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Justin Leo - Technical Product Manager, Java and Python

Justin is the Technical Product Manager for the Java, Python, and Ruby agents at Contrast. He utilizes his previous background as a Senior Software Engineer for Python at Contrast to aid in the product direction of the agents he oversees. His background in building the Python agent and working on some of the company's early core projects allow him to have a unique view into how technical skills apply in Product Management. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a BS in Computer Science.

Getting Started with Contrast Security Community Edition for Java

Traditional code scanning tools for application security (AppSec) bog down DevOps workflows and suffer from major accuracy problems—false positive alerts that must be triaged as well as false negatives that let unknown threats slip past defenses...

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Open-Source Python Salt CVEs and the Cisco Server Breach

Hackers recently exploited two critical vulnerabilities (CVEs) in SaltStack’s "Salt" management framework in order to compromise a handful of servers at Cisco. As defined by the National Vulnerability Database (NVD), the specific CVEs in question..

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Contrast Security Further Expands Industry’s Broadest IAST Language Support with the Addition of Python

Python is one of the most widely used languages for web application development today. It’s a dynamic language that is equipped with built-in data structures—which makes it attractive for rapid application development as well as a scripting..

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