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Cultivating Security-Mindfulness In DevOps

November 19, 2019 @ 6:15 pm

Chief Wine Officer and Veracode Present:

Cultivating Security-Mindfulness In DevOps

Date: Tuesday 19th November from 6.15pm
Location: City Social, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ
Master of Wine: Sam Caporn
What’s on the agenda

On behalf of Veracode and CWO, you’re invited to join us for an exclusive evening of fine wine, gourmet dining and, of course, insightful business content around the theme of creating a security mindsets within DevOps.

Security and development teams share a common goal: to put quality code into production. And cultivating security-mindfulness in developers is the most powerful thing an organisation can do to improve security. By bringing security and development closer together, you can design and build applications with security in mind from the outset.

We’ll be sharing some insight into how to inspire developers to become effective security champions, who’ll deliver the highest standards of code quality while amplifying security knowledge within your organisation.

Alongside the exciting high-level business content and networking opportunities, guests will enjoy a gourmet dining experience in a luxurious private room at City Social, followed by some wine-related competition led by a genuine Master of Wine – one of 390 in the world.

Who’s attending

This event is exclusively limited to 15 IT Security Leaders from across the financial services, logistics, retail, airline and travel sectors.

Keynote speaker
Global Application Security Architect, Leading Financial Services Organisation

We will be joined by the Global AppSec Architect at a leading financial administration organisation who will be sharing how in his role as Security Champion, he’s fostered secure development practices amongst the team of developers, significantly impacting the security posture of the organisation. Contact us or register to find out more.

Paul Farrington, EMEA CTO at Veracode

Paul’s role is to evangelise the securing of the software that runs our world. He advises CTOs, CISOs, technical project directors and software development teams on software vulnerabilities, application security best practices, DevSecOps principles and cybersecurity education.

 Your hosts:

Veracode envisions a world where the software fuelling economic growth and solving society’s greatest challenges is developed secure from the start. Named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing fives times in a row, Veracode’s SaaS Platform offers a holistic, scalable way to manage security risks across the entire application portfolio.

2 Places Available
We’re cracking open the bubbly in:

“Thank you for a great evening. One of the best I’ve been to!”

See our past guest reviews.
The Chief Wine Officer Experience

Our premium event series is all about mixing business with pleasure. Alongside high-level business discussions with peers, guests to our Chief Wine Officer events get to sample the world’s finest wines and indulge in a gourmet dining experience.  But it doesn’t stop there – we also have a little light-hearted competition to further enliven the night. Join us to take part in our wine expert’s wine-related competition to see if you can win the title of Chief Wine Officer. 

 Wine expert and host

Sam Caporn 

Sam is one of only 382 people worldwide to hold the prestigious title of Master of Wine and only one of 13 women to have ever won the coveted Madame Bollinger Medal for Excellence in Tasting. Sam is a wine consultant to one of the UK’s largest retailers, has appeared regularly on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, a wine judge, and a partner of The Wine Gang (consumer wine festivals and events). 


9 Wines 1 Winner


Two sparkling wines


Paired with two white wines

Main Course

Paired with two red wines

Cheese Course

Paired with two red wines


Enjoyed with a dessert wine

CWO Final

Winner announced

“I really enjoyed myself last night, it was refreshing to go to a networking event that provided organic chat as opposed to the forced way of working we’re often accustomed to and expect.”

 Your venue

City Social
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ

Showcasing the best of British in the heart of London, City Social offers skyline views and beautiful interiors that you’ll never forget. This Michelinstarred restaurant features a curated menu by Jason Atherton and Head Chef Paul Walsh, serving classic yet creative dishes that will make you rethink the boundaries of taste. You can also enjoy a cocktail (or several!) from the relaxed bar, Social 24, where you can sample cocktails inspired by the famous London landmarks visible from the panoramic view. 

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Event details

carinaCarina Vardie
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Craig McCartney, MD
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Chief Wine Officer and Veracode

Cultivating Security-Mindfulness In DevOps


City Social,
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ

Tuesday 19th November 2019
from 6.15pm

“Thank you for such a great evening. The speaker was inspiring and it was great to meet like-minded peers.”


November 19, 2019
6:15 pm
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City Social
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St
London,EC2N 1HQUnited Kingdom


Carina Vardie