Today, RSA Conference announced the appointment of Dr. Hugh Thompson, CISSP, as Program Committee Chair and Advisory Board Member.
In this newly defined Program Committee role, Dr. Thompson is responsible for identifying domestic and global trends within the ever-changing security landscape to help set the agenda for both the Europe and U.S. Conferences. He will also play a direct role in the selection of session topics and speakers while looking at new ways to architect educational programming.
Dr. Thompson has co-authored four books, more than 30 papers and 10 peer-reviewed conference papers and has spoken at more than 50 industry events including the Forrester Security Summit, Usenix Security Conference, SecurIT Conference, Microsoft TechEd, McAfee Worldwide Management Conference and the Gartner IT Security Summit.