Security: The New Imperative in Software Development

Discussions regarding the importance of software security are nothing new. However, given the escalation in both the number and intensity of cyberattacks, and the fact that even decade old vulnerabilities are still being exploited, the importance of security has never been greater. For application developers, the stakes are especially high. According to research firm Gartner,

Integrating Application Scanning into your Agile SDLC

In his blog post, Application Security:  Can we Achieve it?, Dennis Hurst outlines why application security is so important.  Many of the problem drivers and the impacts to the organization are laid plain. Hurst also lays out a few “broad strokes” to begin approaching a resolution. In this post, I want to discuss some of the impacts

Application Security: Can We Achieve It?

According to market researcher ReportsnReports, North America is the largest market for security testing services, which are estimated to be $4.96 billion by 2019. So, why are 90 percent of security incidents (per the U.S. Department of Homeland Security) caused by exploits against defects in software? It’s no secret to most software professionals that poor

Connect-JS Angular talk from 2015

Had the opportunity to give a talk on securing Angular JS applications at ConnectJS in Atlanta this year.   Check out the video here: