Balancing Speed and Depth: Manual and Automated Approaches to Threat Modeling with Derek Fisher


Brief Description:

Abstract: Cybersecurity professionals who need to ingest the flurry of risks & recommendations dealing with AI risks can easily get lost and find it hard to quantify residual risks with accuracy. The proposed approach is get back to the root cause and to focus solely on the disruptive elements of LLM. From that perspective, the risks become clear and we can reason about them. We define 3 standard architecture security patterns to deal with them in most Corporate LLM use cases.

🚀 Exciting News! Join us for a captivating webinar on “Balancing Speed and Depth: Manual and Automated Approaches to Threat Modeling” 🧠💻 

📅 Mark your calendars for April 18, 2024, at 3:30 PM GMT!

🌐 Tune in from anywhere – we’ll be streaming on LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter.


🎙️ Join us for an insightful session with Derek Fisher, a seasoned cybersecurity expert, as we explore the delicate balance between speed and depth in threat modeling. In today’s fast-paced cybersecurity landscape, professionals often face challenges in effectively managing the multitude of risks associated with AI technologies. Derek Fisher proposes a unique approach to addressing these challenges by combining manual and automated approaches to threat modeling.

🔍 In this thought-provoking presentation, Derek Fisher will delve into the complexities of threat modeling in the context of AI risks. Discover how a balanced approach that combines manual analysis with automated tools can help cybersecurity professionals navigate the complexities of quantifying residual risks accurately.

🔒 Gain valuable insights into the proposed approach and learn how to effectively identify and mitigate threats associated with AI technologies. Derek will discuss practical strategies for leveraging both manual and automated approaches to threat modeling, ensuring a comprehensive and accurate assessment of security risks.

👉 Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional and stay up-to-date with the latest trends in application security. Save the date – April 18, 2024, at 3:30 PM GMT. We look forward to your participation in this enlightening event!

🌟 Connect with Derek Fisher on LinkedIn: Derek Fisher’s Linkedin

🤔 Why Attend?

  • Learn from industry veterans
  • Demystify AppSec strategies
  • Network with professionals who speak your language
  • It’s free, and who doesn’t like free knowledge? 📚

📍 Where to Watch LinkedIn, YouTube, or Twitter—take your pick and prepare for a cybersecurity epiphany!

This is one event you won’t want to “stream later.” Mark the date!

Derek Fisher‘s Bio:

Head of product security at a global fintech

Derek Fisher has over 25 years of experience in cybersecurity, spanning hardware, software, and sectors like healthcare and finance. A leader and educator, he excels in cybersecurity strategy, risk management, secure development, leading incident response efforts, and mentoring high-performing teams. Derek has also contributed significantly to education, offering self-paced online courses on application security and teaching at the university level. An award-winning author, his latest children’s book on online safety received the Mom’s Choice Award, and he has published a well-received book on building application security programs.

🌟 Connect with Derek Fisher on LinkedIn: Derek Fisher’s Linkedin

Francesco Cipollone (host)

Francesco is a seasoned entrepreneur, CEO of the Contextual-based vulnerability management platform from code to cloud Phoenix Security, author of several books, host of multi-award Cyber Security & Cloud Podcast, speaker and known in the cybersecurity industry and recognized for his visionary views. He currently serves as Chapter Chair UK&I of the Cloud Security Alliance. Previously, Francesco headed HSBC’s application and cloud security and was Senior Security Consultant at AWS. Francesco has been keynoting at global conferences and has authored and co-authored several books. Outside of work, you can find me running marathons, snowboarding on the Italian slopes, and enjoying single malt whiskeys in one of my favourite London clubs.



Main information


Phoenix Security

From our Events

Thanks, Your event registration has been submitted successfully.​

Derek Fisher

Head of product security at a global fintech

Derek Fisher – Head of product security at a global fintech. Speaker, instructor, and author in application security.

Derek is an award winning author of a children’s book series in cybersecurity as well as the author of “The Application Security Handbook.” He is a university instructor at Temple University where he teaches software development security to undergraduate and graduate students. He is a speaker on topics in the cybersecurity space and has led teams, large and small, at organizations in the healthcare and financial industries. He has built and matured information security teams as well as implemented organizational information security strategies to reduce the organizations risk.

Derek got his start in the hardware engineering space where he learned about designing circuits and building assemblies for commercial and military applications. He later pursued a computer science degree in order to advance a career in software development. This is where Derek was introduced to cybersecurity and soon caught the bug. He found a mentor to help him grow in cybersecurity and then pursued a graduate degree in the subject.

Since then Derek has worked in the product security space as an architect and leader. He has led teams to deliver more secure software in organizations from multiple industries. His focus has been to raise the security awareness of the engineering organization while maintaining a practice of secure code development, delivery, and operations.

In his role, Jeevan handles a range of tasks, from architecting security solutions to collaborating with Engineering Leadership to address security vulnerabilities at scale and embed security into the fabric of the organization.

Jeevan Singh

Founder of Manicode Security

Jeevan Singh is the Director of Security Engineering at Rippling, with a background spanning various Engineering and Security leadership roles over the course of his career. He’s dedicated to the integration of security practices into software development, working to create a security-aware culture within organizations and imparting security best practices to the team.
In his role, Jeevan handles a range of tasks, from architecting security solutions to collaborating with Engineering Leadership to address security vulnerabilities at scale and embed security into the fabric of the organization.

James Berthoty

Founder of Latio Tech

James Berthoty has over ten years of experience across product and security domains. He founded Latio Tech to help companies find the right security tools for their needs without vendor bias.

Christophe Parisel

Senior Cloud Security Architect

Senior Cloud Security Architect

Chris Romeo

Security Journey

Chris Romeo is a leading voice and thinker in application security, threat modeling, and security champions and the CEO of Devici and General Partner at Kerr Ventures. Chris hosts the award-winning “Application Security Podcast,” “The Security Table,” and “The Threat Modeling Podcast” and is a highly rated industry speaker and trainer, featured at the RSA Conference, the AppSec Village @ DefCon, OWASP Global AppSec, ISC2 Security Congress, InfoSec World and All Day DevOps. Chris founded Security Journey, a security education company, leading to an exit in 2022. Chris was the Chief Security Advocate at Cisco, spreading security knowledge through education and champion programs. Chris has twenty-six years of security experience, holding positions across the gamut, including application security, security engineering, incident response, and various Executive roles. Chris holds the CISSP and CSSLP certifications.

Jim Manico

Founder of Manicode Security

Jim Manico is the founder of Manicode Security, where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. Jim is also the founder of Brakeman Security, Inc. and an investor/advisor for Signal Sciences. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications (McGraw-Hill), a frequent speaker on secure software practices, and a member of the JavaOne Rockstar speaker community. Jim is also a volunteer for and former board member of the OWASP foundation.

Join our Mailing list!

Get all the latest news, exclusive deals, and feature updates.