John Dickson Speaking at Denver ISSA

John Dickson will be speaking at the Denver ISSA meeting this Wednesday (October 21st, 2009).

Topic: The Permanent Campaign: Driving a Secure Software Initiative in the Enterprise

This presentation focuses on how security officers or development leaders can apply a disciplined approach to building internal consensus to build secure software. A five-step process will be laid out that will enable a manager to characterize the landscape, secure management buy-in, baseline the existing risks, set modest goals and attempt to achieve them, and sustain the initiative. Emphasis will be on actionable steps that successful managers have used to drive the adoption of secure software strategies in large organizations.

Date/Time: Wed. Oct 21st 2009 / 11:30 – 1:30  (NOTE: 3rd Wed. of the month)

Site: Republic Plaza, 370 17th Street, Denver, CO (Downtown Denver)


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A globally recognized application security expert, Dan Cornell holds over 15 years of experience architecting, developing and securing web-based software systems. As the Chief Technology Officer and a Principal at Denim Group, Ltd., he leads the technology team to help Fortune 500 companies and government organizations integrate security throughout the development process. He is also the original creator of ThreadFix, Denim Group's industry leading application vulnerability management platform.
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