Threat Modeling in Modern Software Development

To begin the 5th season of our show, S5E1 features Steve Bowcut’s guest, Adam Shostack. In this discussion focused on Threat Modeling in Modern Software Development, Adam, a threat modeling expert, lends a unique and compelling perspective.

Adam offers a glimpse into his work at Shostack & Associates and provides a high-level overview of threat modeling. Steve and Adam discuss the primary benefits of threat modeling, and listeners are provided with an insider’s view of the process.

Adam talks about his new book: Threats: What Every Engineer Should Learn From Star Wars, explaining why he wrote the book, its target audience, and some of the takeaways from the book.

About our Guest

Adam is a leading expert on threat modeling and a consultant, entrepreneur, technologist, author, and game designer. He’s an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington, a member of the BlackHat Review Board, and a Linkedin Learning Author. He currently helps many organizations improve their security via Shostack + Associates. Adam is the author of Threats: What Every Engineer Should Learn From Star Wars.

Listen in to find answers to all your threat modeling questions.

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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.