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David Lindner, Chief Information Security Officer

David is an experienced application security professional with over 20 years in cybersecurity. In addition to serving as the chief information security officer, David leads the Contrast Labs team that is focused on analyzing threat intelligence to help enterprise clients develop more proactive approaches to their application security programs. Throughout his career, David has worked within multiple disciplines in the security field—from application development, to network architecture design and support, to IT security and consulting, to security training, to application security. Over the past decade, David has specialized in all things related to mobile applications and securing them. He has worked with many clients across industry sectors, including financial, government, automobile, healthcare, and retail. David is an active participant in numerous bug bounty programs.

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Contrast Security champions Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Contrast Security champions Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Another year has passed, and once again Contrast is proud to be a Champion for Cybersecurity Awareness Month throughout..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/30

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/30

Insight #1 "Cybersecurity Awareness month starts on October 1, 2022. One of the themes is enabling MFA. If you haven’t..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/23

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/23

Insight #1 " Are you scanning your code repositories for secrets? What about your open file or network shares? Breaches..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/16

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/16

Insight #1 " Removing the entire security team as a cost savings measure will not end up saving you money in the short..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/9

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/9

Insight #1 " What is holding you back from evaluating a better way to do application security at your organization? I..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/2

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 9/2

Insight #1 " Another breach of a developer environment this week leads us to yet another realization that the..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 8/26

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 8/26

Insight #1 " If you are struggling with the adoption of MFA across your organization, it’s time to focus all your..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 8/19

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 8/19

Insight #1 " The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 was recently passed by the US House. This bill..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 8/12

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 8/12

Insight #1 "Penetration testing and vulnerability scanning are two different things. Penetration testing will give you..