Chris Howser is an information security manager responsible for managing four teams conducting application penetration testing at a large financial institution. Previously he was an information security architect specializing in the design of application security controls for Internet exposed applications. He also has development experience with a variety of client/server, web, mobile, and mainframe applications. Chris holds two patents for authentication of networked computer applications. He received his B.S. with a major in Computer Science from East Tennessee State University.