David Harper is the EMEA Services Director for Foritfy Software, the market leader in the fast-growing area of Software Security Assurance (SSA). SSA gives organizations the power to ensure that their entire software portfolio -- whether develop internally or acquired through 3rd parties -- is secure and free of vulnerabilities that can be exploited by cyber attackers to steal valuable data and cause mayhem. David is responsible for helping Fortify’s European Customers establish Software Security Assurance programs to systematically reduce application risk. David has extensive experience of defining and implementing Secure Development Life-cycles, whether in response to a security breach or as part of a PCI or other compliance initiative. David has also worked as security consultant on large e-commerce web-sites. Prior to joining Fortify, David held consultancy positions at Macrovision and Entrust Technologies. David has over 20 years experience in application development and security and is a graduate of Bristol University.