Guy Podjarny is CEO and co-founder at Snyk.io focusing on securing open source code. Guy was previously CTO at Akamai following their acquisition of his startup, Blaze.io. Prior to that, Guy worked on the first web app firewall & security code analyzer and dealt with security in the IDF. Guy is a frequent conference speaker, the author of O’Reilly’s Responsive & Fast, High-Performance Images and an upcoming open source security book.
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A vulnerability is a vulnerability, whether known or not. The key difference between the two is the likelihood of an attacker to be aware of this vulnerability, and thus try to exploit it.