[Owasp-cincinnati] OWASP Next Tuesday Meeting: Strategies for Effectively Securing Internet Transactions: Businesses, Consumers and the Cloud

Marco M. Morana marco.m.morana at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 14:15:30 EDT 2009


OWASP Cincy Members

 

For the next meeting, please refer to the information herein (*)

Hope to see you there, please RSVP

 

Pizza and sodas will be offered meeting starts at 6 Pm, presentation starts
at 6.30 PM

 

Regards

 

Marco Morana

OWASP Chapter Lead Cincinnati

 

(*)

When: Tuesday, September 29th, 6.00 - 7.30 PM 

If you plan to attend the meeting please RSVP by email to
<mailto:marco.m.morana at gmail.com> Marco Morana
(marco[dot]m[dot]morana[at]gmail[dot]com) by Monday Sept 23rd. 

Presentation: Strategies for Effectively Securing Internet Transactions:
Businesses, Consumers and the Cloud, Nicholas Stamos corporate president and
a co-founder of  <http://www.verdasys.com> Verdasys Inc 

Presentation Abstract 

The internet has become a phenomenal means for companies to conduct high
volume, low cost transactions with customers from around the globe. It has
reduced internal system and application costs through Saas and Paas and
offers even great savings and efficiencies as cloud computing environments
mature and deploy in greater volume. However, with the growing volume and
wealth of transactions moving through and being stored on the World-Wide
Web, Internet transactional security is now a critical concern for both
consumers and companies alike. The volume of fraudulent transactions,
incidents of invasion and cyber crime are all accelerating. According to
both information security experts and law enforcement officials, these
attacks are almost always the work of organized and well-financed criminal
organizations. Hear Verdasys President and Co-Founder, Nicholas Stamos
explain real world strategies for combating these growing threats and
discuss processes that when put in place can offer true protection for your
company and customers against the ever evolving world cyber threats. 

Presenter Bio 

Nick Stamos is corporate president and a co-founder of Verdasys, Inc. In
this role he oversees product development, marketing and customer services
functions for the company. Over the past 14 years, Stamos has built a solid
track record in developing and delivering enterprise applications to
multi-national companies around the globe. Before joining Verdasys, Stamos
was chief technology officer of Phase Forward, the leading provider of
integrated data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety,
where he was responsible for technology vision, system architecture and
product development. Hired as employee number five, Stamos helped the
company grow to more than 350 employees with booked revenues in excess of
$100 million in five years. As CTO, Stamos created the technical vision for
the company and was responsible for managing the entire engineering
organization.Prior to his work at Phase Forward, Stamos held several
software development, management and lead technical positions at Amulet
Development, SoftKey, Wang Software and Lotus Development. Stamos is a
contributor to four U.S. patents pending in computer systems design. He
holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from Tufts University. 

Location / Venue Sponsor:  <http://www.citibank.com/> Citibank 9997 Carver
Road, Bldg. 1, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45242-5537 

For help with directions contact Citi Blue Ash help desk at (513) 979-9000
or check directions
<http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=9997+carver+rd+ohio+45242-
5537&sll=40.712476,-74.009485&sspn=0.007709,0.013218&ie=UTF8&ll=39.243986,-8
4.388239&spn=0.007877,0.013218&z=16&iwloc=addr> herein. 

Please access the building from the visitor lobby. OWASP meetings are held
at the "Buckeyes" lecture room. 

Agenda 

6.00 - 6:30 Registration 

6:30 - 7:30 Presentation 

Proof of ID is required to attend the meeting 

Citi guards verify that you pre-registered to the meeting by checking the
RSVP list. Once you are checked and identified (please bring a proof of ID)
you will be granted visitor access to the training facilities. 

Presentation logistics 

The Citi sponsored lecture room can host up to 53 people and is equipped
with video and audio system to be used with the presenter's laptop. The
presenter laptop need to rely on his own external internet connection (e.g.
via 3G, EVDO). Laser pointer and wireless powerpoint mouse are provided.
Laptop is provided upon request. 

 

 

 

 

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