18th August 2022
Los Angeles, London, Mumbai, August 18th 2022. Convergent announced a further expansion of its application security services with the recruitment of Jason Shea, who joins as Senior Director, Application and Cloud Security. Jason previously managed studio content security operations and application & cloud security at Walt Disney Studios
In 2019, Convergent launched a cloud security best practice assurance program to help SaaS application providers and hybrid or cloud native post-production supply chain vendors improve security levels. Convergent partners with the TPN (Trusted Partner Network) to provide security assessments for the TPN’s cloud security pilot program that was launched in April 2022.
Convergent CEO Chris Johnson said: “Jason Shea brings with him considerable AppSec experience and supply chain relationships through his in-depth knowledge of content security assessments for applications and cloud environments, operational content security, vulnerability management and next generation endpoint detection and response, both from a studio and vendor perspective.”
Convergent Risks is a leading provider of site, cloud and application security assurance and testing services for the media and entertainment supply chain. The Convergent security assessment control matrix, used by content owners and the TPN, incorporates the CIS Benchmarks for Azure, AWS and Google cloud security provider best practice, as well as the CSA CCM cloud controls together with cloud configuration vulnerability management. Convergent is also a principal provider of OWASP threat assessment penetration testing, privacy compliance and SOC2 and ISO readiness.
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