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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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Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 2/3

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 2/3

Insight #1 " CISA is establishing a supply chain security risk management office. I love it, it fits, and I hope we see..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/27

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/27

Insight #1 " It really is time for LastPass users to stop using it. They have had many breaches over the past few..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/20

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/20

Insight #1 " Being a great security leader takes empathy and an ability to make hard decisions. It is not someone who..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/13

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/13

Insight #1 " SBOMS are coming to fruition. Two major components to work through are the creation of an SBOM by..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/6

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 1/6

Insight #1 " If your source code is leaked, the first thing you need to do is make sure the malicious actors are not..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/30

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/30

Insight #1 " My first cyber security prediction for 2023 is that we will see a major breach due to log4j. With 50% of..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/23

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/23

Insight #1 " Good deed 1 for this holiday. Help a friend or family member enable MFA on their banking accounts."  ..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/16

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/16

Insight #1 " Lobbying from ITIC has pushed back on the recent OMB 22-18 directive to require self-attestations and..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/9

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/9

Insight #1 " It’s holiday time, and that means phishing attempts will go up. Those 'sales' and 'prize' emails will..