SOURCE: Veracode

September 18, 2007 12:23 ET

Veracode Founder and CTO Chris Wysopal to Speak on "Security Rock Star" Panel at IT Security World

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) -


WHO:        Chris Wysopal, Founder and CTO, Veracode, Inc.

WHAT:       IT Security World Conference and Expo, produced by the MIS
            Training Institute

WHEN:       Tuesday, September 18, 2007 from 5:15pm - 6:30pm PDT

WHERE:      The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA

DETAILS:    Security Rock Stars 2007 - Uncensored! The biggest names in
            security come with strong opinions and ideas about how the
            industry should function. This panel of celebrated experts will
            discuss, argue and create a clamor about a diverse range of
            security topics that matter most to you NOW.

            Wysopal also will lead a discussion on Detecting Application
            Backdoors today from 2pm - 3:30pm PDT. In his presentation, he
            will address:

            -- Types of backdoors: crypto, system, and application
            -- Targets and motivations of attackers that use backdoors
            -- Survey of 20 years of backdoor types: special credentials,
               hidden functionality, unintended network activity, and
               manipulation of security critical parameters
            -- How are they inserted into applications and their impact
            -- Detecting them using static source code and binary analysis

For more information, visit:
http://www.misti.com/default.asp?page=65&Return=70&ProductID=7154

ABOUT VERACODE

Veracode is the industry's first provider of automated, on-demand application security solutions. Created by a world-class team of application security experts, the company delivers services to identify software flaws introduced through coding errors or malicious intent. Veracode's core service, SecurityReview®, uses patented binary code analysis and dynamic web testing that is uniquely able to inspect entire application inventories, including components, and does not require companies to expose their valuable source code. Enterprises can now protect their intellectual property while preventing attacks allowed by vulnerabilities in applications.

As the most accurate and comprehensive solution, Veracode makes it simple and cost-effective to implement application security best practices and reduce operational costs related to manual reviews. Whether a company is developing applications internally, purchasing software or integrating code from partners, Veracode's SecurityReview provides insight to the security level of your applications. Outsourcing code analysis to Veracode is the easiest way to secure your software. With a pragmatic approach to application security, Veracode helps you fix what matters most to your business.

Visit www.veracode.com for more information.

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