The Role of Security in a Highly Automated Workplace

Chris Wysopal

Founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Information Systems Officer, Veracode

Yousuf Khan

Chief Information Officer, Automation Anywhere

Automation Anywhere CIO Yousuf Khan joins Veracode Founder, CTO & CISO Chris Wysopal to discuss the need to dramatically amp up application security as companies advance their intelligent-automation initiatives. The issue has gained urgency in an era of ubiquitous cloud applications and new data-privacy regulations.

 

About the Presenters

Chris Wysopal

Founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Information Systems Officer, Veracode

Chris Wysopal is Chief Technology Officer at Veracode. He oversees technology strategy and information security. Prior to co-founding Veracode in 2006 Veracode, Chris was vice president of research and development at security consultancy @stake, which was acquired by Symantec.

In the 1990s, Chris was one of the original vulnerability researchers at The L0pht, a hacker think tank, where he was one of the first to publicize the risks of insecure software. He has testified to the US Congress on the subjects of government security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software.

Chris received a BS in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is the author of The Art of Software Security Testing.

 

Yousuf Khan

Chief Information Officer, Automation Anywhere

Yousuf Khan is responsible for leading and overseeing the vision, strategy, and operations of Automation Anywhere’s IT department on a global scale. He also provides strategic IT leadership and direction for all business units and functions, delivering technology solutions that power innovation and operational excellence throughout the organization.

Prior to Automation Anywhere, Mr. Khan served as CIO and Vice President of Customer Success at Moveworks. Prior to this, Mr. Khan was the CIO of Pure Storage, where he joined as the company’s first CIO and was part of the leadership team that led the company through its IPO and international growth. Before Pure Storage, Mr. Khan was part of the leadership team of Qualys, where he also served as the company’s first CIO, leading all IT including business applications, product integration, sales operations, and security.

 
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