What Does Software Supply Chain Security Threat Mean to Developers? – Dr. Chenxi Wang – ASW #194



How should we empower developers to embrace the NIST software development practices? Because from here on out, developers need to view themselves as the front lines of defense for the end-consumer. A more secure-aware developer leads to a more-protected consumer. Dr. Wang will offer her perspectives on the above question as well as address:
– How companies can set their developers up for security success
– The importance of implementing micro-learnings
– What should CISOs’ expectations be of developers and developers’ expectations of CISOs after Feb. 6 and beyond?
– How corporate boards should be aware of implications of developer’s pervasive development and software security and how they should work together Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/asw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

What Does Software Supply Chain Security Threat Mean to Developers?

Guests

Dr. Chenxi Wang

Chenxi Wang – Managing General Partner at Rain Capital

@chenxiwang

Dr. Chenxi Wang is the Founder and General Partner of Rain Capital, a Silicon Valley-based venture fund focused on Enterprise Software and Cybersecurity investments. A well-known operator, technologist, and thought leader in the Cybersecurity industry, Dr. Wang is a member of the Board of Directors for MDU Resources, a Fortune 500 company. Previously, Chenxi was Chief Strategy Officer at Twistlock, VP of strategy for Intel Security, and VP of research for Forrester. Chenxi was recognized as a Women-of-Influence by the SC Magazine, Women Tech Founders, and Cyber Risk alliance.

Chenxi’s career began as a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University, where she helped found the Cybersecurity Lab of Carnegie Mellon. Chenxi is a trusted advisor to IT executives and a sought-after keynote speaker. She has headlined events worldwide and been featured by top media outlets for her thought leadership work. Chenxi is a Forbes contributor and writes a column for Dark Reading. Chenxi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Virginia.

Hosts

John Kinsella

John Kinsella – Co-founder & CTO at Cysense

@johnlkinsella

John Kinsella is the Chief Architect for Accurics

Mike Shema

Mike Shema – Security Partner at Square

@Codexatron

Mike Shema is a Security Partner at Square.

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