RSA Conference was developed in 1991 as a forum for cryptographers to gather and share the latest knowledge and advancements in the area of Internet security. Throughout its history, RSA Conference has aimed to attract the world's best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities for conference attendees to learn about IT security's most important issues through first-hand interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging and established companies.
“Analysts at Kingdom Ridge are responsible for understanding the rapidly changing technology landscape,” said Kingdom Ridge Capital Portfolio Manager Chris Zepf. “By attending the RSA Conference, Kingdom Ridge can better understand the information security challenges that organizations face in the Big Data era.”
Beyond covering trends in information security, RSA Conference 2013 will examine the current information revolution and how to use, secure and share the massive volumes of data that are created each and every day. Today, we find ourselves in the midst of the Big Data revolution. Data has grown big and gets bigger with every digital transaction we make. As an illustration of how massive the data volumes have become, an article authored by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson in the October 2012 Harvard Business Review indicated that more data cross the internet every second than were stored in the entire internet just 20 years ago.
About Kingdom Ridge Capital
Kingdom Ridge Capital, LLC is an alternative asset management firm founded by Chris Zepf and Brian Thonn in 2007. Kingdom Ridge Capital runs a long/short strategy with a focus on public equities in the technology sector. Kingdom Ridge is classified as an SEC-registered investment advisor and serves investors such as endowments, family offices, pension funds, fund of funds and other qualified investors. Kingdom Ridge Capital’s primary office is located in White Plains, New York. The Kingdom Ridge research team includes Nick Caputo, Jim Jungjohann, Marcus Kupferschmidt and Mark Zepf. The information in this press release is not an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy an interest in any investment fund or for the provision of any investment management or advisory services. Any offer or solicitation will be made only by means of delivery of a confidential private offering memorandum relating to a particular fund or investment management contract to qualified investors. For more information regarding the firm, please visit http://www.KingdomRidgeCapital.com. Find Kingdom Ridge on Twitter at @KingdomRidge.
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Harvard Business Review article: "Bg Data: The Management Revolution"