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Tripwire CTO to Participate in Four RSA 2014 Sessions

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced that company chief technology officer Dwayne Melancon will be speaking and participating in three panel discussions and one session at RSA Conference USA 2014. The conference takes place February 24-28, 2014, at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

Details of the sessions follow. All sessions will take place at Moscone Center.

Session:Closing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap – It’s Past Time (session code PROF-M01)
Who: Dwayne Melancon, chief technology officer, Tripwire, Inc.; Javvad Malik, senior analyst, 451 Research; Andy Ellis, chief security officer, Akamai Technologies, Inc.; Jane Lute, president and CEO, Council on CyberSecurity; and Mike Assante, director, SANS Institute.
When: February 24, 2014, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
In this professional development panel, participants will discuss a recent study that examined how cybersecurity academic programs measure up to the demand for new skills and whether cybersecurity defenders should be groomed with broad skills or specialize in technical areas.

Session:Diablo Security: What Can Infosec Learn from Video Games?” (session code MASH-T07B)
Who: Dwayne Melancon, chief technology officer, Tripwire, Inc.
When: February 25, 2014, 2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
In this security mashup session, security professionals will learn gamification techniques that leverage the skills, weapons and countermeasures that can make their day job both fun and heroic.

Session:DevOps/Security Myths Debunked” (session code ASEC-W03)
Who: Dwayne Melancon, chief technology officer, Tripwire, Inc.; David Mortman, chief security architect, Dell Enstratius; Gene Kim, author, IT Revolution; Josh Corman, chief technology officer, Sonatype; and Nick Galbreath, vice president of engineering, IPONWEB.
When: February 26, 2014, 10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
In this application security panel, panelists will address a number of DevOps myths and show attendees how to embrace DevOps in order to maintain an appropriate security profile in their organizations.

Session:Disrupting the Progression of a Cyber Attack” (session code HT-R04A)
Who: Dwayne Melancon, chief technology officer, Tripwire, Inc.; and Brian Honan, owner and CEO, BH Consulting.
When: February 27, 2014, 12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.
By analyzing an adversary’s steps, security professionals are better positioned to segment, analyze and mitigate an attack. In this hackers and threats panel, participants will learn how to build a “fortress” of proactive defense controls that provide the time to react decisively.

About Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, enabling enterprises, government agencies and service providers to effectively connect security to their business. Tripwire provides the broadest set of foundational security controls including security configuration management, vulnerability management, file integrity monitoring, log and event management. Tripwire solutions deliver unprecedented visibility, business context and security business intelligence allowing extended enterprises to protect sensitive data from breaches, vulnerabilities, and threats. Learn more at, get security news, trends and insights at or follow us on Twitter @TripwireInc.

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