Neil is a Marketing Technologist working on the Content and Corporate teams at Veracode. He currently focuses on Developer Awareness through strategic content creation. In his spare time you'll find him doting over his lovely wife and daughter. He is a Co-Owner of CrossFit Amoskeag in Bedford NH, his favorite topic is artificial intelligence, and his favorite food is pepperoni pizza.
The business world increasingly runs on software. It's on computers, in machines and embedded in almost every electronic device available. Today, the typical enterprise runs 372 mission critical applications. Remarkably,data shows that 75 percent of third-party applications don’t comply with OWASP Top 10 security policies, and 97 percent of all scans identify at least one component with a known… READ MORE ›
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- Infographic: Reining In Software Component RiskApril 25, 2018
Open source components have gone mainstream. With every company undoubtedly becoming a software company, open source and commercial components are a vital element in developing applications at the speed of DevOps. But while they’re a powerful tool for adding features and functionalities to applications in relatively short order, they also introduce remarkable security risks. Learn more from this… READ MORE ›
- Survey: How Teams are Using Software Components in the Age of DevOpsApril 10, 2018 | Managing AppSec
New research: Only 52% of developers using components in their apps update them when a new vulnerability is announced Open source components have gone mainstream. With every company undoubtedly becoming a software company, open source and commercial components are a vital element in developing applications at the speed of DevOps. But while they’re a powerful tool for adding features and… READ MORE ›
Paiman Nodoushan has been working at Veracode for about two months. In that time, he's met a lot of his peers and claims he already remembers over 50% of their names, no small feat. Jokes aside, he's been getting to know his team, our projects, and the ins and outs of our entire SaaS operation. In our quick interview, he describes the team at Veracode as hard working and passionate, and goes on… READ MORE ›
- Security Champions: a Scalable Approach for Securing DevOpsMarch 22, 2018
The enormous growth of DevOps is no accident. As organizations attempt to navigate the complexities of digital business, speed and flexibility are everything. Yet somewhere between innovation and disruption lies a basis fact: A DevOps initiative is only as good as the security framework that supports it. Unfortunately, many organizations focus on speed and precision at the expense of security.… READ MORE ›
- Adopting a More Secure Approach to ContainersMarch 6, 2018
The complexities of developing secure software aren't lost on anyone in the business world. One tool development teams have used to adapt to today's challenging environment is software containers, which allow applications to run reliably on different platforms and systems. Today, organizations use containers to address a wide range of development and testing tasks. What's more, as DevOps and… READ MORE ›
- What Developers Can Learn at the Upcoming DevSecOps Virtual SummitFebruary 14, 2018
The shift to DevOps and DevSecOps has already happened, it's only a question of when we all catch up. Organizations in all industries are creating software not only faster, but also in more precise, collaborative and incremental ways than ever before. In fact, we’ve seen the shift in our own customer base, where the percentage of applications scanned for security on a weekly basis jumped 50… READ MORE ›
- 5 Ways to Get Developers and Your AppSec Program Ready for DevSecOps in 2018December 4, 2017 | Managing AppSec
The importance of application security has increased dramatically over the past couple of years in response to rising threats. Meanwhile, software development is changing fast, with continuous delivery and DevOps adoption continuing to grow. It seems inevitable that the we'll be talking more and more in the coming year about securing DevOps and DevSecOps. As we enter 2018, it’s a good time to… READ MORE ›
After four years of providing web-based support to Veracode's RSA Conference team from our offices in Burlington Mass, I had the pleasure of finally attending the conference myself. First impressions were a bit staggering to say the least. One thing that doesn't exactly come through amid all the web and social chatter that happens around RSAC is the sheer size of this conference as measured by… READ MORE ›
- Application Security Buy-in and the Obligatory Exercise AnalogyJanuary 13, 2016 | Managing AppSec
Who doesn’t love a good analogy? Yes, they are trite, especially when making comparisons to exercise or good health habits. Which is why I am going to do exactly that! It’s the obligatory January, “let’s-compare-everything-to-exercise” analogy. Go with me for a minute. Isn’t getting started with application security exactly like getting started with a new exercise program? It is overwhelming,… READ MORE ›
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