Akira works in Developer Relations at Bright Security, where they are on a mission to help developers build secure software. They have worked as a full-stack developer in both e-commerce with PS Products, and EdTech with Emeritus and MIT. They are currently working on a NodeJS app to manage the myriad relationships formed in DevRel.
As an educator, Akira has mentored and taught students of all age groups and levels for over ten years in technology and music, both in the classroom and as a tutor. You can talk to them about cybersecurity, clean energy, protecting biodiversity, and last but certainly not least, growing gourmet mushrooms!
|Testing variance||Using Legacy Dast||Using Dev-Centric Dast|
|% of orgs knowingly pushing vulnerable apps & APIs to prod||86%||50%|
|Time to remediate >Med vulns in prod||280 days||<150 days|
|% of > Med vulns detected in CI, or earlier||<5%||~55%|
|Dev time spent remediating vulns||-||Up to 60x faster|
|Happiness level of Engineering & AppSec teams||-||Significantly improved|
|Average cost of Data Breach (US)||$7.86M||$7.86M|