John Dickson

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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: RSAC# 2020 RCAP

The 2020 RSA Security Conference will go down as one of the more surreal gatherings of security professionals in recent memory. In spite of fears related to the coronavirus, the conference did, in fact, happen. Those who attended voted with their feet, weighing the risk of exposure to attending this once-a-year gathering.  Here are some of my observations […]

Post: #RSAC 2020 – Damn the Torpedoes…

“How far away from San Francisco is Sacramento?” my wife casually asked as I finished packing my suitcase for the 2020 RSA Security Conference. “I think about an hour and a half – maybe two hours away…. Why do you ask?”  I thought nothing of her innocuous question as I stuffed Purell hand wipes and a […]

Post: Musings on Patch Management

This article has been updated with new information for 2019. Denim Group is best known in the marketplace as an application security solution provider. With our ThreadFix vulnerability resolution platform we know a thing or two about identifying, mitigating, and remediating vulnerable applications. We are less well known for network security and strategic services, although […]

Webinar: AppSec in a World of Digital Transformation – Thank You

Thank you for your interest in Denim Group’s Webinar, “AppSec in a World of Digital Transformation.” You can view the webinar recording by clicking the link below. View Webinar Slides and Video

Webinar: AppSec in a World of Digital Transformation

Post: Seeking Feedback: Validating Vendor Claims Involving AI in Security Products

RSA Peer-to-Peer (P2P) sessions are some of the hidden gems that too many RSA attendees overlook in the organized chaos that is the world’s largest annual security conference.  I’ve had the opportunity to facilitate several P2P sessions at recent RSA conferences including last year’s session titled “Practical Applications of AI in Security: Success Stories from the […]