Modern Web Applications are a complex collection of code created by your developers leveraging both open source and 3rd party code to deliver the most compelling end-user experience possible. As the web application has evolved to be rapidly updated by multiple teams using content from a diverse collection of sources, it is straining traditional AppSec security processes. This 30 minute talk will review these trends and offer suggestions for Web Application Defenders who need to stay ahead of these threats.
In his 15 years at Akamai, Patrick has held a number of leadership positions including leading the Enterprise Security Architect team. Patrick and his team work with customers when they come under attack and designs security architectures to protect them from threats. In the course of helping to fend off so many attacks, he has gained visibility into attacks targeting many of the top Enterprises. With his ability to see Security issues as a critical component of a client's business strategy, Patrick often speaks at security events and with clients around the world. Prior to Akamai, Patrick held various leadership positions at DISA, AT&T, Savvis, and Cable and Wireless.