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Top 10 1/2 Things That Can Undermine Your Security Program

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT (2014-11-19 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Gabe Gumbs, Jerry Hoff, Johannes Ullrich, PhD


  • WhiteHat Security

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Incorporating security into your software development lifecycle is no simple task but there are strategies that can lead to success and help you avoid common pitfalls.

Join Johannes Ullrich of SANS institute along with Jerry Hoff & Gabriel Gumbs of Whitehat Security to discuss the ten and a half common pitfalls that organizations face when setting up and running a security program.

In this webinar, youll learn to identify:

  • Activities that could be undermining your program
  • Activities that would make a measurable difference in your program
  • How to effectively utilize your valuable security resources

Speaker Bios

Johannes Ullrich, PhD

As chief research officer for the SANS Institute, Johannes is currently responsible for the SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC) and the GIAC Gold program. He founded DShield.org in 2000, which is now the data collection engine behind the ISC. His work with the ISC has been widely recognized, and in 2004, Network World named him one of the 50 most powerful people in the networking industry. Prior to working for SANS, Johannes worked as a lead support engineer for a Web development company and as a research physicist. Johannes holds a PhD in Physics from SUNY Albany and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. He also enjoys blogging about application security tips.

Jerry Hoff

Jerry Hoff is the Principal Security Strategist at WhiteHat Security. In addition to WhiteHat, he is a co-founder and managing partner at Infrared Security. Jerry has worked at a number of Fortune ten financial firms, along with years of hands-on security consulting, where he specialized in manual code review, web application penetration testing, and architecture reviews. Jerry also has years of development and teaching experience. He taught for over seven years at Washington University's CAIT program, and the microcomputer program at University of Missouri in St. Louis. Jerry is also the writer/producer of the popular OWASP Appsec Tutorial Series and the lead developer for the WebGoat.NET project.

Gabe Gumbs

Gabriel (Gabe) Gumbs is Managing Director, Research and Products at WhiteHat Security. In this role, Gabe conducts ongoing research and analysis of the web application security industry along with providing guidance to enterprise customers, driving their business, organizational and internal program development and evolution. An accomplished Security Professional, IT Director and avid Triathlete, Gabe's knowledge of the security business spans more than 16 years across multiple disciplines.

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