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RSA® Conference 2013 Analyst Teleconference to Discuss Top Cybersecurity Trends

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RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, will conduct its annual teleconference featuring three of today’s leading security analysts from Gartner, 451 Research and Forrester. The teleconference will discuss top cybersecurity trends including mobile and big data security, as well as preview upcoming sessions at RSA Conference 2013, being held on February 25 – March 1 at Moscone Center in San Francisco.

The teleconference will feature research and commentary from Ramon Krikken of Gartner, Wendy Nather of 451 Research and Chenxi Wang of Forrester. Hugh Thompson, Program Chair of RSA Conference, will act as the moderator.
There will be a 15-minute Q&A prior to the conclusion of the call.


Wednesday, February 13 at 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM PT


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Ramon Krikken, Gartner

Ramon Krikken is a Research Vice President within Gartner's Risk Management Strategies team. He covers software/application security; mobile application security and service-oriented architecture (SOA) security; structured and unstructured data security management, including data masking, redaction and tokenization; cryptography, key management and PKI; security monitoring and security analytics; security metrics; and virtualization and cloud computing security as it pertains to the other categories. In addition to his participation in this teleconference, Krikken will participate in the following RSA Conference 2013 session: “Software Security: A Waste of Time,” on Wednesday, February 27 at 9:20 AM.


Wendy Nather, 451 Research

Wendy Nather is Research Director, Security, within 451 Research's Enterprise Security Program, providing analysis on the current state of security from the perspective of a veteran CISO. Nather’s primary areas of coverage are application security, identity and access management, threat intelligence, and security services. She is co-author of the book, ‘The Cloud Security Rules,’ and was named one of Tripwire's "Top 25 Influencers in Security You Should Be Following." In addition to her participation in this teleconference, Nather will participate in the following RSA Conference 2013 sessions, “Psychographics of the CISO,” on Wednesday, February 27 at 9:20 AM, and “Living Below the Security Poverty Line: Coping Mechanisms,” on Friday, March 1 at 9:00 AM.


Chenxi Wang, Forrester

Chenxi Wang is Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester serving Security and Risk Professionals. She is a leading expert on mobile security, endpoint security, application security, and cloud security. Wang leads the effort at Forrester to build the research portfolio that addresses how enterprise mobility, consumerization, and emerging threats affect security strategy, policy, architecture, application development, and operations. She has also written extensively about global data privacy laws and the China technology market and closely follows the technology adoption trends in that market. In addition to her participation in this teleconference, Wang will participate in the following RSA Conference 2013 sessions, “Privacy Perspectives: Leveraging Data to Protect Data” on Tuesday, February 26 at 3:50 PM, “Is a VDI Desktop More Secure Than a Standard Desktop,” on Thursday, February 28 at 8:00 AM, and “Stateless Architecture for Smaller IT and Risk Footprint,” on Thursday, February 28 at 1:40 PM.


Moderator: Dr. Herbert “Hugh” Thompson, Program Chair of RSA Conferences

Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson is Program Chair for RSA Conferences and a world-renowned expert on IT security. He has co-authored several books on the topic and has written more than 80 academic and industrial publications on security. In 2006, Thompson was named one of the "Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security" by SC Magazine and has been interviewed by top news organizations including the BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Financial Times, Washington Post and others. He has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University in New York for the past few years where he taught courses on computer security. In addition to his participation in this teleconference, Thompson will be one of the speakers at the day-long Security Basics seminar at RSA Conference 2013 on Monday, February 25 beginning at 8:30 AM. He will also be keynoting on Friday at 1:00 PM with special guests.


About RSA Conference
RSA Conference helps drive the global information security agenda with annual events in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Since 1991, RSA Conference consistently attracts the best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities to learn about information security’s most important issues through face-to-face and online interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging and established companies. As information security professionals work to stay ahead of ever-changing security threats and trends, they turn to RSA Conference for a 360-degree view of the industry. RSA Conference seeks to arm participants with the knowledge they need to remain at the forefront of the information security business. More information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry can be found at

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