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Avoiding the SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors


The SANS/CWE list of the Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors is already becoming the "standard" for developing secure applications in many large enterprises, and even the State of New York and DTCC plan to implement procurement contracts that include language mandating application security.

Join, Chris Wysopal, security industry guru and one of the 30 contributing authors of the SANS Top 25, as he discusses the:

  • Prevalence of attacks using vulnerabilities listed in the SANS Top 25
  • Impact of attacks on your application and your customers
  • Methods to identify, track and remediate these vulnerabilities


Chris Wysopal CTO & Co-founder, Veracode

Chris Wysopal, co-founder and chief technology officer of Veracode, is responsible for the security analysis capabilities of Veracode technology. Mr. Wysopal is recognized as an expert and a well known speaker in the information security field and was recently named one of InfoWorld's Top 25 CTO's and one of the 100 most influential people in IT by the editorial staffs of eWeek, CIO Insight and Baseline Magazine. He has given keynotes at computer security events and has testified on Capitol Hill on the subjects of government computer security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. He also has spoken as the keynote at West Point, to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and before the International Financial Futures and Options Exchange in London. His opinions on Internet security are highly sought after and most major print and media outlets have featured stories on Mr. Wysopal and his work. Mr. Wysopal wrote The Art of Software Security Testing: Identifying Security Flaws, published by Addison Wesley and Symantec Press in December 2006. Mr. Wysopal earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

Veracode, Inc.
Feb 1, 2010

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