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News Article | February 14, 2017
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Dr. William Whyte, Chief Scientist for Security Innovation, a leader in automotive, embedded, and IoT cyber security, will be presenting at the 2017 RSA Conference in San Francisco, CA.  His presentation, titled Choosing Parameters for NTRUEncrypt in the Public Key Implementations session, will give guidance to cryptographic professionals on choosing the best parameters for NTRU, the world’s most trusted quantum-resistant crypto algorithm. The session on Tuesday Feb 14th at 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM in Yerba Buena 10 at the Marriott Marquis will also feature Marc Joye, Security Technologist from NXP Semiconductors. About RSA Conference 2017 Held on Feb 13-17 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, the RSA Conference’s mission is to connect you with the people and insights that will empower you to stay ahead of cyber threats.  RSA Conference is your best resource for exchanging ideas, learning the latest trends and finding the answers you are looking for. About Security Innovation For over 10 years, the world-renowned experts at Security Innovation’s Embedded Security Division, OnBoard Security, have been pioneering technologies that protect the Internet of Things, now and for the future.  We address three significant challenges: ensuring the security and privacy of connected vehicles, making hardware roots of trust easy to use, and avoiding the existential threat from quantum computers to the integrity of the internet. Headquartered in Wilmington, MA, we are best known for the award-winning Aerolink® V2X libraries that are the de facto standard for connected vehicle security and privacy; our patented NTRU algorithm which is the most tested and trusted quantum-resistant cryptosystem; and our TSS 2.0 & 1.2 middleware that simplifies implementation of Trusted Platform Modules. For more information please visit: www.securityinnovation.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.


News Article | December 7, 2016
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BALTIMORE, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Security Evaluators (ISE), the security consulting and research firm that organizes security research events such as IoT Village and SOHOpelessly Broken, today announced a partnership with RSA Conference USA, to run IoT Sandbox.  IoT Sand...


News Article | February 28, 2017
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LONDON, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Insurance Group plc, a leading multinational insurer, has deployed the multi-award winning CloudMargin platform for its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and Repo portfolios.  CloudMargin is the world's first cloud-based, end-to-end collateral and margin management tool. Dan Ferguson, Group Treasurer of RSA Group, said: "This innovative tool is a great fit for RSA as we have a variety of instruments we need to collateralise on a daily basis. It is helping us address the significant operational challenges we will face from impending regulations effective March 1 for users of non-cleared derivatives.  RSA's infrastructure for managing derivatives must keep pace with our strategic and operational objectives as well as changes in the regulatory environment. As a result of implementing CloudMargin, RSA has been able to automate the derivative and collateral management work flow, saving valuable resources, enhancing controls and protecting the business against changes in the regulatory landscape." It took less than two weeks to get RSA Insurance Group onboarded and fully functioning on the platform. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based technology behind CloudMargin allows firms to automate and optimise their collateral management processes at a fraction of the cost of other solutions available in the marketplace.  CloudMargin also supports regulatory compliance through enhancements which deliver automated reconciliation and reporting solutions via approved vendors. Steve Husk, CEO of CloudMargin, said: "Insurers, which have long used derivatives to hedge their risks, are experiencing the same pressures to cut costs and create efficiencies as other financial institutions.  CloudMargin's ability to aggregate data, automate margin calls and streamline communication is ideal for forward-thinking insurance companies like RSA Insurance Group that demand best-in-class solutions to support compliance and efficiency requirements." He added: "RSA's strategic step of onboarding CloudMargin means it has laid a foundation for the future. Those insurers who move more quickly to embrace the cloud will gain a competitive advantage that others may struggle to match, especially as firms look to operate within the new regulatory landscape." CloudMargin is built to handle complex collateral requirements with multiple counterparties. The platform also provides automated connectivity to global custodians, banks, clearing brokers and clearing houses in order to manage collateral across all asset types and instruments. With a 300 year heritage, RSA is a multinational quoted insurance group. Focusing on general insurance, RSA's core markets are the UK & Ireland, Scandinavia and Canada, with the capability to write insurance business in over 100 countries. RSA's core businesses have around 13,500 employees with net written premiums of £6.3bn in 2016. Headquartered in London, CloudMargin created the world's first cloud-based collateral management workflow tool, which has earned eight different industry awards since 2015 for innovation and best-in-class technology. The firm's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model is helping many of the leading financial institutions globally – including exchanges, brokerage firms, banks, asset management firms and insurance companies – meet time-critical regulatory deadlines and reduce costs associated with collateral requirements that are growing dramatically. CloudMargin bypasses many of the shortfalls of legacy, on-premise software, enabling clients to experience rapid implementation and access to robust and secure collateral management workflow software. For more information, visit www.cloudmargin.com.


News Article | February 28, 2017
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LONDON, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Insurance Group plc, a leading multinational insurer, has deployed the multi-award winning CloudMargin platform for its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and Repo portfolios.  CloudMargin is the world's first cloud-based, end-to-end collatera...


