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Denim Group Principal, John Dickson, to Speak at 2011 SANS AppSec Summit

Denim Group, an IT consultancy that develops secure software and helps organizations assess and mitigate risks with their existing software, announced that principal John Dickson, CISSP will participate in a panel at the 2011 SANS AppSec Summit, taking place March 7-8, 2011, in San Francisco. The panel, entitled “What Enterprises Should be Doing but Aren’t”, will be held on Monday, March 7 at 4:20 p.m., and will focus on the state and future of application security.

“The event has emerged as one of the top-flight conferences involving many of the leaders in the application security market,” said John Dickson, Principal, Denim Group and panel speaker. “I look forward to sharing what we’ve learned from our clients about what works and doesn’t work in enterprise environments.”

A leading organization for information security training, the SANS Institute offers training from industry leaders and real-world practitioners. The Summit is a week of training and discussion featuring the top professionals working in application security today.

About Denim Group

Denim Group develops secure software, helps organizations assess and mitigate risk with existing software, and provides training on best practices in software security. Denim Group has worked with a range of Fortune 500 companies and public sector organizations, bringing a focused software development approach to the world of software security. Denim Group is a strong contributor to the larger application security community, and has been involved with the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) since shortly after its inception. Additionally, Denim Group was ranked 1,925 in Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America in 2010. For more information about Denim Group, visit

About SAN AppSec Summit

The SANS AppSec Summit is a unique opportunity for security professionals and programmers to share knowledge and learn about product evaluation and project planning, and share real-life examples of technical issues.

For more information and schedule of the event, visit the event website at You may also follow event updates via the hashtag #sansappsec2011 or the SANS Institute Twitter page to view their related feeds.