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RSA 2013 No Longer Just Admiring IT Security Problems

RSA Conference 2013 starts today, kicking off one of the biggest event in the infosec calendar.

The RSA Conference is also evolving in terms of the types of content and sessions. Hugh Thompson, program committee chairman for the RSA Conference, noted that just a few years ago the agenda included sessions with titles such as "Software Security is Important." In 2013 there is more maturity, with people talking about how to measure the return on investment (ROI) for security initiatives, for example.

"It really seems that over the last couple of years we have come a long way from sessions that admire the problem, to sessions that now also present solutions and data that can help us make things better," said Ramon Krikken, Research VP at Gartner.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
RSA 2013: Big Data, Big Vendors and Big Security

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.