Finding the unknown before it finds you

Abstract

The requirement for application modernization is urgent. However, we continue to see new vulnerabilities emerge. When security flaws in applications (such as legacy, desktop, online, mobile, and micro services) are exploited, threat actors can get visibility and access to the company’s data.

As per one of the research 96.8% code on the internet is OpenSource. When Open Source is eating up the whole internet. It becomes imperative to know the aspects of the open source’s usage, if the open source libraries are not used properly or updated on time, open source can make the applications severely vulnerable. With the talk, we will find the hidden threats with open source projects and will try and see how we can find before someone else finds it.


Speakers Information


Vandana Verma Sehgal

Vandana is a Security Relations leader at Snyk with current focus on DevSecOps. In her previous experience, she has dealt with Application security, Vulnerability management, SOC, Infrastructure security and Cloud Security. She is a seasoned speaker / Trainer and presented at various public events ranging from Global OWASP AppSec events to BlackHat events to regional events like BSides events in India. She is part of the OWASP Global board of directors (Vice - Chair). She also works in various communities towards diversity initiatives InfosecGirls, InfosecKids and WoSec. Vandana is a member of the Black Hat Asia Review Board as well as multiple other conferences including Grace Hopper India, OWASP AppSec USA to name a few. She is also one of the organisers of BSides Delhi. She has been the recipient of multiple prestigious awards like Resilient CISO award by Dynamic CISO, Cyber Security Woman of the Year Award 2020 by Cyber Sec Awards, Application Security Influencer 2020 by Whitesource to name a few. She has also been listed as one of the top women leaders in this field of technology and cybersecurity in India by Instasafe.





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