RSA Conference Asia Pacific and Japan, which wrapped up last week, was a successful reflection of this region's hottest security topics. Here are some of my own observations, as well as feedback from the attendees.
Blue Coat CTO Dr. Hugh Thompson speaks about the future of security, the constants that need attention, and lessons to be learned from the U.S. when it comes to writing meaningful breach notification laws.
Security risks of real-time mobile payments increase as adoption of mobile devices and applications grow. PwC's Suhas Desai shares risk mitigation strategy through application and mobile security best practices.
Application Programming Interfaces have security vulnerabilities that pose significant business risk. CA's Vic Mankotia cautions security leaders about how they manage APIs to secure digital identities.
In a security landscape where the frenetic pace of technology has changed paradigms in ways organizations are struggling to cope with, Blue Coat's Hugh Thompson advises adopting a 'Degrees of Freedom' approach.
In the face of new cyber-attacks, enterprises must deploy new security intelligence platforms with analytics to gain greater visibility and reduce incident response time, says LogRhythm's Taylor-Mountford.
Just how prepared are Japanese entities for dealing with the risks from targeted attacks? What are the unique considerations and the maturity level? Trend Micro's Masayoshi Someya shares his perspective.
Akamai's John Ellis talks about the quick evolution of bots and botnets, and how enterprise security leaders should deal with them now using a three-pronged approach - detection, management and mitigation.
With enterprises now taking to the cloud in the APAC region, it's important to learn security lessons from western counterparts, says Cloud Security Alliance CEO Jim Reavis. He offers insights on dealing with risks and legacy IT.