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.

Mobile app security testing- are you checking for all the flaws?

By Kevin Beaver I plan to write a related post soon on my mobile app security assessments. In the meantime, I wanted to share a tool with you that plays a key role in mobile app security: Checkmarx CxDeveloper (or perhaps more appropriately called CxSuite). If you’re a developer, QA professional, security manager, or IT generalist, this is a

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Security Corporations are going Bug- hunting

Security Corporations are going Bug- hunting An article published by John Leyden on MITRE Corp, the organization which sets the industry standards for classifying security vulnerabilities goes one step further in security. The corporation is now considering the multiplication of Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in order to enhance the quality of bug reports

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #40

Shape Security: Getting Down to the Root of Hacking When treating an illness, it is generally more effective to treat the source of the problem rather than the symptoms. Shape Security is trying to do the same in the field of website security. While all other products are geared towards a faster, cheaper, and better

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How Collective Wisdom Enhances Application Security

One of the biggest challenges in today’s Application Security is how to map and overcome unexpected hacks as a result of lack of coverage in addition to well-defined hacks. How do we overcome this matter and improve the ability to fix our source code? The Checkmarx R&D team has initiated an unconventional and creative way

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Salesforce Enhanced Security with Checkmarx Solution

  We simply love making things simple! So here are some video screencasts introducing our Checkmarx new Salesforce online code scanner. Presenting our solution is Abhinav Gupta, Salesforce and Cloud Solution Architect- go to article and videos.  

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Three compelling reasons to check your mobile app source code- by Kevin Beaver, CISSP

Three compelling reasons to check your mobile app source code I’m going to put it to you straight: source code analysis is amazingly simple. Unlike penetration testing and complementary security checks, source code analysis has evolved into a literal point-and-click exercise. The hardest part is getting the source code analyzer software installed. Even that’s a

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Checkmarx is now an Eclipse Member!

We are glad to announce that Checkmarx is now an Eclipse member! We support the Eclipse community and offer adapted tools for the Eclipse developers. The Eclipse community was founded in order to enable commercially- friendly open source software for organizations and individuals, focusing on providing an open development technology, comprised of advanced frameworks and

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