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  • Blog Post: Computing Trends: Cloud, Big Data and the Evolving Threat Landscape

    Today at RSA China , Jing de Jong-Chen (senior director, Trustworthy Computing) delivered a keynote outlining the next steps in Microsoft’s evolved security, privacy and reliability strategies for cloud and big data. Scott Charney’s Trustworthy Computing Next whitepaper highlights several...
  • Blog Post: RSA 2008 Keynote: Craig Mundie

    Y esterday was a busy day, so I get a bit behind with my updates on RSA, but I wanted to post about the Microsoft keynote, in addition to the others I attended. Format was fireside chat, with Craig Mundie, Microsoft's Chief Research and Strategy Officer sitting and talking with Chris Leach, Chief...
  • Blog Post: Cheswick and Thompson ‘Securin Ain’t Easy’ Rap Video @ RSA 2009

    RSA Conference 2009 Webcasts – Day 4 Keynotes (Friday) There is only a relatively small group of people that stay all the way to the end of the RSA Conference to see the final Friday keynotes, but they were worth the wait. I can honestly say the two afternoon keynote sessions were my favorite ones...
  • Blog Post: RSA 2008 Keynote: John Thompson

    Following RSA President Art Coviello on the keynotes this morning was John Thompson, CEO of Symantec. The topic of the keynote was " Information Centric Security: The Next Wave. " On one hand, this was one of the more interesting sessions of the morning, because John brought up his Research Labs VP...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft News at RSA 2010

    I thought it might be useful to share some of the key resources related to Microsoft news at RSA to make it easy to find.  Will update with more details later.   RSA Conference 2010 Microsoft RSA Presspass Newscenter: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/rsa/ Press materials: http://www...
  • Blog Post: RSA 2008 - A Theme Identified: Guitar Hero

    Though the tutorial sessions kicked off Sunday and ran through today, the RSA Conference Welcome reception kicked things off officially on the show floor at this evening. I arrived late this afternoon, checked into my hotel and made my way over to the convention center to check in and get my badge around...
  • Blog Post: RSA Conference 2007, Day 1, Morning (Bill Gates & Craig Mundie Keynote Video)

    Greeting from the RSA Conference 2007 in San Francisco! I went over to see the keynotes this morning and I must say that I really enjoyed the kick-off number, "Under Pressure", that they put on. Unfortunately, I don't have that on video or I'd run it for you. I am going to try and find out if they taped...
  • Blog Post: RSA Crypto Panel: Martin Hellman on 0.01% Events

    In the past, I haven't always stayed to hear the Crypto panel, but based upon the excellent one this year, I'll definitely include it in my plans going forward. If you want to hear an overview of what they all said, I can recommend Robert Vamosi's story Cryptographers speak of threats, voting, and Blu...
  • Blog Post: RSA Conference 2009 Webcasts – Day 2 Keynotes (Wednesday)

    The RSA Conference team has done an excellent job of making videos available this year for those that could not attend the conference live. Plus, like watching your American Idol on your DVR, you can easily skip past the parts you find boring and just focus on the exciting stuff. (Again, if you haven...
  • Blog Post: Benefit of Security and Privacy Collaboration

    This week, Microsoft Executives Ben Fathi and Scott Charney gave respective keynotes at RSA Europe (in London) and the IAPP (international association of privacy professionals) Academy 2007 . More details here . I was at RSA Europe and saw Ben give his keynote and one of the findings from recent Poneman...
  • Blog Post: Security Bloggers Meet up 2008 @ RSA Conference 2008

    Wednesday April 9, 2008 The RSA Conference is only about a month away now, so I wanted to extend an invitation for you to Meet Up with me and my fellow security bloggers if you are going to be there. Chances are, if you're a long-time blogger, you've already got an invite, but if not, send me a message...
  • Blog Post: RSA Conference 2007, Day 2 (Wednesday), Morning

    Yesterday was a typical first RSA day for me, in that I think I saw and talked with about 100 people I've worked with over the course of my career. On the show floor, I personally did not see much evidence of a "a lot of the big boys" as has been reported - except for Oracle, who is also giving a...
  • Blog Post: Scott Charney’s Keynote at RSA Conference 2012

    Scott Charney’s RSA keynote this morning outlined evolved security, privacy and reliability strategies for cloud and big data. He encouraged industry and governments to adopt more holistic security strategies, create effective privacy principles and improve reliability of devices and services....
  • Blog Post: RSA Conference 2009 Webcasts – Day 1 Keynotes (Tuesday)

    The RSA Conference team has done an excellent job of making videos available this year for those that could not attend the conference live. Plus, like watching your American Idol on your DVR, you can easily skip past the parts you find boring and just focus on the exciting stuff. RSA Conference 2009...
  • Blog Post: RSA Conference 2009 Webcasts – Day 3 Keynotes (Thursday)

    The RSA Conference team has done an excellent job of making videos available this year for those that could not attend the conference live. Plus, like watching your American Idol on your DVR, you can easily skip past the parts you find boring and just focus on the exciting stuff. (Again, if you haven...
  • Blog Post: RSA Conference 2007, Day 3 (Thursday) Morning

    I went to some really good sessions yesterday, among them "the Buzz on Fuzzing" by Hugh Thompson, who had a great definition for what fuzz testing is, which I caught on video and will be posting as an update whenever I have some free time. I did not catch his excellent description of his first experience...
  • Blog Post: Countdown to RSA Conference 2008

    With less than a week until RSA Conference 2008 , I want to provide a short preview of planned RSA activities. As we have been in the past several years, Microsoft will be very active at the security conference with a Keynote by Chief Research and Strategy Office Craig Mundie and 12 track sessions involving...
  • Blog Post: RSA Conference 2007, Day 3 (Thursday) Noon Update

    UPDATE: Brian Seitz posted an audio cast of a short interview with Mike Howard and myself after our session this morning. Here is the link on the Microsoft RSA site: Interview at RSA, Mike Howard & Jeff Jones Mike Howard and I got together this morning to put the finishing touches on our session...
  • Blog Post: Weekly Roundup : March 2, 2012 : RSA U.S. Security Industry Show and Tell

    Trending Security News This week at the RSA U.S. 2012 Conference in San Francisco, IT security executives, government leaders and security researchers and hackers gathered together for keynotes and sessions covering a range of topics impacting the industry today. Security experts shared the latest trends...
  • Blog Post: Mythbusters jamie and Adam – Final Keynote RSA 2009

    RSA Conference 2009 Webcasts – Day 4 Keynotes (Friday) There is only a relatively small group of people that stay all the way to the end of the RSA Conference to see the final Friday keynotes, but they were worth the wait.   I can honestly say the two afternoon keynote sessions were my favorite...