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Jim Manico

May 23, 2008

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Yahoo has pushed back the date for its annual shareholders meeting, now "expected to be around the end of July 2008," according to paperwork filed with the SEC.Yahoo did not give a reason for postponing the meeting, which was scheduled for July 3 and was when its current board --now minus one -- was up for re-election. Longtime board member Edward Kozel resigned to "focus on personal matters," though at least one analyst speculates the departure is a sign of dissent among the board, which has been under scrutiny for not cutting a deal with Microsoft.

On Thursday Yahoo nominated the remaining nine of its directors for re-election to the company's board, one week after billionaire investor Carl Icahn nominated his own slate of directors with the intent of negotiating a merger with Microsoft, "something that in my opinion the current board has completely botched," he said.Forbes

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Jim Manico

OWASP Global Board Member

Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<https://2015.appsecusa.org/c/> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<https://2015.appsecusa.org/c/?page_id=534>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<http://www.amazon.com/Iron-Clad-Java-Building-Secure-Applications/dp/0071835881> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

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