A co-worker passed along this snapshot taken at the Karsten Nohl, Jake Appelbaum, and Dino Dai Zovi talk at HOPE this past weekend. The context, of course, is that the overzealous Debian developer who accidentally crippled OpenSSL back in 2006 said he did so because valgrind reported uninitialized memory use. Click through for the full-size version.

So automated software review is dangerous now? Perhaps that bullet should read "modifying code you don't understand is dangerous."

Chris Eng, vice president of research, is responsible for integrating security expertise into Veracode’s technology. In addition to helping define and prioritize the security feature set of the Veracode service, he consults frequently with customers to discuss and advance their application security initiatives. With over 15 years of experience in application security, Chris brings a wealth of practical expertise to Veracode.

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