The RSA Conference, one of the two leading cybersecurity conferences conducted annually, is scheduled for next week. The four-day conference is expected to further the cybersecurity agenda for the year, with attendance marked by industry leaders, academics, government officials, and newbies. Learn more about the upcoming event.

May 2, 2024


what to expect from RSA Conference 2024
  • RSA Conference, one of the two leading cybersecurity conferences conducted annually, is scheduled for next week.
  • The four-day conference is expected to further the cybersecurity agenda for the year, with attendance marked by industry leaders, academics, government officials, and newbies.
  • Here’s what you should know about RSA Conference 2024.

One of the most important cybersecurity events of the year is returning to California on Monday next week. This year’s theme is “The Art of Possible,” possibly a nod to the industry’s hopeful outlook and good spirits.

The overarching message seems to follow up on RSA Conference 2023, where the organizers called on the industry to collaborate through its “Stronger Together” message.

Cybersecurity events like the RSA Conference, where industry leaders, academics, government officials, and newbies converge, can be a catalyst to facilitate this collaboration.

RSA Conference 2024 is expected to further the cybersecurity agenda for the year. The event, which will feature the who’s who of the cybersecurity industry and beyond, will uncover trends and lay out best practices.

Artificial intelligence is expected to be on top of everyone’s minds, although the government is keen to ensure that the buzz created by this emerging technology isn’t reduced to a marketing gimmick. Case in point: the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged two investment advisers for “making false and misleading statements about their purported use of artificial intelligence (AI).”

AI washing, as Gurbir Grewal, the director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, calls it, shouldn’t extend to cybersecurity, considering the critical role in enterprise, government, and personal safety.

Even as AI-related scrutiny keeps everyone on their toes, here’s what else to know about RSA Conference 2024.

When and Where Is the RSA Conference 2024

RSA Conference 2024 will start on Monday, May 6, 2024. The cybersecurity conference will last four days and conclude on Thursday, May 9, 2024.

RSA Conference 2024 will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

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What To Expect at RSA Conference 2024

RSA Conference 2024 with feature security leaders discussing various topics, including DevSecOps, cloud security, fraud prevention, identity management, and more. The conference has 15 designated tracks and 527 sessions.

Of these, more than three dozen keynote sessions are aimed at addressing some of the most pertinent topics today: AI, the cybersecurity community, the year in review, cryptography, ransomware, and more.

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Some of the important speakers at RSA Conference 2024 include:

  • Jen Easterly, director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
  • Chris Krebs, chief intelligence and public policy officer, SentinelOne
  • Tom Gillis, SVP and GM of Security, Cisco
  • Jeetu Patel, EVP and GM, Security and Collaboration, Cisco
  • Kevin Mandia, CEO, Mandiant
  • Bryan Palma, CEO, Trellix
  • Harold Rivas, CISO, Trellix
  • Rumman Chowdhury, U.S. science envoy for Artificial Intelligence and CEO & co-founder, Humane Intelligence
  • Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Lisa Monaco, deputy attorney general, U.S. Justice Department
  • Fei-Fei Li, co-director of Stanford Institute for Human Centered AI, Stanford University
  • Miriam Vogel, chair of the National AI Advisory Committee (NAIAC) and president & CEO, EqualAI
  • Harry Coker, national cyber director, White House Office of the National Cyber Director
  • Sue Gordon, former principal deputy director of National Intelligence (PDDNI)
  • George Kurtz, CEO and president, CrowdStrike
  • Hugh Thompson, executive chairman, RSAC and Program Committee Chair, RSA Conference
  • Paul Nakasone, former director/commander of National Security Agency/US Cyber Command
  • Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor, Cyber & Emerging Tech, National Security Council, The White House
  • Regine Grienberger, cyber ambassador, Federal Foreign Office of Germany

The conference has interactive programs such as Learning Labs, Hands-on Activities, and Birds of a Feather to learn new skills and connect with peers.

Meanwhile, ten finalists will go head-to-head at the RSAC Innovation Sandbox to showcase their innovations and clinch the title “Most Innovative Startup.” RSA Conference website notes that the ten finalists who have appeared in the RSAC Innovation Sandbox over the years earned $13.5 billion in investments, while 80 have been acquired by bigger companies.

Additionally, at the RSAC Launch Pad, watch three finalists pitch their ideas to industry veterans for strategy advice and community awareness.

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RSA Conference 2024 Pricing

Passes currently available for RSA Conference 2024 are as follows:

Passes

Standard (April 6 to May 3)

Onsite

Full Conference

$2,695 $2,995
Expo Plus $495

$495

Expo

$99 $99
On-Demand $695

$795

Rates apply to standard passes; appropriate LoyaltyPlus, Government, and Student discounts are applicable.

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