OWASP Montreal - February 3rd - Getting to Know the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP)
MAIN PRESENTER: Pat Beyer
ADDITIONAL PRESENTER: Abe Megahed
ABSTRACT: The Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) is an open facility that is designed, built, and operated by four research institutions. The SWAMP provides no-cost access to an array of open-source and commercial software analysis tools. This presentation will provide an overview and demo of the SWAMP, including our goals, intended audience, current capabilities, and future plans. We will cover our relationship with OWASP, incorporation of open-source software assurance tools, and status as an open-source project and resource available to the software community. Visit https://continuousassurance.org/ to learn more about us.
BIO: Pat Beyer serves as the Product Manager for the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP). With over 25 years of experience successfully managing multi-million dollar global projects, Beyer’s expertise extends to the IT, construction, and operations sectors, with a specialization in managing government contracts and grants. A gifted communicator, Beyer is a sought after speaker due to his ability to deliver complex information about technology products and services in a way that is easily understood. He is a decorated combat veteran of the Global War on Terror, the international military campaign that started following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. In 2004, he constructed and rehabilitated over 20 schools, clinics, and water treatment plants for the Iraqi people using local contractors. Beyer also holds a Bachelor of Science, a Masters in Business Administration, a Ph.D. in Organization and Management, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
BIO: Abe Megahed is a web developer for the Software Assurance Marketplace. In previous lifetimes, he has been a computer graphics researcher, a game programmer, a programming language and compiler nerd, a dot com company founder, a creator of helicopter simulations, and a developer of 3D simulations for NASA astronaut crew training.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 3rd 2015
WHERE: Room PK-1140 - UQAM Pavillon Président-Kennedy, 201 Avenue du Président-Kennedy J2X 3Y7