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HackNYC 2018: Preview with Dr. Bill Curtis [Podcast]

February 01, 2018 By Mark Miller

In May, at HackNYC 2018 in New York City, Dr. Bill Curtis' team of Tracie Berardi and Lev Lesokhin will deliver a presentation on putting an end to "Technical Debt". I spoke with Dr. Curtis about his work in the creation of various maturity models, the current state of security in software development and "what keeps him up at night". You might be surprised at his answer. Listen in...

About Dr. Bill Curtis

Dr. Bill Curtis (1948) is an American software and organizational scientist. He is SrVP and Chief Scientist at CAST where he heads CAST Research Labs.  He is also the Executive Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality, where he leads development of standards for automating software size and structural quality from source code.

Dr. Curtis is best known for leading the development of the Capability Maturity Model [1] (CMM for Software) and the People CMM [2] in the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He co-founded TeraQuest, a provider of CMM-based services, which was sold to Borland Software Corporation in 2005. He has published 5 books, over 150 articles, and in 2007 was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his career contributions to software process improvement and measurement.

Tags: OWASP, maturity model, owasp top 10, software security, management, HackNYC

Written by Mark Miller

Mark Miller serves as the Senior Storyteller and DevOps Advocate at Sonatype. He speaks and writes extensively on DevSecOps and Security, hosting panel discussions, podcasts, and webinars on tools and processes within the Software Supply Chain.