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Sakthi Mohan

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Sakthi Mohan is a security consultant at Synopsys. She recently received her master's in computing security from Rochester Institute of Technology. Sakthi is an emerging security professional specializing in architecture risk analysis, Web application security, and network security.


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A primer on protecting keys and secrets in Microsoft Azure

Supporting data confidentiality, including encryption keys and certificates, is a critical task. In cloud-hosted workloads, the requirements are even more complex as different actors need to mediate access to sensitive material. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of Failed Trust Report, “Security professionals believe that, over the next two years, the risk facing every […]

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5 security industry buzzwords we love to hate

Computing security is an interesting space. One of the main aspects that makes it interesting is that there are many security terms that are ambiguous. With some words, we have no idea why we’ve come to use them! While these buzzwords aren’t going away any time soon, here is a list of buzzwords that most of the […]

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The greatest security vulnerability: Humans

In the security industry, we hold the following words near and dear to our work: “Humans are the weakest link in the security supply chain.” Even companies with solid, well-built security standards are prone to human error. This is because humans are the most important part of information security and all humans make mistakes. According […]

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Vulnerability assessment tools to strengthen your web AppSec stance

A good application security program includes a combination of various secure processes, practices, and different tooling options. Choosing the appropriate vulnerability assessment tools should always be the first step in assessing your web application security. These tools help prioritize vulnerabilities based on severity and report the vulnerabilities to allow for a systematic remediation process. Additionally, […]

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