Understanding the Implications of Cloud Computing on Application Security
Dennis Hurst is a Senior Security Engineer for HP Software. Prior to HP, Dennis was a Developer Security Evangelist for S.P.I. Dynamics, Inc. acquired by HP in August 2007. Dennis is also the head of a team of Security Engineers who are web application security experts that assist prospective and current customers with their web application security requirements. With more than 15 years experience in the Information Systems/Application Development industry, Dennis is an expert in system design, implementation and maintenance of complex multi-vendor, multi-platform computer applications and networks. He has extensive experience in planning, developing, and enhancing Internet systems as well as integrating Internet systems with legacy systems. He was the lead developer of SPI Dynamics' flagship web application vulnerability assessment product, WebInspectÂ©, during the initial years of the product's development, and now works with other development organizations evangelizing the need to integrate security into the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Of note: Dennis is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance, and recently wrote the application security section of the "Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing."