Introducing Checkmarx Software Composition Analysis (CxSCA)

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Checkmarx Scores Highest for DevOps/DevSecOps Use Case in 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing Report

NEW YORK & RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL – May 7, 2020 – Checkmarx, the global leader in software security solutions for DevOps, today announced that it ranked highest for the DevOps/DevSecOps use case in the 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing report. Checkmarx was also recently recognized as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner

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Kudos to the Unsung Heroes in our Current Times: Software Developers

As the world duly salutes our front-line medical professionals, first responders, military and police, factory workers, delivery drivers, construction teams, repair technicians, store clerks, farmers, truckers, pharmacists, cooks, and millions of other people who continue to put themselves front and center of today’s conditions brought on by COVID-19, we cannot forget the others who are

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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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Introducing the Checkmarx Certified Engineer Program (CxCE)

If you were to take a look at the current job market for developers, application security engineers, solution architects, penetration testers, or systems engineers, it’s clear that application security testing skill sets are in high demand. You’ll also notice that Checkmarx has become synonymous with application security testing. Gartner further validated this by naming Checkmarx

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Why SAST is Essential for a Security Vulnerability Assessment

Let’s start with this: the idea of a security vulnerability assessment is certainly not “breaking news”. For centuries, organizations have proactively scanned their physical security in search of real or potential weaknesses, and for decades they’ve shifted their skeptical gaze to IT systems and devices.   And while it’s true that some organizations are better

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White Box vs. Black Box Testing Tools: How Would You Treat Your Symptoms?

When I feel ill, I take a trip to my doctor.  At first, the doctor will run some tests to see if there is anything visible that can help indicate what treatment should be given. (Disclaimer: the writer of this post is in no way or manner a medical doctor). The Black Box approach The

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Security Testing in the SDLC: A Beginner’s Guide

As requirements for faster release cycles and applications packed with more features than ever keep organizations rushing to production, we can’t afford to skip a beat when it comes to security. Developers with all stages of security knowhow are being hired, and right beside giving developers a thorough education in secure coding is ensuring the

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All You Wanted To Know About Online Banking Security

Gone are the days when people frequented their banks to get their errands done. With more and more banking activities being performed online via web and mobile applications, the security risks are rising exponentially. But are banks and financial institutions doing enough to safeguard our privacy and financial assets? What are the risks and what

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