Brian Pitta

Brian Pitta is a Senior Solutions Architect at Veracode. He works with Veracode’s customers to identify the best approach to securing their applications and helps establish a successful AppSec program. He started his career as an Environmental Engineer and made the move to security once he saw some funky behavior on the fantasy golf application he developed. Outside of work, you can find him on a ping-pong table or disc golf course.
Posts by Brian Pitta

What Do Microservices Mean for AppSec?

August 7, 2017  | Managing AppSec

I am not a fan of tapas. I’ll take the 22-oz. bone-in ribeye over small plates any day. My wife is the opposite; she loves them. With more tapas bars opening and existing restaurants adopting a “small plate” menu, I find myself losing the battle of steakhouse vs. tapas quite often. After several meals (if that’s what you call them), I will admit I’ve started to see some of the appeal: pick what... READ MORE

How Dynamic Scanning Without Planning Almost Ruined My Fantasy League

November 1, 2016  | Managing AppSec

“Is your scanner production-safe?” It’s one of the first questions teams ask me when we are discussing Veracode’s Web Application Scanning. For many, this translates to two potential issues: Denial of service (DOS) – will your testing overload my application and take it down? Malicious attacks – if my application is susceptible to SQL injection, will your... READ MORE

The Language of AppSec

August 26, 2016  | Managing AppSec

Everyone has weird language issues they just can’t get right – mine is ordering at Starbucks. If the store doesn’t have sizes on display that I can awkwardly point to, I end up panicking, ordering a “tall,” and walking away disappointed with my small coffee. Starbucks and I just can’t speak the same language (yes, it’s my fault). This problem of speaking... READ MORE

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