Is Digital Transformation Making AppSec Headless?

Veracode Founder Chris Wysopal on Blurring of Lines Between Programming and Ops
Chris Wysopal, Founder and CTO, Veracode

In the ongoing evolution of application security, the traditional lines between programming and operations have blurred. How does this change the roles of DevOps, security and DevSecOps? Chris Wysopal, founder of Veracode, shares insight.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of ISMG’s RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Wysopal discusses:

  • The impact of digital transformation on appsec;
  • Emerging roles for AI and ML;
  • What this all means for DevOps and security – separately and combined.

Wysopal is an entrepreneur, computer security expert, and Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Veracode, which pioneered the concept of using automated static binary analysis to discover vulnerabilities in software. Prior to Veracode, Wysopal was Vice President of Research and Development at security consultancy @stake, which was acquired by Symantec. In the 90s, Wysopal was one of the first vulnerability researchers as a member of the L0pht. He is also a Board Member of Humanyze and a well-known speaker, author, and security expert. Wysopal was instrumental in developing industry guidelines for responsible disclosure of software vulnerabilities.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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