Application
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.

APEX CODING LANGUAGE

ABC’s of Salesforce’s Apex Coding Language [Infographic]

With Salesforce’s giant annual conference, Dreamforce, fast approaching in early October, now’s the time to brush up on their proprietary programming language, Apex. As a strongly typed, object-oriented programming language, Apex allows developers to execute flow and transaction control statements on the Force.com platform server while performing calls to the Force.com API.

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August 2016 Hacks: 8 of the Largest Hacks, Breaches and Cyber Incidents

Summer 2016 has been a hot one for hackers, and August continued the trend of persistent attacks and breaches seen in June and July. This August, American institutions across all levels were hit particularly hard as the Democratic Party was hacked again by Guccifer 2.0, the National Security Agency had one of their sophisticated cyber

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2016 us election hacks

2016 US Election Hacks in Arizona and Illinois Brief [INFOGRAPHIC]

In late August 2016, news broke that the FBI was investigating two hacks against the Board of Elections in Illinois and Arizona. With the fervor of the 2016 US elections reaching a tipping point as November nears, the possibility of a hack has raised serious concerns by both voters and voting officials especially as the

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software security in 2016

Why in 2016 Software Security is as Big of a Deal as Ever

Year after year, new studies come out from popular vendors and research institutions underscoring that we have quite a ways to go with this thing we call security. Outside of the malware threat that grows a bit more complicated each year, the studies show that we continue to miss the bar in terms of protecting

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cyber security careers

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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future of cyber security

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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hacks and breaches July 2016

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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