[Owasp-dallas] Attend the August OWASP Austin Chapter Meeting Remotely!

David Hughes david.hughes at owasp.org
Wed Aug 21 13:01:40 UTC 2013


    August OWASP Austin Chapter Meeting

*When:* Tuesday, August 27th, from 11:30am-1:00pm

*Where:* National Instruments, 11500 N. Mopac.Building C

*Title:* Static Code Analysis: Is it safe to go back in the water?

*Abstract:* With a reputation for high cost, difficult deployment, and
high skillset requirements, static analysis has been put on the back
burner in many app sec programs in favor of activities like pen testing
with lower barriers to entry. As tools and techniques mature, people are
moving beyond pen testing and re-investigating static analysis to bring
more precise and earlier-in-the-dev-cycle improvements to code security
quality. Join two leading industry experts in a discussion of current
security code review practices, real-world case studies, what works and
what doesn't, plus technical and business drivers you need to know to
get a code review capability off the ground in your organization.

*Speaker #1: Art Dahnert* is a distinguished software security engineer
with over 17 years experience delivering world-class software products
that have shipped on schedule and continue to meet the needs of millions
of customers world-wide. He has worked on multiple teams within a large
multinational corporation, as well as at small companies with only one
development team. From very early in his career he worked on security
products, and ever since has maintained parallel focus on security
within the development process. He has performed numerous application
security assessments as a consultant, focused on diverse technologies,
and is experienced in over 17 different programming languages. He is
currently Security Product Manager at Klocwork, and previously has
worked at Trustwave Spider Labs, Symantec, Overwatch, Schlumberger, and BMC.

*Speaker #2: Joel Scambray, CISSP*, is a Managing Principal at Cigital,
a leading software security consulting firm established in 1992. He has
assisted companies ranging from newly minted startups to members of the
Fortune 500 address information security challenges and opportunities
for nearly twenty years, in diverse roles including consultant, author
and speaker, corporate leader, and entrepreneur. He is widely recognized
as co-author of the best-selling Hacking Exposed book series (including
the just-released Mobile edition), and has worked/consulted for
companies including Microsoft, Foundstone, Amazon, Costco, and Ernst &

*Remote Webinar Link:* https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/793192366

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