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.
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).
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.
Thanks to everyone who attended the first Crash Course Series webinar. As we ran out of time before answering all of the questions at the end (and thank you all for so much participation!), I thought I’d pull the unanswered and reply to them here in longer form than the time allotted.
While it’s difficult to get permission from one’s corporate communications team or legal department on chatting with vendors, I was able to secure an interview with one of our financial services customers who use both Dynamic and Source code scanning.
WhiteHat Scout is a fully automated static analysis product to develop secure software from the start for successful DevOps implementations.
Our aim in creating the Learning Labs is to help everyone – developers, security practitioners, and executives - understand the risks in all applications, help IT staff understand how application security fits into their wider security ecosystem, and help teach developers how to write more secure code to make business safer for customers.
In this article, I’m going to help you interpret how the different parts of this cybersecurity regulation touch on AppSec – that is, your websites, your mobile applications, your internal payment systems and networked third-party services.
I saw another meme go by on Facebook. This one challenged everyone’s memory to name all their Elementary School teachers. And I had more than ten friends participate, which resulted in me yelling at my computer screen again.
Network-connected Internet of Things (IoT) are growing in popularity in homes and businesses, from smart cities and buildings to cars and medical devices. Attempts to subvert or compromise critical functions in organizations due to insecure IoT devices and applications are on the rise and in the news.