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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:

 

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

 

How to evaluate the ROI of your software security program

The ROI of software security is difficult to calculate when the goal is to avoid a breach. Learn where to look for ROI in an AppSec program to maximize your investment.

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Posted in Application Security

 

What is the cost of poor software quality in the U.S.?

The total cost of poor software quality in the U.S. is estimated at $2.08 trillion. Learn what contributes to the cost and how security can help minimize errors.

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Posted in Application Security

 

Don’t get overwhelmed with trivial defects. Manage them!

Misuse of security tools can lead to defect overload for development teams. Knowing when and how to use these tools will yield more effective DevSecOps.

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Posted in Application Security

 

Gazing into the crystal ball: A look at 2021 software security predictions

Experts share their 2021 software security predictions about DevSecOps adoption, the risks of social engineering and ransomware, cloud adoption, and more.  

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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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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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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