Neil DuPaul

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.
Posts by Neil DuPaul

Is it Wrong to Assume Software Should be Secure? Part 4 of Talking Code

September 24, 2013

Where does the responsibility of securing software lie, with vendors or their customers? Ultimately once customers start consistently asking for security, it's a feature that should be delivered like any other. So what does this mean for all of us? Demand security, trust but verify and hold companies accountable for the quality of the products they sell. Every week we will be releasing another... READ MORE

OWASP Top Ten 2013

September 18, 2013  | Intro to AppSec

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) was started in 2001 with the avowed mission of ‘making software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed discussions about true software risks.’ Since then OWASP’s influence has grown to the point that their Top 10 project is referenced by many standards, books, tools, and organizations... READ MORE

Safety and Security of the Software in Cars: Talking Code Webisode 2

September 10, 2013

Episode two of Talking Code featuring Chris Wysopal, Joshua Corman, and Paul Roberts is available today. The trio talks automobile safety and the divide between safety and security. Says Chris Wysopal; "the difference between safety and security is that in security there is an adversary." How does he elaborate on this? Watch the video to find out. Every week we will be releasing another webisode... READ MORE

Talking Code Webisode 1: "The Internet of Things" Available Now

September 3, 2013

Talking Code is a video web series featuring Veracode Co-founder and CTO, Chris Wysopal, and Akamai’s Head of Security Intelligence, Josh Corman moderated by Security Ledger’s Paul Roberts. Beginning today and continuing over the next 10 weeks we will be releasing one episode a week of the Talking Code series. These webisodes will cover a variety of topics including; the internet of things,... READ MORE

Developer's Guide to Building Secure Mobile Applications Infographic

August 13, 2013 3

Mobile apps, there's one for everything. Has any trend dominated headlines more over the past few years? With mobile usage exploding thanks to smartphone adoption and tablets, it seems like every company has it's own mobile application. And as has been the case historically when a race begins to deployment security gets left at the starting line. This infographic outlines some of the main risks... READ MORE

What Happens to Hackers that Go Pro: BSIDESLV Keynote 2013

August 1, 2013

Christien Rioux (@dildog) was this keynote speaker at this year's BSidesLV event. His presentation was titled "The Security Industry: How to Survive Becoming Management" and the slides are now available over on slideshare. Using his own career arch as a baseline Christien explores the evolution of how he became a hacker and transitioned into the management role he currently holds at Veracode. We... READ MORE

The Real Cost of a Data Breach Infographic

July 26, 2013  | Intro to AppSec

What happens when you let your application security posture go unchecked? Data breaches happen and with every breach comes a cost. As we've just witnessed in recent headlines regarding the five Eastern European computer programmers that went on a seven year hacking spree, this cost can be quite high with damages estimated to exceed $300 million. The indicted hackers gained access to the... READ MORE

Search and Disclose: FDA Wants Your Medical Device Vulnerabilities

July 23, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to help security researchers push medical device makers to proactively address flaws in their hardware and software. With the impending internet of things on the horizon this is a proactive move to nip a looming problem in the bud. Jay Radcliffe, a senior security analyst at InGuardians discovered a software bug in his insulin pump 2 years ago. The bug... READ MORE

4 Things You Should Know Before Your Team Writes Another Line of Code

July 10, 2013

The following post is a contribution by Brian Dean of SecureState, a global management consulting firm focused on information security. At SecureState Brian is a Manager of Audit & Compliance, he works within SecureState’s Audit & Compliance Team as Practice Manager, ensuring value and accuracy. Developing Applications in an Over-Regulated World Interpreting development specs is... READ MORE

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