News Article | February 17, 2017
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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today concluded its 26th annual event in San Francisco. A record number of more than 43,000 attendees experienced keynotes, peer-to-peer sessions, track sessions, tutorials and seminars. "Leading up to RSA Conference 2017 it could have been argued that this event was the most anticipated in our history," said Linda Gray Martin, Director & General Manager of RSA Conference. "Over the last few months information security has experienced both tremendous highs, and weathered scrutiny of lows as experts in private and public sectors debated various practices of information sharing. As a result of this increased exposure, it was critical to have an RSA Conference full of constructive dialog, discussion and debate that will form the information security agenda and continue to move our industry forward. We hope our attendees took this powerful opportunity as the chance to help forge a future we can all be proud of." The 20th Annual RSA Conference Awards program highlighted the work of three security professionals in the fields of mathematics, public policy and security practices. This year’s winners included: RSAC Unplugged London will take place on June 8, 2017. RSA Conference 2017 Asia Pacific & Japan takes place July 26-28, 2017 in Singapore. Additionally, RSA Conference returns to Abu Dhabi November 7-8, 2017. RSA Conference 2018 takes place April 16-20, 2018 in San Francisco. “Security is Cisco’s top priority and an essential part of every product that we build. We are always excited to be at the RSA conference. Engaging with the smartest infosec professionals from our customers, partners and the community provides us with important input into our strategy and roadmaps. The increasing size of this event illustrates the growing importance and investment that every company is making in information security. And that is good for us all.” - Jeff Samuels, VP Security Marketing, Cisco “RSA Conference 2017 brought together the business and government community at the forefront of the dramatic changes reshaping cybersecurity. This year’s conference provided a valuable backdrop for us to discuss critical issues like the need for new approaches to endpoint protection, and the challenge of eliminating the cost and complexity of security operations. FireEye places a high priority on threat intelligence and the insights learned on the frontlines of today’s cyber breaches, and RSA Conference 2017 reflected the defining developments we see emerging from the continually evolving threat landscape.” - Kara Wilson, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, FireEye "This year's RSA Conference challenged a big industry audience to think small. Small are the attack surfaces of security cameras, home routers, and mobile devices increasingly populating our office and home work environments. Small are the diverse data transactions that require innumerable protective measures. Big are the shifts in thinking that require us to think of ourselves as small players inside a vast ecosystem of solution providers. Thinking small is the first step in working together more effectively, and having a big impact with better outcomes." - Chris Young, General Manager and SVP, Intel Security “Security is a team sport. Splunk customers want solutions that work together in a coordinated and automated manner, using data, analytics, next generation firewalls, threat intelligence and other technologies to defend and protect against threats in real-time. We clearly saw at RSA Conference 2017 that the industry is moving in this direction. We heard repeatedly this year how emerging threats are disrupting and negatively impacting businesses across the globe, but the spirit of collaboration, powered by industry advancements in analytics and orchestration, were on full display at RSA.” - Haiyan Song, Senior Vice President of Security Markets, Splunk “In 2017 we continue to see a wide variety of attack types, yet many teams out there tell us they lack the proper tools or skills to address threats comprehensively. RSAC 2017 provided a valuable platform for the infosec community to come together and share ideas on how to pragmatically reduce risk for our organizations. With so many considerations – regulatory compliance, cloud, industrial OT environments – one message came through clearly: foundational security controls are more important than ever to establish resilient Infosec capabilities that deliver effective security regardless of what comes at you.” - Dwayne Melancon, Vice President of Products, Tripwire RSA Conference is the premier series of global events where the world talks security and leadership gathers, advances and emerges. Whether attending in the U.S., the EMEA region, or the Asia-Pacific region, RSA Conference events are where the security industry converges to discuss current and future concerns and get access to the people, content and ideas that help enable individuals and companies to win, grow and do their best. It is the ultimate marketplace for the latest technologies and hands-on educational opportunities that help industry professionals discover how to make their companies more secure while showcasing the most enterprising, influential and thought-provoking thinkers and leaders in security today. For information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry visit www.rsaconference.com. RSA Conference logo, RSA, Dell, EMC and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, has named UnifyID “RSAC Most Innovative Startup 2017.” This year, RSA Conference partnered with leading technology news outlet, TechCrunch, to host its Innovation Sandbox Contest. A panel of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and large security companies selected UnifyID from a group of 10 finalists as the winner. The annual conference competition is a half-day program during which up-and-coming startups grab the spotlight and demonstrate groundbreaking security technologies to the broader RSA Conference community. Past winners include Sourcefire, Imperva and most recently Phantom. “The authentication space is crying for disruption,” said John Whaley, UnifyID founder & CEO. “It’s about time for new innovation in the space, with the proliferation of sensors, phishing and so many other security concerns, the problem has hit a breaking point.” UnifyID is the first holistic implicit authentication platform designed for online and offline use. Its solution utilizes sensor data from everyday devices and machine learning to seamlessly authenticate users. By combining 100+ attributes, UnifyID achieves more than 99.999 percent true positive rate. “RSA Conference has made a commitment to its community to not only provide a platform to discuss new ideas but also provide an incubation area for new technologies and approaches. Innovation Sandbox’s ten finalists once again exceeded expectations by providing innovative ideas and solutions,” said Linda Gray Martin, Director & General Manager of RSA Conference. “UnifyID demonstrated they were the most innovative by proving there is a way to actually leverage the individuality of humans to improve security.” RSA Conference is the premier series of global events where the world talks security and leadership gathers, advances and emerges. Whether attending in the U.S., the EMEA region, or the Asia-Pacific region, RSA Conference events are where the security industry converges to discuss current and future concerns and get access to the people, content and ideas that help enable individuals and companies to win, grow and do their best. It is the ultimate marketplace for the latest technologies and hands-on educational opportunities that help industry professionals discover how to make their companies more secure while showcasing the most enterprising, influential and thought-provoking thinkers and leaders in security today. For information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry visit www.rsaconference.com. RSA Conference logo, RSA, Dell, EMC and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


