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Foundations of an Application Security Program

Thursday, August 23 at 2:00 pm EST

Breaches and hacks are in the news almost every day. Several breaches are a result of common software flaws in applications. State-sponsored professionals and criminal organizations have the resources, and motivation to exploit these bugs.

Unfortunately, software developers are often underserved when it comes to security strategy. Building an application development security program assist developers in building applications with attention to good software security practices, addresses risks, and reduces overall costs of development.

From proactive requirements to coding and testing, this course covers the best practices an organization must consider as the foundation of building an application development security program.

What you'll learn:

  1. Why your organization requires an application development security program
  2. Considerations when building a program
  3. Challenges of secure coding
  4. Overcoming challenges
  5. Benefits of the program


Dennis E. Leber Bio

Dennis Leber HeadshotDennis is a proud Kentuckian, Father, Husband, Grandfather, and Veteran. Dennis started his Information Security career in the Military and has worked in the Automotive Industry, Healthcare, Federal Government, and Finance Industries as an Information Security Leader. Dennis currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Dennis has a passion for Information Security and igniting that same passion in others to create future leaders. Dennis has taught Information Security courses at different colleges and speaks regularly at conferences and group events.

Dennis holds an Associate Degree in Business Management, a Bachelor of Science in Information Security, a Master of Information Systems, and working towards completing his Ph.D. in Management-Information Technology.

Dennis recently contributed to a few books and is often quoted in security articles in publications such as Forbes.