B8. Application Security in an Ever Changing Digital Landscape
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Why is application security such a crucial function of any robust Cyber Security Program. We will take a look at the state of cyber security and where the threats are heading. Why is application security still the “weakest” link in most programs and how to position application security programs successfully in an organization. We will dive into why application security is solved by one or more products, but by a comprehensive program. Most importantly, what are the key steps companies have taken to establish application security programs that have really moved the needle with respect to deploying secure applications.
After completing this session, the learner will have knowledge of:
- Tips on establishing an application security program
- Integrating application security testing into the SDLC
- Latest perspectives from our research team based on our 2019 research report.
Stan Wisseman is a Chief Security Strategist and Business Solutions Director for Micro Focus’ security products. In these roles, Mr. Wisseman is responsible for providing driving business, but also providing thought leadership and insight regarding the ever-changing global threat landscape. Mr. Wisseman has over 30 years of information security experience and has built security into products, systems, software, and enterprises. He has worked for the NSA, Oracle, Cable & Wireless, Cigital, and Booz Allen Hamilton in roles that have ranged from Security Engineer, Product Manager, and Director of Information Security consulting practices. Prior to joining HPE in 2014, Mr. Wisseman served as the Chief Information Security Officer for Fannie Mae with responsibilities for information security and business resiliency across the organization.