Yearly Archives: 2010

Android: DNS Setup for Developing and Testing Against Local Web Services

Most “interesting” smartphone applications do not run only on the smartphone device; they rely on supporting web services that can be run both by the deploying organization and 3rd parties. One of the challenges we have run into when developing Android application is setting up a suitable development environment because of issues resolving DNS entries […]

Smart Phones Dumb Apps – Now Coming to an OWASP Austin Near You

I will be giving my “Smart Phones Dumb Apps” presentation on smartphone application security at OWASP Austin on January 25th, 2011 at 11:30am.   The meeting will be held at: National Instruments – Conference Room 1S13 11500 North Mopac Expressway Building C Austin, TX 78759 View Larger Map   You can sign up here.   […]

John Dickson’s AppSec 2010 Panel Video: Characterizing Software Security as Business Risk

John Dickson recently moderated a panel discussion at the OWASP AppSec 2010 conference in Irvine.  The session was titled “Characterizing Software Security as Business Risk” The panel included: ·         John Dickson – Principal, Denim Group (moderator) ·         Tom Brennan – CEO Proactive Risk, OWASP Board Member ·         Ed Pagett, CISO, Lender Processing Services ·         Richard […]

Smart Phones Dumb Apps Video from OWASP MSP

The video from my recent Smart Phones Dumb Apps talk at the OWASP Minneapolis / St. Paul is now online here: I always enjoy speaking to the OWASP MSP folks – lots of great questions and perspectives.  Thanks so much for hosting me on my recent run through the area. We’ve also put the OWASP […]

Denim Group Founder Sheridan Chambers Wins Prestigious Trinity University Alumni Award

 Many congratulations to Denim Group founder and Principal Sheridan Chambers.  Sheridan is this year’s recipient of Trinity University’s Outstanding Young Alumnus award.  We are all really excited and this is a great reflection of the time and energy Sheridan has dedicated to the Trinity University community.   –Dan dan _at_ denimgroup.com @danielcornell Posted via email […]

Slides Online for Presentation: Application Portfolio Risk Ranking: Banishing FUD with Structure and Numbers

The slides from my OWASP AppSec DC presentation “Application Portfolio Risk Ranking: Banishing FUD with Structure and Numbers” are now online here: Keeping an up-to-date and accurate application portfolio is a critical practice for application security managers.  I had an opportunity to speak with a lot of sharp folks after the presentation and got some […]