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Improving security posture with static application security testing


Friday, February 12, 2021 by

Amid the worldwide pursuit of digital transformation, the software has seen a meteoric rise, and application security has become paramount. As more companies become software-centric, they publish more applications, increasing the risk vulnerable code will be released. To help reduce this risk, static application security testing (SAST) can help dev teams find and fix we...


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IAST supports AppSec efficiencies while cutting costs and headaches


Monday, November 26, 2018 by

It’s easy to feel passionate about interactive application security testing (IAST) in the world of application security. You see, IAST makes security testing almost invisible. It’s not something that requires a highly trained team to be brought in to carry out and analyze testing results. It doesn’t hold up other teams or processes from moving forward....


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What some experts are saying about GDPR


Friday, May 18, 2018 by

The GDPR bill is causing an uproar in the industry as the compliance date comes ever nearer. Yet few can say they actually know much about the bill that will come into place on May 25th.GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, is an expansion upon the EU’s previous Data Protection Act of 1998, extending the boundary of its territorial mandate from whatever juris...


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Enterprises need a software security program


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

The answer to the “why” enterprises need a software security program question is pretty straightforward. There are no circumstances under which any but the smallest firms can expect a collection of independent activities - a pen test here, an hour of training there, some free tools that may or may not work as advertised - will consistently result in appropriately secure...


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ImmuniWeb Mobile launches to offer better mobile security testing


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

High-Tech Bridge announces the launch of ImmuniWeb Mobile as part of ImmuniWeb Application Security Testing Platform. The new offering will provide comprehensive assessment of iOS and Android mobile applications, mobile infrastructure backend and data channel encryption. All ImmuniWeb Mobile packages are provided with a zero false-positives SLA. The mobile application s...


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What happens to security when your apps go to the cloud


Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by

When Marc Andreessen wrote, “software is eating the world,” he meant that every business is literally turning into software. The problem is that every line of code you write makes you easier to attack. Historically, we dealt with security by putting up walls and scanning. But the complexity of modern software environments has made these approaches ineffective ...


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Checkmarx Tells Us Why App Developers Should Care About App Security


Thursday, August 18, 2016 by

We recently had a conversation with Emmanuel Benzaquen at Checkmarx to talk about how they are able to scrutinize code with a fine-toothed comb and find vulnerabilities early and why other developers need to be doing the same. With clients such as Coca-Cola, SAP, and Salesforce, they seem to be carving out a niche for application security in the crowded tech-s...


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Application Security Market to Triple in the Next 5 Years


Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by

A new market research report has been published by MarketsandMarkets which predicts that the global application security market size is expected to triple, growing from $2.24 Billion in 2016 to $6.77 Billion by 2021. The report is titled “Application Security Market by Component (Solutions, Services), Solutions (Web Application Security, Mobile Application Security), Te...


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Study Shows 60 Percent of Security Vulnerabilities Are Not Fixed


Friday, June 26, 2015 by

Waratek recently surveyed senior security professionals to ascertain the current climate of security and risk management for enterprises. According to the results, two-thirds of senior security professionals polled said they remediate 40 percent or less of the security vulnerabilities discovered by software application security testing (SAST) tools. Other findings ...


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Checkmarx Releases New CxRASP Platform Offering Runtime Application Self Protection


Friday, February 6, 2015 by

Checkmarx has announced the launch of its Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) solution, CxRASP, which utilizes two-point instrumentation technology to continuously observe an app’s bidirectional data flow, enabling the detection and defense against real-time attacks.CxRASP is the latest addition to the Checkmarx Application Security Hub which provides solutions f...


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NT OBJECTives Offers New On Demand Mobile Security Testing


Friday, April 18, 2014 by

NT OBJECTives, a provider of automated web application security solutions, is now offering the NTOMobile On-Demand platform powered by NTOSpider, a new security service specifically designed for mobile application testing, including mobile client native code and back-end web services. The platform delivers a way for security teams to complete comprehensive mobile a...