Security Software Shortcuts
Where do you start with security test cases? How do you ensure your dependencies aren’t adding to security risk? What threat models and attack vectors are common in a cloudy world? What are quick and free wins you can use to reduce risk and improve security?
Come learn about how to get started, some quick wins and a few master level tricks for dev, DevOps and QA in the intersection of security and development.
About the Speaker:
Michael Argast is an experienced cyber security professional with over 20 years of industry experience. He is the co-founder and CEO of Kobalt Security Inc., a start-up security service provider for small and mid-sized organizations. In addition, Michael founded the Sky Northern Security Alliance of independent security consultants (now a part of Kobalt), ran several security functions within TELUS for 5 years, and ran Sales Engineering worldwide at Sophos, leading 120 staff in 17 countries. Michael has been a guest speaker at previous ISACA and BC Aware events and at the Privacy and Security conference in Victoria as well as global lectures in Moscow, Madrid and Oxford University. Michael is a strong supporter of growing the skills, breadth and diversity of the security community and welcoming students and career changers into the field. You can connect with him on LinkedIn or Twitter (@michaelargast).
5:30-6:00 pm – Registration & Refreshments
6:00-7:00 pm – Presentation and Q&A
7:00-7:30 pm – Networking
Important note: Because you do need a access key to use the elevator, we ask that you please arrive no later than 6:15 PM, so that we can ensure everyone is able to get up to the event with ease. Thank you!