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RSA Holds Inaugural RSA® Global Summit

RSA Redefines Security; Draws Industry Leaders to Washington D.C.


Story Highlights

  • RSA’s inaugural Global Summit united over 800 top security professionals in Washington D.C. to discuss security’s latest challenges
  • Keynotes featured RSA’s Executive Chairman Arthur Coviello, RSA’s Senior Vice President, Amit Yoran, NASA Astronaut Alan Bean and Entrepreneur Robert Herjavec
  • RSA Gives Back Musical Event generated $135,000 for Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness

Last week, RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), held its first annual RSA® Global Summit bringing together customers, partners and security experts from around the world to exchange ideas and techniques to help ensure a safer digital world.  With almost 30 years of industry expertise, RSA’s portfolio of products, services, and intelligence data is better able to address today’s security challenges than any other company in the industry.  RSA’s Global Summit provided the opportunity to share and discuss cutting edge knowledge and advanced approaches to cyber security.

The inaugural event assembled more than 800 attendees and featured 56 general sessions, deep-dive educational sessions, and hands-on-labs covering a variety of topics including threat readiness, incident response, identity and user access, fraud and risk intelligence, governance risk and compliance and many more.  Opening keynotes by RSA Executive Chairman Arthur Coviello and RSA Senior Vice President Amit Yoran set the tone for the event discussing both vision and execution of RSA’s Intelligence Driven Security strategy. Additional keynotes were given by entrepreneur Robert Herjavec, President and CEO of the Council of Cyber Security Jane Holl Lute, and NASA Astronaut Alan Bean.

As part of the week, RSA also hosted a special benefit concert at the historic Lincoln Theatre featuring performers Matt Goss and Franky Perez.  In addition to the entertainment, a donation of $135,000 was provided to the Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness on behalf of RSA and sponsors.  For those who would still like to support this worthy charity, RSA is continuing to accepting donations via text message -- Text HEAL to 80077 to donate $10.

Plan now to attend next year’s RSA Global Summit October 21-23, 2015 at the McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. 


Art Coviello, Executive Chairman, RSA, The Security Division of EMC

“RSA has a long tradition of celebrating its customers throughout the year at various events held all over the world.  The inaugural RSA Global Summit was the first time we were able to bring together customers from around the globe to discuss our entire product portfolio, intelligence driven strategy and the current state of security all under one roof.  We as an industry continue to face challenges navigating today’s ever-changing IT landscape and it was an incredible experience to discuss and tackle these challenges together as one community, in one place, and at one time.  I look forward to continuing this new tradition.”

About EMC

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at

About RSA

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of intelligence-driven security solutions. RSA helps the world’s leading organizations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges: managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, preventing online fraud, and defending against advanced threats. For more information, please visit


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