Author

James Wickett

Often found at the intersection of DevOps and security, creator of gauntlt and author of DevOps Fundamentals — a course on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning.

DevOps School is now in Session!

Over the last 12 months, I (James Wickett) have been working on a really exciting project to help ma...

James Wickett October 20, 2017

Go Development Tools for Testing and Hot Reloading

Those new to the Go language (golang) often are excited about the simplicity, speed and portability ...

James Wickett September 12, 2017

Securing Microservices and APIs with NGINX and Signal Sciences

A shift is happening in the tech industry: monolithic web applications are being decomposed into mic...

James Wickett September 8, 2017

Detect and Defend Account Takeovers

The storyline is a familiar one — millions of accounts compromised, data leaked to the internet, sol...

James Wickett August 10, 2017

Why Rugged Matters in the Dev, Sec, and Ops Discussion

Last week we discussed how security and continuous delivery can be traveling companions, this week I...

James Wickett July 6, 2017

Traveling Companions: Continuous Delivery and Security

Security and Continuous Delivery. They are unlikely friends because security has historically taken ...

James Wickett June 20, 2017

‘Security is not a Binary Event’ and other Truisms of Modern Security

  Off. On. Hacked. Not hacked. Safe. Vulnerable. It is easy to think in these terms because it allow...

James Wickett June 7, 2017

Web Application Security: The New Way Forward

The Web Application Firewall (WAF). It’s tech that never really was. That statement might upset some...

James Wickett April 19, 2017

About Signal Sciences Labs

Signal Sciences Labs is the research and tech behind Signal Sciences’ web protection platform and th...

James Wickett April 17, 2017

Why Logs aren’t Enough for Security

Logs. We love them. We hate them. We can’t collect enough of them. We collect too many. We save them...

James Wickett February 9, 2017

We Found These 7 Gems in the Archives

Well the new year is already in full swing and we are excited about it over at Signal Sciences.  As ...

James Wickett January 6, 2017

A Review of the Modern Security Series

Wow, 2016 was a busy year over at Signal Sciences, we doubled the size of our team, helped dozens of...

James Wickett January 3, 2017

Top 5 AppSec Defense needs in the Modern Era

Spinning the Top 5 AppSec Defense needs in the Modern Era, Casey Kasem style. The world has been doi...

James Wickett September 13, 2016