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RSA Conference

Following Security Ledger at RSA Conference: Monday

The Security Ledger will be in San Francisco for the 28th RSA Security Conference this week. Check us out if you’re at the show or follow us on social media @securityledger or via the #SLRSA hash tag. I’ll be tweeting and sharing images (and video?) from the show floor.

RSA Security Conference 2013

Malware’s Future Looks A Lot Like Its Present

SAN FRANCISCO – What does the future of malicious software look like? Depressingly like the present, according to a panel of leading experts. Phishing attacks, spam and even self-propagating worms will continue to plague technology users in the years ahead, just as they have for much of the last two decades, according to experts at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday.¬†However, the malware will operate across a far more crowded landscape of mobile devices, virtual machines, cloud-based computing resources and Internet connected “stuff” – complicating the job of securing sensitive information. The panel, “50 Minutes into the Future: Tomorrow’s Malware Threats” asked the experts to look into the crystal ball and predict what malicious software would look like in the near- and distant future. The answer was: much like it looks today. Dave Marcus, the director of security research and communications at McAfee Labs, said that the […]