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SECURITY INFLUENCERS BLOG

Security influencers provide real-world insight and “in-the-trenches” experiences on topics ranging from application security to DevOps and risk management

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing

Mark's extensive experience spans over 28 years in marketing high-tech products and services to consumers and corporations. Specific area of expertise is application security and mobile application security.

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Thought Leaders

How Can CISOs Create A Balanced Portfolio Of Cybersecurity Products?

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | March 28, 2017

We’re entering a world of deepening complexity when it comes to security for the modern enterprise. With companies integrating legacy data centers, manufacturing facilities, and networks with the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT), all..

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Contrast News

Contrast Security Recognized on CRN’s 2017 Security 100 List

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | March 6, 2017

Los Altos, Calif. – March 6, 2017Contrast Security, the first company to enable self-protecting software, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named them to its annual Security 100 list. This project recognizes the..

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PRESS RELEASE: Contrast Security Named the Only Visionary in Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | March 2, 2017

Company growth, innovative technology and fit with DevOps strengthen Contrast in a fast growing market

Los Altos, Calif. – March 2, 2017Contrast Security, the first company to enable self-protecting software, today announced it was named the..

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PRESS RELEASE: Contrast Named Rookie Security Company of the Year by SC Awards 2017

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | February 24, 2017

Contrast Security’s New Era of Self-Protecting Software Honored with an Excellence Award

Los Altos, Calif. – Feb. 23, 2017Contrast Security was named Rookie Security Company of the Year at the SC Awards dinner and presentation. Contrast, the..

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PRESS RELEASE: Contrast Labs Reveals 25% of Web Apps Still Vulnerable to Eight of the OWASP Top Ten

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | February 12, 2017

Research Also Finds that 80 Percent of Software Applications Had at Least One Vulnerability

Los Altos, Calif. – Feb. 13, 2017Contrast Security, the first company to enable self-protecting software, today announced the findings of a security..

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A Word About Security in Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM)

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | February 9, 2017

Agile development and DevOps are fueling the evolution of application life-cycle management (ALM) as delivery cycles continue to shrink. While the original promise of end-to-end visibility and traceability is still important, today’s ALM is more..

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Contrast News- Thought Leaders

DevOps Security: Turn Security into Code [RSA Preview]

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | January 31, 2017

The San Francisco edition of the annual RSA security conference is just around the corner. DevOps security is a hot topic right now, and the RSA schedule includes a day-long seminar dubbed "DevOps Connect: DevSecOps Edition."

The list of security..

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Contrast News

PRESS RELEASE: Contrast Security Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest 2017

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | January 19, 2017

Los Altos, Calif. – Jan. 19, 2017Contrast Security has been named one of 10 finalists for RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest 2017. The Innovation Sandbox Contest promotes the best new approaches to information security technology, and..

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WOO HOO... Contrast Security a Finalist for RSA Innovation Sandbox 2017

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | January 17, 2017

Please reserve time at RSA on Monday, February 13 at 1:00 PM, to see RSA Innovation Sandbox 2017 finalist Contrast Security present its innovative self-protecting software technology.

RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security..

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Contrast News

PRESS RELEASE: Contrast Makes .NET Applications Self-Defending

Mark Hodgson, Vice President of Marketing | December 20, 2016

Los Altos, Calif. – Dec. 19, 2016Contrast Security, the leader in next-generation application security, today announced that Contrast Protect now supports Microsoft .NET applications. Contrast Protect uses runtime application self-protection..

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Testing IT, Ltd.
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