BTS of the Cyber Fight and Building a Resilient Web App Security Program – ESW #230

“Behind the scenes of the cyber fight” – talking about the good on the defender side, taking down cyber criminal supply chains, partnerships, taking down ransomware gangs.

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Prior to building a web security program, you have to have a plan. How does one create that plan? In this segment, Kevin will focus on some concrete steps to help you create an AppSec plan using a simple framework.

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Full Episode Show Notes

BTS of the Cyber Fight and Building a Resilient Web App Security Program


Derek Manky

Derek Manky – Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs

Experienced thought leader and innovator who has helped to build global collaborative frameworks in the cyber security industry. Strategist to global leaders/heads of state, private public sector relations, C-Suite consultant, threat intelligence expert on cybercrime.

Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher – Chief Revenue Officer at Netsparker by Invicti Security


Kevin Gallagher is the CRO of Invicti Security, the company behind the well-known brands, Acunetix and Netsparker. He is a top performing senior executive with 17+ years’ experience managing, bringing to market and selling innovative software management solutions to various high value market segments. Having worked at both start up’s and well established companies, Gallagher has earned recognition as a top – producing sales executive, serving as a motivating team leader and mentor.

Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel – President & CEO at Cyber Threat Alliance


Michael leads the CTA team and oversees the organization’s operations. Prior to joining the CTA in February 2017, Michael served from June 2012 to January 2017 as Special Assistant to President Obama and Cybersecurity Coordinator on the National Security Council Staff. In this role, Michael led the development of national cybersecurity strategy and policy, and ensured that the US government effectively partnered with the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and other nations.


Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance


Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian – Founder at Security Weekly


Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.