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.
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Checkmarx and IWI launch On demand service in Japan

Oct 15, 2013 By carolineb | Checkmarx, the leader in Application Security Testing solutions, is glad to announce the  launch of its Static Application Security Testing technology as Cloud service in Japan by its partner – Intelligent Wave Inc. (IWI).

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Google’s Eric Schmidt: “Android Is More Secure Than iPhone”

Oct 10, 2013 By carolineb | Eric Shmidt, Executive Chairman at Google declares that Android has a security advantage over Apple’s iPhone. This declaration was made during the Gartner Symposium that took place in Orlando on October 7, 2013.

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Security Innovation TeamMentor now Integrates with Checkmarx’s CxSuite

Oct 09, 2013 By carolineb | Provides faster and better remediation guidance within the developers’ environment Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013

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Les Assises de la Sécurité et des Systèmes d’Information

Oct 08, 2013 By carolineb |   What a conference! Les Assises de la Sécurité et des Systèmes d’Information is one of the most luxurious Security Conferences in Europe, taking place each year in October at the French Riviera.
For the 13th time, Les Assises invited the biggest Security Executives in the French Industry and was sponsored by the biggest security companies in the world. We were glad to exhibit and take part of this wonderful and unique conference. Hope to see you there next year! Read more about the conferece here

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[OWASP IL] Get Ready for the Next Big Wave of Attacks: Hacking of Leading CMS Systems

Sep 23, 2013 By carolineb |
Come visit Checkmarx at OWASP Israel on October 1st, 2013 at the IDC in Herzliya, Israel.
I’m inviting you to join our session: “Get Ready for the Next Big Wave of Attacks: Hacking of Leading CMS Systems” by Maty Siman, Founder & CTO at Checkmarx The flow of this talk is given by – YOU! Before this talk, we emailed the audience to provide us with their favorite WordPress plugins that they would like to test for security. In a live demo, we assess the security of the requested plugins. Previous similar trials that we performed on WordPress showed that 30% of the top 50 most downloaded plugins were vulnerable to common Web attacks. What will be the results of this experiment? … Come to OWASP IL to find out! Registerhere.  

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[Research] The State of Application Security

Sep 12, 2013 By carolineb | The State of Application Security
A Research Study by Security Innovation, Checkmarx’s partners and Ponemon Institute LLC

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We’re so excited… and we just can’t hide it! Checkmarx is a finalist at the GSC Awards

Aug 26, 2013 By carolineb |  
We are happy to share the news- Checkmarx is a finalist in the Global Security Challenge!
GSC 2013 seeks to discover the most promising young companies, university spin-offs and concept projects from around the world, capable of providing the next generation of cyber protection and leading the charge against some of the biggest threats of today and tomorrow. We’ll be leaving to London on September 12th to compete so… Wish us luck!  

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Joomla’s Security State- WordPress is not alone

Aug 20, 2013 By carolineb | Two months ago Checkmarx has published a research revealing the security state of WordPress’s 50 top plugins. Another CMS joins the list and this time it’s Joomla- as simple vulnerability was exploited to infect thousands of websites with malware.
The sites were hacked to serve up the prevalent Blackhole exploit kit, which in turn infected users’ systems with banking Trojans.

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Coffee Security

Aug 15, 2013 By carolineb | Source: PHD Comics

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Home is where the heart is. and the hacker too.

Aug 07, 2013 By carolineb | Thomas Hatley, an ordinary citizen from Oregon was surprised to receive a weird phone call by a complete stranger who hacked his smart home while speaking.
The stranger- David Bryan, Security Researcher at Trustwave, managed to hack into Thomas’s “smart” house through an automation system that allows a remote control of electrical devices, originally meant to enable owners to activate their home via smartphone or web.

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