Mend: How Automation Is Driving Supply Chain Security and AppSec

Arabella Hallawell, CMO with Mend, joins Dark Reading's Terry Sweeney at Dark Reading News Desk during RSA Conference to discuss securing assets and attack surface management.

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

April 28, 2023

Mend CMO Arabella Hallawell talks about the wakeup call from supply chain security failures, the role of AppSec, and how improved dependency management can reduce the scope of the attack surface. She also addresses how automation can be applied to improve operational efficiency, plus how organizations can assign a confidence level to updates and how to prioritize vulnerability remediation.

Arabella Hallawell is the Chief Marketing Officer of, a company that enables organizations to accelerate the development of secure software at scale with automated tools that help bridge the security knowledge gap. Arabella has been working in the security space for over 20 years. In addition to her role at, she is also a board member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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