Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA

This week, 50,000 security professionals will descend upon San Francisco for the 27th Annual RSA Security Conference, arguably the largest global security event of the year. And for the security community to win against “the bad guys,” we’re going to need at least 50,000 more people.

Yes, the well-established “security skills gap” will be a hot point of discussion at this year’s RSA Conference. But in a year fueled by industry controversy (including backlashagainst RSA Conference itself), the conversations on stage and in the Expo Hall are expected to be the most lively since 2014, when the debate around Edward Snowden came to the forefront on security’s biggest stage. Unlike RSA’s conference rivals, Black Hat and DefCon, RSA is an industry…

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