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Facebook introduces new settings for its mobile apps to make it easier for white hat hackers to conduct security testing. [Read More]
Mobile app security firm Blue Cedar raises $17 million in a Series B funding round. The money will be used to accelerate growth and enhance its platform. [Read More]
Google has released its Sandboxed API as open source to make it easier for software developers to create secure products. [Read More]
AV-Comparatives has analyzed 250 antimalware Android applications offered on Google Play and found that many either fail to detect threats or they are simply fake. [Read More]
Virsec's application memory firewall detects deviations in application execution caused by memory-based attacks -- and stops them instantly. [Read More]
Runtime encryption company Fortanix has launched a free and open source SDK for building Intel SGX applications. [Read More]
NTT Security, the cybersecurity company of the NTT Group, has acquired application security firm WhiteHat Security for an undisclosed sum. [Read More]
Ghidra, a reverse engineering tool developed by the NSA, has been made available for free. Its source code should also be released soon. [Read More]
VMware launches VMware Service-defined Firewall, a firewall that focuses on known good behavior rather than chasing potential threats. [Read More]
The results of a survey of 5,558 IT professionals from more than 150 countries confirm DevSecOps as a key and growing approach to effective software development. [Read More]

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Ashley Arbuckle's picture
As organizations digitize their business and make these shifts, they need to know what and who they can trust.
Laurence Pitt's picture
By paying just a bit more attention to the permissions you are allowing on your phone or computer, you could protect yourself from a much more significant headache down the road.
Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
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.