Join us for this annual teleconference featuring three of today’s leading security analysts from Forrester Research, 451 Research and Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). The teleconference will discuss top cybersecurity trends including mobile and big data security, as well as preview upcoming sessions at RSA Conference 2014, being held on February 24 – 28 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

The teleconference will feature research and commentary from Laura Koetzle of Forrester Research, Wendy Nather of 451 Research and Jon Oltsik of ESG. Hugh Thompson, Program Chair of RSA Conference, will act as the moderator.

Laura Koetzle, VP, Group Director Serving Security & Risk Professionals, Forrester Research

Laura Koetzle leads the research organization at Forrester that serves Infrastructure & Operations professionals, Security & Risk professionals and Sourcing & Vendor Management professionals. Laura’s work has enjoyed wide exposure in the media, including BusinessWeek, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Laura has also appeared on CBC, CNN, CNBC and Reuter’s Television, and she is a frequent speaker at national and international executive conferences.

Wendy Nather, Research Director, Security, 451 Research


Wendy Nather is Research Director, Security, within 451 Research's Enterprise Security Program, providing analysis on the current state of security from the perspective of a veteran CISO. Nather’s primary areas of coverage are application security, identity and access management, threat intelligence, and security services. She is co-author of the book, ‘The Cloud Security Rules,’ and was named one of Tripwire's "Top 25 Influencers in Security You Should Be Following."

Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst, ESG


Jon Oltsik is an ESG senior principal analyst and the founder of the firm’s Information Security and Networking services. With 25 years of technology industry experience, Jon is widely recognized as an expert in threat and security management, as well as all aspects of network security. Recently, Jon has been an active participant with cybersecurity issues, legislation and technology within the U.S. federal government. In addition to his participation in this teleconference, Oltsik will participate in the following RSA Conference 2014 sessions, “The Security Staff and Skills Shortage is Worse Than You Think” on Monday, February 24 at 11:40 AM and “Network Security Smackdown: Which Technologies Will Survive” on Thursday, February 27 at 10:40 AM and on Friday, February 28 at 9:00 AM.

Dr. Herbert “Hugh” Thompson, Program Chair of RSA Conferences


Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson is Program Chair for RSA Conferences and a world-renowned expert on IT security. He has co-authored several books on the topic and has written more than 80 academic and industrial publications on security. In 2006, Thompson was named one of the "Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security" by SC Magazine and has been interviewed by top news organizations including the BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Financial Times, Washington Post and others. He has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University in New York for the past few years where he taught courses on computer security. In addition to his participation in this teleconference, Thompson will be one of the speakers at the day-long Security Basics seminar at RSA Conference 2014 on Monday, February 24 beginning at 8:30 AM. His “Hugh Thompson Show” keynote is scheduled for Friday, February 28 at 1:00 PM