Application security, Cloud security, DevOps, Vulnerability management

Reading Industry Analyst Tea Leaves To Predict The Future – Taylor McCaslin – ASW #137

It's analyst season with the new Forrester Wave on SAST recently published as well as Gartner's Application Security Testing Magic Quadrant publishing in April. We'll talk about what are analyst reports, how should you use them, and how should you interpret placement on them as as I like to call it, reading the analyst tea leaves.

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Taylor McCaslin
Taylor McCaslin
Sr. Product Manager - Secure at GitLab

Taylor McCaslin (he/him) is a multi-disciplinary Investor, Product Manager, and Technologist living in Austin, Texas. Taylor works as a Senior Product Manager at GitLab focused on Security products. He is also the Founder of Product Trust Investments, an angel fund focused on impact investing with companies that build ethical products that customers trust. Since 2012 he has worked at enterprise-scale, hyper-growth technology companies including: New Knowledge, Duo Security, WP Engine,, Bazaarvoice. Taylor can be found geeking out with the latest Apple gadget, skiing, or enjoying the expansive Austin art scene. He also enjoys volunteering with local human rights and LGBTQ organizations around central Texas as well as mentoring young technologists looking to start careers in the tech.


Mike Shema
Mike Shema
Security Partner at Square
John Kinsella
John Kinsella
Co-founder & CTO at Cysense
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