IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine to Host CISO Viewpoint Panel at RSA

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The CISO Viewpoint panel, Security Principles Versus the Real World, (Session Code: CISO-T07) will take place from 1:20-2:20 p.m. on 25 February 2014.

Los Alamitos, CA, USA, February 23, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - Cigital CTO Dr. Gary McGraw will lead a panel of security industry leaders in a discussion of how established security principles operate in today's charged security environment during IEEE Security & Privacy magazine's panel at RSA Conference 2014.

The CISO Viewpoint panel, "Security Principles Versus the Real World," (Session Code: CISO-T07) will take place from 1:20-2:20 p.m. on 25 February 2014. The panel pits an academic researcher and a security guru against real-world CISOs from Aetna and Capital One in a vigorous discussion of how the principles guiding security design align to the real world. The panel will feature:

  • Keith Gordon, Vice President, Information Security & Risk Management, Capital One
  • Marcus Ranum, Chief Security Officer, Tenable Network Security
  • Jim Routh, Chief Information Security Officer, Aetna, and
  • Eugene Spafford, Director of the Center for Education and Research in Information Security and Assurance, Purdue University

The IEEE Security & Privacy panel will be moderated by McGraw, author of numerous best-selling software security books including Software Security: Building Security inExploiting Software, and the groundbreaking Building Secure Software. McGraw is also producer of the popular Silver Bullet Security Podcast.

IEEE Security & Privacy magazine provides articles with both a practical and research bent by the top thinkers in the field along with case studies, tutorials, columns, and in-depth interviews and podcasts for the information security industry. To subscribe, visit

RSA Conference 2014 will take place from 24-28 February 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and feature more than 300 sessions on a variety of topics. To register, visit

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