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Built on the Linux Foundation's open source Hyperledger Fabric v1.0 and the IBM Blockchain service, a new digital identity and attribute sharing network from IBM and SecureKey will go live in Canada later in 2017. [Read More]
A researcher has demonstrated an attack that combines Clickjacking and a type of Cross Site Scripting (XSS) called Self-XSS. [Read More]
With billions of stolen login credentials available on the dark web, bad bots are busy testing them against websites all over the globe. [Read More]
On day one of Pwn2Own 2017, participants hacked Microsoft Edge, Safari, Ubuntu and Adobe Reader [Read More]
Turkish hackers abuse Twitter Counter app to hijack many high-profile Twitter accounts over the diplomatic dispute between Turkey and the Netherlands [Read More]
Google patches 36 vulnerabilities with the release of Chrome 57. Researchers who found the flaws earned $38,000 [Read More]
Researchers found several potentially serious flaws in a popular pricing software from Navetti. Patches are available [Read More]
The latest version of the Firefox Web browser warns users when they are entering their passwords on pages that are not secure. [Read More]
A bug in Uber could have been used by users to ride for free anywhere where the service is available, a researcher has discovered. [Read More]
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Veracode, a provider application security testing solutions for roughly $614 in cash. [Read More]

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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?
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.