Tag: Application Security

3 Ways to Prevent XSS

When we discuss vulnerabilities in applications, there are different categories that we come across. Some vulnerabilities are extremely common yet allow for little or no damage should an attacker discover and exploit them, while others are incredibly rare but can have major, lasting impact on the organizations behind the attacked application. Then, there’s the third

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Why You Need Automated Security in an Agile Software Environment

Why You Need Automated Security in an Agile Software Environment

Today’s business cycles require faster and more innovative results more than ever before in order to stay competitive. As organizations speed up their time to market, they are realizing the waterfall methodology is no longer working. Now they are creating and adopting rapid application development methodologies. One of those methodologies, agile software development is arguably

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AppSec Metrics That Matter

  Metrics matter. Metrics are important because they tell you, stakeholders and budget planners how well you’re meeting your set goals. Metrics ensure that your program has visibility and is the only way to effectively communicate the value of your application security program. If you simply go through the AppSec motions of scanning and fixing,

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March 2017: Top Hacks and Breaches [INFOGRAPHIC]

The month of March in hacks and breaches began strong with discovery of a database containing 1.4B records left exposed by one of the biggest senders of spam. A few days after, WikiLeaks released details on secret CIA hacking tools used to break into computers, mobile devices, and smart TVs.  On the 13th of March,

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February 2017: Top Hacks and Breaches [INFOGRAPHIC]

February may be the shortest month, but there definitely was no shortage in hacks and breaches. The month started with a an anonymous hacker single-handedly taking down an entire dark web hosting service with more than 10K Tor-based .onion sites. Then, on February 10th, a security flaw found in WordPress allowed hackers to attack and deface an

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Key Takeaways from Ponemon’s 2017 Study on Mobile and Internet of Things Application Security

Today, organizations are developing and releasing mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices and apps at a rapid speed. According to recent research, it is estimated that around 50B IoT devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020 while 2017 started with a record 2.2M downloadable apps in the App Store.   Every year,

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