Events , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , RSA Conference

Preparing for ‘Shift Left’

Venafi's Shivajee Samdarshi on Changing Mindset in Software Development
Shivajee Samdarshi, Vice President of Engineering, Venafi

The cybersecurity adversaries embrace the concept of "shift left," so shouldn't the defenders? Shivajee Samdarshi of Venafi discusses the implications and mindset change for software development and engineering teams.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of ISMG’s RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Samdarshi discusses:

  • How threat actors have embraced "shift left";
  • What this means in the development context;
  • How the roles of InfoSec professionals may also change.

Samdarshi is the vice president of engineering at Venafi and leads the research and development effort for all of Venafi's products. He has over 25 years of experience in developing mission-critical software that is currently being used by some of the world’s leading companies in finance, transportation, healthcare and more. Prior to Venafi, he was the senior vice president of engineering at WhiteHat Security and vice president of engineering at TIBCO Software.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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