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Learning from KRACK and ROCA: Here’s how to equip your firm

Last week’s news introduced us to another pair of vulnerabilities hitting right at the foundation of everything we place our trust in. Named KRACK and ROCA, these flaws target specific facets of Wi-Fi networks and cryptographic keys, meaning that attackers can potentially sneak into networks we consider private, and decipher things we consider secret. Who’s affected? […]

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4 simple steps to encourage online safety at your company

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. The internet has revolutionized how we do business, stay in touch, and shop. As we upload more of our lives onto the internet, we put more of ourselves at risk. A little security goes a long way in protecting what we do online. Here are four quick tips to […]

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Webinar: Update your AppSec strategy to run effectively in a DevOps world

DevOps enables you to release features and bug remediation efforts faster than ever before through Agile methodologies, CI/CD processes, and open source tools. While traditional security activities have trouble keeping pace with DevOps, it’s also critical not to let security fall behind. Is security tripping you up? As the DevOps revolution continues to advance, security […]

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How can you tell if your software security strategy is working?

Let’s say you tested 46 web applications, 19 mobile apps, and 20 client-server apps this year alone. You also purchased a new application security testing tool in the process. You found 112 vulnerabilities and all-in-all you’re feeling pretty good. But before you get too excited, ask yourself a few questions: Did you reduce risk significantly? […]

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Insecure example code leads to insecure production code

There is a sad reality in the software world that developer education and training not only neglect software security, but often teach developers the wrong activities to secure it. This ranges from the ‘get it to work and move on’ habit to insecure code samples in the tutorials and forums we all use when learning new […]

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Security topics every software developer should know

Software developers and information security professionals have almost always been two mutually exclusive groups. However, with the increase in security awareness, developers have started integrating security into the development process. To further bridge the gap between development and security, it is essential for developers to have a good understanding of security principles. In this post, […]

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How secure is AngularJS?

Synopsys Principal Security Consultant, Ksenia Dmitrieva-Peguero, recently posed the question at the information security conference, Securi-Tay: How secure is AngularJS? With seven years of experience in the AppSec space, and five years of software development experience, Ksenia’s current concentration centers on the analysis of JavaScript frameworks–researching their security implications, vulnerability discovery, and remediation. In her latest […]

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Hands-on strategies to counter common web application attacks

We’re excited to announce a new addition to our eLearning library: Attack & Defense. What’s this course all about? Web applications are becoming an increasingly high-value target for hackers looking to make a quick buck, damage reputations, or just boost their “street cred.” There is no shortage of publicly known attack tools and techniques, and software developers are outnumbered at the […]

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Moving beyond ‘moving left’: The case for developer enablement

Originally posted on SecurityWeek.  For far too long software security has been comprised of a curious bifurcation of roles. Developers develop and IT security testers test for security issues. Fortunately, a confluence of circumstances has forced a recalibration of the developer’s role in software security. In fact, I think we are about to see a new […]

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Learn defensive programming for HTML5 in a day

HTML5 is the fifth revision of the HTML standard. HTML5 and its integration with JavaScript introduce new security risks that require careful consideration when writing web front-end code. Modern web-based software, including mobile web front-end applications, make heavy use of innovative JavaScript and HTML5 browser support to deliver advanced user experiences. Front-end developers focus their […]

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