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A lack of software security training puts companies at risk

An old proverb states that if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; but, if you teach a man to fish, you feed him for life. Software security training aligns very well with this proverb. The majority of developers don’t come equipped with security skills. In fact 95% of software […]

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Posted in Infographic, Security Training

 

Set the course for developers to navigate software security

Synopsys recently conducted a survey of 274 respondents to identify the role that security plays within organizational development teams. Participants represented a variety of job functions, including software developers, software engineers, quality assurance, software security, and audit/compliance team members. Responses are equally represented for companies under 1,000 employees and companies with 1,000+ employees. Here are […]

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Posted in Infographic, Security Standards and Compliance

 

Accelerate your agile security strategy

  “In the face of more rapid iterative and agile design and development efforts, the time required becomes even more precious. It’s not hard to understand why even the most well-intentioned manager will make the pragmatic decision to skip the effort, or pay it lip service.” -Gartner Testing tools help meet the challenges Automation is […]

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Posted in Agile, CI/CD & DevOps, Infographic

 

A journey through the secure software development life cycle phases

  Most organizations follow common development processes when creating software. Unfortunately, these processes offer little support to construct secure software as they typically identify security defects in the verification (i.e., testing) phase. Fixing defects that late in the software development life cycle (SDLC) is often quite expensive. A better practice is to integrate security activities […]

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The journey has just begun: Software quality meets software security

Synopsys has been acquiring software security solutions since 2014. Together these solutions create the Synopsys Software Integrity Platform to ensure the security and quality of the applications that power your business. 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 […]

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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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Posted in Infographic, Maturity Model (BSIMM)

 

How to avoid the top 10 software security flaws

Half of all software security defects aren’t bugs; they’re design flaws. Here are 64 do’s and don’ts to help you avoid the most common software security flaws.

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Posted in Infographic, Software Architecture and Design

 

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

Software security best practices are meant to improve security initiatives, not secure single applications. Here are 7 software security myths to consider.

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Posted in Infographic, Software Security Initiative (SSI)

 

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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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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Posted in Infographic, Security Training