The Practicalities of Pentesting at Scale

Pentesting is critical for security. It brings awareness to companies testing their people, processes and technologies. But how do can teams build in proactive, preventative measures when strapped for money, talent, and guidance? In this talk attendees will learn: a brief history of pentesting, its importance in the SDLC, the value of pentesting at scale, and how to actually achieve pentesting at a scale.

Caroline Wong

Caroline Wong is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt. As CSO, Caroline leads the Security, Community, and Pentest Operation teams at Cobalt. She brings a proven background in communications, cybersecurity, and experience delivering global programs to the role. Caroline’s close and practical information security knowledge stems from her broad experience as a Cigital consultant, a Symantec product manager, and day-to-day leadership roles at eBay and Zynga. Caroline also hosts the Humans of InfoSec podcast, teaches cybersecurity courses on LinkedIn Learning and has authored the popular textbook Security Metrics, A Beginner's Guide. In 2022, she released The PtaaS Book, which covers everything you need to know about a modern approach to pentesting.Caroline holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from UC Berkeley and a certificate in finance and accounting from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.