Databases contain the information crown jewels of organizations, so it's no wonder that they are the highly sought after targets of hackers seeking to exploit sensitive information for profit and wreak havoc within the organization itself. McAfee's Slavik Markovich, one of the foremost experts in database security, will take you through a series of hacks and attacks aimed at applications sitting on top of MySQL databases, and will discuss strategies for building a robust database security program that will protect your sensitive and valuable information from external and internal threats.
12 April 15:00 - 15:50 @
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Database Security, McAfee
Slavik Markovich is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Database Security at McAfee and has over 20 years of experience in infrastructure, security and software development. Slavik co-founded Sentrigo, a developer of leading database security technology acquired by McAfee in April, 2011. Prior to co-founding Sentrigo, Slavik served as VP R&D and Chief Architect at db@net, a leading IT architecture consultancy. Slavik has contributed to open source projects, is a regular speaker at industry conferences and creator of several open source projects like Fuzzor (an Oracle fuzzer) and YAOPC (Yet Another Oracle Password Cracker). Slavik also regularly blogs about database security: http://www.slaviks-blog.com