Jim Manico is the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He is also the founder of Brakeman Security, Inc. and is a investor/advisor for Signal Sciences. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. Jim is also a volunteer and former board member for the OWASP foundation. He is the author of “Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications” from McGraw-Hill. For more information, see http://www.linkedin.com/in/jmanico.
“Managing Application Security in a Rapid Evolving Security Ecosystem”
Application Security as an industry is still in it’s infancy. But like all healthy babies, AppSec is eating a great deal and is growing fast. This presentation will discuss some of the areas of application security that are rapidly evolving and how this evolution effects your ability as a manager to control this key area information security. From software procurement, contracts, insurance, software development activities and more, application security management touches almost every aspect of business operations. Managers need a solid understanding of both the technical and business justifications for these activities in order to be successful, and as the industry undergoes rapid change, so do the management challenges before us all.