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Silver Bullet Security Podcast with Gary McGraw
From: Giovanni Vigna <vigna () cs ucsb edu>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 07:29:43 -0700

Folks, this might be interesting to some of you.
Avi Rubin is a well-known security analysts.

Cigital, Inc. and IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine Introduce the Silver Bullet Security Podcast with Gary McGraw

DULLES, Va., May 15, 2006—Cigital, Inc., a leading software quality management (SQM) consulting firm, together with IEEE Security & Privacy magazine, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Gary McGraw, Ph.D., will host a series of podcasts. The first podcast is available now on both the Cigital website and the IEEE Computer Society website.

The Silver Bullet Security Podcast with Gary McGraw will initially feature a series of in-depth interviews of security gurus. The first features a 20-minute conversation with Johns Hopkins University professor Avi Rubin, who is best known for his groundbreaking work in electronic-voting security.

In addition to the audio podcasts and associated RSS feeds, excerpts of the interviews will be published in each issue of IEEE Security & Privacy magazine. “The podcast interview medium is a fun and entertaining way to get to know more about prominent security experts,” said McGraw. “Avi and I had a great time putting the first edition of Silver Bullet together. The entire series will be a blast.”

McGraw is a renowned security expert himself, having authored a number of best-selling books in computer security, including his latest, Software Security: Building Security In (Addison-Wesley). His perspective as a veteran security expert gives the Silver Bullet podcasts a unique twist.

About the podcasts

The Silver Bullet Security Podcast with Gary McGraw is available free on the Web atwww.cigital.com/silverbullet andwww.computer.org/ security/podcasts/

About IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine

IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, published by the IEEE Computer Society, addresses a broad range of topics related to securing information and computing resources. Its primary goal is to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Published six times a year, the magazine provides a combination of research articles, case studies, tutorials, and regular departments and columns for the information security industry. For more information, visit www.computer.org/ security.

About Cigital
Cigital is a leading consulting firm, specializing in software security and software quality. By aligning technical depth with business acumen, Cigital enables clients to deliver reliable software faster—gaining insight and control over software processes, products, and policies. For repeatable delivery and deployment of secure and reliable software on time and under budget, go to Cigital. Software Confidence. Achieved. Founded in 1992, Cigital is headquartered in Northern Virginia with offices in Boston and Los Angeles. For additional information about Cigital and its services, please contact Cigital at 800.824.0022 or at www.cigital.com.

Contact:
Dede Haskins
Cigital
703-404-5753
dhaskins () cigital com

Contact:
Kathy Clark-Fisher
IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine
(714) 821-8380 x 3146
KClark-Fisher () computer org

Cigital is a trademark of Cigital, Inc.
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