Lord Admiral Nelson and the Dawn of Identity

  • Date 14th November 2018 (Wednesday)

Lord Admiral Nelson and the Dawn of Identity

14 Nov 2018, 10:30 - 10:55

Technology Showcase

Admiral Nelson's innovative use of identity in his strategy at the Battle of Trafalgar provides the foundation for identity to play the key role in any security strategy. This presentation takes its cues from the events of October 21, 1805. At the Battle of Trafalgar, British Admiral Horatio Nelson introduced a new identity-based stratagem for naval warfare that enabled his entire fleet—every ship, every sailor—to act instantly and independently in the pursuit of victory. The British Navy won a decisive victory, and naval warfare would never be the same. (Along with the retelling of this narrative, historical maps of the battle will be used to illustrate the tactics used.)


  • Mike Kiser


    Strategist & Evangelist, Office of the CTO


    Mike Kiser is insecure. He has been this way since birth, despite holding a panoply of industry positions over the past 20 years—from Security...



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