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Developer’s Guide to Open Source Spring Cleaning

Spring is here, and after a year filled with record-setting digital transformation and its associated vulnerabilities, now is the right time to give the open source components in your codebase a refresh. For many development teams, today’s open source operations present a ‘mess’ that’s difficult to clean up; often, no one knows how many libraries, third-party components

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Celebrating 15,000 Downloads

KICS – the open source project sponsored by Checkmarx, created to help developers and organizations keep their Infrastructure as Code (IaC) projects secure – recently passed a major milestone, accumulating 15,000 downloads from DockerHub. For all of us that have been involved in the project, but in particular for the development team behind it all,

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Considerations for Open Source and Proprietary Application Security Solutions

The process of writing code (and the code itself) has changed dramatically: functionality and end-goals for code execution are lightyears ahead of where we began. The software development tools to support the magic of coding have spurred a new process with a fancy name, DevOps, which has enabled developers to deploy code faster than ever

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Why State and Local Governments Need Application Security Testing

For state governments, local governments, and education agencies (a cohort often referred to as the SLED sector), there has perhaps never been a more difficult time to develop and deploy software than the present. Due partly (but not solely) to the pandemic, SLED organizations face an unprecedented set of challenges related to software. To meet

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Why Developers Use Open Source in Their Projects – and How to Manage the Risks

If you’re a developer, incorporating open source code into your project is like ordering a meal kit instead of cooking from scratch. It saves you some time and effort. But it also reduces your level of control over the final product, and it could lead to issues that you don’t foresee. That’s not to say

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