SANTA CLARA, CA -- November 12, 2012 -- RSA Conference (www.rsaconference.com), the world's leading information security Relevant Products/Services conferences and expositions, today announced that 66th U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, will provide one of the Conference's final keynotes on Friday, March 1 at RSA Conference 2013 in San Francisco. Rice will highlight how recent world events have changed the way humanity views political, economic and social issues.

Each year, RSA Conference gathers thousands of information security professionals in San Francisco to discuss, collaborate and create the knowledge responsible for protecting our products, data Relevant Products/Services and infrastructure Relevant Products/Services. Over five information-packed days, 220 sessions and 18 tracks, attendees discover the latest achievements in security technology and unearth insights to address their company's most pressing challenges.

"The information security community is one important cog of many on the world stage," said Sandra Toms LaPedis, VP/GM RSA Conferences. "Former Secretary of State Rice understands first-hand the interconnectivity of political, economic and social issues and will illuminate their relationship to current affairs and technology. We are honored to have her as an RSA Conference keynote speaker and look forward to learning from Former Secretary Rice's global perspective."

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RSA Conference runs February 25 through March 1, 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.