Jacob West

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Jacob West

He co-authored the book "Secure Programming with Static Analysis" with colleague and Fortify founder, Brian Chess, in 2007. Today, the book remains one of the comprehensive guide to how developers can use static analysis to avoid the most prevalent and dangerous vulnerabilities in code.


Former Director of Security Research of Fortify Software

Frequent speaker at industry events, including RSA Conference, Black Hat, Defcon and OWASP.

Former contributor to MOPS, C/C++ static code analysis tool (UC Berkeley)