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Eric Newcomer

Eric Newcomer is Principal Analyst and CTO at Intellyx, a technology analysis firm focused on enterprise digital transformation.

He previously served as CTO at WSO2 and at IONA, led Security Architecture for Citi’s consumer banking and was Chief Architect for Citi and Credit Suisse’s trade and investment divisions.

Eric is an internationally recognized expert in transaction processing, integration and cloud migration, having contributed to many industry standards including OSGi, Eclipse, SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, AMQP and more. His textbooks, including Principles of Transaction Processing, Understanding Web Services, and Understanding SOA with Web Services are used at universities around the world.

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Dynamic Certificate Pinning for Secure Mobile Communication

May 14, 2024

This is the final article in a guest blog series from Intellyx. Find the full series here. A “man in the middle” (MitM) attack is one of the most serious types of attacks on the Internet. An MitM attack has the capability to divert or copy an entire flow of messages and steal login credentials, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, social security numbers, and generate denial of service attacks. Read Full Story

'Mobile First' is for Mobile Secrets, Too

January 16, 2024

This is the second article in a guest blog series from Intellyx. You can read the first article here. Organizations, such as the Citi Consumer Bank when I was head of security architecture there, adopt a “mobile first” approach to application development. “Mobile first” means first developing a mobile application that delivers a great customer experience, and later focusing on developing other customer facing applications (such as a web app). Read Full Story