Security—A look at today's biggest vulnerabilities and how corporations can safeguard key information assets.
Gary McGraw, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer, Cigital
Gary McGraw is the CTO of Cigital, Inc., a software security and quality consulting firm with headquarters in the Washington, D.C. area. He is a globally recognized authority on software security and the author of six best selling books on this topic. The latest, Exploiting Online Games was released in 2007. His other titles include Java Security, Building Secure Software, Exploiting Software, and Software Security; and he is editor of the Addison-Wesley Software Security series. Dr. McGraw has also written over 90 peer-reviewed scientific publications, authors a monthly security column for informIT, and is frequently quoted in the press. Besides serving as a strategic counselor for top business and IT executives, Gary is on the Advisory Boards of Fortify Software and Raven White. His dual PhD is in Cognitive Science and Computer Science from Indiana University where he serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the School of Informatics. Gary is an IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors member and produces the monthly Silver Bullet Security Podcast for IEEE Security & Privacy magazine.
Virtualization—What does it take to successful deploy virtualization? A guide to avoiding the biggest obstacles.
Chief IT Systems Architect,
Oracle Certified Master (OCM), Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Douglas Babb is currently engaged as the Chief IT Systems Architect for the U.S. Air Force at Hill AFB and is a senior consultant with Systems Implementers Incorporated. He is the initiator and technical lead for Project BonFire. He is also the designer of the BonFire Methodology and Doctrine utilized which focuses on a "Plan, Do, Check, Act" LEAN approach to derive solutions that simply work typically at a fraction of the previous cost. He has over 27 years experience in the management, development and support of very large enterprise systems with no failed projects. He is an Oracle Certified Master and a Red Hat Certified Architect.