Which AppSec Testing Type is Right for You?

Presented by

Chris Kirsch, Director Product Marketing, Veracode

About this talk

Although there are a variety of application security technologies, there is no silver bullet. You need to gather the strengths of multiple analysis techniques along the entire application lifetime — from development to testing to production — to drive down application risk. Each testing type, from static to dynamic to software composition analysis and manual pen testing, has different strengths and weaknesses and are better in different scenarios, but you won’t be effective without taking advantage of them all. Join this session to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the different AppSec testing types, how they work together, and how to get started. About the speaker: Chris Kirsch works on the products team at Veracode and has 22 years of experience in security, particularly in the areas of application security testing, security assessments, incident response, and cryptography. Previously, he managed Metasploit and incident response solutions at Rapid7 and held similar positions at Thales e-Security and PGP Corporation. He is the winner of the Social Engineering CTF Black Badge competition at DEF CON 25. This session is part of Veracode's "Your AppSec Game Plan" Summit.

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