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Amazon Web Services (AWS) announces launch of new threat detection, IoT security, and VPC secure connectivity services [Read More]
Trend Micro has acquired Montréal, Canada-based web application security firm Immunio for an undisclosed sum. [Read More]
ERPScan announces new AI-driven security platform designed to help organizations prevent, detect and respond to attacks targeting SAP systems [Read More]
The final version of the ‘OWASP Top 10 - 2017’ has been released, and CSRF and unvalidated redirects didn’t make the list [Read More]
Microsoft uses deep neural networks to improve fuzzing techniques. Tests conducted via AFL fuzzer [Read More]
Following an increase in Android malware and adware abusing accessibility services, Google decides to crack down on apps that misuse the feature [Read More]
Microsoft releases security advisory on how users can protect themselves against attacks leveraging DDE [Read More]
A recently developed system that targets the audio version of Google’s reCAPTCHA challenges can break them with very high accuracy. [Read More]
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]

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Jim Ivers's picture
Hackers are human. Hopefully that doesn’t surprise you too much. Being human means that they are subject to human tendencies, like taking the path of least resistance.
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.