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The-beginning-of-a-new-age-of-innovation-and-creation

The beginning of a new age of innovation and creation


Monday, January 23, 2023 by

2023 will be the beginning of a new age of innovation and the creation of new products and services as never been seen since the founding of the Internet. The end of the mobile app distribution monopoly, the convergence of different platforms, and the recovery of power by users and developers will unleash a perfect storm that will mark the next decade. An earthqua...


Developers-and-brands-must-make-mobile-apps-far-more-secure

Developers and brands must make mobile apps far more secure


Tuesday, January 17, 2023 by

The bad guys are still breaking digital windows and kicking down digital doors, so to speak, and will continue well into 2023 and beyond! Consumers through experience or gut instinct will demand that their mobile app providers deliver key security features including trying to stop the increasingly prevalent "man-in-the-middle" attacks. The latest techn...


Recession-fears-may-cause-us-to-lower-our-defenses

Recession fears may cause us to lower our defenses


Friday, January 13, 2023 by

Adam Sandman, CEO and Founder of Inflectra discusses the trends in software quality engineering and cybersecurity for 2023. Mr. Sandman explains why quality engineering, DevOps, and security will no longer be seen as separate disciplines but as part of a larger whole. Finally, he will cover how risk management is critical in addressing this new integrated set of challen...


Ransomware-prevention-platform-ProLion-sees-large-increase-in-revenue

Ransomware prevention platform ProLion sees large increase in revenue


Monday, October 24, 2022 by

ProLion has recorded an 80 percent increase in revenue for FY2022, driven by the addition of over 250 new customers worldwide. The uplift has been driven by demand for its ransomware protection solution CryptoSpike, which has soared as a result of the rise in ransomware and ransomware-as-a-service attacks. The company also reported a renewal rate of 89...


Decentralized-wallets-suggested-after-Solana-hack

Decentralized wallets suggested after Solana hack


Wednesday, August 17, 2022 by

The recent hack on the Solana cryptocurrency wallet has led to a drain of millions of dollars, which raised concerns about the security of the crypto ecosystem. Against this backdrop, the volume of discussions around 'Solana' among Twitter influencers surged in the first week of August as most of them commended the use of decentralized or open source w...


Hacking-phones-worry-us-the-most

Hacking phones worry us the most


Thursday, July 14, 2022 by

Search results for 'smart appliances' have increased by 300% as people are becoming reliant on devices that promise to make their life easier. Alarmingly, a recent report by Which revealed that a home with smart gadgets could be vulnerable to 12,000 hacking attacks in a single week. Intrigued by this, BespokeSoftwareSolutions utilized the online analy...


ImmuniWeb-Neuron-web-security-scanning

ImmuniWeb Neuron web security scanning


Friday, June 10, 2022 by

ImmuniWeb has announced the launch of ImmuniWeb Neuron, a web application and API web security scanning solution that is based on the award-winning ImmuniWeb AI Platform available. ImmuniWeb Neuron is designed to rapidly scan tens, hundreds, or even thousands of web applications and APIs for vulnerabilities, weaknesses, and misconfigurations. It c...


Security-compliance-predictions-for-2022

Security compliance predictions for 2022


Tuesday, January 18, 2022 by

Edward Tuorinsky is the Managing Principal of DTS, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, that provides information technology and management consulting services in the areas of program management, governance, strategic planning, organization advancement, business process efficiency, software development, system integration, and learning enhancement solutions....


Increase-developer-productivity-in-2022

Increase developer productivity in 2022


Sunday, January 9, 2022 by

Patrick Jean is the CTO at OutSystems, where he's focused on building a great engineering culture where motivated people are free to unleash their passion doing meaningful work. With more than 20 years of engineering leadership experience, he has led multiple high-stakes, cloud transformation initiatives at SaaS providers, blending customer focus, inspired developme...


Mitigating-API-attacks-in-2022

Mitigating API attacks in 2022


Wednesday, January 5, 2022 by

Nathanael Coffing, co-founder and CSO of Cloudentity, is also a board member. Nathanael has over 20 years of management and architecture experience across identity, security, microservices, and IT domains. Prior to founding Cloudentity, he founded OrchIS.io and helped build numerous technology startups leveraging his experience at Sun, Oracle, Imperva, Washington Mutual...


Software-cyberattack-predictions-for-2022

Software cyberattack predictions for 2022


Tuesday, January 4, 2022 by

Nigel Thorpe hails from a software development background and moved to the IT security industry with Entrust Technologies during the early days of PKI. His knowledge has benefited a number of security companies in the UK, Canada, and the USA, and he now serves as Technical Director at SecureAge Technology. With a wide range of experience in different business environmen...


