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RSA Conference 2017: Trends in Cybersecurity

A walk around the expo floor at RSA Conference 2017 can feel like a dizzying barrage of disparate messages from the hundreds of vendors exhibiting.

But for Michael Osterman, president of leading analyst firm Osterman Research and an RSA Conference veteran, this year's installment of the show doesn't feel much different than usual: Companies trying to help security professionals repel the bad guys.

Osterman joined us for a video at the Trustwave booth, where he discussed his conference takeaways, work that his team is conducting around email-based threats, how the Internet of Things problem will continue to grow for businesses and why the security kills shortage is a huge challenge that shows no signs of retreating.