Closing the Book on Heartbleed - and Avoiding Future Sad Stories

  • Tuesday, 06 May 2014 1:00PM EDT (06 May 2014 17:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: David Pack, John Pescatore, Joanna Burkey, Joe Sechman, Wolfgang Kandek

The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL forced millions of usersto changed passwords and enterprises to rapidly patch thousands ofservers.Because of all the publicity there continues to be a lot of CXO-levelawareness around cyber security and now is the perfect time to recommendstrategies for avoiding or mitigating the next Heartbleed - and there*will* be a next one. There were many lessons learned during Heartbleedthan can be used to bolster your plans and your presentations tomanagement to gain funding.

In this SANS Special webcast, John Pescatore, SANS Director of EmergingSecurity Trends will present an overview on the details around Heartbleedand an update on the current status, risks and industry efforts aroundsoftware security. He will then moderate a panel of vendor experts in adiscussion around lessons learned from dealing with Heartbleed and bestpractices for mitigating or shielding the risks due to vulnerabilities inopen source and other third party software. Panelists will includeWolfgang Kandek, Chief Technical Officer of Qualys, Joanna Burkey,TippingPoint DVLabs Manager, Joe Sechman, Manager, Software SecurityResearch for HP, and Dave Pack, Director of LogRhythm Labs.