Software Integrity

This article was originally published in Forbes. I hate to say I told you so…well, actually, like most people, I love to say I told you so. I’m just willing to admit it. Because the state of software security a year after the catastrophic data breach of Equifax became public, basically confirms what I wrote last October: […]

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Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? Dude, don’t take my Tesla! Plus Tor Browser zero-day (already wiped away), and you’ve got malware (if you fall for it!). Watch this week’s episode […]

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Open source is the foundation of most modern applications. However, left untracked, open source can put containerized applications at risk of known vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed and CVE-2017-5638 found in Apache Struts. Tracking open source can be difficult in containerized production environments, which pose new challenges to application security. Organizations need visibility into the open […]

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Synopsys is well-known for our software integrity portfolio: integrated testing tools, managed services, professional services, and developer education. But products, services, and training aren’t all we offer. We also perform hundreds of Black Duck On-Demand open source audits every year. And all that audit data fuels the open source security research and vulnerability analysis we […]

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Hacking Security is a monthly podcast on emerging trends in application security development. What is Hacking Security? Episode 1 covers how we came up with the name “Hacking Security.” Why did we decide on this name? Take five minutes to learn more, or read the transcript below. Follow Steve Giguere on Twitter Read Steve Giguere’s […]

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This article was originally published in Forbes. The cybersecurity of connected medical devices—notoriously poor for decades—should finally start to improve. That is genuinely good news. But it is tempered by the reality that it will not happen quickly. The long-overdue change is coming thanks to the federal Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement in June that it […]

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Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? CamuBot malware is the new kid on the block, the sounds of hacking (SonarSnoop), and back to the government’s wish for chat backdoors. Watch this […]

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You may have heard about the zero-day vulnerability in the Tor Browser that was disclosed yesterday. It’s a big deal, and not just because of the ethics of buying and selling undisclosed vulnerabilities. Many people who use Tor Browser do so because of the privacy and security protections it offers—protections that the vulnerability had threatened […]

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According to privacy advocates, Google has a problem with truth in labeling. No, not about its surreptitious tracking of users who have turned their Location History off, which has sucked up most of the headline space over the past few weeks. This is about the rollout of their allegedly “confidential” Gmail feature. Confidential mode doesn’t […]

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Development and operations teams have already come a long way by aligning around the shared goal of delivering stable, high-quality software quickly. They’ve automated manual processes and built tools into continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines. In doing so, they’ve increased trust between groups, which is essential as these once-disparate teams tackle critical issues […]

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