Closing the Book on Heartbleed - and Avoiding Future Sad Stories

Presented by

Joanna Burkey, TippingPoint DVLabs Manager, and Joe Sechman, Manager, Software Security Research for HP

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The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL forced millions of users to changed passwords and enterprises to rapidly patch thousands of servers.Because of all the publicity there continues to be a lot of CXO-level awareness around cyber security and now is the perfect time to recommend strategies for avoiding or mitigating the next Heartbleed - and there *will* be a next one. There were many lessons learned during Heartbleed than can be used to bolster your plans and your presentations to management to gain funding. In this SANS Special webcast, John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends will present an overview on the details around Heartbleed and an update on the current status, risks and industry efforts around software security. He will then moderate a panel of vendor experts in a discussion around lessons learned from dealing with Heartbleed and best practices for mitigating or shielding the risks due to vulnerabilities in open source and other third party software. Panelists will include Joanna Burkey, TippingPoint DVLabs Manager, and Joe Sechman, Manager, Software Security Research for HP.

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