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James Wickett

James Wickett
Sr. Security Engineer, Verica


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.


Grand Ballroom CD
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
James Wickett (Verica), Gareth Rushgrove (Snyk)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 59 ratings)
We are releasing our applications at an ever increasing rate, leaving little time for formal security testing. Doing a penetration test once every 6 months and releasing 6 times a day is a recipe for disaster. But the automation that makes releasing at speed possible provides the perfect platform for building a comprehensive suite of automated security tests. This workshop will show you how. Read more.
Office Hours
Table 3 (Exhibit Hall)
James Wickett (Verica), Gareth Rushgrove (Snyk)
James and Gareth are on hand to talk about hardening code, testing for security flaws in the delivery pipelines, and other security issues. Drop by to discuss security testing automation, introducing security testing into continuous integration pipelines, and how to get developers and operations professionals interested in security. Read more.