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  • Building a More Secure AppDev Process
    by Bill Brenner on September 20, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    Enterprises that integrate security testing into their CI/CD pipeline fix 91.4 percent of new issues, according to a progress report from ShiftLeft. Recent software supply chain attacks illustrate the growing risks businesses, their partners, and customers face. But a recent report suggests better outcomes for those who put security at the heart of app development. Data from The post Building a More Secure AppDev Process appeared first on Security Weekly.

  • Web App and API Security Needs to Be Modernized: Here’s How
    by Bill Brenner on August 31, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    Applications are critical for doing business. They are also the weakest links in many an organization’s security chain. Many APIs continue to expose the personally identifiable information of customers, employees and contractors. As OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) notes on its API Security Project homepage: “By nature, APIs expose application logic and sensitive data The post Web App and API Security Needs to Be Modernized: Here’s How appeared first on Security Weekly.

  • How The Best Defense Gets Better: Part 2
    by Bill Brenner on August 5, 2021 at 7:21 pm

    For many enterprises, incident response is an exercise in chaos. Security teams scramble to figure out how a data breach happened and crash into brick walls as they try to collect information from different departments that are often siloed from everyone else. It doesn’t have to be that way. Advanced security teams have learned that The post How The Best Defense Gets Better: Part 2 appeared first on Security Weekly.

  • Diversifying Cybersecurity Talent Through Aptitude Testing
    by Deb Radcliff on July 20, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    With a shortage of four million cybersecurity workers, we need to get more creative in identifying non-technical skills among potential candidates that can be applied to the cybersecurity realm. One way is to test them for aptitude and personality traits, like the career planning tests I took in college.That’s what the University of Maryland did The post Diversifying Cybersecurity Talent Through Aptitude Testing appeared first on Security Weekly.

  • Preventing Criminals from Using Cloud Applications to Inject Chaos Into Work Environments
    by Matt Alderman on June 30, 2021 at 3:02 pm

    In 2020, cyber criminals used cloud applications, the cover of a pandemic, and a newly embraced work-from-home culture to serve up ransomware, steal data, and disrupt how companies do business. The year is over, but the challenges and risks remain.  How do we prevent these criminals from injecting chaos into our hybrid work environments? As The post Preventing Criminals from Using Cloud Applications to Inject Chaos Into Work Environments appeared first on Security Weekly.