Chris Wysopal

Chris Wysopal

Chris Wysopal, co-founder and CTO of Veracode, is recognized as an expert and a well-known speaker in the information security field. He has given keynotes at computer security events and has testified on Capitol Hill on the subjects of government computer security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. His opinions on Internet security are highly sought after and most major print and media outlets have featured stories on Mr. Wysopal and his work. At Veracode, Mr. Wysopal is responsible for the security analysis capabilities of Veracode technology.

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  • SQLite Vulnerability May Be Putting…
    December 18, 2018 | By Chris Wysopal

    Late last week, Tencent announced that researchers from its Blade Team had discovered a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in SQLite, dubbed Magellan. SQLite is a very popular embedded SQL server. It is one of the components inside many thousands of applications, including the Google…

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  • Veracode at Black Hat Europe 2018
    November 16, 2018 | By Chris Wysopal

    We recently published the 9th volume of our State of Software Security (SoSS) report, and although there are some bright spots, the overall state of software security remains a work in progress. Nowhere is this more true than in Europe. In separate research conducted earlier this year, we found…

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  • What About the Testing You Can't…
    August 23, 2018 | By Chris Wysopal

    The shift to DevSecOps is altering the security role in some fundamental ways. We’ve seen this new environment changing not only the security team’s tasks and responsibilities, but also their mindset. Specifically, the security team has had to shift from thinking like a “breaker” to thinking like a…

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  • Looking Ahead to RSA: Why AppSec Will…
    April 9, 2018 | By Chris Wysopal

    RSA Conference is unquestionably the biggest security event of the year. With so many companies showcasing the latest and greatest in security technology and solutions, it’s very difficult to stand out amongst the crowd. However, in light of recent headlines, it’s evident that securing the software…

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  • How to Prevent a Breach From Spring…
    March 8, 2018 | By Chris Wysopal

    Spring Break, the latest named vulnerability, is more serious than the moniker implies. Spring Break is a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Pivotal Spring REST, one of the most popular frameworks for building web applications, and the effects of this vulnerability are widespread. A…

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  • Top 4 Ways Veracode Integrations Make…
    August 23, 2017 | By Chris Wysopal

    The Veracode Application Security Platform integrates seamlessly with the development, security and risk-tracking tools you already use. And, our flexible API allows you to create your own custom integrations or use community integrations, built by the open source community and other technology…

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