Low-code-platform-Zenity-lands-$5M-in-funding

Low code platform Zenity lands $5M in funding


Wednesday, December 8, 2021 by

Zenity exited stealth mode with a $5 million seed funding round, led by Vertex Ventures and UpWest, and backed by top executives such as the former CISO of Google, Gerhard Eschelbeck, and former CIO of SuccessFactors, Tom Fisher. With Zenity, businesses can promote citizen development and adopt Low-Code/No-Code platforms while avoiding critical data exfiltration or disr...


StorONE-launches-backup-storage

StorONE launches backup storage


Friday, November 19, 2021 by

The latest ransomware variants perform what is known as sleeper attacks, which avoid discovery by slowly infecting data. By the time an organization realizes it is dealing with a ransomware attack, a high percentage of data is encrypted. Modern backup storage needs to not only provide immutability of backup data it must do so, without impacting performance for pote...


Promon-partners-with-F5-to-simplify-mobile-SDK-integration

Promon partners with F5 to simplify mobile SDK integration


Wednesday, October 27, 2021 by

Promon, the Oslo-based app security company announced its partnership with F5, the multi-cloud application security and delivery company. This partnership now enables F5's customers to seamlessly implement the F5 Bot Defense Mobile SDK. The solution provides developers with the necessary tools to protect their applications from bot attacks utilizing Promon'...


Protecting-source-code

Protecting source code


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 by

Earlier this year, EA (Electronic Arts), reported a cyberattack and the theft of some 780GB of source code for games such as FIFA 21 and the proprietary Frostbite game engine used for many other high-profile games such as Battlefield. The threat actors responsible for the EA data breach put the stolen data up for sale on an underground hacking forum for $28 million, pro...


SnykCon-2021-event-lineup

SnykCon 2021 event lineup


Friday, September 24, 2021 by

We're only a few weeks away from SnykCon 2021, Snyk's free annual developer conference that helps you learn how to build applications securely running October 5-7. We have a packed agenda full of expert talks, hands-on workshops, helpful demos, product roadmaps, opportunities to interact with some of the smartest speakers and leaders of developer security i...


Blockchain-protocol-AllianceBlock-wants-to-be-your-Defi-ecosystem

Blockchain protocol AllianceBlock wants to be your Defi ecosystem


Tuesday, August 17, 2021 by

On a mission to build the world’s first globally compliant decentralized capital market, since its launch in late 2020, the DeFi powerhouse AllianceBlock recently announced partnerships with Chainlink, Ocean Protocol, Injective Protocol, Orion Protocol, CertiK, the London Stock Exchange Group’s Partner Platform and many more. We had a chat ...


Kubernetes-for-the-enterprise-as-Canonical-sees-it

Kubernetes for the enterprise as Canonical sees it


Tuesday, August 10, 2021 by

Nearly five years ago, throngs of people in cities across America started roaming streets, parks, and other places to hunt down creatures on their cell phones. The launch of Pokémon GO on July 5, 2016, created a craze, peaking at 45 million daily users and smashing previous estimates of player traffic. Behind the scenes, a new open-source technology played a p...


Vanta-launches-Automated-ISO-27001-Certification-and-HIPAA-Compliance

Vanta launches Automated ISO 27001 Certification and HIPAA Compliance


Tuesday, July 13, 2021 by

Vanta announced public availability for two new certification standards that help secure the internet and protect consumer data. Vanta provides automated compliance audits and continuous security monitoring through a robust SaaS platform, enabling companies to achieve industry standardization in weeks instead of months. The rise of data leaks and privacy concerns hav...


Cyvatar-raises-9-million-for-cybersecurity-as-a-service-model

Cyvatar raises 9 million for cybersecurity as a service model


Monday, June 21, 2021 by

Cyvatar announced that it has raised $9 million as part of its Series A financing to help scale and serve its rapidly growing customer base and continue to drive the adoption of its innovative cybersecurity-as-a-service (CSaaS) model. Cyvatar raises 9 million for cybersecurity as a service model Escalating cybersecurity breaches and the need to addr...


Not-all-security-vulnerabilities-are-created-equal

Not all security vulnerabilities are created equal


Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by

Applications are the heart of employee and user productivity. There are billions of applications each with a specific function, value and, unfortunately, they also provide one of the easiest openings for cybercriminals and hackers to gain access to critical IT infrastructure and information assets. While most IT security professionals implicitly understand the concept o...


Six-areas-of-focus-for-continuous-security

Six areas of focus for continuous security


Friday, April 16, 2021 by

Applications are the heart of employee and user productivity. There are billions of applications each with a specific function and value and, unfortunately, they also provide one of the easiest openings for cyber criminals and hackers to gain access to critical IT infrastructure and information assets. While most IT security professionals implicitly understand the conce...


DevSecOps-will-go-mainstream-this-year

DevSecOps will go mainstream this year


Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by

Cybercriminals love Shadow Code exploits because hacking a commonly used library or service can place the malicious code on hundreds or thousands of websites. For example, the widely used jQuery JavaScript library has been breached multiple times, leading to digital skimming attacks broadly across the e-commerce sector. Adding jQuery to an application without ...


