Hugh Thompson

Program Committee Chair, RSA Conference

As Program Committee Chair, Hugh Thompson is responsible for identifying domestic and global trends to help set the agenda for RSA Conference. He also plays a direct role in selecting session topics and speakers. A world-renowned security expert and former Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, Thompson holds a BS, MS and Ph.D. in applied mathematics. He has co-authored four books and more than 100 publications on security and has testified before Congress on cybersecurity. In 2006 he was named a “Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security” by SC Magazine. Thompson is also the Chief Technology Officer at Symantec Inc.

  1. Incident Response Analysis vs. Automation: What Matters Most Right Now

    Jennifer Ayers, Tim Bandos, Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  2. Humans and technology. A complicated—and fascinating—pair.

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Alexander Stein and Gopal Padinjaruveetil

  3. The Most Memorable Moments from RSAC 2020 USA

    Hugh Thompson and Britta Glade

  4. Threats of Surveillance Tools: Spyware and Stalkerware

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Diana Freed and David Ruiz

  5. Diversity's Indispensable Role in Cybersecurity's Future

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Perry Carpenter and Prudence Smith

  6. Incident Response: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Robert Lee and Kristy Westphal

  7. Insider Tips for RSAC 2020 Speaker Proposals

    Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  8. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 APJ

    Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  9. Security Hygiene Gets a Refresh in the Wake of Baltimore's Cyberattack

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Wendy Nather and Andrew Hay

  10. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 USA

    Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

    • USA 2019
    • 00:11:09
    RSAC Launch Pad - Spherical Defense
    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:21
    RSAC Launch Pad - NuID
    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:53
    RSAC Launch Pad - Styra
  11. Our Own Worst Enemy: Tackling the Social Engineering Problem

    Britta Glade, Lance Hayden, Hugh Thompson and Ira Winkler

  12. Getting employees on board with cybersecurity awareness

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Cathy Click and Cheryl Conley

  13. The ABCs of prioritizing cybersecurity. Emphasis on C.

    Hugh Thompson, Mary Ann Davidson, Britta Glade and Deborah Blyth

  14. Words That Have (Cybersecurity) Consequences

    Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade, Dr Saurabh Shintre and Etay Maor

  15. NIST Cyber Security Framework

    Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade and Matt Barrett

  16. Securing Government and National Infrastructure

    Hugh Thompson, Dmitri Alperovitch, Jason Healey and Britta Glade

  17. An Inside Look at Highlights from RSA Conference 2018 USA

    Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  18. AppSec and DevOps

    Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade and Matthew Clapham

  19. Privacy and Smart Cities

    Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade, Gary Hayslip and Theodore Claypoole

  20. Hackers and Threats

    Hugh Thompson, James Lyne and Britta Glade

  21. Security Operations and Strategy

    Julie Fitton, Britta Glade, Dave Shackleford and Hugh Thompson

  22. Cybersafety

    Britta Glade, Masha Sedova, Troy Hunt and Hugh Thompson

  23. Technology and Security

    Ben Jun, Dr. Edward Amoroso, Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  24. Professional Development

    Jennifer Minella, Britta Glade, Shannon Lietz and Hugh Thompson

  25. Policy and Government

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, James Routh and Bobbie Stempfley

    • 00:01:07
    Cyber Safety: Kids - Advice From Hugh Thompson on Hacking
    • 00:01:02
    Cyber Safety: Kids - The Internet Is A Sticky Place
    • USA 2019
    • 00:11:09
    RSAC Launch Pad - Spherical Defense
    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:21
    RSAC Launch Pad - NuID
    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:53
    RSAC Launch Pad - Styra
    • 00:01:07
    Cyber Safety: Kids - Advice From Hugh Thompson on Hacking
    • 00:01:02
    Cyber Safety: Kids - The Internet Is A Sticky Place
  1. Incident Response Analysis vs. Automation: What Matters Most Right Now

    Jennifer Ayers, Tim Bandos, Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  2. Humans and technology. A complicated—and fascinating—pair.

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Alexander Stein and Gopal Padinjaruveetil

  3. The Most Memorable Moments from RSAC 2020 USA

    Hugh Thompson and Britta Glade

  4. Threats of Surveillance Tools: Spyware and Stalkerware

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Diana Freed and David Ruiz

  5. Diversity's Indispensable Role in Cybersecurity's Future

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Perry Carpenter and Prudence Smith

  6. Incident Response: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Robert Lee and Kristy Westphal

  7. Insider Tips for RSAC 2020 Speaker Proposals

    Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  8. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 APJ

    Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  9. Security Hygiene Gets a Refresh in the Wake of Baltimore's Cyberattack

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Wendy Nather and Andrew Hay

  10. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 USA

    Britta Glade and Hugh Thompson

  11. Our Own Worst Enemy: Tackling the Social Engineering Problem

    Britta Glade, Lance Hayden, Hugh Thompson and Ira Winkler

  12. Getting employees on board with cybersecurity awareness

    Britta Glade, Hugh Thompson, Cathy Click and Cheryl Conley

  13. The ABCs of prioritizing cybersecurity. Emphasis on C.

    Hugh Thompson, Mary Ann Davidson, Britta Glade and Deborah Blyth

  14. Words That Have (Cybersecurity) Consequences

    Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade, Dr Saurabh Shintre and Etay Maor

  15. NIST Cyber Security Framework

    Hugh Thompson, Britta Glade and Matt Barrett