Introduction to Web Application Security

Jointly sponsored by the NYS Forum Webmasters' Guild and Security Committee

Program Information:

October is Cyber Security Month. The NYS Forum's Webmasters' Guild and Security Committee jointly sponsored an Introduction to Web Application Security presentation targeted to IT professionals developing web based applications and web sites. Presenters from both the Private and Public Sector participated in a panel that addressed in some detail the information security considerations that should be dealt with during the stages of the System Development Life Cycle.

Each Panel member addressed the issues associated with one stage of the SDLC in some detail and then participated in the discussion for the other stages.

Presentation and handouts:

Presentation Outline:

Welcome & Panel Members Introduction
Introduction to the Secure System Development Life Cycle (SSDLC)
Deborah Snyder, Information Security Officer, NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Initiation Phase
Anthony Gerkis, Accenture Inc.
Application Design and Development
Symantec Corp.
Testing and Implementation
Matt Rose, Fortify Software
Panel/Audience Q & A

Time, Place & Directions:

  • October 5, 2007
  • 9:00 am - Noon (8:30 Registration)
  • Museum Theatre, Cultural Education Center, Empire State Plaza