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Duo’s CTO Joins InfoSec Experts on FTC Security Panel for Startups

Today, Duo Security’s CTO and Co-Founder Jon Oberheide will join security professional speakers from Twitter, Dropbox, Pinterest, Google and many others at a security conference hosted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

FTC Start With Security

Hosted by the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, the “Start With Security” conference is aimed at startups and developers, designed to provide small and medium-sized businesses with practical resources to help them implement effective data security strategies.

This event will bring together experts on security by design, common security vulnerabilities, strategies for secure development and vulnerability response. The agenda includes several panels on security for startups:

Starting up Security: Building a Security Culture
With security experts from Dropbox, OWASP Mobile, SANS Institute and, the discussion will cover common application design flaws and vulnerabilities and explain how to use model threats, use secure frameworks and train developers in secure coding practices.

Scaling Security: Adapting Security Testing for DevOps and Hyper-Growth
Security officers from Twitter, Signal Sciences and Contrast Security will discuss how to automate and adapt security testing for continuous delivery at a high-growth startup environment, including exponential user and employee growth, in addition to frequently shipping new code.

Bugs and Bounties: Vulnerability Disclosure and Response
Security professionals from Pinterest, Mozilla and HackerOne converge to talk about how startups should respond when it comes to bug reports, including how to improve their secure development lifecycle.

Jon will be speaking on the Beyond Bugs: Embracing Security Features panel alongside a Google product manager and Yahoo! security engineer. The panel will cover how startups can overcome development challenges and implement security features like site-wide SSL, Content Security Policy and two-factor authentication to stop threats and eliminate vulnerabilities.

Free and open to the public, anyone is welcome to attend the conference located at the college’s Alumni Reception Center. If you’re not in the Bay area, check out the event’s webcast.

About Jon Oberheide
Jon Oberheide is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Duo Security, responsible for leading product vision and the Duo Labs advanced research team. Before starting Duo, Mr. Oberheide was a self-loathing academic, completing his PhD at the University of Michigan in the realm of cloud security. In a prior life, Mr. Oberheide enjoyed offensive security research and generally hacking the planet. Mr. Oberheide was recently named to Forbes "30 under 30" list for his mobile security hijinks.