[SASAG] Anyone know a local or close to local Software Security Domain Expert?

Dave Cohoe dave.cohoe at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 08:16:36 PDT 2007


Leeland,

FWIW, Security Innovation has some decent webcasts on Writing Secure
Code and Application Security at
http://www.securityinnovation.com/library/webcasts/index.shtml

These might be good for the brown bags you mentioned.

Regards,
Dave

Dave Cohoe, CISSP, RHCT, MCP
http://dave.cohoe.googlepages.com
"Adventure is just bad planning." - Roald Amundsen

On 7/9/07, members-request at lists.sasag.org
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> Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 07:44:22 -0700
> From: Leeland <leeland06 at greydragon.com>
> Subject: [SASAG] Anyone know a local or close to local Software
>         Security        Domain Expert?
> To: "Seattle Area System Administrators Guild"
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> My company is trying to wrestle with the software security issues.
> Like most places they left security mostly to the end and are paying
> for it now. I am working on their Security Consortium group that has
> been formed to start pushing back into all areas (design, testing,
> development, and deployment) to improve security. Problem is most of
> the people here do not know the security lingo, best practices, etc.
>
> So I am looking for a few real world software security domain experts
> (with solid credentials). What I need right now is someone who can
> give a few short courses (that hopefully will not put people to sleep)
> that will introduce the big picture, and most importantly the
> established security terminology. In other words something like
> "Introduction to Software Security for Dummies".
>
> I am looking at SANS courses and Usenix too. But, we want to get ALL
> of the people in Qpass involved. So that means a few on site brown
> bags.
>
> Suggestions?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> + Leeland



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