We were very excited and honored to announce that our own CTO and Co-Founder, Chris Wysopal, had been appointed to the Black Hat Review Board where he will advise Black Hat on its strategic direction, assist in reviewing and programming conference content, and provide extended reach into the research community. According to Trey Lord, General Manager of Black Hat, Chris’s appointment reflects his long-standing contributions to Black Hat as well his stature as an influential subject matter expert in the industry. A prestigious group, the review board is comprised of 21 experts from many different areas of information security and includes such luminaries as Robert Hansen, Jeff Moss, Chris Hoff, Yuji Ukai, and Alex Stamos.

Black Hat (Las Vegas - July 21-26, 2012) provides briefings and training for security professionals from around the world. Black Hat differentiates itself by working at many levels within the corporate and government communities. This unmatched informational reach enables Black Hat attendees to be continuously aware of the newest vulnerabilities, defense mechanisms, and industry trends. Black Hat has grown over the past 15 years from a single annual conference in Las Vegas to a global conference series with annual events in Abu Dhabi, Barcelona, Las Vegas and Washington DC. It has also become a premiere venue for elite security researchers and the best security trainers to find their audience.

Congratulations Chris!

About Anne Nielsen

Senior Product Manager for Veracode’s IT Supply Chain product line. Anne works with Veracode’s enterprise customers to reduce the risk from their third-party applications, frameworks and components. She also works with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to ensure they meet corporate security policies for their enterprise customers, based on minimum acceptable levels of risk.

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