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- “Assume breach” position was more prevalent than “prevent breach” position; use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to go beyond traditional SIEMs and doing behavioral analytics received more traction.
- Encryption is good and backdoors are bad. Melting of perimeters and proliferation of cloud security products including CASB and IoT management related products.
- Privacy and national security can co-exist; Government was in a major public relations campaign at RSA this year.
- The shortage of cybersecurity workforce is real. The need for bringing non-security personals up to speed with security is a way forward.
- Changing nature of data breaches – from credit card theft to personal information to ransomware which has more immediate impact on individuals and day-to-day operations.
RSA Conference 2016