Collaboration Rules! Challenging Transparency in Modern App Sec – Rickard Carlsson – ESW #225

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Rickard Carlsson, CEO at Detectify, joins us to talk about collaboration as the modern approach application security. During the discussion, we’ll cover:

– why organizations should challenge transparency and open up their security practices and information internally,
– how to approach security as a collaborative effort (with some real-life examples),
– and Detectify’s vision of building a hub where security information and research is shared across the globe.

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Full Episode Show Notes

Collaboration Rules! Challenging Transparency in Modern App Sec


Rickard Carlsson

Rickard Carlsson – Co-founder & CEO at Detectify

Detectify is led by entrepreneurial tech nerd Rickard Carlsson. As one of the co-founders, Rickard has grown Detectify from a group of ethical hackers with an idea on how to make the internet safer, to an international industry challenger that’s 140+ people strong. Combining software automation with the knowledge of elite hackers and scaling it to the masses, Detectify makes security a collaborative effort that changes traditional ways of working.

Rickard has a background in tech and management consulting, and has lived and worked in Sweden, India and the US.


Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance


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

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security


As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.

Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields – CMO at JupiterOne


Tyler advises, guides, and operates high tech startups primarily in the B2B security space. He is a former market analyst, engineer, product manager, marketing leader, and partnership manager. In other words, Tyler builds and grows businesses – in all aspects. He’s a board advisor, angel investor, and board member at multiple firms and an investment advisor for a venture debt business. He loves to play guitar and poker in his free time.


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