Application Security , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Incentivizing Secure Application Development

Synopsys' Jim Ivers Offers Insights on Taking the Right Steps
Jim Ivers, vice president of marketing, software integrity group, Synopsys

Application security testing needs to be brought much closer to the development process to incentivize secure development, says Jim Ivers of Synopsys.

See Also: Real-Time Application and Cloud Workload Protection

In this video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Ivers discusses:

  • Why the "shift left" philosophy hasn't been working effectively;
  • DevSecOps as an opportunity for developers;
  • How repeated correction and reinforcement leads to writing better code.

Ivers is the vice president of marketing for the software integrity group at Synopsys. Previously, he led marketing at Cigital, Covata, Triumfant, Vovici, Cybertrust and webMethods and served as vice president of product management for Information Builders.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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