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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:

 

Configure security tools for effective DevSecOps

Managing security vulnerabilities and false positives is a challenge in today’s DevSecOps environment. Configure the right tools correctly to avoid overload.

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Posted in Application Security

 

20/20 hindsight shows that foresight wasn’t 20/20

In a year marked by unprecedented challenges, we revisit the 2020 cyber security predictions to see which projections held up and which ones didn’t.

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Posted in Application Security

 

Can your security keep pace in a DevOps environment?

There’s a growing need for both security and speed in application development. DevSecOps introduces security earlier in the SDLC to ensure secure code.

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

 

The roles and responsibilities that lead to better software security initiatives

Effective software security initiatives require buy-in from many teams, but which roles are primarily responsible for creating and improving their success?

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Posted in Software Security Program

 

How to make the future IoT more secure

IoT security begins with building secure software. Learn how to embed security into your SDLC to avoid becoming an easy target for hackers.

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Posted in IoT Security

 

Get effective DevSecOps with version control

Learn how to use version control to reduce development time and increase the rate of successful software deployments in your DevSecOps strategy.

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

 

The BSIMM: Five key steps to a better software security initiative

The goal of an SSI is to improve security at every stage of the journey. Start and/or improve your SSIs today with these key steps observed in BSIMM11.

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Posted in Software Security Program

 

BSIMM11 tracks top trends in market activity

Measure and improve your software security initiative using the four key market activity trends observed in the new BSIMM11 report.

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Posted in Software Security Program

 

MITRE releases 2020 CWE Top 25 most dangerous software weaknesses

Learn how this year’s CWE Top 25 list of the most dangerous software weaknesses can be used to set priorities in your application security.

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Posted in Software Compliance, Quality & Standards

 

BSIMM11: Tracking the cutting edge of software security initiatives

BSIMM11 gathers research on software security activities from real-life firms to create a guide to help you navigate your software security initiative.

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Posted in Software Security Program