Niru Raghavan

Niru Raghavan joined the Veracode team in late 2011 as an Acquisition Marketing Manager. In this role, Niru is responsible for demand generation and program management primarily for online marketing programs. Prior to joining Veracode, Niru held positions of increasing responsibility at Liberty Mutual and Staples, successfully planning and implementing sophisticated online and offline marketing initiatives. She has managed product development efforts, launch activities and online marketing programs geared toward mid to large sized businesses in select vertical markets. Her specialties include product marketing, marketing strategy, and market research/analysis. She is also a keen web...
Posts by Niru Raghavan

Application Security Experts on Secure Software and Application Mistakes

April 17, 2012

Veracode Marketing recently polled a list of InfoSec luminaries, asking them “What is the biggest mistake companies make with Application Security and how can they fix it?” We’re pleased to present the responses from a wide array of security experts including Bill Brenner of CSO Magazine, Andrew Hay of the 451 Group, Jack Daniel of Tenable Network Security and Veracode's own, Chris Wysopal. While... READ MORE

Veracode Secures $30M in Additional Funding, Expands Exec Team

April 12, 2012

We are thrilled to announce that Veracode has secured an additional $30M in funding from Meritech Capital Partners and existing investors Atlas Venture, .406 Ventures and StarVest Partners. Our investment demonstrates our confidence in the market and is intended to accelerate Veracode’s already impressive growth” said Rob Ward, Managing Director at Meritech Capital Partners. Some of Meritech’s... READ MORE

What's Going Right With Your Secure Development Efforts?

April 11, 2012

Can't security professionals and developers just get along? Consider this – If the number one job of a security professional is to place a developer’s code under a microscope and highlight each and every flaw, you can appreciate why there may be some tension. The majority of solutions used by security professionals to test developer code only offer assessments of what they did wrong. Can we... READ MORE

Application Security Series - Part I

April 10, 2012

Threatpost is featuring a series of blog posts on Application Security by Veracoder Fergal Glynn. The first post in the series " A CISO's Guide to Defining Application Security - Part 1: Defining AppSec" went live today. In this post, Fergal defines Application Security or "AppSec" and lists key elements of the discipline. The post outlines various development and deployment options available... READ MORE

Data Breaches in Financial Institutions

April 4, 2012

The latest data breach involving Global Payments, the processor for Visa and MasterCard, renewed the spotlight on cyber security around financial institutions. One post that caught the attention of the Marketing team here at Veracode was the listing of the Top 9 Most Expensive Data Breaches in the Financial Services industry, featured in As a member of our research team... READ MORE

Cyber Security for Smart Energy Systems - Talk by Chris Wysopal

April 3, 2012

We recently received the video footage from Chris Wysopal’s presentation at the 2011 TCIPG (Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid) Summer School. The Summer School program is designed to help participants gain an understanding of how the power grid is evolving into a smarter energy system, and explores the challenges associated with cyber security for smart energy systems. The topic... READ MORE

Veracode’s Greatest Hits - Our Best Blog Posts Ever! Part I

March 28, 2012

Since its inception, the Veracode Blog has seen a lot of activity, with blog posts running the gamut of research-intensive, humorous, and sometimes even controversial. We decided to run some numbers to look at our most popular posts ever (based on visitor traffic to the post), and the results are here for you to read and enjoy! Some posts are from previous years, while others are more recent –... READ MORE

Do I Have To Secure All My Applications?

March 26, 2012

In her years working in the security space, Veracode's SVP of Product Marketing, and long time security professional, Sam King has often been asked if companies should secure all their applications, or only their most critical applications. We recently recorded a chalk talk with Sam, where she addresses this frequently asked customer question. We also added in a... READ MORE

AlwaysOn Selects Veracode as an OnDemand Top 100 Winner

March 23, 2012

We're thrilled to announce that Veracode has been selected as a winner on the OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies list. Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn had this to say about the winners of the list. "This year’s OnDemand 100 winners are continuing to use disruptive technology and ideas to merge valuable legacy data and systems with new, vital streams of information.The OnDemand 100... READ MORE

Cloud Security - Forecast Sunny With Possibility of Showers

March 15, 2012

Last year, Forrester predicted that cloud computing would top $240 billion in 2020. Market Research Media came up with a more aggressive forecast of $270 billion in 2020. And with tons of other market research studies pegging high numbers for the future of cloud computing, it looks like cloud computing is here to stay. However, even as companies are adapting to this new paradigm, there are... READ MORE

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