Integrating cyber into regular warfare will take a while. The first step should be to overlay cyber with electronic warfare missions. As John Dickson, a principal at the Denim Group and a former U.S. military intelligence officer, points out, “the U.S. should revisit its current approach, apply what it learned over the last several decades […]
Denim Group release of the latest version of ThreadFix, the company’s application vulnerability resolution platform for developers and security professionals. The upgrades in ThreadFix 2.5 make it possible for security teams to centrally enforce pre-defined application security policies, and development teams to automatically orchestrate application testing resulting in seamless incorporation of security testing into the […]
It is a simple fact – members of security teams will be outnumbered by members of development teams, and in most organizations, will probably be politically outgunned as well. This is because development teams support lines of business by innovating, delivering new products, and providing immediate value to stakeholders. Security acts in a risk management […]
The sirens “highlighted latent vulnerabilities that most people didn’t know about,” said John Dickson, principal at the San Antonio-based network security firm Denim Group Ltd. Like many critical infrastructure networks, he pointed out that emergency management systems “are architected for resiliency, redundancy — to withstand the onslaughts of Mother Nature, not of another human being.” […]
“In addition to my RSAC-TV presentation on Effective Application Security Testing for DevOps, I had the opportunity to run a Peer2Peer session at RSAC 2017 on Implementing SecDevOps in Regulated Industries. I proposed this session topic because, although there is a lot of public information about how organizations are managing their transition to DevOps, most […]
“Following the mantra of ‘building a world where technology is trusted’, we empower clients to build software in a faster and secure manner,” Dickson adds.