first_imgFebruary 29, 2016 Enroll Now for Free Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now 2 min readcenter_img This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. Actors and entertainers often have favorite causes that they lend their spotlight to, but sometimes it makes for strange bedfellows.This week, attendees at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, an annual gathering of members of the cybersecurity and cryptography community, will hear from speakers such as Symantec CEO Michael A. Brown; Bret Arsenault, Microsoft’s chief information security officer; and Michelle Dennedy, Cisco’s chief privacy officer.Related: These are the Worst Passwords That You Still Keep UsingBut there’s another notable name on the list: Sean Penn.That’s right, the actor — who made headlines of his own recently after secretly interviewing the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, a.k.a. El Chapo, for Rolling Stone — will have a chat with RSA’s president Amit Yoran, “covering a variety of topics.”Related: Business Travelers: Don’t Be Lured by the Siren Song of Free Wi-FiPenn isn’t the first famous face that has attended the RSA Conference, or the only one that will be there this week. The cast of CBS’s CSI: Cyber will also give a keynote presentation.In 2014, Stephen Colbert gave the conference’s closing keynote address amid controversy that RSA, the IT security company behind the conference, had an undisclosed $10 million contract with the NSA to develop a back door for encryption software. And last year, Alec Baldwin was on hand to talk about the “intersection between Hollywood and Privacy.”last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *