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Matt Tesauro

Matt has been involved in the Information Technology and application development for more than 10 years. He is currently working at Pearson and previously worked at Rackspace in the Cloud product’s application security team. Prior to joining Rackspace, Matt spent time as a application security consultant and spent several years as the “appsec guy” at a government agency. Matt's focus has been in application security including testing, code reviews, design reviews and training. His background in web application development and system administration helped bring a holistic focus to Secure SDLC efforts he's driven. He has taught both graduate level university courses and for large financial institutions. Matt has presented and provided training a various industry events including DHS Software Assurance Workshop, Agile Austin, AppSec EU, AppSec US, AppSec Academia, and AppSec Brazil.

Matt is highly involved in many OWASP projects. Matt is the project leader of the OWASP WTE (Web Testing Environment) which is the source of the OWASP Live CD Project and Virtual Machines pre-configured with tools and documentation for testing web applications. All running on Linux (of course).

Industry designations include the RHCE, Linux+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). Matt Tesauro has a B.S. in Economics and a M.S in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, January 28

3:00pm PST