Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Elisa Heymann

Elisa Heymann
Professor | Senior Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Elisa Heymann is a senior scientist within the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the University of Wisconsin and an associate professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where she codirects the MIST software vulnerability assessment. Elisa was also in charge of the Grid/Cloud Security Group at the UAB and participated in two major European grid projects: EGI-InSPIRE and the European Middleware Initiative (EMI). Elisa’s research interests include security and resource management for grid and cloud environments. Her research is supported by the NSF, the Spanish government, the European Commission, and NATO.


9:00am–12:30pm Monday, October 30, 2017
Teachable moments
Location: Sutton North
Bart Miller (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Elisa Heymann (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Drawing from their experience performing vulnerability assessments of critical middleware, Bart Miller and Elisa Heymann walk you through the programming practices that can lead to security vulnerabilities and demonstrate how to automate tools for finding security weaknesses. You'll learn skills critical for software developers and analysts concerned with security. Read more.