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MEDIA ALERT: WhiteHat Security Announces New Virtual Series “Security in the Fast Lane: Securing Our App-Driven Economy”

WHAT: WhiteHat Security, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Ltd. and a leading application security provider, will present a virtual series entitled, “Security in the Fast Lane: Securing Our App-Driven Economy” hosted by its VP of Strategy & Business Development, Setu Kulkarni.

WHEN: The virtual series will take place on September 22-24, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 11 am PT each day. 

  • Session 1: Application Evolution is Transforming IT Security

                                           Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET 

  • Session 2: Are Your Apps in the Race to Win?

                                          Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

  • Session 3: New World, New Threats & Real-Life Problem Solving

                                          Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET


WHY ATTEND: “The new normal.” “Unprecedented times.” “Unforeseen conditions.” However you describe it, there is no question – things are different. Recent events have accelerated digital transformation for many businesses. 

As applications run the globally connected economy, companies are frustrated and overwhelmed as they struggle to keep themselves secure. Sophisticated hackers are poised to exploit new opportunities to disrupt operations, threaten critical data, and do some serious damage.

This three-day (one hour each) virtual series will gather critical information from industry leaders and application security professionals on what’s most important, where to pivot, and how to thrive in this unpredictable climate.

Get in the trenches with industry application security professionals as they share their perspective on our new world, new threats, and what they are hearing from their peers, customers, and readers. Join our insightful panelists from CNET, Dark Reading, Security Management Magazine, and WhiteHat Security and hear more about the real issues security professionals are facing today.

Session Details

(each session is one hour long)

Day 1: “Application Evolution is Transforming IT Security”

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET 

Speakers: Setu Kulkarni and Scott Crawford, Research Vice President for the Information Security Channel at 451 Research

Applications are ever evolving, and the global pandemic has accelerated the process. This has affected cybersecurity as a whole, increasing the complexity of applications and converging application development, deployment, and operations. Tune in to learn more about how the very nature of IT security is changing and what that means for the roles and expertise required inside your organization, so you can successfully secure your applications – and your future.

Day 2: “Are Your Apps in the Race to Win?”

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

Speakers: Setu Kulkarni, Chris Leffel, VP of Product Management at WhiteHat, and Rajeev Kozhikkattutuhodi, VP of Product Management, TIBCO

In this “bridge-the-gap” conversation between product development and product security, we will bring perspectives from both sides of the aisle that are important to consider. What does it mean to be in the fast lane of developing and delivering modern SaaS products? When and where do you think about security? And, how do you safely merge security into the fast lane? Where do you start? Tune in to hear a real-world example from TIBCO’s VP of Product Management, Rajeev Kozhikkattuthodi about how he built a SaaS product portfolio from scratch, how he thought about security, and how WhiteHat Security addresses the needs of organizations who are on the same journey. 

Day 3: “New World, New Threats & Real-Life Problem Solving” 

Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

Speakers: Megan Gates, senior editor at Security Management, and Laura Hautala, staff reporter at CNET, and Jai Vijayan, technology reporter at Dark Reading

To register for the virtual series, please visit this link.