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Security issues with web apps: Why we need to worry – and what you can do

Security issues with web apps: Why we need to worry – and what you can do

Web application attacks are on the rise, with a 69% increase from Q3 2016 to Q3 2017. There has been a large increase in attacks coming from the U.S., with an increase of more than 200% in U.S.-based attacks on web applications in just one year. If you weren’t worried about security issues with your web applications before, you should be now. This article provides more details on why web application security should always be on your mind, and what you need to do to protect yourself, your business, and your users.

Code Dx: 13 security startups to follow on Twitter

Code Dx: 13 security startups to follow on Twitter

@CodeDx – Better application security means better total security for an organization. Getting better application security, though, requires the use of multiple tools to perform both static and dynamic testing of those apps. It simplifies the process by bundling an assortment of static and dynamic testing tools to perform a comprehensive security analysis of an app’s code.

Application vulnerability testing software – tools that help secure your software

Application vulnerability testing software – tools that help secure your software

You’ve accepted the importance of application vulnerability testing to ensure the security of your software. That’s good. There are many options available when it comes to application vulnerability testing software, so it can become confusing to know which tools are the right ones to use. Different tools identify different problems when it comes to application vulnerability testing, so you need to consider using more than one.

Software Vulnerability Management: Why it’s not as easy as “find it and fix it.”

Software Vulnerability Management: Why it’s not as easy as “find it and fix it.”

Your company has defined and implemented an application security management program. You have spent time and money purchasing and installing various Automated Software Testing (AST) tools and techniques to run your application through it’s paces. These AST tools generate lists of vulnerabilities. Why is it that you can’t just give these lists to your team and have them fix the items on the list?