Since 2003, the Lombardy region has introduced a case-mix reimbursement system for nursing homes based on the SOSIA form which classifies residents into eight classes of frailty. In the present study the agreement between SOSIA classification and other well documented instruments, including Barthel Index, Mini Mental State Examination and Clinical Dementia Rating Scale is evaluated in 100 nursing home residents. Only 50% of residents with severe dementia have been recognized as seriously impaired when assessed with SOSIA form; since misclassification errors underestimate residents' care needs, they determine an insufficient reimbursement limiting nursing home possibility to offer care appropriate for the case-mix.


News Article | December 20, 2016
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BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RSA® Conference (RSAC), the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today announces the debut of RSAC AdvancedU – a new series of programs to educate and encourage more people to pursue a career in cybersecurity and also invigorate veterans with decades of experience – at RSA Conference 2017, February 13-17, in San Francisco. “This is such a pivotal time in the industry in which we are in need of cybersecurity professionals to come in with new and fresh ideas to address the changing threat landscape,” says Sandra Toms, vice president and curator for RSA Conference. “Through RSAC AdvancedU, we bring together rising talent with some of the brightest industry minds. By expanding our educational scope to offer students more real-world insight, we hope to encourage young people to pursue a career in cybersecurity.” RSAC AdvancedU will be composed of the following elements: The RSAC CyberSafety Program at RSA Conference 2017 will include three components: In its second year, RSAC Security Scholar has grown to 60 students from more than twenty leading universities. Participating scholars engage and discuss with industry luminaries to share knowledge, gain experience and forge connections. The RSA Conference community can meet the selected scholars at Wednesday’s Open Poster session. To take full advantage of the RSA Conference experience, students are also given access to the 400+ sessions and expo halls. All current university students are invited to attend RSA Conference for free on RSAC College Day, Thursday, February 16. Opening with a continental breakfast, students will hear from industry experts discussing the career paths in different information security sectors. Attending students will then have access to more than 500 exhibitors and startups, as well as 50+ sessions featuring experts in legal, technical advancement, policy, hackers and threat research. The day completes with RSAC College Day Open House, a reception for students to meet with 10 companies to find out more about those organizations including job openings, culture and more.. Formerly known as Members Circle, our loyalty program is more than just a name. Loyalty Plus is a unique group of veterans hungry to continue their information security education and are invaluable resources to those just beginning their information security journey. Loyalty Plus members are those that have attended 5 or more RSA Conferences. RSA Conference 2017 attendees who qualify for the LoyaltyPlus Program will receive a number of exciting new benefits once onsite. Association Credits partners with leading information security education and training associations, like SANS, ISC2 and ISACA to give attendees the opportunity to receive Continuing Professional Education credits to maintain critical certifications. More information regarding RSA Conference 2017, taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from February 13-17 can be found at www.rsaconference.com. RSA® Conference is the premier series of global events where the world talks security and leadership gathers, advances and emerges. Whether attending in the U.S., the EMEA region, or the Asia-Pacific region, RSA Conference events are where the security industry converges to discuss current and future concerns and get access to the people, content and ideas that help enable individuals and companies to win, grow and do their best. It is the ultimate marketplace for the latest technologies and hands-on educational opportunities that help industry professionals discover how to make their companies more secure while showcasing the most enterprising, influential and thought-provoking thinkers and leaders in security today. For information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry visit www.rsaconference.com. RSA and the RSA Conference logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other products and/or services referenced are trademarks of their respective companies.


News Article | November 7, 2016
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LAFAYETTE, La., Nov. 7, 2016 Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced financial and operational results for the third quarter of 2016. Some items of note include: Production volumes exceeded the upper end of third quarter 2016 guidance Execution of a...

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