Mitch Horton

Mitch Horton PMP,CSM is a Principal Security Program Manager at Veracode. He collaborates with Veracode’s largest customers to address Application Security in a full lifecycle approach from initiation of a program to optimization. Prior to joining Veracode Mitch worked for Microsoft managing programs for government and enterprise customers. When he is not working Mitch enjoys training for Ironman triathlons, creating new recipes in the kitchen and is a father of four.
Posts by Mitch Horton

How DevOps Won the Super Bowl

February 8, 2017  | Secure Development

I wasn't able to enjoy the Super Bowl on Sunday night as I was flying home from a family funeral. I did get some updates from fellow passengers, and even though the Atlanta fans were celebrating a big lead early and the New England fans were fearing an embarrassing defeat, I knew the game would be a fight to the finish. In case you didn't see it (or if you aren't a big NFL football... READ MORE

Scoping for Risk Assessment

November 17, 2016  | Managing AppSec

Identifying the scope of Risk for an Application Security Program is not as difficult a task as it seems. Risk Strategies for network, server and desktop environments exist in almost every company and working with the compliance group is a great starting point.  If you do not have the assistance of a compliance group then there are some great resources out there, at Veracode the Security... READ MORE

Risk Assessment – Starting the Conversation

November 16, 2016  | Managing AppSec

The subject of Risk is an old topic in Program and Project Management circles, identifying risks and developing strategies is the vision of success or the apparition of failure.  There are thousands of floors of compliance personnel developing Risk Strategies around the world, multiples of those floors for single companies! The benefits of developing a working Risk Strategy in Application... READ MORE



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