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Rohit Sethi
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Rohit Sethi is vice president of Security Compass and specializes in web and mobile application security for major companies, banks and technology services. Sethi has spoken and taught at leading cybersecurity conferences, including RSA and OWASP, and has spoken on television about information security.

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Why Developers Build Insecure Apps

(1) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 11:39 AM

Insecure code continues to be a major cause of data breaches today. So why are so many talented developers writing "bad code"? Actually, software vulnerabilities have nothing to do with your talent as a developer - instead, it's all about your security training and experience, and your team's ability to...

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Why the Biometrics Privacy Threat Is Overblown

(6) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 12:14 PM

Now that biometrics have officially gone mainstream with Apple's new fingerprint scanner on the iPhone 5S, does this mean that our privacy is even more at risk from snoopers, hackers, and identity thieves?

Not really. 

There's been a lot of confusion and misinformation about this issue, so it's important to...

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Warning: This App May Ruin Your Life

(3) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 12:30 PM

It's only been five years since Apple launched the App Store -- yet 50 billion downloads later (and 48 billion on Android), it's hard to imagine a life without mobile apps. They're the lifeblood of our smartphones and tablets -- and make it easier to work remotely, keep in touch,...

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8 Ways You Could Get Hacked on Your Summer Vacation

(13) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 12:07 PM

Now that it's June, many consumers are making plans for that big summer getaway. But few realize that the risk of identity theft goes up when traveling -- in fact, just booking your next trip online, especially during peak travel periods, can also put you at risk.

According to Javelin...

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