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HPE warns of security bypass, information disclosure, remote code execution, XSS and URL redirection vulnerabilities in several products [Read More]
The Automobile Association (AA) -- the UK's largest motoring organization with over 15 million members -- is being heavily criticized over its public handling of a major data incident that occurred in April. [Read More]
Cloudflare is relaunching its own app store and has partnered with venture capital investors to support app developers from a new $100 million Cloudflare Development Fund. [Read More]
Elastic Beam emerges from stealth mode with AI-powered API security solution [Read More]
Popular chat platforms such as Slack, Discord and Telegram can be abused by malicious actors for C&C communications [Read More]
Crowdfunding initiative for buying Shadow Brokers exploits canceled. Researchers cite legal reasons, including Russia (FSB) involvement [Read More]
According to a survey, forty-seven percent of respondents "expect to be protected from cyber-attacks by either their company or third-party app developers." [Read More]
Google researcher Tavis Ormandy releases tool for porting Windows DLLs to Linux to improve fuzzing - ports Windows Defender as demo [Read More]
Attackers can remotely hijack millions of systems using malicious subtitle files and vulnerabilities in popular media players [Read More]
In the light of a recent phishing attack targeting Gmail users, Google is updating its app identity guidelines and is implementing a more thorough review process for new web applications that request user data. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Application Security

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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.
Lance Cottrell's picture
OODA loop is a well established concept often used in security which originated in the military. OODA stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, Act.
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?