Attacks on applications aren’t going away. In fact, there was a 40 percent increase in attacks from August to September of this year. Enterprises must remain diligent, learning about the latest application security trends and developments.
There are many components required to create and carry out an effective cyber security strategy. Enterprises need to use the right tools, possess the right knowledge, plan appropriately, and have well-qualified staff on hand to execute.
One of the biggest challenges facing CISOs today is how to build a secure application strategy. It’s no simple feat to build an application security strategy that is both comprehensive and effective. But it’s essential, as a breach can be quite costly to the organization.
If your company handles payment transactions of any type, then you’re familiar with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)—a group of security standards designed to create and maintain a secure environment for any company that accepts, processes, stores, or transmits credit card information. Because we provide tools for application security, we will focus primarily on how this regulation affects companies building applications.
Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD), or CI/CD, are part of the Agile approach to software development. The most prominent aspect of Agile development—and it’s most important rule—is that it requires software development to be responsive to change through an iterative process.
Some predict that cybercrimes will cost $6 trillion in damages per year by 2021. In response, governments around the world have decided to fight back against cyberattacks and counter threats with a host of new cybersecurity regulations for financial services.
Information security breaches continue to make headlines. 2017 and early 2018 saw several major organizations such as Equifax and even the IRS fall prey to hackers who exploited security vulnerabilities.
Attacks come fast, starting within one day of Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) being released. Sometimes, zero days. How do you protect yourself?
The cost and time required for comprehensive application security testing often deters businesses from implementing a proper strategy for testing and remediation of vulnerabilities. Of course, that’s asking for trouble. Fortunately, the process can be streamlined, enabling you to conduct application security testing in a more efficient and timely manner.