We are pleased to announce that Alex Hutton and Chris Wysopal will be keynoting RVAsec 2013!

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Alex Hutton is a big fan of trying to understand security and risk through metrics and models. Currently, Alex is the Director of Technology and Operations Risk Management for a top 25 bank. A former principal for Research & Intelligence with the Verizon Business RISK Team, Alex also helped produce the Verizon Data Breach Investigation, the Verizon’s PCI Compliance report, was responsible for the VERIS data collection and analysis efforts, and developed information risk models for their Cybertrust services. Alex is the veteran of several security start-ups. Alex likes risk and security so much, he spends his spare time working on projects and writing about the subject. Some of that work includes contributions to the Cloud Security Alliance documents, the ISM3 security management standard, and work with the Open Group Security Forum. Alex is a founding member of the Society of Information Risk Analysts (http://societyinforisk.org/), and blogs for their website and records a podcast for the membership. He also blogs at the New School of Information Security Blog (http://www.newschoolsecurity.com). Some of his earlier thoughts on risk can be found at the Riskanalys.is blog (http://www.riskanalys.is).

wysopal-picChris Wysopal, CTO, Veracode
Veracode’s CTO and Co-Founder, Chris Wysopal, is responsible for the company’s software security analysis capabilities. In 2008 he was named one of InfoWorld’s Top 25 CTO’s and one of the 100 most influential people in IT by eWeek. One of the original vulnerability researchers and a member of L0pht Heavy Industries, he was one of the authors of L0phtCrack, the Windows password auditing program and the author of Netcat for Windows. Chris has testified on Capitol Hill in the US on the subjects of government computer security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. He is the author of “The Art of Software Security Testing” published by Addison-Wesley and has published several major security vulnerabilities in Lotus Notes, Microsoft Windows and Cold Fusion.