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Tim Freestone, Vice President of Corporate Marketing

Tim leads the Corporate Marketing organization at Contrast, which includes Creative Services, Operations, Field, Channel, Growth, Communications, PR, and Customer Marketing across North America, EMEA, and APJ. Before Contrast, Tim led a high-performing team at Fortinet charged with brand, content, and demand-gen/growth marketing. Previous to Fortinet, Tim built out demand-gen operations for NetApp in the Americas and then globally. He cut his teeth in the tech space in New York where he was a founding partner in a technology marketing services agency that grew to over 50 employees with no external investment.

Manual Application Vulnerability Management Delays Innovation While Increasing Business Risk

Traditional approaches to application security (AppSec), such as legacy static application security testing (SAST) and dynamic application security testing (DAST), lack visibility across an application’s attack surface. As they analyze lines of..

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How Hackers Are Exploiting COVID-19 and What Organizations Can Do About It

Now that many people are working from home due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), businesses are facing unprecedented cybersecurity challenges. Unfortunately, among many challenges, hackers are poised to capitalize on the crisis by attacking..

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AppSec Instrumentation Addresses AppSec Skills Shortage

According to ISACA’s State of Cybersecurity 2020 Report, which is based on data gathered from more than 2,000 respondents in more than 100 countries, cybersecurity threats continue unabated while a cybersecurity skills gap is presenting serious..

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