Founder and CTO of WhiteHat Security to Present “Strategies for Web Application Security at Scale” at Hacker Halted 2012 - Hacking Conference and Training, Miami, Florida

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Jeremiah Grossman, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of WhiteHat Security, will issue keynote address at Hacker Halted in Miami, Florida on October 29, 2012.

In his keynote address to the Hacker Halted audience, Jeremiah Grossman will take an in-depth look at the headline making, yet everyday reality of website compromises. Whether the targets are in the government, military, retail, or banks no longer matters– everyone with an online presence can be on the receiving-end of a web attack. Often used, but commonly overlooked, techniques such as SQL Injection, PHP File Include, and Cross-Site Scripting, among others, will be the focus of this keynote address.

“There is great deal of Web application security presentations out there these days, which is a good thing considering the threat landscape. However the immensity of the problem and the lack of scalability in commonly preached solutions hold many organizations back,” says Mr. Grossman when asked why people should attend the Conference and his presentation, “Starting right now, this is the time we need to look at the big picture and share new ideas for overcoming 15 years of shoddy Web code.”

In comparison to other presentations of this nature, “Strategies for Web Application Security at Scale” will have “ideas, recommendations, and concepts that really do work – at scale. No advocating of tag lines that only sound good, which have no data to support them. We’ve heard enough of that and it’s time to elevate out thinking.” As someone who is familiar with the Hacker Halted audience, Mr. Grossman feels it is a group of experienced professionals who “are dissatisfied with the current state of InfoSec. They really want to know what’s really going on out there, in the dark corners of the Internet.” Going on, he added that attendees are interested in “exploring new ideas on how to make substantial improvements.”

Jeremiah Grossman is only one of the stellar speakers in the Hacker Halted lineup.

To learn more about Hacker Halted or to register for the Conference, please visit:
http://www.hackerhalted.com/2012

About Jeremiah Grossman
Jeremiah Grossman is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of WhiteHat Security, where he is responsible for Web security R&D and industry outreach. Over the last decade, Mr. Grossman has written dozens of articles, white papers, and is a published auth or. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, NY Times and hundreds of other media outlets around the world.

As a well-known security expert and industry veteran, Mr. Grossman has been a guest speaker on six continents at hundreds of events including TED, BlackHat Briefings, RSA, SANS, and others. He has been invited to guest lecture at top universities such as UC Berkeley, Stanford, Harvard, UoW Madison, and UCLA. Mr. Grossman is also a co-founder of the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC) and previously named one of InfoWorld’s Top 25 CTOs.

He serves on the advisory board of two hot start-ups, Risk I/O and SD Elements, and is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. Before founding WhiteHat, Mr. Grossman was an information security officer at Yahoo!

About Hacker Halted
EC-Council’s flagship information security conference, Hacker Halted, aims to raise awareness toward increased education and ethics in information security. This information security conference series covers in-depth topics into the development of security issues plaguing the world. Hacker Halted features many world-renowned subject matter experts and high-level speakers, as well as some of the best technology companies showcasing their products and services. Hacker Halted provides the most sought after technical training and certification classes offered through Hacker Halted Academy by top training companies and led by well-respected instructors. Hacker Halted has grown; from a single annual conference in Miami to a global conference series with events held in Malaysia, Dubai, Egypt, Singapore, Mexico, and Japan since its inception in 2009.

About EC-Council
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based
organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. EC Council is the
owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer
Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration
Tester (LPT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various
government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security
Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security
Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery
Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for
information security professionals and most recently EC-Council has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

For more information about EC-Council, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org

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