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Security Trends

Traditional security is well past its expiration date.
Learn about the latest trends in AppSec in these posts,
from DevOps to SAST and everything in between.

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Cyber Security Today: Career Paths, Salaries and In-Demand Job Titles

The constantly evolving threats from both hackers and state-sponsored actors, along with the expanding attack surfaces seen in the widespread adoption of IoT (internet of things devices), has led to a huge shortage of labor in the cyber security field. “The demand for the (cybersecurity) workforce is expected to rise to 6 million (globally) by

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The Future of Cyber Security – Part 1: IOT Security

“One of the unique aspects of IoT (Internet of Things) is that it’s bringing cybersecurity into the physical realm.” Intel Security Group Senior VP Chris Young.   For those that didn’t live through the fear mongering surrounding the anticipated disasters stemming from Y2K, cyber security hasn’t been something that has made a major impact on

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Major Hacks and Breaches for July 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Summer 2016 continues to heat up with hacks, breaches and discoveries of major vulnerabilities. From automotive to the internet of things(IoT) and from Vietnamese airports to Taiwanese ATMs, July was a big month for cyber security news. Both Fiat-Chrysler and BMW feature in this month’s infographic, although for different reasons as Fiat Chrysler took the

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The Biggest Breaches and Hacks of June 2016 Infographic

Each month, we hear about a whole new cascade of security breaches that each bring to mind that saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.  June was no different.    Starting the month off was a massive MySpace hack that could end up being the biggest breach

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4 Keys To Integrating Security into DevOps

Faster, predictable releases, lower development costs, and a market constantly demanding new features and products have made the ecosystem ripe for the emergence of a new way of developing software. The development world responded to those demands, bringing the DevOps movement from unknown into the mainstream. Multiple releases a day would have been unheard of

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OpenSSL Vulnerabilities: Takeaways from the Latest Patch

The OpenSSL project this week released a series of patches to combat six vulnerabilities that have been discovered as of late, including two high-severity flaws that would give attackers the ability to decrypt HTTPS traffic, execute malicious code on vulnerable servers, and possibly even cause servers to crash. Ironically, one of the flaws was actually

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Cyber Terrorism – How Real is the Threat?

As our dependency on the internet increases from our phones to our streets, hospitals and cities, so do the threats posed by cyber terrorism. “Cyber terrorism” is a contested term that can erroneously include acts of “hacktivism” and internet vandalism which do not directly threaten the lives and livelihoods of their victims. The potential threats

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Who Needs Software Security, Anyway?

In recent years, the advent of mobile and cloud computing revolution has brought to light a serious issue affecting both organizations and individuals: software security. Every day, there’s a new story we hear about some website or application being penetrated, releasing sensitive information that is sold, abused, and exploited. As a consequence, companies lose their credibility (along with

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