In light of the recent Equifax breach, Gene Kim and speakers from the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit San Francisco (DOES17) dissected the situation and discussed the technical leadership lessons learned while offering their own expert advice for handling crisis situations. The following are more highlights from the discussion ...
Dan Timpson, CTO at DigiCert, has joined the DEVOPSdigest Vendor Forum.
As CTO, Timpson is responsible for DigiCert’s technology strategy and plays a key role in leading the security industry by driving new initiatives. At DigiCert, Timpson’s team is constantly working to simplify certificate management for DigiCert customers and strengthen the security of DigiCert’s products against evolving threats. Additionally, Timpson contributes strategic oversight and program management to DigiCert’s products and features. Timpson was promoted to CTO in 2015 after serving as DigiCert’s VP of Technology for two years. Prior to joining DigiCert, Timpson worked for Microsoft Corporation, where he managed a Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) team to evaluate the security of Microsoft software. Before that, Timpson managed a team at Novell that tested identity and access management systems and their underlying PKI framework. He has a BS in Computer Science & Information Technology and an MBA from Westminster College.
DigiCert is a provider of scalable security solutions for a connected world. DigiCert provides identity and encryption for web servers and Internet of Things devices. DigiCert supports SSL/TLS and other digital certificates for PKI deployments at any scale through its certificate lifecycle management platform, CertCentral.