Checkmarx Launches Infrastructure as Code Scanning Solution to Secure Cloud-Native Applications: KICS

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Solving ISA’s 2021 Web Challenges

Being part of the Checkmarx SCA Research Team who supports our next-gen Software Composition Analysis (SCA) solution, my team members and I often participate in Capture the Flag (CTF) types of competitions to hone our skills and share our knowledge with the rest of the team. Not only are we expected to be skilled defenders,

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Software Composition Analysis: Why Exploitable Path is Imperative

If you look at the way code is written today vs. a few years back, one of the major changes is the transition to open source. What was once considered an unsafe methodology has grown and matured, and nowadays almost every software project uses open source libraries. Today, software engineers prefer to use existing open

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CVE-2020-35774: twitter-server XSS Vulnerability Discovered

According to its official documentation, “twitter-server” is a Twitter OSS project used to provide a template from which servers at Twitter are built. It provides common application components such as an administrative HTTP server, tracing, stats, and more, and is used, amongst other things, by both the Finagle and Finatra frameworks. After researching twitter-server, the

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What is the ROI of Checkmarx Application Security Testing (AST)?

When it comes to IT security initiatives, many enterprises struggle to quantify business value and return on investment (ROI), often viewing their security spend solely as an insurance expense – a must-have in today’s world of compliance regulations and inevitable cyberattacks. But by implementing the right solutions, organizations can mitigate a multitude of security challenges

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Preventing Developer Burnout in the Age of Rapid Software Delivery

“Burnout” happens across all jobs and industries, especially tech. However, developers have always been particularly at-risk of falling victim to burning out, and the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting digital shift driven by software, has only escalated this problem. Just look at the trends, as 38% of developers are releasing software monthly or faster, up

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