RSAC 2020: The Last Great Face-to-Face Gathering of Cybersecurity Specialists This Year?

RSAC 2020: The Last Great Face-to-Face Gathering of Cybersecurity Specialists This Year?

  • March 2020 •
  • 5 pages •
  • Report ID: 5878657 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC Market Note provides a commentary on the RSA Conference.Occurring when it does at the beginning of the year, RSAC helps set the cybersecurity agenda for the coming year. It's a tough place to make major announcements, particularly if you're not a premiere sponsor as the noise level is so high. Nevertheless, messages do get through, and the prominent message at RSAC 2020 is cybersecurity products must function holistically. The practice of cybersecurity is too complex and adversaries too skilled and opportunistic to rely on an assortment of competent point products cobbled together by overtaxed and understaffed security teams. As seen at RSAC 2020, progress in weaving cybersecurity technologies together to improve security efficacy has taken a step forward. We anticipate more steps to follow in 2020 and beyond