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Taylor Armerding

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Taylor Armerding is an award-winning journalist who left the declining field of mainstream newspapers in 2011 to write in the explosively expanding field of information security. He has previously written for CSO Online and the Sophos blog Naked Security. When he’s not writing he hikes, bikes, golfs, and plays bluegrass music. Follow him on Twitter @tarmerding2.


Posts by Taylor Armerding:

 

Biden on cyber security after 100 days: A good start, but now comes the hard part

Cyber security experts weigh in on what we’ve learned about President Biden’s cyber security strategy in his first 100 days in office.

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Posted in Application Security, Public Sector Cyber Security

 

Why automation is critical for your software development

Automation, when done properly, can improve the productivity, quality, safety, and security in your software development.

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Posted in Agile, CI/CD & DevOps, Public Sector Cyber Security

 

Neil Daswani talks about his big breaches book and the BSIMM

Dr. Neil Daswani discusses the root causes of today’s breaches and how the BSIMM can help companies achieve the right security habits.

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Posted in Software Security Program

 

Don’t be the weak link in your customers’ supply chain security

To solve the supply chain security dilemma, producers must get back to security basics. Get best practices for securing your supply chain.

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Security Program

 

Medical device security in a pandemic world

The pandemic has put a lot of things on hold over the last year, but medical device security shouldn’t be one of them.

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Posted in Medical Device Security

 

Synopsys CyRC named a CVE Numbering Authority

As a CVE Numbering Authority, Synopsys can assign CVE ID numbers and publish newly discovered vulnerabilities.

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Posted in Software Compliance, Quality & Standards, Software Security Research

 

Don’t let supply chain security risks poison your organization

Supply chain security risks are not new, but recent headlines are a reminder for consumers to re-examine their security practices.

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Posted in Public Sector Cyber Security, Software Security Program

 

If you want to succeed in gaming, don’t play games with security

Video game security risks are on the rise. Building security into your software development life cycle can help protect your reputation and customers. 

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Posted in Application Security

 

Don’t let AppSec tool overload slow down your development

Application security testing tools help developers understand security concerns, but having too many tools can do more harm than good.

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Posted in Agile, CI/CD & DevOps, Application Security

 

Securing your code: GDPR best practices for application security

GDPR best practices often focus on how to process and manage personal data, but companies should also consider application security to ensure compliance.

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Posted in Software Compliance, Quality & Standards