The Promising Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Opportunities and Challenges Ahead

CISO Dinner

December 11, 2023 - Tampa, FL


Chris Wysopal Veracode, Inc.
Chris Wysopal

Founder and CTO

Veracode, Inc.


Chris Wysopal is Chief Technology Officer at Veracode. He oversees technology strategy and information security. Prior to co-founding Veracode in 2006, Chris was vice president of research and development at security consultancy @stake, which was acquired by Symantec. In the 1990’s, Chris was one of the original vulnerability researchers at The L0pht, a hacker think tank, where he was one of the first to publicize the risks of insecure software. He has testified to the US Congress on the subjects of government security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. Chris received a BS in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is the author of The Art of Software Security Testing. Chris is often called upon to download the latest Minecraft mods for his 6-year-old son. An avid photographer and nature-lover, Chris spends his free time hiking the many conservation trails near his home outside Boston.

Chris Patterson Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Chris Patterson


Florida Orthopaedic Institute


From being an Army Ranger, IT Administrator, Practice Administrator and the owner of my own IT Consulting business I have had a diverse and amazing career thus far. I am excited to start the next phase of my career by joining the amazing company at Florida Orthopaedic Institute and use my talents and experience to help them reach their IT goals. My passion has always been to use technology to make people more efficient, rather it was being one of the first to fly drones in Army, helping physicians implement and customize electronic medical records, revamping the billing and A/R of medical groups, or developing custom software and moving small businesses to the cloud.

Upcoming events


All times Eastern Time

5:30 PM-9:00 PM

The Promising Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Opportunities and Challenges Ahead

The potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is vast, as it is now being utilized across all industries. With the combination of machine learning, AI has made significant improvements in the field of cybersecurity. GenAI is taking software development by storm. Will it make software more secure or less? This talk will discuss risks and mitigations when using GenAI to create code and how GenAI can be used for application security tools.

In Partnership With