ShiftLeft Debuts Shifting Left: ‘21, a Premier Virtual Event Bringing Together the Developer and Application Security Community

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AppSecShiftLeft, Inc., a leader in application security, today announced Shifting Left: ‘21, a premier, one-day virtual event that will bring together developers and application security professionals. Taking place on January 28, 2021, Shifting Left: ‘21 will provide attendees with opportunities for educational deep-dives to boost technical skills, offer peer-to-peer networking and provide a first-hand look into upcoming ShiftLeft product releases intended to support developer-focused security organizations.

The acceleration of digital transformation continues to impact the way in which Fortune 500 companies operate. As a result, developers tasked with releasing software fast while eliminating application security risk require the proper tools and education necessary to support the next evolution of development pipelines. Shifting Left: ‘21 is a free, first-of-its-kind virtual event that will arm attendees with newfound insights into application security for developers, modern developer workflows, code analysis and software composition analysis. Attendees will also be given a firsthand, sneak-peek at upcoming ShiftLeft new product enhancements and announcements.

“Drawing upon best practices related to the importance of securing software, we are excited to host Shifting Left: ‘21 and what we hope will serve as a can’t-miss event for developers and application security professionals,” said Manish Gupta, CEO, ShiftLeft. “We will continue to create opportunities for education that will foster collaboration between developer and application security teams that are critical to today’s modern development lifecycle. Our team is looking forward to connecting with our customer, partner and peer community for this virtual event.”

Connect with Experts

Shifting Left: ‘21 will offer attendees the chance to hear from some of the industry’s most reputable application security professionals. The event will showcase sessions hosted by the minds behind ShiftLeft and experts, such as:

  • Manish Gupta, CEO, ShiftLeft

Tackling one of the application security industry’s most common challenges, Gupta will host a fireside chat, “Cybersecurity, a Sisyphean Struggle for CISOs,” and will be joined by industry leaders such as Stuart McClure, former CEO of Cylance, Enrique Salem, partner at Bain Capital and Adam Fletcher, CISO of BlackStone Group.

  • Chetan Conikee, CTO, ShiftLeft

For an opportunity to delve into complex inner workings of supply chain attacks, join Conikee for a session on how to mitigate and prevent these targeted instances from impacting your organization.

  • Fabian Yamaguchi, Chief Scientist, ShiftLeft

Shining a light on ways to leverage machine learning within software analysis, join Yamaguchi for a session that will educate on automatic vulnerability discovery strategies.

  • Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps, Intuit

Founder of the DevSecOps Foundation, Lietz will draw from decades of experience as one of the industry’s most reputable sources of influence to discuss securibility and its impact on the wider DevSecOps lifecycle.

To register for Shifting Left: ‘21 and for more information on this free, virtual event, click here.

About ShiftLeft

ShiftLeft builds security software with a developers-first approach. Through industry-leading speed and accuracy, ShiftLeft maximizes developer productivity and efficiency by providing near-instantaneous security feedback on software code during every pull request. Its flagship NG SAST product is purpose-built to insert security directly into the modern software development lifecycle; as a result, developers receive the right vulnerability information at the right time. Backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Mayfield, Thomvest Ventures and SineWave Ventures, ShiftLeft is based in Santa Clara, CA.

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