Posts by John Worrall

John Worrall joined ZeroNorth in 2019 as chief executive officer, leading the company in its delivery of the only platform for risk-based vulnerability orchestration across applications and infrastructure. As CEO, John heads up all aspects of the company’s strategy, product, operations and go-to-market functions.
John Worrall
How to Foster a Secure and Compliant DevOps Culture

How to Foster a Secure and Compliant DevOps Culture

Secure DevOps practices are already battle-tested, proven and poised for growth. With the continued proliferation and sophistication of attacks, businesses must prioritize security. The companies that succeed in the years ahead will build security into the DevOps...

The CISO Conundrum: Moving From ‘Dr. No’ To Business Enabler

The CISO Conundrum: Moving From ‘Dr. No’ To Business Enabler

In the ultimate catch-22, CISOs are charged with securing high-velocity digital transformation efforts, yet to do their jobs, they're often forced to tell teams "stop" or "slow down" in the name of security. And so, for many CISOs, "Dr. No" is the unfortunate nickname...

How in the World Can CISOs Unite Security and DevOps?

How in the World Can CISOs Unite Security and DevOps?

For most companies today, software is what helps you compete. You have to roll out new products and services to satisfy customers, and you need to do it FAST. While it’s true DevOps has revolutionized development in terms of speed, capability and agility, the truth is...

DevOps and Compliance: A Recipe for Success

DevOps and Compliance: A Recipe for Success

Bringing DevOps, security and compliance into alignment takes time. It takes cooperation and patience. All significant organizational shifts do. But by following these steps, you will pave the way for DevSecOps—the holy grail of modern security—to strengthen customer...

Why Quality & Security Both Matter in Software

Why Quality & Security Both Matter in Software

It's time to position quality and security as equals under the metric of software integrity. Software has forever revolutionized traditional product development. It's what sets companies apart — the ultimate competitive advantage. But it has to be done right. Read...

The Name On The Front

The Name On The Front

"It's a teachable moment wrapped in a Hollywood drama: The U.S. men's ice hockey team is preparing for the 1980 Winter Olympics. The movie is Miracle, and the coach is Herb Brooks, played by Kurt Russell. After multiple scenes of athletes identifying solely with their...

Security and Speed, Two Opposing Priorities Can Co-Exist in DevOps

Security and Speed, Two Opposing Priorities Can Co-Exist in DevOps

Developers are forced to trade off security for speed for accelerated product development. John Worrall, CEO, ZeroNorth details the cultural, educational, and tactical means for making speed and security work in tandem within the DevOps practice. Gain actionable...

Now More Than Ever? Securing the Software Life Cycle

Now More Than Ever? Securing the Software Life Cycle

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That's true for software security, even in these turbulent times. With so much change in the world right now, it's easy to lose sight of what's important in business. In the cybersecurity realm, many...

What is the State of Software Security in These Crazy Times?

What is the State of Software Security in These Crazy Times?

Right now, the cyber world is thick with COVID-19-related sales pitches. Many are spot on, like multi-factor authentication, while others stretch the boundaries of credibility. What about us? Is there something about the problem we are solving, about software...

This is Why Our Latest Funding Round Will Make DevOps More Secure

This is Why Our Latest Funding Round Will Make DevOps More Secure

Since joining ZeroNorth as CEO seven months ago, I have been inspired and energized by our team’s commitment to helping organizations tackle the pervasive software application security challenge. According to the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, one in...