Pumpkin-Spiced Cybersecurity: October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyberattacks, including global ransomware attacks, massive data breaches, and distributed denial-of-service attacks have recently dominated the headlines, saturating consumers’ news intake with stories about cybersecurity threats. These repeated reminders of the cybersecurity boogie man, ways to protect personally identifiable information, and advertisements for products to fight hackers, can lead to security fatigue, which in turn

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A bug fix always beats a round of risk assessments

“Many organizations have an effective process for identifying problems, but no process for remediation,” said Matt Rose, the global director of application security strategy at Checkmarx. “Organizations do a lot of signing off on risk. Instead of saying ‘let’s remediate that’ they say ‘what’s the likelihood of this actually happening?’”   Sadly, the trend towards

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CloudBees, partners add Jenkins services, security

For its part, Checkmarx, an application security software company, introduced a new release of its Interactive Application Security Testing product, CxIAST. The product enables continuous application security testing in real time, so software delivery schedules are not affected by security testing. Click here to continue reading

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Why You Need Automated Security in an Agile Software Environment

Why You Need Automated Security in an Agile Software Environment

Today’s business cycles require faster and more innovative results more than ever before in order to stay competitive. As organizations speed up their time to market, they are realizing the waterfall methodology is no longer working. Now they are creating and adopting rapid application development methodologies. One of those methodologies, agile software development is arguably

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How You Can Be Coding Securely in JavaScript

According to Stack Overflow’s annual Developer Survey, JavaScript dominates as the most commonly used programming language for the fifth year in a row and remains the #1 most popular language by occupation. With its top spot in the programming language world, it should come as no surprise that JavaScript is absolutely everywhere – from your

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