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Category: Application security


Application security, Security

PCI SSC Releases New Security Standards for Payment Software

January 18, 2019

Via: Security Week

The new PCI Secure Software Standard and the PCI Secure Lifecycle (SLC) Standard are part of a new Software Security Framework and their goal is to ensure that the development of payment software keeps up with modern practices. The PCI […]


Application security, Network security

43% of businesses are still running Windows 7, security threats remain

January 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

With one year to go until Microsoft ends support for its ten-year-old operating system Windows 7, as many as 43% of enterprises are still running the outdated platform. Kollective’s research found that nearly a fifth (17%) of IT departments don’t […]


Application security

Radware to Acquire Bot Mitigation Firm ShieldSquare

January 8, 2019

Via: Security Week

Cyber security and application delivery solutions provider Radware on Monday announced plans to acquire bot management company ShieldSquare. Founded in 2014, ShieldSquare offers a cloud-based bot management solution aimed at helping businesses distinguish between human and non-human traffic (bots) on […]


Application security, Vulnerabilities

New Year, New Risks: 3 Application Security Resolutions You Should Adopt in 2019

January 4, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

I’ve always looked forward to New Year’s. As a youngster, a big part of the fun was staying up late on New Year’s Eve and then watching college football with my dad the next day — from the Cotton Bowl […]


Application security

Security Concerns Prompt Closing of Dividend Applications

January 3, 2019

Via: Security Week

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska revenue officials shut down online applications for annual oil wealth checks after personal information of other users popped up on applicants’ computer screens. The private information from other applicants included names, addresses and Social Security […]


Application security, Mobile security

Avast launches mobile security app for iPhone users

November 22, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Avast launched Avast Mobile Security for iOS users. Available in both a free and a premium version, Avast Mobile Security delivers all the protection iPhone and iPad users need, including guarding their identity, browsing safely and privately, connecting to secure […]


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 […]