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A Few Thoughts from Black Hat 2016

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Aug 8, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    Last week’s Black Hat 2016 conference was a whirlwind of activity. Here’s a few of my takeaways:

    1. I kind of like Black Hat better than the RSA Conference. At Black Hat, you talk about the real challenges facing our industry and discuss intellectual ways to overcome them. At RSA, everyone throws buzz words at you and tells you how they solve all your problems. And maybe it’s because RSA is in San Francisco, but you can always count on the Sand Hill Rd. crowd to show up at RSA and let you know how rich they’ve become protecting all of our sensitive data. Black Hat is whiskey and grit, RSA is Merlot and PR messaging. In other words, the folks who really know, live, and fight for cybersecurity are in Vegas while those looking to make money on cybersecurity are at RSA.

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