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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.

A New EU Cybersecurity Regulation and Why It’s Important

On the heels of GDPR and what it meant to the rest of the world outside of the EU, another EU cybersecurity regulation is on the horizon. Most organizations remember the effort taken to meet GDPR compliance irrespective of where they were headquartered or operated their business. The new EU Regulation called the Cybersecurity Act

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Demystifying the myth of an AppSec silver bullet

Can a single approach to application security solve all of your problems? Relying on a single testing solution to protect your applications is essentially like trying to protect your house from burglars, with a single alarm. Now imagine the house is packed with highly-valuable possessions and is located in a dangerous area – much like

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Vulnerable Software – The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Concerning the latest data breaches on record, this past May was rather noteworthy. A host of organizations from around the world announced in fact, that they had experienced a data breach.  From online retailers, travel booking sites, and high-tech startups, to social sharing sites, healthcare billing firms, and even title insurance companies, the long list

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SAST & IAST – The Power Couple in the DevSecOps Era

DevSecOps has become one of the hottest buzzwords in the DevOps and security ecosystem over the past couple of years. But what is it, and how do you turn it into reality?    DevSecOps executes on the belief that security and development teams are jointly responsible for bolstering security – essentially bringing development and operations

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Your 2019 Essential Software Security, Development, & DevOps Conferences

Your 2019 Essential Software Security, Development, & DevOps Conferences

“DevOps” encompasses a wide range of topics – throw security in there and you’ve added even more. This roundup includes events throughout the year and around the globe, from small events to community conferences and up. Whether you’re passionate about software security, ethical hacking, software development, cloud security, or DevOps, there’s something on this list

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Software Security Predictions: What to Watch for in 2019

Software Security Predictions: What to Watch for in 2019

Security breaches regularly made headlines in 2018, while advancements in DevOps, application security testing tools, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud adoption, and the Internet of Things raced forward. 2019 promises to be another busy year in technology and digital transformation, but what will that look like for software security? Here are our software security predictions

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AppSec Is Dead But Software Security is Alive & Well

AppSec Is Dead, but Software Security Is Alive & Well

Everyone agrees that an enterprise’s application ecosystem must be protected, especially when data breaches are reported with alarming frequency and the average total cost of a breach comes in at $3.62 million. However, defeating increasingly severe threats requires a holistic approach to security, one that places an emphasis on managing not only application vulnerabilities but all

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Cyber Security Workshop: Stronger Together

Cyber Security Workshop: Stronger Together

Last week at Checkmarx we hosted an official delegation from Thüringen, Germany for a Cyber Security workshop organized by Checkmarx, AHK Israel, and LEG Thüringen, the State Development Corporation, under the theme “Stronger Together.” The workshop was designed to serve as a knowledge exchange platform between all participating parties from Israel and Germany, at all

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Learn JavaScript History with this Infographic | Checkmarx

The History of JavaScript [INFOGRAPHIC]

Brendan Eich, a Netscape Communications Corporation programmer, created JavaScript in September 1995. It took Eich only 10 days to develop the scripting language, then known as Mocha.Let’s step back to look at this complex JavaScript history. Why Put the Java in JavaScript? When Eich created JavaScript in 1995, he created it for Netscape Navigator and

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