DHS: Cyberattack greater threat than bombs

“They are definitely in the B team, but they have capabilities nonetheless,” said John Dickson, a cybersecurity expert and principal at Denim Group Ltd., a company in the business of software security.

Dickson had been tracking North Korean cyber activity for years.

“I characterize (North Korea) as having increasing capability – they are nowhere near the level of the Chinese or Russians, but the thing about nation states is they are able to concentrate a handful of smart people and put a lot of resources at something, and also have a sustained focus,” Dickson added.

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Denim Group is the leading secure software development firm, serving as a trusted advisor to customers on matters of software risk and security. The company builds software for the most security conscious while helping organizations assess and mitigate risk within their existing software. Denim Group's flagship ThreadFix product accelerates the process of software vulnerability remediation, reflecting the company's rich understanding of what it takes to fix application vulnerabilities faster. Denim Group has emerged as a strong contributor to the larger application security community and has actively participated in the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) since shortly after its inception.

Among many other awards, Denim Group has landed on the "Inc. 5000" list - which recognizes the country's 5000 fastest-growing private companies - for five years in a row. In addition, the San Antonio Business Journal named Denim Group as one of the "Best Places to Work" in the city.

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