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Category: Application security


Application security

98% of Companies Favor Integrating Security with DevOps

July 20, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

An overwhelming majority of companies believe an integrated security and DevOps team makes sense, with 98% of survey respondents saying they are either planning to or have launched such an effort, according to a report released today by DigiCert. The […]


Application security

The future of macOS security: Baked-in protection and third-party tools

July 18, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Anyone in the information security industry who’s interested in Mac security probably knows who Patrick Wardle is. Apart from being Chief Security Researcher at Synack, he’s also the creator of a number of security tools for macOS, which he makes […]


Application security

It’s Time to Get Serious About Web Application Security

July 7, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Historically, IT teams have tended to deploy web application firewalls (WAFs) simply to comply with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). If this is the case in your organization, whether you are a financial services provider or a […]


Application security

How to create an effective application security budget

July 5, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Inadequately secured software ranks amongst the most significant root cause issues in cybersecurity. The frequency and severity of attacks on the application layer is greater than that at the network layer, yet research shows that network security receives double the […]


Application security

The quest for a more secure Dropbox alternative

June 27, 2017

Via: Kaspersky Blog

If you use Dropbox, Google Drive, or Yandex.Disk, then you have no doubt appreciated the convenience of always having all of your important files handy on any device. A file can be shared with friends or coworkers in a second. […]


Application security, Mobile security, Virus & Malware

More Mobile Apps Means More Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

June 21, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

When you travel outside your corporate network with your mobile device, you are much more vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. This is how attackers intercept data as it’s being passed from a mobile device to a server. Of course, this […]


Application security

Mobile app developers: Make sure your back end is covered

June 12, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Application security isn’t just a developer’s problem. IT staff and the security team also have roles to play in setting up the infrastructure and implementing security controls. When IT administrators forget the security basics for the app’s back-end servers, they […]


Application security, Vulnerabilities

Application security trends: What you need to know

June 6, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Today at Infosecurity Europe 2017, High-Tech Bridge released a summary report on application security trends for Q1 – Q2 2017. Statistical data mentioned in the report largely comes from the ImmuniWeb application security testing platform and High-Tech Bridge’s free web […]


Application security

Introducing security into software through APIs

June 5, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Application programming interfaces (APIs) can make life easier for software developers, allowing them to concentrate on what they do best and preventing them from being forced to fiddle with things they know little about. Identity and Access Management APIs APIs […]


Application security

With Billions Spent on Cybersecurity, Why Are Problems Getting Worse?

May 24, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

In 2016, over $18 billion was spent on cybersecurity. It’s estimated that almost a trillion dollars more will be spent over the next five years. Despite this, research shows that the problem is getting worse. Data breaches are at an […]