Join Nick Shamsfard, from Mend.io, as we seek to uncover the true meaning of shift left in the realm of application security.

Speaker

Nick Shamsfard

Agenda

6:00pm - Coffee and networking
6:30pm - Main presentation – Nick Shamsfard
7:30pm - Q&A – chaired by Roy Harrow followed by light refreshments
8:30pm - Close

Synopsis

Join Nick Shamsfard, a Sales Engineer with Mend.io, as we dive into the work of Application Security and unravel the true meaning of the term 'Shifting Left'.

We'll discuss the challenges, both hypothetical and practical, that you can expect to encounter and what the realities of shifting left in any organisation look like. Mend.io is recognised as an Application Security Testing (AST) leader, providing a platform for open-source security and code security, to help organisations manage and trust their software assets.

Nick will share his experience and include a practical demonstration of how and why application security considerations can be handled as an integrated part of the development life cycle.

About the speaker

Nick Shamsfard

Nick has been in the IT industry for 10 years now, working with companies such as Coca-Cola European Partners, Unipart, Amey. His primary role is pre- and post-sales support in EMEA & APAC, helping both new and existing customers implement best practices to secure their SDLC using the Mend's tooling suite.

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COVID-19

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This event is brought to you by: BCS DevSecOps specialist group

Hybrid event: Will the real 'Shift Left' please stand up?
Date and time
Thursday 29 February, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Ground Floor, 25 Copthall Avenue
London
EC2R 7BP
Price
Free