Brad Arkin

How I Got Here: Brad Arkin

Dennis Fisher talks with Brad Arkin, CSO of Adobe, about his start with punch cards, finding bugs in online poker software, working at @stake and his challenges at Adobe.

Adobe took pains to defuse a dispute between the company and famed Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy, posting more information about the holes fixed with a patch for its Flash Player software. Adobe had claimed that 13 separate vulnerabilities were patched with the bulletin APSB11-21, while Ormandy said that patch addressed hundreds of holes. 

[img_assist|nid=3533|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Adobe has been in the security spotlight for some time now, and in an effort to give our readers a better perspective on the company’s efforts to improve the security of its products, Threatpost had a live chat with Brad Arkin, director of product security and privacy at Adobe, on Feb. 24.

[img_assist|nid=2341|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Dennis Fisher and Ryan Naraine talk with Brad Arkin, Adobe’s director of product security and privacy, about the new zero-day flaws in Acrobat and Reader, Adobe’s security response process and the challenges of getting updates to end users.[audio]

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