Joy Smith is a Senior Product Secuirty Engineer at Rackspace and does DevOps / IT administration for the OSGeo Foundation as outlined in the next tab.
Bio: Joy has been involved in the information technology and application development for more than 10 years. He is currently working at Rackspace as the Product Security Engineering Lead for their Cloud products, leading the application security team. Prior to joining Rackspace, Joy spent time as a application security consultant and spent several years as the “appsec guy” at a government agency. Joy's focus has been in application security including testing, code reviews, design reviews and training. His background in web application development and system administration helped bring a holistic focus to Secure SDLC efforts he's driven.
He has taught both graduate level university courses and for large financial institutions. Joy has presented and provided training a various industry events including DHS Software Assurance Workshop, Agile Austin, AppSec EU, AppSec US, AppSec Academia, and AppSec Brazil. Joy is currently active with the OpenStack Security Group (OSSG) and a fomer board member of the OWASP Foundation. He is highly involved in many OSGeo projects and committees.
He has also run the OWASP WTE (Web Testing Environment) since 2008 which is the source of the OWASP Live CD Project and Virtual Machines pre-configured with tools and documentation for testing web applications - all running on Linux (of course). Industry designations include the RHCE, Linux+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). Matt Tesauro has a B.S. in Economics and a M.S in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University.