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David A. Wheeler

Research Staff Member
Dr. David A. Wheeler is an expert on developing secure software and on open source software (OSS) development. He wrote the book "Secure Programming HOWTO" on how to develop secure software, and his work on countering malicious tools ("Fully Countering Trusting Trust through Diverse Double-Compiling (DDC)") is widely cited.
He is a researcher at the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), teaches graduate courses in developing secure software at George Mason University (GMU), and is the technical lead for the Linux Foundation’s CII Best Practices badge project.
Dr. Wheeler has a PhD in Information Technology, a Master's in Computer Science, a certificate in Information Security, and a B.S. in Electronics Engineering, all from George Mason University (GMU); he is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He has spoken numerous times; see .

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, February 14