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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Google is planning to deprecate and eventually completely remove support for public key pinning (PKP) from the Chrome browser. [Read More]
Microsoft releases Sonar, an open source linting and scanning tool that helps web developers find performance and security issues [Read More]
LokiBot Android banking trojan turns into ransomware if users try to remove it. The gang behind the attack has made more than $1.5 million [Read More]
Kaspersky launches new Global Transparency Initiative, which includes independent source code reviews and bug bounties of up to $100,000 [Read More]
Google is offering a bonus of $1,000 to researchers who find serious vulnerabilities in select Android apps present on Google Play [Read More]
BoundHook hooking method is invisible to Windows 10’s PatchGuard. The issue is not considered a vulnerability by Microsoft [Read More]
Microsoft discloses details of CVE-2017-5121, a remote code execution vulnerability affecting Chrome [Read More]
High-Tech Bridge launches Mobile X-Ray, a free online service designed for testing native and hybrid iOS and Android apps [Read More]
ShiftLeft emerges from stealth mode with new solution designed to protect cloud applications and microservices, and with over $9 million in funding [Read More]
Mozilla announced plans to boost the Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) protections in Firefox by treating data URLs as unique origin. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Application Security

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Jim Ivers's picture
Aside from tools, there are many types of application security testing that can be used to find vulnerabilities in software. An organization must consider multiple software security testing methods to really manage its risk.
David Holmes's picture
Considering that you can find vendors, startups, and specialists in any of these 28 application security technologies, is it realistic to expect any one person to be a subject matter expert in all of them?
Jim Ivers's picture
Experienced organizations learn that security is not a drag on performance, but can provide productivity gains by eliminating security vulnerabilities early in the development process.
Jim Ivers's picture
Built in or bolted on? When have you ever seen “bolted on” as the first choice of anyone in just about any imaginable scenario? Yet for software security, “bolted on” is certainly the norm.
Jim Ivers's picture
Hackers are creative by nature, so you have to use your imagination to think like one. Once you can see your organization from a hacker’s point-of-view, you will be equipped to defend your organization like a security pro.
Danelle Au's picture
When it comes to SaaS applications versus on-premise, there are three characteristics that define the need for a different approach to data governance, risk management and security in the cloud.
Adam Firestone's picture
Security requirements for information assurance, risk management, and certification and accreditation constrain Government organizations with respect to software allowed on Government networks.
Wade Williamson's picture
As we build more accessible, scalable, and efficient computing models, we likewise open ourselves up to attacks that are likewise more accessible, scalable and efficient.
Danelle Au's picture
Cloud service providers play a key role in delivering security, but as part of the shared responsibility model, they are not liable for access to and usage of the cloud application.
Danelle Au's picture
Enterprises can gain tremendous competitive advantages by having IT focus on the things that matter – users and information rather than infrastructure maintenance and building.