The Application Security Skills Gap

In Episode S4E16, our guest is Abhay Bhargav, the Founder of we45 — a focused Application Security Company, and the Chief Research Officer of AppSecEngineer — an elite, hands-on online training platform for AppSec, Cloud-Native Security, Kubernetes Security, and DevSecOps. The topic Steve Bowcut and Abhay discuss is The Application Security Skills Gap.

Abhay gives an informative view of the scope of the skills gap for application security and explains why he thinks the shortage of skilled security professionals is occurring. Steve and Abhay discuss the skills gap’s impact on organizations and what they can do to solve this issue. 

About our Guest

Abhay started his career as a breaker of apps in pen testing and red-teaming, but today is more involved in scaling AppSec with Cloud-Native Security and DevSecOps. He has created some pioneering works in the area of DevSecOps and AppSec Automation, including the world’s first hands-on training program on DevSecOps, focused on Application Security Automation.

Abhay is active in the research of new technologies and their impact on Application Security, specifically Cloud-Native Security. He is the architect of a leading Vulnerability Management and Correlation Product, Orchestron, from we45. He is a speaker and trainer at major industry events and has authored two international publications on Java Security and PCI Compliance.

Don’t miss this insightful look into the application security skills gap.

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Steven Bowcut is an award-winning journalist covering cyber and physical security. He is an editor and writer for Brilliance Security Magazine as well as other security and non-security online publications. Follow and connect with Steve on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.