John Dickson

John Dickson is an internationally recognized security leader, entrepreneur and Principal at Denim Group, Ltd. He has nearly 20 years' hands-on experience in intrusion detection, network security and application security in the commercial, public and military sectors. As a Denim Group Principal, he helps executives and Chief Security Officers (CSO's) of Fortune 500 companies, including major financial institutions, launch and expand their critical application security initiatives.

Posts by John Dickson

Post: DevOps Demystified: A Primer for Security Practitioners

  Key starting points for those still struggling to understand the concept. Back when I was burning up the ISSA and ISACA speaking circuit, I passed out a quiz before each presentation. The quiz focused on application development terms that an entry-level software developer could easily answer, such as, “what’s a software library?” and “what’s an IDE?” As I […]

Webinar: Reducing Attack Surface in Budget Constrained Environments – Thank You

Thank you for your interest in Denim Group’s Webinar, “Reducing Attack Surface in Budget Constrained Environments.” You can view the webinar recording by clicking the link below. View Webinar Slides and Video

Webinar: Reducing Attack Surface in Budget Constrained Environments

Post: Putting Millions to Work for the Mid-Terms – How States Are Using Federal Dollars to Secure the 2018 Elections

  Secretaries of State across the US got a pleasant surprise earlier in the year when the Federal government included $380 million into its omnibus spending bill that was approved by Congress and signed into law by the President in March.  Funded by the Help America Vote Act, the money has been provided to the […]

Webinar: Securing Voting Infrastructure before the Mid-Term Elections- Thank You

Thank you for your interest in Denim Group’s Webinar, “Securing Voting Infrastructure before the Mid-Term Elections.” You can view the webinar recording by clicking the link below. View Webinar Slides and Video

Webinar: Securing Voting Infrastructure before the Mid-Term Elections