The good, the bad & the ugly of using open source code components

The good, the bad & the ugly of using open source code components

Component use in development is here to stay. But so are the vulnerabilities lurking in these code snippets. What do developers think about this? Are they concerned, are they frustrated? What’s their take on this problem? We recently...

05/09/18

How to approach business leaders about cybersecurity when they don’t follow the breach headlines

How to approach business leaders about cybersecurity when they don’t follow the breach headlines

Hint: hit them where it hurts the most – their own personal reputation and livelihood.

02/15/18

3 big application security trends of 2017

3 big application security trends of 2017

The application security headlines of the year 2017 seemed like more of the same grim news, but some appsec trends are reasons to be hopeful.

12/13/17

Application security: what’s working

Application security: what’s working

There are a lot of ways that companies are missing the mark on AppSec, but there are a lot of ways they aren’t, and we can learn a lot from those that are doing it right.

11/13/17

Is 'secure open source component use' an oxymoron?

Is 'secure open source component use' an oxymoron?

Component use in development isn’t going away, and neither is its accompanying risk.

10/05/17

DevOps as an AppSec enabler

DevOps as an AppSec enabler

DevOps is turning out to be more security-friendly than most pundits predicted.

08/25/17

Choose your devsecops team wisely: Your apps depend on it

Choose your devsecops team wisely: Your apps depend on it

How choosing the right team will keep your business secure and help it keep pace with the sprinting speeds demanded by the market.

06/02/17

Preparing for the professional cybercrime industry

Preparing for the professional cybercrime industry

Ransomware is a growing segment of the cybercrime industry and it's driving a lot of changes in the way hackers operate. Businesses need to know what's happening and shift their defensive strategies accordingly.

03/13/17

Why executive orders aren't enough to fix cybersecurity

Why executive orders aren't enough to fix cybersecurity

Big-picture executive orders won't get the job done. Here's what we should aspire to do to keep ourselves safe at the application layer

02/10/17

The outlook of application security in 2017

The outlook of application security in 2017

Educated guesses about what the direction of application security and secure development based on code has changed over the last year

12/22/16

The solution for IoT security might be simpler than you think

The solution for IoT security might be simpler than you think

What to do about the systemic risk of IoT devices that spawned the Mirai Botnet

11/23/16

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Shedding light on application security

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Shedding light on application security

Debunking application security fallacies for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

10/27/16

Election system hacks: We're focused on the wrong things

Election system hacks: We're focused on the wrong things

Why we should stop worrying about attribution and learn to love secure code

09/20/16

Application security requires more talk than tech

Application security requires more talk than tech

Building a successful AppSec program requires more than just a few updates from the security team. It's a team effort across the whole organization.

08/18/16

When your security products are insecure: Takeaways from the Symantec disclosure

When your security products are insecure: Takeaways from the Symantec disclosure

A reaction to the recent vulnerability disclosure in Symantec products, explaining why they are not a surprise

07/08/16

3 ways an appsec program saves time for developers

3 ways an appsec program saves time for developers

Strong application security program can save time for developers by helping them find vulnerabilities sooner, work with security professionals, and by educating developers on security best practices.

06/21/16

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