Pen testing, Bug bounties

Approaching AppSec Like a Hacker – Johanna Ydergard, Roberto Giachetta – ASW #144

March 22, 2021

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Security is struggling to keep up with securing modern web applications and the fast pace of wild web hacks. Detectify is building automated app scanners that can think like a hacker and shorten vulnerability detection time down to minutes and hours, whilst helping ethical hackers do bug bounty/disclosures in a scalable way.

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Full Episode Show Notes

Approaching AppSec Like a Hacker


Johanna  Ydergard

Johanna Ydergard - VP of Detectify Crowdsource at Detectify


Johanna Ydergard, VP of Detectify Crowdsource, heads up the strategic direction and development of Detectify Crowdsource, the company's ethical hacker community and vulnerability research platform. There are only a few thousand skilled ethical hackers in the world today, and her mission is to spread their knowledge through automation, broaden their impact, and put it into the hands of those who need it most to make the Internet a safer place. Previous to this, she worked at Bain & Company as a management consultant.

Roberto Giachetta

Roberto Giachetta - Engineering Manager at Detectify

Roberto Giachetta is currently the Engineering Manager of Scanning Engines at Detectify. He is leading the team to build new and innovative scanning technology to keep customers and the web secure.


John Kinsella

John Kinsella - Chief Architect at Accurics


John Kinsella is the Chief Architect for Accurics

Mike Shema

Mike Shema - Product Security Lead at Square


Mike Shema is the Product Security Lead of Square


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