Tania Skinner graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1992 with a BS in Computer Science. She joined Intel as a Software Engineer developing software for transistor-level reliability testing and analysis. Through the years Tania has filled many roles on software projects from developer to database administrator to project manager. She eventually landed in the Corporate Quality group where she was responsible for leading a variety of cross-corporation SW development measurement and process improvement initiatives for the many software professionals at Intel. Today, Tania is a Product Security Strategist & Researcher, responsible for leading and continuously improving Intel’s Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) for all product development (including all HW, SW, FW development). She is currently tasked with defining and architecting Intel’s next generation SDL for all product development with a strategic shift in direction for secure development practices. Tania is also Intel’s representative on SAFECode’s Technical Leadership Council researching, sharing and publishing best practices in secure software development. Outside of Intel, Tania is Galactic Central Command to the very busy Skinner family. Tania specializes in secure development, software engineering, benchmarking, continuous improvement and the art of herding cats.
- Security Tsunami! SDL Fundamentals and Where to Start - Tania Skinner, 2018 Technical Presentation, Abstract, Paper, Slides