'Levelling up cybersecurity is a team effort,' says Jacob DePriest of GitHub

But security starts with developers, and AI isn’t going to replace them

Penny Horwood
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VP and Deputy Chief Security Officer at GitHub explains why basic security hygiene measures like securing developer accounts can prevent much bigger supply chain problems later, and how AI tools can play a part in making us more secure as well as more productive.

Jacob DePriest, as VP and Deputy Chief Security Officer at GitHub (a subsidiary of Microsoft since 2018) is responsible for the internal security of the business itself and the platform and develop...

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