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Ericka Chickowski

Ericka Chickowski
Award-winning freelance writer. Ericka Chickowski's writings on business and technology have appeared in dozens of trade and consumer magazines, including Entrepreneur, Consumers Digest, Channel Insider, CIO Insight, Dark Reading, and InformationWeek. She's made it her specialty to explain in plain English how technology trends affect real people.

Recent Posts from Ericka Chickowski

November 22, 2023

How legacy AppSec is holding back Secure by Design

Legacy development patterns and testing tools are holdovers from a more reactive type of AppSec. Here's why that's a problem — and how to move forward.
November 14, 2023

8 CI/CD security best practices: Protect your software pipeline

Don't neutralize CI/CD business gains by failing to account for risk. Here are eight best practices to ensure your software development pipeline is secure.
October 25, 2023

App sec prioritization is priority No. 1 for CISOs

Application security veterans Mark Curphey and John Viega went on a CISO listening tour. Here is what they learned.
September 21, 2023

Threat modeling and the supply chain: An essential tool for managing risk across the SDLC

Here's what your team needs to understand about threat modeling and software supply chain security — a critical mapping of risk. 
August 23, 2023

Supply chain security: Is technical debt weighing your team down?

Vulnerability management and piecemeal app sec testing are like paying the interest only on mounting security technical debt. Where do you stand?
August 21, 2023

Risk modeling initiative aims to expose the 'hiddenness of knowledge' in the supply chain

GUAC-ALYTICs will model risk across open source software supply chain interdependencies using a new algorithmic engine. Here's what you need to know.
July 24, 2023

AI and the software supply chain: Application security just got a whole lot more complicated

In addition to the extensive list of components in today's software, AI relies on open source AI models and training data. What could possibly go wrong?
June 26, 2023

5 reasons why cyber attackers love developers

Hackers are having a field day targeting developers with supply chain attacks, which open doors to other compromises. Here's why — and what to do about it.
June 5, 2023

5 AI threats keeping SOC teams up at night

Here are five AI threats that your security operations team should be planning and budgeting for if you want to stay ahead of the emerging threat with AI.
May 16, 2023

7 obstacles to SBOM success

The path to success for software bills of materials is riddled with hurdles. Experts explain key factors that could threaten your SBOM investments.
May 2, 2023

How to operationalize SBOMs for incident response

Learn why Software Bills of Materials are essential for cybersecurity incident response — and how to put them to work.
April 11, 2023

Why 'shift left' is now a dirty term in some security circles

Here's why some security practitioners question the term "shift left" — and what they think application security teams should focus on instead.


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