What Do You Get for Waking Up in Vegas at Think 2018? Application Security Testing Knowledge!

In her classic music video for the song “Waking Up in Vegas,” Katy Perry and her boyfriend insert a quarter into a slot machine at the laundromat and wake up to an ephemeral high-roller lifestyle with all of its elegant trappings. At Think 2018, IBM Security can offer you a much safer bet: that you’ll wake up each day brimming with newly minted application security testing knowledge by attending our DevOps track at the event.

To help you plan your schedule, here’s a convenient recap of key application security testing content at Think.

IBM AppSec User Group

Join us on Sunday, March 18, for our special Community Day at Think 2018. You won’t want to miss the AppSec User Group, where you’ll hear about the latest developments in application security testing from IBM’s experts and have an opportunity to share your feedback about our plans for the future.

DevOps Client Session

Our compelling application security client session will take place on  Wednesday, March 21. You can check out the details in our convenient agenda builder tool. All you need to do is enter the session number below into the agenda builder:

  • Session No. 8094: “Security at the Speed of Software Development: Comcast’s DevOps Transformation”

In this session, you’ll hear how an actual security practitioner manages application security vulnerabilities on a daily basis.  In preparation for the session, you should also check out our fully-updated Risk Management e-Guide.

Core Curriculum and Think Tank Sessions

On Wednesday, March 21, IBM application security experts Eitan Worcel and Anatoly Bodner will present Core Curriculum Session No. 8199: “Shift Your Application and Data Protection to the Left With a Comprehensive DevOps Strategy.”

The core curriculum session will be followed by four brief Think Tank sessions — each of which will be repeated twice for your convenience — that permit you to dig deep on the following topics.

  • Session No. 8196: “Leverage DevOps and Agile Development to Transform Your Organization’s Application Security Testing”
  • Session No. 8197: “Super-Power Your Application Security Testing With IBM’s Cognitive Capabilities”
  • Session No. 7361: “X-Force Red: Still Better Than Mr. Robot
  • Session No. 8194: “Maximize Effectiveness of Your Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) with an Empowered DevOps Strategy”

IBM Application Security on Cloud Demo

Finally, don’t forget to check out our Application Security on Cloud solution demo at the IBM Security booth in the event expo center. You’ll learn about the latest developments in cognitive application security testing capabilities, such as intelligent finding analytics and intelligent code analytics, as described in our recent video.

Register Now!

As you can see, you’ll wake up each day at Think 2018 with expanded knowledge about application security that you can take home and share with your peers, whether you’re based in Peoria, Illinois, or Lima, Peru.

Register now, and while visiting the registration page, review our awesome musical entertainment options for the week, which include The Chainsmokers, Train and Barenaked Ladies.

See you in Vegas!

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Neil Jones

Market Segment Manager for Application Security

Neil currently serves as IBM's world-wide Market Segment Manager for Application Security. He possesses more than 10 years of experience in the IT security space, and has worked in a variety of different roles in the field, including product marketing, sales and even product pricing. He's been a designated Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2008. In his spare time, he's an avid hiker, traveler and social media fan.