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Category: Application security


Application security

AppSec is Dead, but Software Security Is Alive & Well

October 29, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Application security must be re-envisioned to support software security. It’s time to shake up your processes. There’s no denying that an enterprise’s application ecosystem must be protected, especially when the average total cost of a breach comes in at $3.62 […]


Application security, Malware, Mobile security

How to Secure Mobile Messaging in Your Enterprise

October 29, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Two decades ago, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) changed the way we communicate. It was more private than a phone conversation — which was especially great if you worked in a cubicle — and the real-time nature of the conversations was […]


Application security, Security

Security Think Tank: Focus on security before app deployment

October 26, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

As an increasing number of organisations report cyber attacks and data breaches at the application layer, it’s obvious that all is not well in the realm of application security. In the rush to deploy applications, security becomes an afterthought and […]


Application security

Overcoming the Electronics Industry’s Insecurity Over Industrial IoT Deployments

October 24, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

In December 2017, cyberattackers used TRITON/TRISIS malware to target safety instrumented system (SIS) controllers at a critical infrastructure organization. The malware was designed specifically to interact with the controllers, potentially to damage equipment and shut down operations, according to the […]


Application security, Security

Picking the right focus for web application security testing

October 9, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

In a perfect world, you would have the time and the money needed to test all of your software for security flaws. From websites to enterprise applications to the cloud and everything in between, you would know exactly where things […]


Application security, Vulnerabilities

Your Web Applications Are More Vulnerable Than You Think

September 25, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

A recent study shined a light on an attack vector that is often overlooked: the insecurity of web applications. According to the report, issued by Positive Technologies, 44 percent of web applications are vulnerable to data leakage and security problems. […]


Application security

Firefox DoS issue crashes the browser and sometimes the Windows OS

September 24, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

A security researcher discovered a bug affecting Firefox on Mac, Linux, and Windows that could crash the browser and in some cases the underlying OS. The security researcher Sabri Haddouche from Wire discovered a bug that affects Firefox on Mac, […]


Application security, Privacy protection

A bug in Twitter Account Activity API exposed users messages to wrong developers

September 24, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

A bug in Twitter Account Activity API has exposed some users’ direct messages (DMs) and protected tweets to unauthorized third-party app developers. “We recently published a notice about a bug related to our Account Activity API that could have resulted […]


Application security, Security

Qualys Community Edition: Discover IT assets, manage vulnerabilities, scan web apps

September 6, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2018, Anthony Mogannam, Product Manager, SME/SMB Solutions at Qualys, talks about issues related to open source software and Qualys Community Edition. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. Hello everybody, […]


Application security, Security

Security Think Tank: How to manage software vulnerabilities

September 6, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

Software vulnerabilities continue to be discovered on a daily basis, and it can often be a race against the hacker to apply relevant updates and remediate a vulnerability before the weakness is exploited. This is particularly the case for zero-day […]