<h1>Catherine Chambers</h1>

Catherine Chambers

Since 2011 Catherine has been helping to architect Irdeto’s security solutions for web, mobile and embedded systems. She sometimes posts videos for Irdeto on the subject of reverse engineering under the name Cloakware® Cate. Prior to joining Irdeto, Catherine worked for many years as a lead programmer in fast-paced startups. Her experience spans the range from coding in assembler to cloud computing. Catherine holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Queen’s University.
Why application security testing is only half the battle

Why application security testing is only half the battle

With the increase of mobile applications being deployed, the market for application security testing tools is growing rapidly and the need for additional application protection is essential. While it is important to use application security testing tools to catch any code errors, it is not the same as protecting an application. Application protection tools are designed to make it unprofitable for a hacker to attack an application.

On Booth Duty at Black Hat

On Booth Duty at Black Hat

Our team is back from Las Vegas where Black Hat USA 2019 was held two weeks ago. The main themes this year included IoT, application security, and the role of humans in security and privacy. Personally, I had a very different Black Hat experience than previous ones. I...

IoT Security Is Not One Chip Shopping

IoT Security Is Not One Chip Shopping

This past week I’ve been reading the specifications for Trusted Platform Modules (TPM) published by the Trusted Computing Group of companies.  It seems to me they’ve done a lot of things right, but a TPM is not a complete security solution on its own. If you’re not...