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Researchers claim they can trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus into believing a malicious file is benign by appending certain strings to it. The vendor has launched an investigation. [Read More]
Of 4,000 software professionals surveyed by GitLab, 69% of developers are aware they’re expected to write secure code, but nearly half of security pros say it’s hard to get developers to make vulnerability remediation a priority. [Read More]
The Magecart hackers have managed to infect over 17,000 domains by targeting improperly secured Amazon S3 buckets, RiskIQ reports. [Read More]
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) announces CVSS v3.1, which aims to simplify and improve upon CVSS v3.0. [Read More]
U.S. Coast Guard recently warned commercial vessel owners and operators of malware and phishing attacks and potential vulnerabilities in shipboard systems. [Read More]
SIEM solutions provider Exabeam this week announced the acquisition of cloud application security company SkyFormation. [Read More]
Vulcan Cyber, an Israel-based startup that specializes in vulnerability remediation solutions, raised $10 million in a Series A funding round. [Read More]
Real-time application behavior analytics, control, and protection provider TrueFort has raised $13.7 million in a Series A funding round. [Read More]
Internet security firm Cloudflare has joined the “League of Entropy,” a worldwide effort of individuals and academic institutions to bring users a quorum of decentralized randomness beacons. [Read More]
macOS 10.15 Catalina brings several security-related improvements, including an enhanced Gatekeeper, a dedicated read-only volume for the OS, data protections, and support for Activation Lock. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Application Security

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Alastair Paterson's picture
A confluence of factors is putting hundreds of thousands of implementations of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications at risk of cyber attacks.
Jim Ivers's picture
Applications contain three specific components where vulnerabilities can be found, and each must be tested in a different way for security testing to be complete.
Dan Cornell's picture
As you start to get an idea of what your application portfolio looks like, you then need to start determining the specific risks that applications can expose your organization to.
Alan Cohen's picture
From a security perspective, to create understand application dependencies you need not only to understand the flows and servers, you need to understand the ports and underlying processes.
Preston Hogue's picture
Today an organization may have thousands of apps on the internet, but having thousands of monolithic security devices just isn’t practical.
Dan Cornell's picture
Security cannot exist in a vacuum – it must be integrated with the entirety of an organization’s strategy when it comes to securing development operations.
Travis Greene's picture
Shadow IT 2.0 is a symptom of a bigger problem – the inability to maintain digital competitive advantage due to the insufficient pace of code deployment.
Jim Ivers's picture
Savvy organizations have learned how to use a mix of static and dynamic application security testing types to increase their coverage and lower their risk.
Dan Cornell's picture
When security teams can assess brand, financial, strategic risks – they are best able to act as a trusted advisor to DevOps teams as they build and maintain secure systems.
Travis Greene's picture
2017 is the year for information security teams to align to the work being done in DevOps – whether you call it DevSecOps or not.