Brian Fitzgerald is Chief Marketing Officer at Veracode. In this role, Brian is responsible for all marketing activities and brings more than three decades of experience shaping markets through innovative global programs. Prior to joining Veracode, Brian served as senior vice president, marketing at RSA, the security division of EMC, where he led branding, communications and demand generation strategies as well as having responsibility for overseeing and expanding the world’s largest security trade show, RSA Conference. Brian previously served as senior director of marketing for EMC, responsible for positioning, branding, demand generation and corporate events. He also co-founded Reale/…
Prevention is often derided as a naïve, outdated notion in information security. Today, the talk in security often centers around the idea of “detection and response.” The thought around this approach is that we must assume attackers will get into our networks – it is not a question of “if” but “when.” Therefore, the only good security is to detect them inside, monitor their actions, and then… READ MORE
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- You’ve Got Smoke Detectors in the House, but I Bet You Still Don’t Store Gasoline in the Living RoomMay 15, 2017 | Managing AppSec
“Detection and response” is the new approach to information security being championed by some of the leading analyst firms today. The theory is that, since we have failed to keep attackers from getting inside our networks, we’re better served getting tools that detect them once they are in, and help chase them back out again before they can do real harm. Nice idea, but completely wrong-headed.… READ MORE
- When Technology Fails Us. And When We Fail Technology.April 28, 2017 | Intro to AppSec
Today was one of those epiphanies for me about how intimate and co-dependent our relationship with our tech has become. And as is true in all co-dependent relationships, neither side is completely blameless. Sometimes when we’re blaming our tech for letting us down when we need it most, we should really be apologizing to it instead. As spring hits New England, I finally climbed out of the… READ MORE
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