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Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts

Cyber Content Lead at ReversingLabs. Paul is a reporter, editor and industry analyst with 20 years’ experience covering the cyber security space. He is the founder and editor in chief at The Security Ledger, a cybersecurity news website. His writing about cyber security has appeared in publications including Forbes, The Christian Science Monitor, MIT Technology Review, The Economist Intelligence Unit, CIO Magazine, ZDNet and Fortune Small Business. He has appeared on NPR’s Marketplace Tech Report, KPCC AirTalk, Fox News Tech Take, Al Jazeera and The Oprah Show. You can find Paul online on Twitter (@paulfroberts and on LinkedIn).

Recent Posts from Paul Roberts

May 25, 2023

Q&A with ReversingLabs COO Peter Doggart: With software supply chain security, 'your brand is at stake'

The new Chief Operating Officer at ReversingLabs, Peter Doggart, talks about the challenge of securing software supply chains — and the promise ReversingLabs offers.
May 23, 2023

Red teaming a country: Lessons learned from Sakura Samurai's Indian government hack investigation

John Jackson and his Sakura Samurai crew took India up on an invitation to test the security of government websites and apps. Here are the lessons learned.
May 10, 2023

What’s behind SBOM skepticism? One word: Fear

In this ConversingLabs talk, Josh Corman, founder of I Am The Cavalry, explains what’s behind industry skepticism around software bills of materials.
May 1, 2023

RSAC in review: Supply chain security, cyber war and AI

The stakes were raised at RSAC 2023: A “hot” cyber war in Ukraine, supply chain attacks on the rise — and let's not forget about artificial intelligence.
April 27, 2023

The rise of malware in the software supply chain – and what to do about it

Charlie Jones of ReversingLabs explains risk with supply chain attacks — and what development teams can do to spot malware lurking in signed code.
April 21, 2023

The 3CX attack gets wilder, marks first 'cascading software supply chain compromise'

The surprising story of the supply chain hack of VoIP provider 3CX got even crazier this week. Here's what your application security need to know.
April 20, 2023

Companies scramble to cover software supply chain security gaps: 3 key survey takeaways

The new ReversingLabs Software Supply Chain Risk Survey found that supply chain security poses serious risk that traditional app sec tools can't address.
April 18, 2023

What’s hot at RSA Conference 2023: 6 must-see malware analysis and threat hunting talks

There is so much to take in at RSAC. Cut through the noise with our list of threat-focused talks you don't want to miss.
April 4, 2023

The 3CX attack was targeted — but the plan was broader

The compromise was limited to their app. But there's a bigger lesson: Supply chain security complacency comes with a cost. 
March 21, 2023

Secrets Exposed: How to mitigate risk from secrets leaks — and prevent future breaches

Software secrets are targeted by malicious actors. Here are three key steps to mitigate risk — and best practices you can take to prevent future breaches.
March 14, 2023

Secrets Exposed: How hackers are gaining access to software secrets

Here’s how attackers are finding software development secrets buried in code repositories — and exploiting them. 
February 23, 2023

Secrets Exposed: Why modern development, open source repositories spill secrets en masse

The Circle CI breach and other recent hacks expose why the secrets problem is so prolific. Learn the why in this first post in our Secrets Revealed series.


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