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The journey has just begun: Software quality meets software security

  Born out of the acquisition of various security and quality-focused organizations, Synopsys Software Integrity Group’s journey is just getting started. Founded in 1986, Synopsys rose to prominence with their advances in the Electronic Design Automation industry. As you can see from the graphic above, Synopsys made their move into the security and quality space […]

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7 undeniable truths to make better software security

Seven years of data gathered from 100+ initiatives provide a bird’s eye view of software security. You can apply lessons from the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) to your business regardless of your industry, your size, or the mix of your applications. How high can you soar? Learn the seven undeniable truths to make […]

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Do you believe the 7 myths of software security best practices?

There’s no silver bullet for securing software. The reality is that security involves a multi-dimensional approach over an organization’s entire application portfolio. To bring truth to some of the most widespread security misconceptions, we’ve developed the seven myths of software security best practices. These myths explore how software security initiatives should work, and aren’t simply about how to […]

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10 things we can learn about application security from football

You may not often look for application security lessons from the game of football, but their fundamentals aren’t so different. In football, the defense blocks the opposing team from getting to the end zone. It’s bad news for your team if the opposition scores a touchdown. In security, if the bad guys score a touchdown by […]

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Infographic: How to close the software security training gap

It’s important to ensure that developers are properly trained in secure development. But why? Isn’t the primary goal of a developer to create functionality? Yes and no. Development methods and emerging technologies evolve rapidly. By the time developers apply the knowledge they’ve learned in the classroom, the information may already be out of date. Not to mention […]

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10 reasons why your SMB needs software security [Infographic]

Ever wonder how security affects organizations of different sizes? Start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), all the way up to multi-national enterprises should take software security very seriously. If there’s tempting data to be stolen, your firm is at risk. Maybe you’ve secured the software your firm develops in-house, but what about the third-party vendors you’re working […]

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Building Security In Maturity Model infographic: 5 lessons learned from BSIMM6

By providing actual measurement data from the field, the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) makes it possible to build a long-term plan for a software security initiative (SSI) and track progress against that plan. The BSIMM is dedicated to quantifying the activities carried out by real SSIs in order to help the wider software security community plan, carry […]

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Building Security In Maturity Model infographic: BSIMM by the numbers

Over the past seven years, the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) has studied 112 security activities in over 100 firms to measure the software security practices across a participating organization. Quantifying these practices allows BSIMM to describe the common areas shared by many organizations, as well as the variations that make each unique. BSIMM isn’t a ‘how […]

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