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Office Hour with James Wickett (Mentor Graphics) and Gareth Rushgrove (Government Digital Service)

James Wickett (Verica), ajay adhikari (Docker)
Office Hours
Table 3 (Exhibit Hall)

James and Gareth are on hand to talk about hardening code, testing for security flaws in the delivery pipelines, and other security issues, including:

  • Automated security testing
  • Introducing security testing into continuous integration pipelines
  • Getting developers and operations professionals interested in security
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James Wickett


James is involved in the DevOps and InfoSec communities and has a passion for helping big companies work like startups to deliver products in the cloud. He got his start in technology when he ran a Web startup company as a student at University of Oklahoma and since then has worked in environments ranging from large, web-scale enterprises to small, rapid-growth startups. From his work at Mentor Graphics, James helped launch four cloud based-products for the Embedded Software Division.

James is a dynamic speaker on topics in cloud computing, cloud security and Rugged DevOps. He is the creator and founder of the Lonestar Application Security Conference which is the largest annual security conference in Austin, TX. He holds the following security certifications: CISSP, GWAPT, GCFW, GSEC and CCSK.

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ajay adhikari


Gareth Rushgrove is a product manager at Docker. He works remotely from Cambridge, UK, helping to build interesting tools for people to better manage infrastructure and applications. Previously, he worked for the UK Government Digital Service focused on infrastructure, operations, and information security. When not working, he can be found curating the Devops Weekly newsletter or hacking on software in new-fangled programming languages.