Showing Blog Posts: 1–6 of 6 tagged AppSec

  • Shift Left or Die: Baking Security into the Software Development Lifecycle is More Critical Than Ever

    by Tony Kontzer on February 27, 2018

    Somewhere along the road to DevOps nirvana that so many organizations have been attempting to follow, security got left behind. You see, a big driver of the need for DevOps is the speed with which organizations crank out software. It turns out it's really easy for software development to run off the rails, turning what should be innovation into unnecessary fiascos that can cost millions to fix, …

  • SecDevOps: The Space Cowboys of the Future

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 6, 2018

    *Warning this post or embedded links may contain spoilers* Note: This is part two of a five-part monthly series to kick off 2018 in which we take a look at characters from Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi and how technology, topics, and trends from the cybersecurity world compare to characters and themes from the blockbuster film. We hope you enjoy our blog series in which the…

  • AppSec Testing: An Often Overlooked Component of DevOps

    by Tony Kontzer on April 25, 2017

    No matter how much companies learn about the vulnerability of their applications, or how many people are urging them to address those vulnerabilities during development, they still don't seem get the message. Despite the fact that just about every DevOps and AppSec vendor is waxing poetic about the importance of AppSec testing, and independent studies are predicting huge growth for the market, …

  • Leveraging DevOps for AppSec in Retail

    by Ed Moyle on April 20, 2017

    Application development is in a period of transition; it seems everyone is moving to faster-cycle development paradigms like DevOps and Agile while new release and deployment paradigms like application containers (Docker), platform as a service (PaaS) and microservices simultaneously gain traction. That change is happening everywhere, but in a retail context, there are special considerations that…

  • AppSec: Partnering and Automation vs. Policies and Training

    by James DeLuccia on April 6, 2017

    Security must move to the engineering and development teams. Become best friends, coffee mates, and/or CrossFit buddies with those in engineering and new product development. Application vulnerabilities account for the vast majority of security issues within organizations in 2016, and that statistic will only increase. Given this fact, security must move to the engineering and development teams. …

  • Let’s Put “The App” Back in AppSec

    by WhiteHat Security on October 5, 2016

    By Setu Kulkarni, Vice President of Product Management, WhiteHat Security The shift to software solutions delivered in the cloud continues to fuel the now “digital” economy. With this shifting landscape, application security has risen to the top of most organizations’ concern list, and for good reason: applications accessed over the web are very easy targets for cyber attackers. Your approach to…

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