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Over the past few years, the focus has shifted from ‘does the code have vulnerabilities?' to issues of ‘could the code have vulnerabilities?' Of course, the later created the question – How would we know? Now, just when we thought we understood things, we realize that we are changing again. Not only is the code and its components are important, but so is the question of the development environment. This webinar will go over the state, changes, and new directions we are being faced with.
James R. McQuiggan – Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4James McQuiggan, CISSP, is a 20 year security veteran and Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4. James is also a part time faculty professor at Valencia College in the Engineering, Computer Programming & Technology Division. Within the Central Florida community, he is the President of the Central Florida (ISC)2 Chapter and a Trustee Board member with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education. James has worked as a Product & Solution Security Officer, Information Security analyst and a network security engineer. He consulted and supported various corporate divisions on cybersecurity standards, information security awareness and securing product networks.
Derek Weeks – Vice President, SonatypeDerek E. Weeks is the world's foremost researcher on the topic of DevSecOps and securing software supply chains. For the past five years, he has championed the research of the annual State of the Software Supply Chain Report and the DevSecOps Community Survey. Derek is a huge advocate of applying proven supply chain management principles into DevOps practices to improve efficiencies and sustain long-lasting competitive advantages. He is a frequent keynote speaker and industry panelist at conferences like the RSA Conference, Bosch IoT Summit, Red Hat Government Summit, Carnegie Mellon's SEI Software Supply Chain Summit, and numerous DevOps Days events. He currently serves as vice president and DevOps advocate at Sonatype, creators of the Nexus repository manager and the global leader in solutions for software supply chain automation. Derek is also the co-founder of All Day DevOps, an online community of 65,000 IT professionals. In 2018, Derek was recognized by DevOps.com as the “Best DevOps Evangelist” for his work in the community.
Matthew Small – Head of Solutions Architecture, BitnamiMatthew Small leads Solution Architecture for Bitnami. He is passionate about the cultural values and technology that enables teams to operate successfully in a cloud-native paradigm. To that end, he works with their hyperscale cloud provider partners as well as enterprise customers to leverage and integrate Bitnami's DevSecOps products and certified Open Source Software. Prior to joining Bitnami, Matthew spent 10 years at RightScale, a pioneer in multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud management and thought leader in cloud best practices. He has his head stuck in the clouds.
James Rabon – Sr. Product Manager (SSC & Tools), Fortify
Jimmy Rabon serves as a senior product manager for Fortify products at Micro Focus. In this role, he is responsible for defining the strategy, roadmap, and features for Fortify Software Security Center, Tools, and the Fortify ecosystem with the goal of making software more secure.
Jimmy Rabon began his career as an application developer for the Computer Sciences Corporation developing in a variety of programming languages and frameworks before deciding to specialize in application security, joining Fortify software.
An 8-year veteran of the application security industry, Jimmy began his career in this field by serving as a software security consultant for Fortify software. He has performed countless security audits (static and dynamic) of applications with a very large range of programming languages and technology stacks for both commercial and government enterprises. He has helped customers worldwide to understand and prioritize their security risks and provided the expertise necessary to build world class software assurance programs.
Having worked as a software engineer for many years prior to specializing in application security, he understands the unique challenges that developers face when attempting to deliver secure code and can help deliver the effective technology and processes that enable effective application security at scale and speed.
He held positions at Fortify of Software Security Consultant, Managing Consultant, Fortify Technical Director, and Fortify Services Director. He led a team of highly skilled application security consultants as the head of HPE Fortify professional services.
Jimmy earned a bachelor’s degree in Management of Information Systems from Auburn University and is a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional.