Podcast Episode

Voices in DevOps – Episode 23: A Conversation with Marco Rottigni

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Jon speaks to Marco Rottigni, Chief Technical Security Officer EMEA at application security vendor Qualys. We find out how to ensure security is seen as an enabler, rather than an obstacle.

Today's leading minds talk DevOps with host Jon Collins

Summary

In this podcast, we speak to Marco Rottigni, Chief Technical Security Officer EMEA at application security vendor Qualys. We find out what we can learn from his experiences of building a securing a software pipeline, including steps to ensure security is seen as an enabler, rather than an obstacle:

  • The role of a champion-led security culture to empower the development team and create processes with security built in
  • The importance of communications between all stakeholder groups, from CISOs to developers
  • How these factors should be in place before making technology decisions to support automation and visibility

Above all, we follow the advice of Julius Caesar - Veni, Vidi, Vici! Success comes from starting small, building, testing and learning from a practical proof of concept.

Guest

Marco is a result-driven professional with nearly 30 years’ experience in IT and 20 years in IT security. Joining Qualys in 2018 as Chief Technical Security Officer EMEA, Marco’s responsibility is to deliver the company's technical vision, advantages, and competitive differentiators. Previously, he has worked for companies such as Esker, SCO, Stonesoft, McAfee, Fireeye and managed many European teams and projects.

Find Jon Online

You can find Jon on Twitter and LinkedIn. If you enjoyed this podcast, please check out his most recent report for GigaOm, "Proactive Services Data Management in the Age of Hyper-Distribution".

 

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