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WordPress Plugin Security on WordPress Tavern

Jul 04, 2013 By carolineb | The Checkmarx Research “The Security State of WordPress’ Top 50 Plugins” has been creating a media buzz, reaching different magazines such as Security Week, CRN, Tech Republic and more respectable sources. WordPress Tavern joins the list and discusses the research.
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Happy 4th of July! Turn on your speakers…

Jul 03, 2013 By carolineb |
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Product Review- Automated Secure Code Review Anyone?

Jul 01, 2013 By carolineb | We’re glad to share the descriptive Checkmarx product analysis by Mr. Cem Gurkok, CISSP, CISA, Threat Intelligence R&D Manager at Verizon Terremark. In the following post, Mr Gurkok shares his thoughts and reviews after trying our solution, talks about the role of automated code review software and different features he found efficient in the Checkmarx CxCloud.
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Security of WordPress’ Top Plugins

Jun 18, 2013 By matys | Today we published our report “The Security State of WordPress’ Top 50 Plugins” (no reg required).
This report presents Checkmarx’s research which analyzed the security of the top 50 most popular plugins (in general), as well as the top 10 most popular ecommerce plugins.
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[2013] Summarizing the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

Jun 17, 2013 By carolineb | This week I had the pleasure to join the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Washington DC. It was an event filled with insight and direction covering a large range of cyber security issues which challenge industry leaders and executives alike.
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Summarizing a great Checkmarx Customer Event in Israel

Jun 17, 2013 By carolineb |
We are glad to summarize a successful Checkmarx Customer event! The event took place on June 16th, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Beach hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The event was characterized by a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere, with interesting knowledge exchange and new bonds and networks. It was all about Application Security, while our guests discussed security challenges in their organizations and how they deal with them on an ongoing base.
We hosted Security Decision makers from Playtech, LivePerson, Conduit, Mediamind, TGS and our Checkmarx Founder and CTO, Maty Siman spoke about Application Security trends and roadmap.
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What Apple and Google are not Telling you About Mobile Device Security (infographic)

Jun 11, 2013 By carolineb |   Source:
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Have you ever been scared of… charging your iPhone?! think twice.

Jun 06, 2013 By carolineb | A way to hack into an iPhone only through charging the phone! Georgia Institute of Technology researchers figured out how to attack iPhone with malicious software through a charging cord.
The proof of concept will be presented by the institute at Black Hat USA 2013- giving you another good reason to come to the conference (visiting the Checkmarx booth).
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The AppSec How-To: Choosing a SAST Tool

Jun 04, 2013 By carolineb | Given the wide range of source code analysis tools, security professionals, auditors and developers alike are faced with a question:
How to assess a Static Analysis Software Testing (SAST) tool for deployment? Choosing the right tool requires different considerations during each stage of the SAST tool evaluation process.
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Summarizing a great month of May

May 28, 2013 By carolineb |  We are glad to summarize a great month of events !
Starting in Infosec Israel, continuing to the Paris- Forum “Matchmaking in the Cloud” and concluding our monthly activities at AusCERT, Australia, we’d love to share our insights.
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