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Hacks/Hackers Atlanta Message Board › Fireside Chat: Why software is still so bad and what we can do to fix it?

Fireside Chat: Why software is still so bad and what we can do to fix it? - Oct. 1st

Dan L.
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Atlanta, GA
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For more details about this speaking event, please check out Cigital Atlanta Meetup Group -­

Technology Association of Georgia "TAG" and Cigital invite you to a networking event with other software development and information security professionals on Tuesday, October 1 at the Biltmore Hotel from 6:30 – 10:00 pm.

This event will feature Dr. Gary McGraw, a globally-recognized authority on software security and Marcus Ranum, inventor of the proxy firewall and expert on security system design and implementation in a "fireside chat" on the topic of Why software is still so bad and what we can do to fix it?

After this brief discussion you can help celebrate the launch of Cigital’s Atlanta office by enjoying our signature cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, while you mingle with your peers or listen to our jazz band.

Speaker Backgrounds:

Gary McGraw is a globally recognized authority on software security and the author of 11 best-selling books on this topic. His titles include Java Security, Building Secure Software, Exploiting Software, Software Security, and Exploiting Online Games; and he is editor of the Addison-Wesley Software Security series. He produces the monthly Silver Bullet Security Podcast for IEEE Security & Privacy magazine.

Marcus Ranum is a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation. He is recognized as an early innovator in firewall technology, and the implementer of the first commercial firewall product. Marcus has served as a consultant to many FORTUNE 500 firms and national governments, as well as serving as a guest lecturer and instructor at numerous high-tech conferences.

Dan Lewin
Cigital, Inc.
Software Confidence. Achieved.
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