Devika Yeragudipati is a Senior Security Architect in the Product Security team at Bloomberg. She works with Bloomberg engineers and product owners to securely design, implement, and deploy products. Her area of focus is the Bloomberg Terminal, Regulated Entities, and proprietary protocols and frameworks.
A typical day might involve the architecture review of an upcoming product with engineers to strengthen security controls for the ecosystem, reviewing code, training developers on security, and providing solutions and best practices for specific scenarios.
Prior to this, Devika was a Security Researcher at Adobe Systems where she worked in Product Security and in Incident Response. She implemented security roadmaps for Adobe Connect, Lightroom, Flash, Dreamweaver, etc in addition to working on malware analysis for responsibly disclosed vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader.
She is an Information Security professional by qualification and is passionate about security awareness and training. She has spearheaded security training programs for engineers at Bloomberg. She is actively involved with girls and women in STEM (GirlsWhoCode, CodeNow, Bloomberg Women in Technology, EWF) and is involved in volunteering and mentorship opportunities. She is also a Diversity & Inclusion Pillar Lead for the Chief Risk & Compliance Office at Bloomberg.
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