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Dan Cornell Speaking at OWASP San Antonio about Static Analysis


I will be presenting to OWASP San Antonio about Static Analysis Thursday January 31st.  If you are in town please drop by and check it out.  Full details below or on the OWASP San Antonio page.

San Antonio OWASP Chapter: January 2008 Meeting

Topic: Static Analysis Techniques for Testing Application Security

Presenter: Dan Cornell

Date: January 31st, 11:30am – 1:00pm


San Antonio Technology Center (Web Room)
3463 Magic Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229,+San+Antonio,+TX+78229


Static Analysis of software refers to examining source code and other software artifacts without executing them. This presentation looks at how these techniques can be used to identify security defects in applications. Approaches examined will range from simple keyword search methods used to identify calls to banned functions through more sophisticated data flow analysis used to identify more complicated issues such as injection flaws. In addition, a demonstration will be given of two freely-available static analysis tools: FindBugs for the Java platform and FXCop for the .NET platform. Finally, some approaches will be presented on how organizations can start using static analysis tools as part of their development and quality assurance processes.  


Sodas and snacks will be provided. Feel free to bring a brown-bag lunch.

Please RSVP: E-mail owasprsvp _at_ or call (210) 572-4400.

About Dan Cornell

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A globally recognized application security expert, Dan Cornell holds over 15 years of experience architecting, developing and securing web-based software systems. As the Chief Technology Officer and a Principal at Denim Group, Ltd., he leads the technology team to help Fortune 500 companies and government organizations integrate security throughout the development process. He is also the original creator of ThreadFix, Denim Group's industry leading application vulnerability management platform.
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