HDNUG logo


Houston Dot Net User Group

Donate to HDNUG with PayPal!
Skip Repetitive Navigational Links

Welcome to HDNUG!

Whether you are a regular or someone just coming for the first time, whether you are a long-time .NET developer or new to .NET development, everyone who wants to learn about .NET and network with other developers is always welcome to HDNUG.
Our monthly meetings (and we've now had over 100!) are always free and feature great technical content, pizza drinks ... and a fun time.

Mailing List

First Name  
Last Name  
Email Address  

Meeting Sponsors

Door Prize Sponsors

For more information about sponsoring HDNUG, either as a meeting sponsor or a prize sponsor, please contact sponsors@hdnug.org


Local meetings, talks, conferences, BBQs, crawfish boils and other get togethers. Are we missing and event? Send it to events@hdnug.org.

next event »
« previous event

Security in an Insecure World


At Microsoft Houston - Town & Country

Thursday, July 13, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Security in an Insecure World

Featured Speaker: Dan White

For the longest time, secure code development practices have been the best deterrent to cybercrime in a digital age, because it is the single most important part of being ahead of the threat and preparing defences.
As part of a successful overall application security development program, secure coding has required a life cycle software development and maintenance organizational commitment.
This requires management provide developer secure coding training and tools, along with an in-depth security development process with unit test and architecture controls and software development configuration management that tests software against the security requirements throughout the entire SDLC.
This presentation will showcase real-world, proven strategies, tools and techniques for risk assessment, control and mitigation for today's applications, whether they are in the cloud or in the datacenter.

About Dan:
With over twenty-three years of mission critical Information Technology experience, Daniel White has been designing and delivering high availability business solutions for the energy, telecommunications, financial services, and aerospace, industries.
A noted speaker and practitioner, beginning his career in the 1980s delivering well control and monitoring systems for Shell Oil. Dan later provided secure systems engineering for Lockheed Martin at the Johnson Space Center’s multi-mission Mission Control Center in the early 1990s. In June of 2000, Dan founded and led Secure Commerce Systems, Inc., an information technology systems integration and risk management security consultancy focused on secure e-commerce, identity management systems, mission critical regulatory assessment and compliance systems development (PCI, HIPAA, GLBA, SOX) and information security vulnerability and threat analysis. After leaving briefly to join Microsoft Cyber Security and then Ernst and Young, in 2015 Dan returned to the compa

next event »
« previous event