Live on RSACTV at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Infosecurity Magazine interviewed Chris Wysopal, CTO and co-founder of Veracode. Read More >>
Infosecurity: One year on from the last RSA Conference, how has the industry matured over the past 12 months?
Chris Wysopal: There’s always a new cool thing, a new cool tool, and this year it has been machine learning. There are a lot of benefits, but there is still a long way to go. We’ve also seen others focusing on going back to basics, so there has been a mix of approaches.
Infosecurity: Do you think we’re in a better or worse situation than we were a year ago?
Chris Wysopal: Well, we’ve seen a lot of investment leading to real improvements on the end point and in application security. Developers are getting used to working with security and the awareness has improved. Phishing awareness in particular has come a long way.
Infosecurity: What advice would you give to those starting out in infosec in 2017?
Chris Wysopal: Look at, and consider, the long-term industry trends and work out which direction you want to go in with your career. Infrastructure is moving to the cloud, and we need to be able to trust servers and clients.
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