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SCSS 2019 Explores Acquisition, Security, and the Supply Chain

SCSS 2019 Explores Acquisition, Security, and the Supply Chain

January 14, 2019—Registration is open for the Software Engineering Institute's Software and Cyber Solutions Symposium (SCSS) 2019, a two-day event focusing on acquisition, security, and the supply chain. The symposium, which is free to attendees, will be held on Wednesday, February 13, in Arlington, Va. Four optional tutorials will be offered on February 14.

SCSS will present two dynamic keynote speakers, Shannon Lietz, DevSecOps Leader and director at Intuit; and Dr. Will Roper, assistant secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, U.S. Air Force, who will discuss the risks facing the supply chain in today’s world.
Other topic experts on the SCSS program include

  • David Danks, Carnegie Mellon University researcher on moving beyond correlations and predictions to causal knowledge that can guide action, policy, and plans
  • Derek Weeks, vice president at Sonatype and world-renowned researcher on securing software supply chains
  • Ceci Albert, Software Engineering Institute expert on how software development processes affect your acquisition strategy
  • Grace Lewis, Software Engineering Institute expert who will give a mini-tutorial on emerging technologies for software-reliant systems

Four affordably priced half-day tutorials are available on Thursday, February 14:

Secure DevOps: Build a Secure Deployment Pipeline to Deploy Secure Applications
Software Assurance for the Supply Chain
Scaling Agile Metrics to Large Complex Programs
Understanding Software Architecture, Quality, and Security through Code Analysis

Tutorials are free to U.S. government employees using the promotional code GOVMIL.

Non-government employees can use the promotional code BONUS20 to receive 20 percent off the standard tutorial fee of $250 if purchasing more than one tutorial.

For more information about SCSS or to register, visit