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Wendy Nather

Wendy Nather is Research Director, Security, within 451 Research's Enterprise Security Program, providing analysis on the current state of security from the perspective of a veteran CISO. Wendy's primary areas of coverage are application security, identity and access management, threat intelligence, and security services. Follow Wendy on Twitter here.

Posts by Wendy Nather
  • Over 9,000 Back Doors: How Your Partners Make You Vulnerable

    For Target, it was the HVAC vendor. For JPMorgan Chase, it was a website run by a third party. Enterprises are becoming even more concerned about the security of their partners as news stories like these get the spotlight: attackers coming in through the digital loading dock. You may think you’ve mapped your attack surface across your own… READ MORE

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  • FS-ISAC Issues Guidance on Third-Party Application Security

    The following is a guest post by Wendy Nather, Research Director, Security, 451 Research. As a former CISO, I’m always happy to see practical advice for defenders. In increasing order of usefulness, there are these types of advice: “Here’s what could be wrong; you might want to take a look at that.” “This is wrong, and good luck fixing it.” “This is wrong, and here’s how we think you should fix… READ MORE

  • Power to the People and the Coming AppSec Revolution

    This article is a guest post by Wendy Nather, Research Director of the Enterprise Security Practice, 451 Research. Veracode is a client of 451 Research. When the revolution comes, the first up against the firewall will be your business partners – along with every other third-party that provides you with software. It used to be that you could call for more secure software from individual vendors… READ MORE

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