CHEN Client Confidential: RSA Conference 2016

Cyber Security, Events, High Technology, Innovation, Public Relations Posted Feb 29, 2016 by Kayla Krause

Gearing up for one of the most notable and largest security events of the year – RSA Conference 2016 – CHEN PR has been, well, really, really busy! We have seven clients attending. Many are making corporate announcements, some are presenting fantastic report findings and leading interactive sessions or panels, and one client is a part of the Innovation Sandbox Contest this year.

If attending or interested in following any of the companies – below here are some of the activities, announcements and discussion topics that our clients will be immersing themselves into this week at RSA Conference.

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GlobalscapeCEO James Bindseil and COO Matt Goulet will be attending and readily available todiscuss information ownership, security and management as it pertains to the recently announced U.S. – EU Privacy Shield framework, as well as data sharing issues in highly targeted and regulated verticals. To discuss further, you can stop by the Globalscape booth #4614, Moscone North Expo.


IBM SecurityVP Caleb Barlow and General Manager Marc van Zadeloff will be in attendance – along with these executives that are presenting:

Friday, March 4, 2016 | 11:20 AM – 12:10 PM | West | Room: 3018

Roee Hay, X-Force Application Security Research Team Lead

Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 10:20 AM – 11:10 AM | North | Room: 131

Diana Kelley, Executive Security Advisor

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 10:20 AM – 11:10 AM | West | Room: 3009

Mark Vincent Yason, Security Researcher, IBM X-Force


iSIGHT Partners – Recently acquired by FireEye – CEO John Watters and Lead Analyst of Critical Infrastructure Sean McBride will be attending. Director of ThreatScape Cyber Crime John Miller will be presenting on the two key trends in mobile malware:

Wednesday, March 2 | 9:10 AM – 10:00 AM | West | Room: 3018

John Miller, Director, ThreatScape Cyber Crime, iSIGHT Partners

Wednesday, March 2 | 3:20 PM – 4:10 PM | West | Room: 2018

John Miller, Director, ThreatScape Cyber Crime, iSIGHT Partners


Optiv –Covering the masses, Optiv will be giving presentations on industry position topics like the role of the CISO and women in security, along with technical talks on endpoint security and the importance of cyber-insurance. You can also see Optiv at Booth #1715 South Hall, Moscone.

February 29 | 1:50 PM – 2:50 PM | West | Room: 3014

Ping Look, Director, Information Security, Optiv

March 1 | 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM | West | Room: 3014

James Christiansen, VP, Information Risk Management, CISO, Optiv

March 1, 2016 | 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM | West | Room: 3002

Rafal LosDirector, Solutions Research & Development, Optiv, Panelist

Anton Chuvakin, Research Vice President, Gartner, Moderator

Dmitri Alperovitch, Co-founder & CTO, CrowdStrike, Panelist

Rick Holland VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Panelist

March 3, 2016 | 10:20 AM – 11:10 AM | West | Room: 3014

Florindo Gallicchio Director – Information Security, Office of the CISO, Optiv

Kelley Misata Ph.D. Candidate, Purdue University / Self, Speaker

March 4, 2016 | 10:10-11 a.m. PT |West | Room 2018

Blake Huebner, VP – Security Training, Optiv

Jacob Ingerslev, Head of Technology E&O, Cyber & Media Liability, CNA Insurance

Melissa Ventrone, Partner, Chair Data Privacy and Security Practice Group

Paul Calatayud, CISO, SureScripts


SafeBreach – After its official launch in January, SafeBreach will be introducing the product at the Innovation Sandbox (ISB) as it was named a top 10 finalist in the contest this year. CEO & Co-Founder Guy Bejerano will be giving a 3-minute presentation to the judging panel starting at 1:52pm. You can also stop by the SafeBreach kiosk at ISB between 1pm – 4pm PT and receive a product demo from CTO and Co-Founder Itzik Kotler. Itzik will also be leading a Peer2Peer session:

March 2, 2016 | 3:20 – 4:10 p.m. PST | Moscone West | Room 2015

Itzik Kotler, CTO and co-founder, SafeBreach


SourceClearMark Curphy, CEO and founder of SourceClear and the founder of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) will be mingling around the RSAC event floor along with President Jim Morrisroe. This is SourceClear’s first RSAC after coming out of stealth mode and announcing $10M Series A funding in October. SourceClear is the security company for developers.


White Ops – CTO & Co-founder Dan Kaminsky will be milling around the showcase floor and presentation rooms. For the second consecutive year, White Ops has partnered with the ANA to measure bot fraud. After deploying White Ops detection tags on digital advertising, the results of the report revealed that fraud was especially high in programmatic advertising and sourced traffic.

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