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Cybersecurity champions could be your secret weapon in raising employee cyber-awareness

“Security champions programs aim to build a better security culture and get DevOps to create secure software more reliably,” says Dan Cornell, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with US application security company Denim Group. Cornell is a big proponent of cybersecurity champions and has helped many organizations launch programs. He says their aims vary depending on […]

San Antonio Cybersecurity Experts on Alert for Coronavirus-Related Attacks

To increase security, organizations should implement a two-factor authentication on every system, said John Dickson, principal at Denim Group, an application security firm. “Ideally, remote workers are logging in from dedicated laptops that are controlled and managed by their employer,” Dickson said. “Otherwise, you run into what are called endpoint security issues, namely, you have to […]

What your DevOps team needs to know: 4 lessons from exploited vulnerabilities

While the OWASP Top-10 is a good start for a list of software vulnerability classes that need coverage, every development team has a different list. What is important is for the company to make sure it has good coverage—through tools and processes—of the vulnerability classes on the developers’ list, said Dan Cornell, chief technology officer of […]

How IoT changes your threat model: 4 key considerations

Similarly, when employees and executives interact as a group or individually with technologies like voice-activated virtual assistants, data confidentiality and privacy can become important concerns, says Dan Cornell, CTO at the Denim Group. Conversations that happen in conference rooms or in an executive office can involve privileged and protected information that are sent to the […]

Which InfoSec Jobs Will Best Survive a Recession?

And amid digital transformation and other technology investments, he thinks security professionals with cloud security expertise will be particularly hard to find. John Dickson, a principal with The Denim Group, an application security firm, echoes Beam’s statement. “Below the surface, I see an acceleration of the trend favoring more technical security expertise, particularly involving cloud […]

How Company Cultures Dictated Work-from-Home Readiness

Companies large and small are discovering just how prepared they were for all employees to work remotely The past few weeks have been a blur. I’ve eliminated the word “unprecedented” from my vocabulary. I’ve become a Zoom subject matter expert and have had far too much fun applying unique Zoom backgrounds to surprise my colleagues. […]