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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Bitdefender launches Bugcrowd-based public bug bounty program with rewards of up to $1,500 [Read More]
Google introduces the beta version of the App Engine firewall, a new security feature for its cloud platform [Read More]
Zerodium offers up to $500,000 for remote code execution and privilege escalation exploits targeting popular instant messaging and email apps [Read More]
TunnelBear commissioned an audit of its VPN product and only few vulnerabilities were found in recent versions [Read More]
Version control systems Git, Subversion, Mercurial and CVS affected by command execution vulnerability [Read More]
Researchers warn that hackers can abuse GitHub and other Git repo hosting services for stealthy attacks on software developers [Read More]
Netflix releases tools and information for mitigating application DDoS attacks against microservice architectures [Read More]
Mitigations put in place by Google in May 2017 to help block phishing attacks such as the recent OAuth worm weren’t enough to completely mitigate the issue, security firm Proofpoint says. [Read More]
Google is taking another step to better protect users from malicious third-party web applications by warning users of newly created web apps and Apps Scripts that are pending verification. [Read More]
Cisco patches critical WebEx remote code execution vulnerabilities found by Google and Divergent Security researchers [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Application Security

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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.
Danelle Au's picture
As SaaS adoption grows, so do the security concerns. But there is so much confusion around SaaS security that many enterprises are focusing on the wrong problems. Here are the three biggest myths when it comes to SaaS security...