Foreground Security to Present on "Guerilla Style" Cloud Application Security Assessment at RSA Conference 2014

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HERNDON, Va., Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foreground Security today announced that Mark Orlando, the company's Director of Cyber Operations and Adam Willard, a Foreground Software Security Analyst, will present at the RSA Conference 2014 on February 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Orlando and Willard's session, titled "Cloud Application Security Assessment, Guerilla Style," will offer practical, low cost, non-intrusive approaches that security professionals can use to more rapidly assess the security of cloud-based applications. The presentation will use real-world case studies and examples from the field to show attendees how they can thoroughly assess custom applications in a cloud environment without administrative access or authorization, using freely available, highly customizable tools.

WHAT: "Cloud Application Security Assessment, Guerilla Style"
WHO: Mark Orlando, Director of Cyber Operations, Foreground Security and Adam Willard,
Software Security Analyst, Foreground Security
WHERE: Room 2002, RSA Conference USA 2014, San Francisco
WHEN: Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:40 AM – 12:00 PM PST

Mark Orlando, a security analyst by trade, is currently the Director of Cyber Operations for Foreground Security where he runs security operations in both the Federal and commercial Virtual Security Operations Center divisions. He has built and led security assessment and operations teams in the Federal and commercial sectors for over twelve years in some of the most dynamic and high profile computing environments in the world ranging from the White House to Fortune 500 companies.

Adam Willard is the developer of Foreground Security's Web Analyzer tool and has written dozens of custom tools to aid in application and code assessment. With more than 13 years' IT experience as a developer and software security analyst, he currently leads the Software Assurance program at Foreground Security, where he is responsible for code reviews and application security testing.

For more information on this session and the RSA Conference 2014, please visit http://www.rsaconference.com/events/us14/agenda/sessions/950/cloud-application-security-assessment-guerilla.

About Foreground Security

Foreground Security is a security consulting, training and services firm that believes in integrating leading-edge security services, technologies, and commercial best practices to assist government and private sector organizations in strengthening their security postures. With offices in Virginia, Maryland and Florida, the company employs highly-skilled security architects and engineers providing customers with the expertise, analysis and experience required to protect against evolving threats. The company's patent-pending solutions and customized, intelligence-driven managed security services allow organizations to reduce costs while maximizing security performance. With strong demand for its services and stellar growth, Foreground Security won Info Security's Global Excellence Award in the Security Products and Solutions for Healthcare category in 2013 and is regularly included in the Inc. 500 and Washington Technology's Fast 50. For more information, visit foregroundsecurity.com.

CONTACT: Foreground Security Contact: Tom Resau Welz and Weisel Communications (703) 877-8103 Tom@w2comm.com

Source: Foreground Security