Contrast Security CISO to Present on Open Source Code Risks at GlueCon 2022
May 17, 2022 — Los Altos, CA — Contrast Security (Contrast), the leader in code security that empowers developers to secure-as-they code, announces Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) David Lindner ’s upcoming session "What Risks Matter -- And Don't -- In Your Open Source" and sponsorship at GlueCon, which is taking place Wednesday, May 18, 2022- Thursday, May 19, 2022, in Broomfield Colorado.
“As digital transformation accelerates, software developers face increasing pressure to speed up their work, and open-source software helps them meet aggressive timelines by dropping standardized code into an application. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are targeting more attacks on the software supply chain, exploiting software vulnerabilities that occur in production. This is precisely why I’m looking forward to educating Gluecon attendees about the most common open-source code risks and which attack vectors they must focus on protecting.” said David Lindner, Chief Information Security Officer at Contrast Security.
What: David Lindner’s GlueCon session “What Risks Matter -- And Don't -- In Your Open Source" will educate attendees on the importance of organizations having a comprehensive picture of active and inactive libraries and classes, library age, vulnerabilities, and licensing issues as well as the top best practices to protect open-source code in their applications. Attendees will also learn the findings from the telemetry of thousands of real-world applications revealing trends of library usage and vulnerabilities.
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 2:35-3:05pm MDT
Register: To learn more about GlueCon and Contrast’s other upcoming events, please visit https://www.contrastsecurity.com/upcoming-events.
About Contrast Security:
Contrast Security secures the code that global business relies on. It is the industry's most modern and comprehensive Code Security Platform, removing security roadblock inefficiencies and empowering enterprise developers to write and release secure application code faster. Embedding code analysis and attack prevention directly into software with instrumentation, the Contrast platform automatically detects vulnerabilities while developers write code, eliminates false positives, and provides context-specific how-to-fix guidance for easy and fast vulnerability remediation. Doing so enables application and development teams to collaborate more effectively and to innovate faster while accelerating digital transformation initiatives. This is why a growing number of the world's largest private and public sector organizations rely on Contrast to secure their applications in development and extend protection to cloud and on-premise applications in production.
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