blog

Phoenix Security Phoenix Welcomes Jim Manico, Cybersecurity leader, OWASP Pillar creator of OWASP Top 10

Jim Manico OWASP Top 10 Leader joins Phoenix Security Advisory Board - Manicode Security

Manico’s deep-rooted expertise in application security, an active member of OWASP and creator of OWASP Top 10. will bolster Phoenix Security’s capabilities in vulnerability management and secure coding practices as the platform continues to evolve.

Jim Manico Joins Phoenix Security Advisory Board

LONDON, England (September 22, 2023) — Phoenix Security, a leading platform specializing in cloud and application security posture management, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jim Manico to its advisory board. Manico brings a wealth of knowledge in application security, secure coding, and vulnerability management, fortifying Phoenix Security’s technical prowess as the company prepares for its next phase of growth.

Jim Manico founded Manicode Security, a firm dedicated to software security education. He is also a well-known author and educator in secure coding practices, contributing to the OWASP community and serving as a project co-leader for the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS). Manico has been a keynote speaker at numerous security conferences and has provided training sessions globally. Jim created the famous OWASP Top 10 and is one of the biggest advocates.

With a career spanning over two decades, Manico has shaped application security standards and practices. His expertise will be invaluable in helping Phoenix Security refine its offerings, particularly in the areas of vulnerability management and secure coding.

“Adding Jim Manico to our advisory board is like bringing the whole of application security knowledge in one person, Jim has extended business and development perspective two fundamental topics we are aligning at Phoenix Security “

” said Francesco Cipollone, CEO and founder of Phoenix Security. “Jim’s unparalleled expertise in application security aligns perfectly with our mission. We’re honoured to have such a distinguished professional join our team.”

“I’m genuinely excited to be part of Phoenix Security’s journey,” said Manico. “The platform addresses critical gaps in application security, providing actionable insights for both technical teams and executives. It’s a game-changer, and I’m eager to contribute to its success.”

Manico joins an already impressive advisory board that includes cybersecurity luminaries such as Andrew Peterson, Xabi Errotabehere, Chris Hodson, Jonathan Rau.


Advisory Board Highlights:

  • Chris Romeo Brings a no-nonsense approach to cybersecurity with decades of experience in corporate organization and end-user training. Chris was the former Director of Devsecops security for CISO and recently CEO of the security journey
  • Xabi Errotabehere: Offers insights into early-stage business management and effective market penetration strategies. Xabi was the CTO of the cloud security company Cloud Conformity, acquired by Trend Micro
  • Andrew Peterson: Provides valuable exposure to the U.S. market and connections with venture capitalists. Andrew was the former CEO of Signal Science, acquired by Fastly.
  • Jonathan Rau: Brings cloud and several startup experiences to the table with a no-nonsense view on cybersecurity, recently Jonathan was the CISO for lightspin recently acquired by CISCO
  • John Kinsella: A cybersecurity expert from cloud to startup with a deep obsession for application security, John has previously exited his company to Quays.  

·


To learn more about Phoenix Security or to schedule a free demo, visit https://www.phoenix.security/request-a-demo/.


Francesco is an internationally renowned public speaker, with multiple interviews in high-profile publications (eg. Forbes), and an author of numerous books and articles, who utilises his platform to evangelize the importance of Cloud security and cutting-edge technologies on a global scale.

Discuss this blog with our community on Slack

Join our AppSec Phoenix community on Slack to discuss this blog and other news with our professional security team

From our Blog

Discover and fix CVE-2024-3094 vulnerability affecting Linux distributions liblzma, part of the xz package, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian, and Kali. Get the latest updates, fixes, and security recommendations to safeguard your system against unauthorized access through compromised XZ Utils. Protect and discover the affected system with ASPM, Application security Posture management
Francesco Cipollone
Discover and fix CVE-2024-3094 vulnerability affecting Linux distributions liblzma, part of the xz package, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian, and Kali. Get the latest updates, fixes, and security recommendations to safeguard your system against unauthorized access through compromised XZ Utils. Protect and discover the affected system with ASPM, Application security Posture management
Francesco Cipollone
Discover and fix CVE-2024-3094 vulnerability affecting Linux distributions liblzma, part of the xz package, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian, and Kali. Get the latest updates, fixes, and security recommendations to safeguard your system against unauthorized access through compromised XZ Utils. Protect and discover the affected system with ASPM, Application security Posture management
Francesco Cipollone
Explore the interplay between the MITRE ATT&CK framework and EPSS for effective vulnerability management. Learn how these tools help predict and prioritize cyber threats, with deep dives into the most and least exploited techniques. Stay ahead in cybersecurity with Phoenix’s advanced analysis.
Francesco Cipollone

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

Co-Founder
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.