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An executive conversation on AppSec with John Dickson, Principal Denim Group

Jack’s conversation with John is another episode in our app sec series exploring John’s unique perspective from his time advising companies at the Denim Group to his work with the Air Force and the State of Texas.  Jack and John riff on software security trends, the security industry in general and John’s famous “no purchase authority” t-shirt.

How to Launch a Career in Application Security — CyberSpeak Podcast

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Dan Cornell, chief technology officer at Denim Group, discusses his career journey and some of the steps you can take to begin a career in Application Security (AppSec). In the podcast, Cornell and host Chris Sienko discuss: How did you get interested in application security as […]

New patent in war against hackers

Computer hackers are a huge problem all over the world. So, when a local San Antonio company comes up with a new solution to combat those very hackers – an exciting buzz can be felt inside the S.A. scene. Get a look at Denim Group’s new patent in the war against illegally cracking code.

Web Vulnerabilities Up, IoT Flaws Down

Companies need to automate both their scanning for vulnerabilities and use agile develop methodologies to fix security issues as early in the software-development cycle as possible, says Dan Cornell, chief technology officer for the Denim Group, a software-security firm. “I think we are still at the saturation point, where organizations have a much greater focus […]

Don’t send sensitive info on Facebook Messenger, cybersecurity experts warn

“Messages in Facebook Messenger are likely more sensitive than the information many Facebook users reveal to friends and family in their profiles,” said John Dickson, principal at Denim Group. He warned that Facebook was trading user safety for profit. “Facebook has been able to make billions by selling user information and behavior information in exchange for access […]

Marriott’s $13.6 Billion Starwood Deal Bought Security Risk

“The hospitality industry’s rhetoric about cybersecurity far outpaces its actual investment in it,” said John Dickson, principal at Denim Group, a cybersecurity firm. “For having so much personal information, they’re too cavalier about cybersecurity.” The biggest risk facing the company is that the breach will harm Marriott’s relationship with the frequent guests it paid so […]