Jimmy Rabon serves as a senior product manager for Fortify products at Micro Focus. In this role, he is responsible for defining the strategy, roadmap, and features for Fortify Software Security Center, Tools, and the Fortify ecosystem with the goal of making software more secure.
Jimmy Rabon began his career as an application developer for the Computer Sciences Corporation developing in a variety of programming languages and frameworks before deciding to specialize in application security, joining Fortify software.
An 8-year veteran of the application security industry, Jimmy began his career in this field by serving as a software security consultant for Fortify software. He has performed countless security audits (static and dynamic) of applications with a very large range of programming languages and technology stacks for both commercial and government enterprises. He has helped customers worldwide to understand and prioritize their security risks and provided the expertise necessary to build world class software assurance programs.
Having worked as a software engineer for many years prior to specializing in application security, he understands the unique challenges that developers face when attempting to deliver secure code and can help deliver the effective technology and processes that enable effective application security at scale and speed.
He held positions at Fortify of Software Security Consultant, Managing Consultant, Fortify Technical Director, and Fortify Services Director. He led a team of highly skilled application security consultants as the head of HPE Fortify professional services.
Jimmy earned a bachelor’s degree in Management of Information Systems from Auburn University and is a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional.
ISSA International Events Featuring James Rabon
CISO Executive Forums
No appearances at the CISO Executive Forum (so far).
- DevOps/AppSec, The State of the World - February 26, 2019