Application Security & Online Fraud , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Managing Open Source Components

BNP Paribas' Patrick Pitchappa on Application Security
Patrick Pitchappa, head, information security, BNP Paribas

Because open source components have known vulnerabilities, it's important for companies to invest in the right tools to help developers build the right applications, says Patrick Pitchappa of BNP Paribas banking group.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group’s recent Cybersecurity Summit in Mumbai, Pitchappa also discusses:

  • How developers can change their approach while building an application;
  • The concerns with open source components;
  • How developers can be made more responsible for application vulnerabilities.

Pitchappa is head of information security at BNP Paribas. He has 24 years of international experience in managing IT operations, IT risks, application security and production support.

About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.

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