Taking Control of Your Application Security

Wednesday, May 03 | 9:10AM–10:10AM | Colorado Ballroom GH, Lower Level 2
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Concurrent Session
The application security space has nearly twice as many job openings as candidates. For every 100 developers, there are roughly 10 operations team members, and only and 1 security professional. With the shortage of capable experts, how do organizations take control of their application security? In this session, we will explore the real-world impact of application security breaches, discuss some alarming statistics and trends, and walk through a series of practical steps for building security into applications from the beginning. Attendees will walk away with actionable ideas and recommended practical tools to help improve their application security program. This is a topic specific/intermediate level session.

Outcomes: Explore the real-world impact of application security breaches * Provide practical steps for building security into applications from the beginning * Recommend practical tools to help improve application security programs

Presenters

  • Eric Johnson

    Application Security Curriculum Manager, The Escal Institute for Advanced Technologies Inc/dba SANS Institute