With each day come multiple new zero-days, or potential software security exploits, putting companies running even slightly out-of-date software perpetually at the risk of being hacked. But keeping on top of the latest security vulnerabilities is a full-time job that can take up valuable engineering resources. And many companies, especially startups, don't have those kinds of resources or headcount to spare.
September 10, 2015
Meet the Founders
In 2012, Phill and Max started a security and web development consultancy together. In 2013, they cofounded Rubysec, an open-source project that catalogues all Ruby-related software vulnerabilities.
In 2015, they shuttered the consultancy to begin working on appCanary.
Max has a BSc. in Computer Science, University of Toronto, and has been a security professional since 2010. Max enjoys cooking, functional programming, and powerlifting. He's partial to Irish whiskey.
Phill has a BSc. in Computer Science, Ryerson University, and has been a professional web developer since 2009. Phill enjoys photography and ultimate frisbee, and throws storytelling nights, for nerds.
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