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[7-23-21] “Hacking Code” – CISO Series Video Chat

Please join us on Friday, July 23rd, 2021 for CISO Series Video Chat “Hacking Code: An hour of critical thinking on avoiding self-harming code.” 

REGISTER for the event on 7-23-21

Before a developer compiles their code, they may unknowingly be participating in unsafe coding practices. If you don’t do static code analysis and even searches for embedded secrets like credentials, these small issues can blossom into a good ‘ole fashioned breach. Let’s have a discussion about what are issues we can and should deal with as early as possible in the development process.

Joining me for this discussion will be:

In preparation for our discussion, think about the following:

  • What are the common mistakes that are being made in private code?
  • How wary do you need to be about public code repositories? 
  • What can a developer be trained on? What requires a security person’s involvement? 
  • What can static scanning tools fail to uncover? 
  • How much security should the developer need to know? Developers are required to know so much. What should a developer’s responsibility be? Is there a shared responsibility model between developer and security team? 

It all starts at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern. At the end of the hour [11 AM Pacific/2 PM Eastern] we’ll switch gears into a series of impromptu 1-on-1 five-minute meetings where everyone will be randomly paired. Nothing to prepare, we’ll do the matching.

Got feedback? Join the conversation on LinkedIn.

HUGE thanks to our sponsor GitGuardian


  • Best bad ideas get first responses in “Department of YES” or “Beat the Bad Idea”.
  • The BEST bad idea wins an award and a really awesome CISO Series jacket. Also, if you register early by the Tuesday (5pm PT) of that week’s video chat, you will be entered into a raffle where one lucky register will win a jacket (repeat winners get a $25 Amazon gift card).

The CISO Series Video Chats are open discussion where all viewers and listeners are welcome to become participants. Before the scheduled event, connect your webcam and microphone (avoid Bluetooth) and test your equipment here. During the discussion, if you have a question or comment, let it be known in the chat room and our producer will do his best to get as many of you into the conversation. We look forward to you joining us.


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