Over the past year, data breaches, through web, business, and mobile application exploitation, have continued to run rampant. In 2018, major household names like Ticketmaster, the United States Postal Service (USPS), Air Canada, and British Airways were hit by application-based exploits.
Today marks a big step for WhiteHat Security. I am delighted to announce that NTT Security Corporation, one of the world’s most respected security organizations, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WhiteHat Security.
The RSA Conference (March 4-8, 2019) kicks off today in San Francisco, serving as a timely and important reminder of the criticality of securely building products in an increasingly unsafe digital world.
In 2018, the number of exposed data records through breached applications more than doubled from 197.6 million in 2017 to 446.5 million. And this trajectory will likely continue through 2019.
Each year, by the time the calendar changes to February, for many, the interest in maintaining the New Year’s resolutions made in early January has started to wane. While increasing work life balance, eating healthier and losing weight frequently make the resolutions list, what about resolutions to help safeguard data?
Staying on top of the evolving threat landscape is a daunting task, to say the least. There is just so much information that researchers must sift through, that it’s easy to become overloaded.
With an expanding client roster, key executive leadership appointments and widespread adoption of its platform, 2018 was a banner year for WhiteHat Security, one that saw more than 35 percent growth and the highest customer retention to date.
Throughout the past couple of years, we have seen massive data breaches affect hundreds of companies across all industries. Due to these incidents, companies have lost millions of dollars in revenue and time as they rush to mitigate damages, inform the public and fix the problem at hand.
January is a time for new beginnings, and for many people, that means exploring new job opportunities, or even embarking on an entirely different career path.
Shockingly, application security is an often-overlooked area in the enterprise cybersecurity lineup, despite its clear criticality.
Today’s applications touch millions if not billions of people on a daily basis. With virtually every business using applications to grow, they are critical to companies’ success—yet the vulnerabilities and risks associated with them continue to increase exponentially.
Application programming interfaces (APIs) have proven to be a great way for businesses to increase the value of their offerings for customers.
As technology continues to evolve and more and more consumers interact with businesses online via apps, the biggest question is how can businesses keep their employee and customer information safe?
As we marvel once again that the holidays are already upon us, it’s also an opportunity to reflect on 2018, and set a new security strategy that takes into account what we may be up against for the coming year. I sat down recently with our trusted experts and threat intelligence pros, who’ve been right about predicting many trends in cybersecurity
It’s probably fair to say that 2018 has experienced more than its share of data breaches. In fact, according to Gemalto’s Breach Level Index, the first half of the year alone saw 945 data breaches compromise an incredible 4.5 billion data records worldwide.
As another year comes to a close, application security remains more important than ever; it is a must have. With virtually every business using applications to grow their businesses, the vulnerabilities and risks associated with these business-enabling applications continue to grow exponentially.
2018 has been a record year for security breaches – but that’s not news. Inevitably, each year has more security incidents than the previous year, and the pattern is likely to continue for the foreseeable future.
Since it’s Thanksgiving, WhiteHat wondered, what are hackers giving thanks for? The simplest answers are Google, gigabit internet speeds, and an endless supply of caffeine. But the number one thing that hackers are overwhelmingly grateful for is DATA, especially passwords stored in plain or cleartext.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, the deals have already begun. 2018 is expected to be yet another year for record-setting sales figures, continuing the growth of the holiday from its induction.
With the proliferation of the mobile workforce in recent years, policies such as “bring your own device” (BYOD) have exploded in popularity - leading to the next stage of the cycle: “bring your own apps” (BYOA).
Since 2013, WhiteHat Security has provided customers the ability to include a dynamically generated trust mark on their companies’ websites, indicating that WhiteHat manages their sites’ security.
In a representative democracy like the United States, voting is a fundamental right, privilege and civic duty. The infrastructure of our electoral process is critical to governing in the U.S., and election security should be of the utmost importance. But is it easy to hack an election?
The news that private equity business Thoma Bravo is to acquire our rivals over at Veracode underlines that the application security space is quickly becoming one of the hottest sectors in the entire security industry.
As discussed last week, many states are failing to take appropriate responsibility - not only to ensure that our voting machines work, but that they’re secure. Is there hope that we can still encourage a change before November? As with anything else, change is often difficult and time consuming.
Election Day 2018 is fast approaching, and when Americans head to the polls, will their votes be secured? That’s the burning question on the minds of many security experts. As important as these midterms maybe, the security and integrity of our American voting systems should also be at the forefront of the conversation.
We’re into week four of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which focuses last but definitely not least on the importance of securing our country’s critical infrastructure. In the U.S., it’s comprised of 16 sectors that along with other networks and systems, support the supply of food, water, financial services, public health ....
There's no doubt that IT security is a critical issue for many businesses. High profile examples of data breaches involving the likes of Facebook, British Airways, Heathrow Airport, Google+ and the U.S. State Department, merely serve to reinforce our fears and anxieties around cybersecurity.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and this week’s theme is centered around education, training and careers in the field. Therefore, it was the perfect time to catch up with WhiteHat Security’s CEO Craig Hinkley to get some inside advice for anyone looking to rise through the ranks within the cybersecurity industry.
A single-page application (SPA) is a website that interacts with a user by dynamically rewriting the current page, rather than loading entire new pages directly from a server. This SPA approach avoids interruption between successive pages, which makes the application behave more like a desktop app than a traditional website.