Sophos and world-renowned cryptographers host free workshops on cutting-edge cryptographic solutions at RSA Conference 2012

Sophos Press Release

IT security and data protection company Sophos and its hardware security experts will host free HSM (hardware security modules) workshops at this year’s RSA Conference, from February 28th to March 1st. The workshops are being conducted by world-leading cryptographers Dr. Whitfield Diffie, Dr. Peter Landrock and Arshad Noor, who will present on Sophos hardware-based crypto solutions and the benefits they bring not only to cloud applications and edge devices, but also to countless business processes.

  • Tuesday’s session, delivered by Diffie, chief cryptographer at Revere Security, spotlights securing RFID tags, smart meters, industrial controllers and automative microchips.
  • Wednesday’s session, presented by Cryptomathic’s Landrock, focuses on secure back-up, data retention and compliance, as well as how to master the challenge of key management. Landrock will also discuss the Dual Control principle and give examples of e-passport, digital signatures.
  • Thursday’s session, given by StrongAuth’s Noor, highlights a new approach in securing sensitive data in the cloud by enabling RC3 architecture.

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