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 and Hugh Thompson

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

    Hugh Thompson, Alexander Stein and Gopal Padinjaruveetil

  3. The Most Memorable Moments from RSAC 2020 USA

    Hugh Thompson

  4. Threats of Surveillance Tools: Spyware and Stalkerware

    Hugh Thompson, Diana Freed and David Ruiz

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

    Hugh Thompson, Perry Carpenter and Prudence Smith

  6. Incident Response: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions

    Hugh Thompson, Robert Lee and Kristy Westphal

  7. Insider Tips for RSAC 2020 Speaker Proposals

    Hugh Thompson

  8. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 APJ

    Hugh Thompson

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

    Hugh Thompson, Wendy Nather and Andrew Hay

  10. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 USA

    Hugh Thompson

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

    Lance Hayden, Hugh Thompson and Ira Winkler

  12. Getting employees on board with cybersecurity awareness

    Hugh Thompson, Cathy Click and Cheryl Conley

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

    Hugh Thompson, Mary Ann Davidson and Deborah Blyth

  14. Words That Have (Cybersecurity) Consequences

    Hugh Thompson, Dr Saurabh Shintre and Etay Maor

  15. NIST Cyber Security Framework

    Hugh Thompson and Matt Barrett

  16. Securing Government and National Infrastructure

    Hugh Thompson, Dmitri Alperovitch and Jason Healey

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

    Hugh Thompson

  18. AppSec and DevOps

    Hugh Thompson, Matthew Clapham and Murray Goldschmidt

  19. Privacy and Smart Cities

    Hugh Thompson, Gary Hayslip and Theodore Claypoole

  20. Hackers and Threats

    Hugh Thompson and James Lyne

  21. Security Operations and Strategy

    Julie Fitton, Dave Shackleford and Hugh Thompson

  22. Cybersafety

    Masha Sedova, Troy Hunt and Hugh Thompson

  23. Technology and Security

    Ben Jun, Dr. Edward Amoroso and Hugh Thompson

  24. Professional Development

    Jennifer Minella, Shannon Lietz and Hugh Thompson

  25. Policy and Government

    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
    • 00:12:21
    RSAC Launch Pad - NuID
    • USA 2019
    • 00:12:53
    RSAC Launch Pad - Styra
    • USA 2019
    • 00:11:09
    RSAC Launch Pad - Spherical Defense
    • 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 and Hugh Thompson

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

    Hugh Thompson, Alexander Stein and Gopal Padinjaruveetil

  3. The Most Memorable Moments from RSAC 2020 USA

    Hugh Thompson

  4. Threats of Surveillance Tools: Spyware and Stalkerware

    Hugh Thompson, Diana Freed and David Ruiz

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

    Hugh Thompson, Perry Carpenter and Prudence Smith

  6. Incident Response: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions

    Hugh Thompson, Robert Lee and Kristy Westphal

  7. Insider Tips for RSAC 2020 Speaker Proposals

    Hugh Thompson

  8. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 APJ

    Hugh Thompson

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

    Hugh Thompson, Wendy Nather and Andrew Hay

  10. Highlights from RSA Conference 2019 USA

    Hugh Thompson

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

    Lance Hayden, Hugh Thompson and Ira Winkler

  12. Getting employees on board with cybersecurity awareness

    Hugh Thompson, Cathy Click and Cheryl Conley

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

    Hugh Thompson, Mary Ann Davidson and Deborah Blyth

  14. Words That Have (Cybersecurity) Consequences

    Hugh Thompson, Dr Saurabh Shintre and Etay Maor

  15. NIST Cyber Security Framework

    Hugh Thompson and Matt Barrett