RSA Conference

Interview: securing the University using NIST’s Cyber Framework

College and university campuses are notoriously difficult to tame. In this one-on-one interview, I speak with Plamen Martinov, the Chief Information Security Officer for the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago about how his organization has used NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework to create a security lingua franca at UChicago and improve the organization’s security posture.

RSA Recap: CTO Zulfikar Ramzan talks about Trust, Zero Trust and the Debate over Going Dark

I talk with Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at RSA Security* about the major trends at this year’s RSA Conference including the growing focus on digital risk and trust, the debate around encryption, law enforcement and “going dark” and what people mean when they talk about “zero trust” networks.

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Podcast Episode 137 Sponsored by Code42: GirlScouts to the Rescue and Rethinking Enterprise DLP

In this week’s episode (#137): Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Chief Information Security Officer Elizabeth Joyce joins us to talk about HPE’s collaboration with Girl Scouts of America to bolster teenagers cyber security chops and encourage more young women to explore cyber security as a profession. Also: we talk with Vijay Ramanathan about the evolving need for DLP.

Podcast Episode 136: The Geopolitics of Cyber Attacks with LookingGlass and Bruce Schneier on Public Interest Cyber

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:29 — 48.6MB)Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSHow will the collapse of the North Korean summit affect that country’s malicious activity online? LookingGlass* joins us to discuss. Also: how to attract more technologists to public interest work. Note: this week’s podcast episode (#136) is sponsored by the firm LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. President Trump has been courting North Korea, while punishing Iran. In our second segment, we talk with Olga Polishchuk of the firm LookingGlass Cyber Solutions about how geopolitical tensions influence cyber activity online. But first: the information security industry is bigger and more diverse than ever. This week, it will converge on San Francisco for the 28th annual RSA Conference. The annual event, which started as a small, clubby gathering of cryptographers, now draws upwards of 40,000 people to downtown San Francisco. As always this year: there’s plenty […]

At RSA: Focus on Cyber in the Public Interest

Congress, non profits and government agencies could all use technology and cyber security expertise. The RSA Conference is pondering what it will take to foster cyber security pros to work in the public interest.