OWASP AppSec California 2016 – Postcards from the Total Perspective Vortex – Alex Gantman

15 years in the product security group of a large corporation leaves one with deep appreciation and respect for the complexity of the universe. Complexity rules everything around us — technology, business ecosystem, corporate culture. To succeed in our line of work one must be able to navigate this complexity, to pierce through the layers of abstraction, through the PowerPoint veils, through the air gaps, and to emerge undaunted by it and make progress in spite of it.
In this talk I will offer some glimpses of what I have seen in the Total Perspective Vortex over the last decade and a half, along with survival strategies and coping mechanisms.
Alex Gantman
Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
VP, Product Security
Alex Gantman serves as Vice President of engineering for Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
He is responsible for leading the Qualcomm Product Security Initiative.
Alex joined Qualcomm in 1996 as a software engineering intern. From 1996 to 2001 he worked as a software engineer on a variety of product teams, until joining what was to become the nucleus of Qualcomm’s Product Security Initiative. With academic background in applied cryptography and software engineering, Alex’s security work spanned secure protocol design, risk analysis, static analysis, and exploit mitigation. Alex holds numerous patents in the field of computer security. He received Bachelor’s (1998) and Master’s (2001) degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.

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Source: SecurityTube.Net @ February 19, 2017 at 11:54PM

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