Shadow Code: The Hidden Risk to Your Website


In this week’s podcast episode we talk with Ameet Naik a security evangelist at PerimeterX. PerimeterX, a leading provider of application security solutions that keep digital businesses safe, recently released “Shadow Code: The Hidden Risk to Your Website.” This second annual survey of security professionals uncovers the extent and impact of third-party scripts and open-source libraries used in web applications across organizations.

Join us for this fascinating discussion about Shadow Code and why it is a problem for developers.

Ameet Naik is a security evangelist with more than twenty years of experience in information security and data networks. Having held senior solutions engineering roles for several leading networking and security vendors, Ameet has advised multiple global service providers and financial services organizations on best practices in enterprise security since the early days of the Internet. A nerd at heart, Ameet loves to write, speak at industry conferences, and travel the world in search of clever ideas and good food.

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The survey was conducted during May and June 2020 with a total of 503 organizations in the United States across e-commerce, financial services, travel and hospitality, media and entertainment, gaming/online media and delivery services segments. For more information, read the full report.


Steven Bowcut, CPP, PSP 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, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.