Events & Webinars

RSA Webinar: Software Liability?: The Worst Possible Idea (Except for all Others)

Event date: May 29, 2014 12:00

Date: On-Demand Recording: Streamed Thursday, May 29, 2014

Meeting Description

While many had hoped that market competition would influence security improvements, customers are forced to accept software as is with no alternatives. Software is responsible for our critical infrastructure, cars, medical devices and is a part of our daily lives including our well-being. Will we be able to achieve better software security without vendors facing financial consequences?

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Presenter Information

Jake Kouns - Chief Information Security Officer, Risk Based Security

Jake Kouns is the co-founder and President of the Open Security Foundation which oversees the operations of the Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB). Kouns's primary focus is to provide management oversight and define the strategic direction the project. He is currently the Director of Security and Network Services for a specialty insurance company. Prior to his current role he was Senior Network Security Manager for Capital One. He holds both a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Information Security from James Madison University. He also holds numerous certifications including (ISC)²'s CISSP, ISACA's CISM and CISA.

Josh Corman - CTO, Sonatype

Joshua Corman is the Chief Technology Officer for Sonatype. Previously, Corman served as a security researcher and strategist at Akamai Technologies, The 451 Group, and IBM Internet Security Systems. A respected innovator, he co-founded Rugged Software and IamTheCavalry to encourage new security approaches in response to the world’s increasing dependence on digital infrastructure. Josh's unique approach to security in the context of human factors, adversary motivations and social impact has helped position him as one of the most trusted names in security. He is also an adjunct faculty for Carnegie Mellon’s Heinze College, IANS Research, and a Fellow at the Ponemon Institute.