Application security, Cloud security, DevOps, Vulnerability management

The Lost Year: The Impact of the Pandemic on Web App Security – Ryan Bergquist – BSW #216

The shift away from web application security, caused by the pandemic and the focus on remote workforces, resulted in an increased number of web vulnerabilities, as shown in the latest Acunetix by Invicti Web Application Vulnerability Report. In this segment, Ryan will discuss the main results, the trends that might have caused them, and advise how you can protect your organization against vulnerabillties that can negatively impact your business.

Segment Resources:

The Invicti AppSec Indicator, Spring 2021 Edition: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Report

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Ryan Bergquist
Ryan Bergquist
Enterprise Solutions Engineer at Invicti Security

Part of the Solutions Engineering Team at Invicti Security, Ryan graduated in Information Systems and Security as well as Computer Forensics and Security. Ryan has been working in the Cyber Security industry for 4 years through various roles in Security Engineering and Product Management. He is passionate about Cyber Security and technology in general.


Matt Alderman
Matt Alderman
Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance
Adrian Sanabria
Adrian Sanabria
Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security
Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
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