[Owasp-austin] OWASP Austin Meeting Tomorrow Threat Modeling with Michael Howard (Description Updated)

James Wickett wickett at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 16:51:44 EDT 2009

*When:* August 25, 2009, 11:30am - 1:00pm

*Topic: *Threat Modeling

In this talk, Michael will discuss Microsoft SDL Threat Modeling, how to
apply it to design more secure applications and finally, will show a demo
and hold a short lab exercise.

*Who:* Michael Howard, PRINCIPAL Security Program Manager, Microsoft's
Security Engineering Team

Michael Howard is a principal security program manager on the Trustworthy
Computing (TwC) Group’s Security Engineering team at Microsoft, where he is
responsible for managing secure design, programming, and testing techniques
across the company. Howard is an architect of the Security Development
Lifecycle (SDL), a process for improving the security of Microsoft’s

Howard began his career with Microsoft in 1992 at the company’s New Zealand
office, working for the first two years with Windows and compilers on the
Product Support Services team, and then with Microsoft Consulting Services,
where he provided security infrastructure support to customers and assisted
in the design of custom solutions and development of software. In 1997,
Howard moved to the United States to work for the Windows division on
Internet Information Services, Microsoft’s next-generation web server,
before moving to his current role in 2000.

Howard is an editor of IEEE Security & Privacy, a frequent speaker at
security-related conferences and he regularly publishes articles on secure
coding and  design, Howard is the co-author of six security books, including
the award-winning Writing Secure Code, 19 Deadly Sins of Software Security,
The Security Development Lifecycle and his most recent release, Writing
Secure Code for Windows Vista

*Where:* National Instruments, 11500 N Mopac, Building C which is the
tallest building on campus (8 levels). There will be signs posted in the
lobby to direct you where to go and the receptionists will be able to assist
you as well. See *directions to National

*Cost:* Always Free

*Questions or help with Directions...* call: James Wickett 512-964-6227.
*RSVP on the Austin OWASP Ning Site* <http://austinowasp.ning.com/>
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