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Beyond Compliance: Tips to Deliver Engaging Application Security Training

  • Friday, October 30, 2020 at 3:30 PM EDT (2020-10-30 19:30:00 UTC)
  • Scott Russo


  • Secure Code Warrior

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Do your development teams treat application security training as a check the box exercise? Do you wish they would engage more with cybersecurity and even take ownership? This session covers tips for creating an application security training program where developers will come to you! And you can accomplish this without having to build your training from the ground up. Join this session to learn a few practical tips on how to make an outstanding application security training experience.

Key items:

  •   How to create an engaging story to draw an audience
  •   Making Buy vs Build & Optional vs Mandatory decisions
  •   Applying basic marketing principles to training
  •   Attracting a community of instructors

Speaker Bio

Scott Russo

Scott Russo is currently a Cloud Security Manager in the banking industry with over 10 years of cybersecurity experience. His career started with securing nuclear power plant control systems, evolved into application security & pentesting, and is now focused on cloud security. His areas of expertise include application security, pentesting, cloud security, and education.

Scott created an application security training program that grew to engage thousands of developers within 2 years of launch. He is credited with the discovery of CVE-2016-6127 and holds CISSP, CCSP, CEH, and AWS Solutions Architect - Associate certifications.

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