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IDG Tech Spotlight  >  Security  >  Cybersecurity in 2020: From secure code to defense in depth

Cybersecurity in 2020: From secure code to defense in depth

CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World tackle the hot security issues, from prioritizing risk to securing digital transformation.

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What is a buffer overflow? And how hackers exploit these vulnerabilities

A buffer overflow or overrun is a memory safety issue where a program does not properly check the boundaries of an allocated fixed-length memory buffer and writes more data than it can hold. This causes data to overflow to adjacent...

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Inspecting TLS-encrypted traffic with mitmproxy

The free, open-source mitmproxy tool makes it easy to inspect TLS-encrypted app and web traffic to see exactly who your phone is talking to.

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9 top fuzzing tools: Finding the weirdest application errors

Fuzz testing tools root out odd programming errors that might result in dangerous unexpected application errors that attackers can exploit.

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8 common pen testing mistakes and how to avoid them

Penetration testing is vital, but are you doing it right? Here are some common mistakes and advice on how to avoid them.

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What you need to know about the new OWASP API Security Top 10 list

APIs now account for 40% of the attack surface for all web-enabled apps. OWASP has identified 10 areas where enterprises can lower that risk.

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What is application security? A process and tools for securing software

Application security is the process of making apps more secure by finding, fixing, and enhancing the security of apps. Checking for security flaws in your applications is essential as threats become more potent and prevalent.

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9 top SAST and DAST tools

These static application security testing and dynamic application security testing tools can help developers spot code errors and vulnerabilities quicker.

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The Complete Guide to Open Banking

The fundamentals of open banking as it happens here in the UK: its origins and what key industry players need to consider when it comes to the opportunities and threats the regulation brings.

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The Complete Guide to Cloud Migration

A selection of real-world stories of enterprise cloud migrations, from all-in moves to key databases or applications.

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3 DevSecOps success stories

Learn how three very different companies — Microsoft, Verizon and the Pokemon Company — got their development and security teams to work together smoothly.

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3 ways to improve PC security

Insider Pro columnist Jack Gold writes that organizations must focus on three key areas if they want to protect their PCs -- and ultimately the entire organization -- from security breaches.

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Lessons learned through 15 years of SDL at work

In short? Security Development Lifecycle is all about the developers...

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How secure are your AI and machine learning projects?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning bring new vulnerabilities along with their benefits. Here's how several companies have minimized their risk.

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The Complete Guide to IT in the NHS

We delve inside the government's healthtech unit.

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Black Hat 2019: 3 cybersecurity concerns and 3 things that give hope

At this year's Black Hat, it was evident that several cybersecurity issues remain a concern, but the industry is making progress.

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The State of Enterprise Security

We analyse the state of cybersecurity within UK organisations including key threats, main investment areas, and what is driving the security agenda within the business.

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New to autonomous security

The components, the reality – and what you can do today.

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