RSAC 2019 is wrapping up today, and we finish our coverage with a few observations on the conference.
This year the underlying assumption of most of the discussions we've heard has been that security is increasingly focused on the cloud, and on the application layer. And, of course, one of the themes is the enduring importance of sound digital hygiene.
Listening to senior US Government participants in RSAC, it's clear that the US has come to view China, and not Russia, as the nation's most serious rival in cyberspace. Decades of mutually beneficial engagement in trade seem to have run their course, and the two countries have moved into a period of enduring competition.
And the inherent unpredictability of innovation will challenge strategists who wish to prepare for 5G.