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The Secure Coding Practices Quick Reference Guide

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Registration | Hotel | Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The presentation

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Introducing a new OWASP project, "The Secure Coding Practices Quick Reference Guide". The guide is a technology agnostic set of software security coding practices, in a comprehensive checklist format, that can be integrated into the development life-cycle. At only 13 pages long, it is easy for development teams to read and use. The coding practices are mapped to functional requirements, so you can quickly locate the practices you need. It also provides a brief introduction to security principles and vocabulary to help developers and security folks get on the same page, but the focus is on requirements not vulnerabilities or exploits. This presentation will provide an overview of the guide and discuss some concepts about how to use it.


Keith Turpin

Keith leads Boeing’s enterprise application security assessment team. He previously served as the lead IT security advisor for all of Boeing’s international operations. Keith represents Boeing on the International Committee for Information Technology Standard’s cyber security technical committee and serves as a U.S. delegate to the International Standards Organization’s sub committee on cyber security

Keith is the project leader for the OWASP Secure Coding Practices Quick Reference Guide and is a member of the Software Assurance Working Group. He also spent four years as the Director of Communication for the Puget Sound chapter of the Information Systems Security Association. He is a frequent speaker at colleges, professional organizations, corporations, and conferences on a variety of technical topics and in his spare time he is the director of a nationally recognized intercollegiate engineering competition.

He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Computer Systems.