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We all know that data breaches are situations businesses encounter can get extremely complex. State laws start to take hold around breach disclosure, expensive forensics specialists are needed to re-engineer how attacks and/or mishandling of sensitive information occurred... and now, the lawyers are jumping into the fray. Data breaches have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
So software is like the weather - its great when the weatherman tells you it will be sunny and 80 degrees, and it actually happens. But when you think it will be sunny and warm, and it rains for 3 days straight, its sort of equivalent to a typical software... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
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QA professionals are at the forefront of incorporating application security into the software development process,having to balance software quality and performance with bug- and vulnerability-free delivery. QA and testers on the cutting edge are integrating elements and/or a full SDLC so that security is prioritized early in the development process. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
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Jun 12, 2012
The OWASP Top 10 has become a globally recognized informal standard for web application security. Many organizations are using it to focus their application security and compliance programs so that they can model their these programs after a widely-used and proven best practices model. The OWASP Top 10 list is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
No one has to tell you that with the increased usage of mobile and social applications, or social applications on mobile devices reaching an all-time high, this opens up a can of security concerns. (OK I just told you that). And there’s lots of buzz, from a security standpoint, on... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
Yesterday, Security Innovation and the University of Central Florida launched a seriously groundbreaking certification program through UCF’s division of Continuing Education: the Secure Software Development Certificate Program. (SSD) Why is this so cool? Well, for one, UCF (which happens to be the second-largest university in the US) selected our TeamProfessor... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
Another day, another dollar at RSA. But more good stuff all the way around. I attended an interesting session entitled Security in an Agile World, moderated by Chenxi Wang of Forrester. Panelists were Joel Scambray of Cigital, Jeremiah Grossman of White Hat and Ido Berger of F5. What struck me... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
Good to be back at RSA this year. A very optimistic outlook in innovation, economics and trying to accomplish what this industry is meant to do – find ways to protect data. The expo floor is full and sessions are jam-packed, so not only is that good for RSA, its... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
All too often, in any business, we get caught up in simply getting stuff done. But a purely executional approach typically doesn’t benefit anyone, much less the organization you work for. Employees are crunched for time, and often there’s a choice between stepping back and thinking critically about what you’re... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
TeamMentor is the industry's only knowledgebase for secure software guidance. We’re launching TeamMentor this month, along with a new demo series so that you can see this product in action. It's only so often that a tool like this comes around that is a not just a tool, but a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
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There’s something particularly spooky about some findings in a paper that was recently published by a group of researchers at NYU Polytechnic Institute on VoIP and P2P communications – particularly if you rely on real-time communications apps to do business. Skype seems to be the scapegoat in this study, which... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2011 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
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