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Interview: Tim Mackey, Synopsys
Tim Mackey is a principal security strategist within the Synopsys CyRC (Cybersecurity Research Center). He joined Synopsys as part of the Black Duck Software acquisition where he worked to bring integrated security scanning technology to Red Hat OpenShift and the Kubernetes container orchestration platforms. As a security strategist, Tim applies his skills in distributed systems engineering, mission critical engineering, performance monitoring, and large-scale data center operations to customer problems. He takes the lessons learned from those activities and delivers talks globally at well-known events such as RSA, OSCON, Open Source Summit, KubeCon, Interop, CA World, Container World, DevSecCon, DevOps Days, and the IoT Summit. Tim is also an O’Reilly Media published author.
The security of any application is a function of the decisions made during development.
Measuring the risk of those decisions isn't something contained within a single tool, but instead requires a set of perspectives on how a "bad decision" can manifest itself in the security of the app.
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Learning & Tools
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