Zero-trust-framework-no-longer-optional-2021-predictions

Zero trust framework no longer optional 2021 predictions


Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 and the shift to remote work have accelerated Zero Trust adoption in the enterprise. In 2021 and the following years, implementing a Zero Trust approach will become essential to protecting every enterprise, regardless of industry. This is due to the increasing volume of cyberthreats that organizations and individuals face on a regula...


Security-concerns-will-be-front-and-center-in-2021

Security concerns will be front and center in 2021


Saturday, January 9, 2021 by

Security concerns, especially when it comes to cloud native applications, will be even more front and center in 2021 than they have been recently, said Linux Foundation SVP & General Manager of Training & Certification Clyde Seepersad. Recent research by The Linux Foundation and Harvard found that open source developers are not prioritizing security issu...


5-mistakes-businesses-make-in-application-development

5 mistakes businesses make in application development


Friday, October 23, 2020 by

5 Mistakes Businesses Make While Prioritizing Speed Over Security in Application Development Earlier this year, the Democratic party in Iowa announced its plans to use a smartphone app to calculate and transmit their caucus results. One would think that by using technology to improve the speed of governance, what could possibly go wrong? A lot, apparently. The a...


Beta-support-for-Kubernetes-announced-by-Druva-Inc.

Beta support for Kubernetes announced by Druva Inc.


Wednesday, September 23, 2020 by

Druva, Inc. announced beta support for Kubernetes workloads which delivers complete application protection that is accessible by all teams, including the central IT team and DevOps. Offered through Druva Cloud Platform, users can quickly recover, migrate, or clone Kubernetes workloads, alongside existing data center, and cloud workloads from a unified interface. Combini...


Being-careful-about-3rd-party-APIs

Being careful about 3rd party APIs


Monday, August 24, 2020 by

Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen a marked shift in the nature of API traffic from being largely driven by human actions to be increasingly machine-driven. While it used to take a human to click something on a website to trigger an API call and response, there are now sites and apps where upwards of 98% of total traffic is the result of bots -- some legiti...


One-Identity-Safeguard-now-supports-Microsoft-SQL-Server

One Identity Safeguard now supports Microsoft SQL Server


Friday, May 1, 2020 by

One Identity announced that its One Identity Safeguard solution now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2019 database environments. Microsoft was positioned as a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems*. With One Identity Safeguard, organizations can for the first time securely manage, monitor, record and audit...


New-features-from-WSO2-API-Manager

New features from WSO2 API Manager


Friday, April 10, 2020 by

APIs are the core building blocks of digital businesses—assembling data, events and services from within the organization, throughout ecosystems, and across devices. This is driving demands to maximize adoption and reuse across internal and external portals and API marketplaces; ensure API security; and support modern architectures, including containers, microserv...


Red-Hat-OpenShift-now-available-for-IBM-and-LinuxONE

Red Hat OpenShift now available for IBM and LinuxONE


Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is generally available for IBM Z® and IBM LinuxONE™. “Containers are the next generation of software-defined compute that enterprises will leverage to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives,” says Gary Chen, Research Director at IDC. “IDC estimates that 71% of organizations are in the proce...


Microsoft-DART-team-tracks-77k-active-web-shells

Microsoft DART team tracks 77k active web shells


Thursday, February 6, 2020 by

In a blog post promoting the capabilities of its commercial security platform, Microsoft said that on a daily basis the company's security team detects and tracks on average around 77,000 active web shells, spread across 46,000 infected servers. According to ZDNet, these numbers are staggering, since the 77,000 figure is far larger than any previous reports about...


Data-Privacy-Day-2020-is-here

Data Privacy Day 2020 is here


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Data Privacy Day is here, and with the recent implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act, the timing could not be better to discuss the importance of taking steps to protect sensitive data while also keeping personal data private and secure. Similar to GDPR, CCPA will have a profound impact on data privacy and protection, making this year’s Data Priv...


StrandHogg-Android-vulnerability-identified

StrandHogg Android vulnerability identified


Thursday, December 5, 2019 by

Promon, a Norwegian app security company, has identified tangible evidence of a dangerous Android vulnerability that allows malware to pose as any legitimate app, granting hackers access to private SMS’ and photos, steal victims’ log-in credentials, track movements, make and/or record phone conversations, and spy through a phone’s camera and microphone...


API-Manager-3-from-WSO2-released

API Manager 3 from WSO2 released


Monday, November 18, 2019 by

APIs are the essential building blocks of digital businesses—assembling data, events and services from within the organization, throughout ecosystems, and across devices. This is driving new demands for organizations to create and monetize APIs and API products; maximize adoption and reuse across internal and external portals and API marketplaces; and ensure API s...