HackFormers - Michael Howard - Banned APIs and the Sin Within
"Banned APIs and the Sin Within"
Speaker: Michael Howard
Principal Cybersecurity Program Manager at Microsoft and Author of Writing Secure Code
This talk will discuss Banned APIs and how that ties into the sin within.
eWeek's Top 15 most influential information people in information security reports "No list of this sort is complete without the inclusion of Michael Howard, co-author of Microsoft's SDL (Security Development Lifecycle), the mandatory software coding approach that builds security into every conceivable layer. Howard's work helped make Windows Vista Microsoft’s most-secure operating system ever and helped harden Internet-facing products against hacker attacks. His influence is so significant that companies outside of Microsoft are implementing their own versions of SDL."
Michael Howard is the principal cybersecurity program manager at Microsoft. He is the author of several computer security books, the most famous of which is the award winning Writing Secure Code. Michael is frequent speaker at security related conferences, and he frequently publishes articles on secure software development.
Microsoft Technology Center
10900 Stonelake Blvd., Suite 225
Austin, TX 78759
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