Elfriede-Dustin-IDTIDT Director Elfriede Dustin will speak at the upcoming Software Test Professionals (STP) Conference. The event will be held October 5-8, 2015 in Framingham, MA, and is described as “the leading event where test leadership, management and strategy converge”.

On Wednesday morning, October 7, Elfriede will deliver a keynote address entitled Automated Software Testing and Cybersecurity. She will discuss the ever-expanding threat of security breaches in large, mission-critical systems and explain how automated software testing can help remediate the growing cybersecurity challenge.

Elfriede has a B.S. in Computer Science with over 20 years of IT experience implementing effective software and system testing strategies for both government and commercial programs. She is the author or co-author of six books, including Implementing Automated Software Testing (Addison-Wesley, 2009) and The Art of Software Security Testing (Symantec Press, 2006). She is currently a Technical Director at Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) in Arlington, VA, where her extensive knowledge and passion for testing are applied to complex defense systems.

More information about the conference is available here.