RSA Conference: Redefining and Encouraging Cybersecurity
By Enterprise Security Magazine | Thursday, February 14, 2019
Technological advancements have created miracles and have also paved the way for numerous threats such as data theft and data manipulation. Information security is the need of the hour. Companies are introducing solutions to stop intruders in data space. According to Statista, the information security technology market will be of $133.7 billion by 2022. Security providers are searching for new and innovative technologies to confront new and rapidly growing threats. The RSA conference is focused on enabling businesses to improve their information security. The conference unfailingly provides a platform where different new and innovative ideas get amalgamated to make cybersecurity stronger.
These conferences are attended by almost 50,000 people every year. The attendees are able to hear from the leaders of the industry. The conference’s discussions include dealing with the new problems and taking future threats under consideration and bringing about ways to solve them. The conference can be attended by participants from different regions, such as the U.S., the EMEA, and the Asia-Pacific. The RSA conference helps companies to meet the most intriguing ideas and improve their business data protection.
RSA conference has recently announced the name of 10 finalists for its RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest. This contest is an excellent platform to the new startups having the potential to change the whole scenario of the information security industry through their innovative technology. On 4th March, the ten finalists will be given 3 minutes each to present their idea, and they will have to go through the question and answer session with the judges. On March 4, the opening remarks will be delivered by Hugh Thompson, Program Committee Chair, RSA Conference. This competition finds out the ‘Most Innovative Start-Up.’ Previously, Companies like Phantom, Invincea, UnifyID, and BigID won this competition. The top 10 contestants have been rewarded with $2 billion in investments for the last five years.
Since 1995, the organizers have been choosing an innovative theme for the competition. The theme for 2019 is ‘Better.’ The purpose is to trace the factor that enables a cybersecurity platform to enhance. In 2018, the theme for the conference was ‘Now Matters.’ RSAC Security Scholarship Program is an important platform that provides an opportunity through a meeting between cybersecurity students and leading experts. RSAC is propelling the digital organizations to build RSAC CyberSafety with an aim to teach children about cybersecurity. This conference and competition can encourage newcomers to provide secure digital solutions to their consumers.