Relying on Audits for Application Security – How to avoid the pitfalls

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Topic Abstract:
Cyber Security breaches ended 2014 with a bang, and show no signs of slowing down in 2015. From botnets to political groups to criminals the chances of an attack affecting your network are growing every day. When most organizations finally start working to secure their applications, they fall in the trap of taking an audit approach. In essence, trying to test security into their software. We’ll discuss the ups and downs of the audit approach specifically for application security, and how to best plan to secure your software.

Speaker Bio:
Arthur Hicken has been involved in automating various practices at Parasoft for over 20 years. He has worked on various projects involving the software development lifecycle, software security, complex web applications, and integration with legacy systems. Arthur has helped IT departments in Cisco, Vanguard, Motorola, and other major companies improve their software development practices. Arthur taught at the College of DuPage in Illinois, as well as developed and conducted numerous technical training courses at Parasoft. As an expert in his field, Arthur’s insights regarding website quality issues have appeared in Business 2.0, Internet Week, and CNET

Food will be served.
Suggested donation: $10.00.
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