Symantec at RSA Conference 2018

April 16 - 20, 2018 | San Francisco, California

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Symantec at RSA® Conference 2018

Booth #3901 North Expo

  • Endpoint Protection:
    Symantec Endpoint Protection, SEP Mobile and Data Center Security
  • Cloud Protection:
    Secure Web Gateway, CASB and Fireglass
  • Information Protection:
    Data Leak Prevention, Symantec VIP + Encryption and Email
  • Threat Protection:
    Security Technology and Response (STAR), Cyber Security Services, and Norton Core

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Symantec VIP Hub @ Hotel Zetta

San Francisco, California

  • Symantec Story - Securing the Cloud Generation
  • Symantec Technology and Response
  • How AI Drives Symantec’s Research and Development
  • GDPR – Guiding IT Professionals Through New Legislation

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Symantec Sessions

Title: Symantec Keynote: At the Edge of Prediction: A Look Back to the Future of Cybersecurity
Speaker: Samir Kapuria, Senior Vice President, Cyber Security Services, Symantec Corporation
Abstract: The world is evolving at an unprecedented pace driving greater opportunities, but with opportunity comes risk. Understanding the past to rethink the security solutions of the future is key to improving our cyber defenses and embracing the innovations of today and tomorrow. Join Samir Kapuria, GM of Symantec’s Cyber Security Group, for an inspiring journey through the forces shaping our increasingly interconnected world.
Time/Date: 10.55 am – 11.15 am, Wednesday April 18th 2018
Location: Moscone West – 3rd Floor Ballroom

Title: GDPR Essentials Seminar
Speaker: Ilias Chantzos, Senior Director, Government Affairs, Symantec Corporation
Abstract: With GDPR just one month away, many are struggling to be ready, and are wondering what the consequences will be. This seminar will cover GDPR in depth, exploring fundamentals such as what's allowed with customer profiling and how to approach the 72-hour mandated breach notifications and security requirements, providing tangible guidance on pitfalls to avoid. It also ponders if this is just the beginning of what looks to be a groundswell of international privacy and security regulation.
Time/Date: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm, Monday April 16th 2018
Location: Moscone West 2004

Title: My voice is your command: The perils of smart voice assistants
Speaker: Candid Wueest, Threat Researcher, Symantec Security and Response
Abstract: Voice activated smart assistants built into dedicated, stationary devices, such as Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple's HomePod, are increasingly being found in homes around the globe. This talk analyzes the risks associated with using such smart devices. Learn how they can be tricked into revealing data, setting alarms at 2 am, or being deactivated remotely.
Time/Date: 2.00 pm – 2.30 pm, Tuesday April 17th 2018
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Title: IPv6: Is there an open door in your network?
Speaker: Chris Larsen, Architect, Symantec WebPulse Threat Research Lab and Qing Li, VP of Engineering, Symantec Network Protection Products
Abstract: IPv6 support is built in throughout the Internet now, so there's not as much talk about it as a few years ago. Things are pretty quiet out there. Too quiet. In the last year, some advanced attackers abused IPv6 in some way. We'll take a look at a few of those, and talk about the need to ensure IPv6 visibility and control in your network, so you don't leave a door open.
Time/Date: 9.15 am – 10.00 am, Thursday April 19th 2018
Location: Moscone South 207

Title: iOS Trustjacking – A New iOS Vulnerability
Speaker: Adi Sharabani, SVP, Modern OS Security, and Roy Iarchy, Research Team Leader of Modern OS, Symantec Corporation
Abstract: Learn about a new iOS vulnerability called “Remote Videojacking”, which allows an attacker to take permanent control over a mobile device that connects to an unknown charger or compromised computer.
Time/Date: 9.15 to 10.00 am, Wednesday, April 18th 2018
Location: Moscone North 21

Title: How-to for Innovators and Entrepreneurs: How to Find the Money
Speaker: Adi Sharabani, SVP, Modern OS Security, Symantec Corporation
Abstract: This half-day seminar will help aspiring entrepreneurs understand the process of taking a great idea/solution to the next level: developing a business plan, securing funding, building a company and launching a product.
Time/Date: 9.30 am – 12.15 am, Monday April 16th 2018
Location: Marriott Golden Gate A SEM

Title: Foundations for a Strong Threat Intelligence Program
Co-Chair: Anthony (AJ) Nash, Manager, Intelligence Services, Symantec
Abstract: Learn key points in building a strong and long lasting cyber threat intelligence program. Review methods of threat intelligence platform selection and bake off techniques. Cover stakeholder analysis and priority intelligence requirements. Review tactics for collection planning and mission management. Establish effective reporting and dissemination capabilities.
Time/Date: 9.00 am – 11.00 am, Wednesday April 18th 2018
Location: Marriott Golden Gate B

Title: Vulnerability Disclosure: Are We Sharing Too Much Too Soon?
Facilitator: Tammy Green, Senior Principal Product Security Architect, Symantec
Abstract: Does it make us safer when vulnerabilities are published without fixes being available, or does it favor attackers who can exploit those who cannot deploy a remediation? Join your peers to share your thoughts and experiences as to when/if our zeal for transparency and openness may actually harm those we want to protect.
Time/Date: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm, Wednesday April 18th 2018
Location: Marriott Golden Gate C1

Title: Emerging Strategic and Structural Trends in State Cybersecurity
Panelist: Thomas MacLellan, Director, Policy and Government Affairs, Symantec Corporation
Abstract: State governments are repositories of valuable citizen information and operators of critical infrastructure. Many states have enhanced their cybersecurity posture by making significant changes to policies and practices. This interactive panel will examine best practices and discuss issues such as budget and procurement, cloud-based services, the role of bond ratings and IoT infrastructure risks.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of key cyber concerns of state government leaders
  2. Learn about best practices with respect to state-level cyber-policies and practices
  3. Understand the impact of emerging cyber threats on state governments
Time/Date: 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm, Thursday April 19th 2018
Location: Moscone West 2001

Title: IoT Trust by Design: Lessons Learned in Wearables and Smart Home Products
Panelist: John Cook, Senior Director of Product Management, Symantec Corporation
Abstract: The world has awakened to the need for tighter security and privacy in consumer-grade IoT offerings. This panel will present a trust framework for IoT, and wearable and smart home experts will discuss top attack vectors, typical vulnerabilities in devices, apps and systems, common reasons for design compromise, the evolution of security and privacy in IoT and where it needs to go.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand security and privacy best practices for IoT product designs
  2. Explore specific examples of common design pitfalls and how to avoid them
  3. Obtain a risk assessment checklist for use in evaluating/procuring IoT solutions
Time/Date: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm, Tuesday April 17th 2018
Location: Moscone South Esplanade 158

Title: Hacking the Vote: How to Get Your Candidate Elected in a Few Simple Steps
Speakers: Dr. Hugh Thompson, CTO, Symantec Corporation, Kim Zetter Cybersecurity Journalist and Author
Abstract: One of the most critical elements of a democratic society is the integrity of its elections. Ensuring outcome integrity isn’t possible in many parts of the US, where vulnerable election systems provide numerous ways to subvert results. Join journalist and author Kim Zetter, who has written about the security of election systems, to discuss how elections can be hijacked and how we arrived at this state of insecurity.
Time/Date: 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm, Tuesday April 17 2018
Location: Moscone West 2004


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