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Making of the CWE Top-25, 2010 Edition

Pascal Meunier - Purdue University

Mar 10, 2010

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Abstract

For the second time, MITRE's Common Weakness Enumeration project has released a Top-25 list. However, this year's is a much more sophisticated document, created using a systematic and more rigorous approach. It contains several sections and tables as well as profiles, and isn't only a list. I will
explain what the CWE is, what the purpose of the Top-25 is, how it was created,
which problems it faced and which it still faces, how it has been improved
since last year, and how you can use it.

About the Speaker

Pascal Meunier received his B.S. in Physics in 1986 from Laval University, Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Québec in 1990, and M.Sc. in computer science from Purdue in 2000. Dr. Meunier has since worked at CERIAS on projects such as the Cassandra system (https://cassandra.cerias.purdue.edu), vulnerabilities of PDAs in a wireless environment, and vulnerability analysis (https://coopvdb.cerias.purdue.edu). He has been on the board of editors of the CVE at MITRE since 1999, and is adjunct faculty in Norwich University's program for their online Masters in Information Assurance.

Unless otherwise noted, the security seminar is held on Wednesdays at 4:30P.M. STEW G52, West Lafayette Campus. More information...

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