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Cybersecurity Days at Ohio State: Defending Applications from Security Threats

Oct. 16: Defending Applications from Security Threats (open to public and students, faculty, staff, researchers at Ohio State)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Ohio Union
1739 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43212
If you aren't affiliated with Ohio State and would like to attend, please register. If we have available space we'll let you know a week before the event you requested.  

logo for cybersecurity days at ohio stateIt’s time to register and gear up for the biggest Cybersecurity learning opportunities of the year – Cybersecurity Days.

Enterprise Security will again be hosting this event at The Ohio Union this October, with three days packed full of content! 

Defending Applications from Security Threats - October 16

Seasoned software security architect Bill Sempf will lead a dynamic course to help you think like an attacker and will give you the coding tools you need to stop cyber criminals cold in their tracks. Even the most experienced developers are sure to pick up some new tips and tricks! This hands-on workshop will have something for everyone. 

Bill brings a breadth of experience in defending applications. He is accomplished in the areas of business and technical analysis, software design, development, testing, server management, server maintenance and security. In his 20 year career, he has helped create well over 300 applications for large and small companies, managed the software infrastructure of two Internet service providers, coded complex software in every environment imaginable, tested the security of all natures of applications and APIs, and made mainframes talk to cell phones.

Bill has authored/coauthored many books, including C# 5 All in One for Dummies (link is external). He is a frequent contributor to industry magazines; and has recently been invited to present to audiences at ACM and IEEE, BlackHat, CodeMash, DerbyCon, BSides, DevEssentials, the International XML Web Services Expo and the Association of Information Technology Professionals. Bill also serves on the board of the Columbus branch of the Open Web Application Security Project, and is the Administrative Director of Locksport International. Learn more about Bill and peruse his blog on his website at (link is external). 

If you'd like to participate in the lab exercises please be sure to bring a laptop and a power cord.


Other Cybersecurity Days at Ohio State:

Tuesday, October 2: Community Forum 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, October 3: Amazon Web Services Immersion Day 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All sessions are open to the entire Ohio State University community, including students, faculty, staff, researchers, and the Wexner Medical Center. Public can register and will be contacted if availability exists.  

There is no cost to attend. 

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