Cigital Executives to Present Best Practices on Addressing Growing Concerns with Software Vulnerabilities and Flaws at the 2015 RSA Conference

Software security services firm to provide insights on latest trends and demonstration of SecureAssist technology in Booth S306

RSA Conference USA 2015

DULLES, Va.--()--Cigital Inc., the industry leader in software security solutions, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Gary McGraw, Internal Chief Technology Officer John Steven and Principal Consultant Paco Hope will present at the 2015 RSA conference in San Francisco, CA. The Company will also have a booth (Booth S306) on the expo floor where attendees are invited to experience live demonstrations of the company’s solutions and offerings, such as SecureAssist, a Cigital plugin that exposes common security vulnerabilities in real time, as well as gain insight into the application security challenges affecting organizations of all sizes.

This year, three Cigital security experts have been selected to speak at RSA. Conference attendees will have the chance to join Cigital CTO Gary McGraw as he provides a detailed explanation of how to avoid the top ten security flaws organizations continue to face today. On Thursday, April 23, Internal CTO John Steven will host a session on architecture analysis and present patterns to secure designs by addressing the critical flaws in authentication, authorization and identity. In addition, Cigital Principal Consultant Paco Hope will lead the Peer2Peer session, “What Does Responsible Vulnerability Disclosure Look Like?” which allows the audience to collaborate on the ethical, moral, technical and practical issues of vulnerability disclosures.

What: How to Avoid the Top Ten Software Security Flaws
Who: Gary McGraw, Chief Technology Officer at Cigital
When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. PT
Where: Moscone West - Room 3004

What: Common IAM Flaws Plaguing Systems after Years of Assessment
Who: John Steven, Internal Chief Technology Officer at Cigital
When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. PT
Where: Moscone West - Room 3009

What: What Does Responsible Vulnerability Disclosure Look Like?
Who: Paco Hope, Principal Consultant at Cigital
When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PT
Where: Moscone West - Room 3002

In addition to the presentations, Cigital experts and product teams will be on hand to share the best practices for providing application testing as-a-service. Guests will gain a comprehensive overview of Cigital’s software security services including consulting, training, mobile application security and cloud services aimed at addressing the potential security risks associated with third-party or outsourced software.

Demonstrations of Cigital’s SecureAssist plugin will also be available at the Cigital booth. SecureAssist is a lightweight Integrated Development Environment (IDE) plugin that points out common security vulnerabilities as the developer is coding. It reduces risk by delivering actionable guidance in context based on Cigital’s industry-leading experience and the developer’s organization’s own security frameworks and policies.

For more information, visit Cigital at RSA 2015 in Booth S306 or at

About Cigital

Cigital, Inc. is the world’s leading software security services and products company. Cigital helps organizations launch and mature software security initiatives, as well as design, build, and test secure software through a combination of expert consultants, Security Testing as a Service offerings, and effective training built on over twenty years of cutting-edge research and successful client engagements. Cigital is headquartered outside Washington, D.C. with regional offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information visit:

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Cigital application security experts to present best practices on addressing growing concerns with software vulnerabilities and flaws in three talks at RSA Conference 2015.


W2 Communications
Joyson Cherian, 703-877-8104