Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 10/14

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 10/14

Insight #1

The White House says “Energy Star” security labels for Internet of Things (IoT) devices are coming! This is so exciting, but they need to be required and not opt-in. And if we are getting what we wish for, expand these labels to all software.”

Insight #2

Keeping software up to date is one of the best ways to prevent successful attacks. Maybe it’s time we have a “Patch Monday” for the masses to make sure their most often used software is up to date with the latest security patches.”

Insight #3

Halfway through Cyber Security Awareness month, have you enabled MFA yet?”

David Lindner, Chief Information Security Officer

David Lindner, Chief Information Security Officer

David is an experienced application security professional with over 20 years in cybersecurity. In addition to serving as the chief information security officer, David leads the Contrast Labs team that is focused on analyzing threat intelligence to help enterprise clients develop more proactive approaches to their application security programs. Throughout his career, David has worked within multiple disciplines in the security field—from application development, to network architecture design and support, to IT security and consulting, to security training, to application security. Over the past decade, David has specialized in all things related to mobile applications and securing them. He has worked with many clients across industry sectors, including financial, government, automobile, healthcare, and retail. David is an active participant in numerous bug bounty programs.

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from AppSec Observer authored by David Lindner, Director, Application Security. Read the original post at: https://www.contrastsecurity.com/security-influencers/cybersecurity-insights-with-contrast-ciso-david-lindner-10/14