David Maxwell

David Maxwell
Open Source Strategist, Coverity, Inc.


David Maxwell is Coverity’s Open Source Strategist, and is tasked with
the continuation and expansion of Coverity’s DHS-initiated open source
scan efforts. An open source security specialist, Maxwell has over 20
years of experience as an open source user and developer, and he is
particularly active in the NetBSD community. He currently sits on the
advisory board for the BSD Certification Group and the program committee
for the annual BSDCan conference. He was also a NetBSD Security Officer
from 2001-2005 and a contributor to the best-selling O’Reilly title “BSD
Hacks.” Maxwell has previously worked as a lead kernel developer for
Nokia and held network security positions at firms such as Coventus and
Synectic Software.


Programming, Security
Location: Meeting Room B1/B4
David Maxwell (Coverity, Inc.)
This talk will present the 2008 results from the Scan Project, a Department of Homeland Security open source initiative run by Coverity, designed to improve the quality and security of popular open source projects used to power government and private websites. Read more.
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