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Katharine Watson, Sr. Data Analyst and Data Scientist

Katharine brings a wide range of analyst experience to Contrast. She has a history of devouring large data sets to discover knowledge and produce compelling narratives for a wide range of audiences. She is focused on using data to help tell Contrast’s story. Before joining the Contrast team, Katharine worked as an analyst, consultant, and project manager in both the private and non-profit sectors.

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MORE JAVA ATTACKS HIT EXISTING VULNERABILITIES IN MARCH–APRIL

MORE JAVA ATTACKS HIT EXISTING VULNERABILITIES IN MARCH–APRIL

The massive application attacks on SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server in recent months did not slow the activity..

A BIGGER SHARE OF VULNERABILITIES WERE SERIOUS IN THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF THE YEAR

A BIGGER SHARE OF VULNERABILITIES WERE SERIOUS IN THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF THE YEAR

Until recently, the word “Hafnium” most commonly referred to an obscure atomic element—atomic number 72 in the Periodic..

AS 2020 CLOSED OUT, MORE APPLICATIONS HAD SERIOUS VULNERABILITIES AND ATTACK LIKELIHOOD REMAINED ELEVATED

AS 2020 CLOSED OUT, MORE APPLICATIONS HAD SERIOUS VULNERABILITIES AND ATTACK LIKELIHOOD REMAINED ELEVATED

As we look back on 2020, I think we all would agree that it was a year like no other. What we now know is that for many..

CONTRAST V.5 BETA RISKSCORE RELEASE HELPS WITH APPSEC PRIORITIZATION CHALLENGES

CONTRAST V.5 BETA RISKSCORE RELEASE HELPS WITH APPSEC PRIORITIZATION CHALLENGES

The massive SolarWinds hack is a stark reminder of the importance of application security, but as most readers of this..

Application Risk From 4 of Top 5 Vulnerability Attack Types Grows, .NET Applications Become Bigger Target for Attacks

Application Risk From 4 of Top 5 Vulnerability Attack Types Grows, .NET Applications Become Bigger Target for Attacks

Industries across the spectrum are seeing rapid changes in their threat landscape. With the arrival of COVID-19,..

Application Security Risks Remain Elevated

Application Security Risks Remain Elevated

Highlights From Contrast Security's Bimonthly Application Security Intelligence Report The saying that “every company..

Application Vulnerabilities Spike, .NET Applications Appear in the Attack Crosshairs

Application Vulnerabilities Spike, .NET Applications Appear in the Attack Crosshairs

COVID-19 transformed businesses overnight. Suddenly, more than half of the workforce found themselves working from home..

Application Security Risk Is 1.7x Higher for Organizations That Fail to Manage Security Debt

Application Security Risk Is 1.7x Higher for Organizations That Fail to Manage Security Debt

Analyzing data captured from June 2019 to May 2020, Contrast Labs found that applications experienced over 13,000..

What Vulnerabilities and Attacks Matter? Insights from Contrast Labs’ AppSec Intelligence Report

What Vulnerabilities and Attacks Matter? Insights from Contrast Labs’ AppSec Intelligence Report

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, growing in sophistication as well as volume and velocity. This presents..