further your understanding of enhancing your IAM strategies and to gain unity across the identities in your organization, no matter how large or small.

Help us follow your tweets and shares from the conference by using #RSAC during the week.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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