Cindy Blake is the Senior Security Evangelist at GitLab, a leader in the explosive DevOps market with an innovative single application approach for the entire software development lifecycle. Cindy Blake collaborates around best practices for integrated DevSecOps application security solutions with major enterprises. Last Fall, she introduced her book, “10 Steps to Securing Next-Gen Software” that combines nearly a decade of cyber security experience with a background in lean and software development to simplify the complexities of today’s software evolution into pragmatic advice for security programs.
Prior to GitLab, Cindy worked as a strategic planning consultant covering app sec, endpoint security and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). She helped Solarwinds MSP begin their journey into security. Previously, as part of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Fortify team, she led early third party research on the intersection of development, security, and operations. Cindy has a broad IT background in high tech, healthcare and energy, beginning her career as a software developer, architect, and then IT leader.
*Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)