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Rohini Narasipur - Understand the Difference Between Product & Software Security

Rohini Narasipur - Understand the Difference Between Product & Software Security

November 23, 2020

Today we are joined by Altaz Valani from Security Compass and Rohini Narasipur, Product Security Engineer at Bosch, to talk about what makes product security different from software security. With the convergence of software and hardware, it has become important to understand how software and hardware security processes can integrate with each other. To conclude, we get some forward-looking insights from Rohini about where product security is headed. In today’s world, we need to consider the security aspect of both software and hardware as well as the challenges that arise due to the cross-functional narrative.

David Fairman - Convergence of Cyber Physical Systems

David Fairman - Convergence of Cyber Physical Systems

November 20, 2020

Today we are joined by Rohit Sethi from Security Compass and David Fairman, Chief Security Officer at Netskope, to understand the concept of cyber-physical systems and how these are transforming the way we interact with engineered objects and infrastructure. We will also delve into the security concerns for cyber-physical systems as these play an increasingly vital role in critical infrastructure and can cause massive damage in the event of a cyberattack. In addition, David will talk about the use of these systems in the financial services sector drawing from his experience.

Arun Prabhakar - Similarities and Differences of Product and Software Security

Arun Prabhakar - Similarities and Differences of Product and Software Security

November 16, 2020

Today we are joined by Altaz Valani from Security Compass and Arun Prabhakar, Security Consultant at Security Compass, to talk about product security. We start by talking about both product and software security, where there are similarities and differences. We then turn the conversation to look at quality and the categories of metrics that help make secure products. At the end of our discussion, we discuss where hardware security is headed in the future. This area of product security is an important topic in light of  the growing convergence between hardware and software layers.

DJ Schleen - Using Technology to Enhance DevSecOps

DJ Schleen - Using Technology to Enhance DevSecOps

November 13, 2020

Today we are joined by Pranoy De and Michael Bolger from Security Compass and DJ Schleen, Senior Manager of Software Security at Rally Health, to talk about how we can leverage technology to enhance DevSecOps practices. In this podcast, we delve into the details of technology and automation tools that are essential for setting up a robust DevSecOps program, with specific emphasis on the Healthcare industry.

Enabling Both Speed and Security

Enabling Both Speed and Security

November 9, 2020

Today we are joined by Pranoy De, Eleonor Lee, and Altaz Valani from Security Compass, to talk about three DevSecOps challenges from a technical leader’s perspective: integrating security into DevOps pipelines; building a knowledge retention and training model that balances speed and security; and the convergence of business and IT. In all cases, security has a key role to play in enabling the business to manage risk, in a way that doesn’t slow down the business.

Spencer Koch - An Executive Perspective on Agile Security

Spencer Koch - An Executive Perspective on Agile Security

November 2, 2020

Today we are joined by Altaz Valani from Security Compass and Spencer Koch, Offensive Security Professional at Reddit, to talk about Agile Security in technology companies from an Executive’s perspective. We would start with the question — Why does the business think security gets in the way of being agile — and discuss how a security executive can start to change this perception. As with any change, there needs to be an ongoing effort from security teams to provide assurance and business value for agility. Agile is at the forefront of technology companies today, and security can be an enabler by reducing risk without  getting in the way.

Purnima Bihari - Managing Speed and Security in Your DevOps Product Lifecycle

Purnima Bihari - Managing Speed and Security in Your DevOps Product Lifecycle

October 30, 2020

Today we are joined by Altaz Valani from Security Compass and Purnima Bihari, Product Owner at Security Compass, to talk about how managing a fast moving product delivery lifecycle while ensuring security is a challenging task. Purnima will share insights from her experience about the role a product owner plays in injecting security early into the product lifecycle and the impact being a security champion can make on ensuring product security. We will also discuss the skills required to adopt a balanced approach to speed and security.

Nicolas Chaillan - The Introspection of Building Software Quickly and Managing Security & Compliance Risks

Nicolas Chaillan - The Introspection of Building Software Quickly and Managing Security & Compliance Risks

October 26, 2020

Today we are joined by Rohit Sethi from Security Compass and Nicolas Chaillan, Chief Software Officer, U.S. Air Force, to gain insights into building a DevSecOps program for a large government organization. In this podcast, we will talk about the challenges, key considerations, and the need to balance security with fast delivery cycles in the defense world. We will also cover the program structures being established across the Department of Defense and understand more about the ATO process.

Bob Aiello - Operationalizing Security in DevOps

Bob Aiello - Operationalizing Security in DevOps

October 23, 2020

Today we are joined by Altaz Valani from Security Compass and Bob Aiello, DevOps architect and trainer with decades of experience leading enterprise software process improvement initiatives. We will start by asking the question, “Why do so many organizations struggle with integrating security into DevOps?” Since automation is a key part of DevOps, we will discuss security practices that are easily automatable in DevOps, and conclude with a discussion on where DevOps is headed.

Spencer Koch - Maintain Your Security Through Application Modernization

Spencer Koch - Maintain Your Security Through Application Modernization

October 19, 2020

Today we are joined by Altaz Valani from Security Compass and Spencer Koch, Security Wizard at Reddit, to discuss the role of security in Application Modernization. In today’s digital world, businesses have to modernize their applications routinely. In this podcast, we will discuss current trends and security challenges around application modernization; and how security can help minimize the risk. This is important as many organizations are currently transforming their applications against a backdrop of going digital.

 

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