Reaching the Summit: The RSA Security Analytics Summit is Here

his week we are holding our fourth annual RSA Security Analytics Summit, formerly known as the NetWitness User Conference. The fact that the name has changed is not insignificant. It represents a journey from the time before NetWitness became part of the RSA family to the launch of RSA Security Analytics earlier this year. RSA Security Analytics represents a merger of the best of network monitoring with traditional SIEM and threat intelligence to form a true security monitoring platform – one that can detect incidents, conduct deep investigations and manage events.

The next marketing buzzword in security is…

Every year we seem to have a new buzz term in security. As someone who lives in the security product marketing world I’ve seen trends come and go. Terminology that was once mandatory in every piece of collateral suddenly becomes stale and cringe-worthy (APT is becoming one of these). We’ve had a bunch of buzzwords and phrases; some were pretty good and some were really terrible. I should know I helped propagate some of these buzzwords.

The New NetWitness Community is Live

The NetWitness team at RSA is proud to announce the launch of our brand new NetWitness User Community. The Community is a central location where our users can interact with the people behind the product, other users in the community and industry experts.

Visa Europe adopts RSA strategy & deemphasizes passwords

“I know you, You think it’s weird but it’s not. You’re all looking at it all upside down” From “Password” by Ben Folds & Nick Hornby Visa Europe recently announced that they are slowly doing away with their Verified by Visa (VbV) passwords for 3DSecure.  What they didn’t announce is that this shift is being…

Movie Reviews For Security Geeks: Live Free Or Die Hard

This year RSA Conference has added a new event, “Security Cinema”.  They asked fans to vote for the movie they want to be shown on Wednesday, February 29th in the Crypto Commons.  Here are the movies that voters had to choose from: Antitrust (2001) Die Hard 4: Live Free or Die Hard (2007) Hackers (1995)…

Bits & Bytes: Mischel Kwon

Note: Bits & Bytes is a new reoccurring column featuring interesting figures in the security industry.  The intent is to provide a quick interview that allows readers to learn more about the interview subject and their views of our industry.  This edition features Mischel Kwon. About Mischel:  Mischel Kwon is an IT executive with more…

Security Songs (your RSA Conference soundtrack)

Two years ago I posted an RSA Conference 2010 mix on my Speaking of Security blog. While the post explaining some of my favorite security songs still remains, the company that allowed readers to listen to the mix is no longer with us.  In an attempt to update the security songs mix I looked long…