Looking Ahead: What’s in Store for Cybersecurity in 2018?

As the cybersecurity world is left reeling from record breaking hacks and breaches which occurred (or surfaced) in 2017, the importance of organizations ensuring their code’s security is rightfully taking the spotlight as the new year begins.   However, in taking a step beyond code security, it’s critical that organizations of all sizes and those

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2018 DevOps Predictions

In 2018 one major change we will see as it relates to Application Security (AppSec) is that there will be a reduction of organizations running their own dynamic application security testing (DAST). Many organizations will begin to leverage interactive application security testing (IAST), validating the results by running DAST-as-a-Service. Looking past 2018, the application security

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Predictions 2018: How DevOps, AI Will Impact Security

Amit Ashbel, Director of Product Marketing and Cyber Security Evangelist, Checkmarx:  Here’s what’s next for DevOps.  “DevOps is still maturing, and while many organizations are shifting to DevOps, many are still in the process and not there yet. That said, the DevOps movement will continue to grow and increase its scope to cover additional aspects of the product’s

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Smart Cities: Can My City be Hacked?

Our connected devices make life easier on us as individuals, and the conveniences afforded to us by connecting technology to the physical world around us are compounded when we expand the reach from individuals to a greater population, – entire cities.   While cities have been adapting new technologies that connect the physical world to

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JavaScript Attacks in WebViews

This is part two of a three-part series. Click for part 1 and part 3.    JavaScript is widely used due to its outstanding functionality. Its presence in a website can solve many problems, however it can also introduce critical security issues. It is this very compromise that has to be carefully analyzed in the decision of allowing or

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A Closer Look: OWASP Top 10 2017 – Application Security Risks

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an organization filled with security experts from around the world who provide information about applications and the risks posed, in the most direct, neutral, and practical way. Since 2003, OWASP has been releasing the OWASP Top 10 list every three/four years. The list consists of the top biggest Application Security

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November 2017: Top Hacks and Breaches [INFOGRAPHIC]

Recent research confirms that a third of the internet is under attack, with millions of network addresses subjected to DDoS attacks over a two year period (source). And as I write these monthly hacks and breaches reviews, this statement comes as no surprise. Just because it’s officially the holiday season, it doesn’t mean that hackers

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