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Cisco patches critical WebEx remote code execution vulnerabilities found by Google and Divergent Security researchers [Read More]
An attack called "WPSetup" is targeting fresh WordPress installations to get admin access and execute PHP code in the victim’s web hosting account. [Read More]
WhiteHat Security’s latest annual report shows that organizations have improved their security posture, but only slightly [Read More]
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]

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...