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Jessica Hawks

Jess Hawks is part of the content team at Veracode. Her work in the security industry began in 1999 launching early-stage companies in nascent markets. Her experience on the founding teams of @stake and Arbor Networks led to her consulting work helping founders in the industry get new companies off the ground. Her work at Veracode focuses on developers. Jess is inspired by the creativity and curiosity of her two children as they code, build, make art, take things apart and pose questions big and small about our world.

Posts by Jessica Hawks
  • Summer Reading and Listening: Dive in, Developers!

    Summer’s longer days and slower pace invite us to pick up a book, follow our questions, and try our hand at something new. At Veracode, I get the chance to talk with our developers about the experiences that led them to the work they do today. How did they begin to cultivate the security-mindedness that they bring to their coding? Was it a book they stumbled upon, a salient moment in the wake of… READ MORE

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  • Code makes the world go 'round. Well, code and love. So love your code.

    Your code is powerful, clever, and elegant—but is it secure? More than ever, code makes the world go 'round. From smart home thermostats to critical infrastructure to integrated clinical environments in hospitals, code runs so much of what touches our lives every day. Sometimes we are explicitly aware that we are interacting with software but increasingly we are not—code runs quietly amid the… READ MORE

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