The Ten Commandments of Proactive Application Security

Proactive AppSec

When you’re constantly reacting to suspicious alerts and fixing vulnerabilities only after they’ve been exploited, you’re missing the point of application security.   Application security, according to Wikipedia, “encompasses the measures taken throughout the code’s life-cycle to prevent gaps in the security policy of an application or the underlying vulnerabilities… of the application.” The practice

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Android Application Security Sucks! Here’s what to do about it

Brought to you by Appsec Labs and Checkmarx.  Android Platform Security Essentials Android…. It is no longer just a mobile phone. Nowadays Android applications are running anywhere and everywhere. Home Appliances, watches, TVs, car applications and with the Internet of Things kicking in quickly, Android applications will probably become even more prevalent in our lives.

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29 Cyber Security Blogs You Should Be Reading

Staying up-to-date is important for lots of reasons, but when you’re a Cyber Security professional, knowing about the latest tech, breaches, vulnerabilities,etc. is pretty much essential to your career. If you miss out on an important piece of news, your organization could miss out on much more.   More than just knowing what’s going on,

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Group Manager R&D (182)

We are looking for a strong technology leader, to be part of the company technological leadership team. The Group Manager will report to the VP R&D in order to provide direction and leadership for the specific R&D component; the manager will design the group’s targets to meet company’s short- term and long- term goals and

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Field Sales Engineers (106)

Checkmarx is seeking talented Field Sales Engineers to support our Sales and Business Development activities worldwide! The Sales Engineer is critical to our success as we expand. This position will be primarily for responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in tandem with the sales team as

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Inside sales (163)

Checkmarx is seeking a talented inside sales person to work in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities Call and nurture outbound leads Respond to and qualify Incoming web, email, and phone inquiries Set up web ex meetings & develop the lead until it’s sales ready Work side by side with Regional Sales Manager Support Field sales

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Game of Hacks coming in white-labelled version after strong demand from security-challenged businesses

It may have started out as a way to build a brand and engage the curiosity of the Internet development community, but an Israeli development-tools company’s Game of Hacks competition has proven so popular that it is developing a white-labelled solution to help organisations put their own developers through their security paces. The online game

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Application Security Testing – Automated Vs Manual

The massive rise in the number of web and mobile applications in recent years has indirectly led to an inferno of cybercrime that aims to exploit application-layer vulnerabilities. Organizations have a wide range of security products at their disposal today, but they are often unable to decide between automated and manual application security testing. This

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Inflight Security is more than just a life vest

Are you afraid of flying? The following information won’t make you feel any safer. Inflight Entertainment systems (IFE) have evolved significantly over the years. Nowadays you can actually connect via your own mobile device to the IFE system and watch TV series, movies or just listen to music and see the flight status. Sounds good,

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9 Security Mistakes Every Java Developer Must Avoid

Java has come a long way since it was introduced in mid-1995. Its cross-platform characteristics have made it the benchmark when it comes to client-side web programming. But with cybercrime and hackings reaching epidemic levels due to its widespread usage and distribution, the need for secure Java development has become the call of the hour.

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