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Mike Shema

Mike Shema

Having studied at Penn State University, Mike leads security teams that protect products, users, and their data. With his cybersecurity expertise, he has a passion for all things security and a wealth of experience in the cybersecurity sector.

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Start at Zero with the OWASP Top 10

Engineering is an exercise in working within constraints. Appsec increases those constraints, forcing developers to better understand the…

Mike Shema
Mike Shema
Projects, Chapters, and Power Chords
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Projects, Chapters, and Power Chords

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The Compromise of Security Testing
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The Compromise of Security Testing

Penetration testing (aka pen tests) and vulnerability assessments help illuminate, quantify, and qualify the flaws in an application. Even...

Out of the AppSec Abyss
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Out of the AppSec Abyss

The AppSec Reanimated series has begun! My goal for this series is to explore positive ways to make security a natural part of the SDLC. We…

A Promethean Struggle — PCI’s Lessons for Passwords
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A Promethean Struggle — PCI’s Lessons for Passwords

The AppSec Reanimated series continues! The first webinar took a journey Out of the AppSec Abyss into modern topics like DevOps and cloud…

OURSA, Their Presentations, and Your Follow-up
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OURSA, Their Presentations, and Your Follow-up

A Scrutiny of Crowds — Penetration Testing with Cobalt
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A Scrutiny of Crowds — Penetration Testing with Cobalt

Developers strive to release bug-free applications. But apps are complex, humans are fallible, and deadlines are always looming. Hence...

Popping Shells and Jumping Fences
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Popping Shells and Jumping Fences

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