Supply chain attacks have evolved from exploiting organizations with unpatched vulnerabilities in open-source libraries to proactively injecting malicious code into a victim's IT environment, according to Janet Worthington, senior analyst at Forrester.
For the first time in its 17-year history, application security vendor Checkmarx will have a new leader. The company has tapped Sandeep Johri, the longtime chief executive at software testing vendor Tricentis, to serve as its new CEO less than two years after being acquired by Hellman & Friedman.
Organizations must grapple with software development happening at a faster pace than ever as well as an exponential increase in attacks on the software layer. Contrast Security has therefore developed new technology to secure code that's deployed quickly to the cloud, CEO Alan Naumann says.
The $250 million acquisition of Cider Security will allow Palo Alto Networks to secure a piece of code from development to its implementation in a runtime environment. CEO Nikesh Arora says the company must understand the tool sets and open-source widgets coming into the customer's supply chain.
Palo Alto Networks will make its first major acquisition in nearly two years, scooping up application security startup Cider Security for $250 million. The Silicon Valley-based platform security behemoth will fork over $194.6 million of cash as well as $55.4 million of replacement equity for Cider.
Security as Code is the methodology of codifying security and policy decisions and socializing them with other teams. When moving to a Security as Code model, there are a number of key benefits that are realized across the organization.
When you take on a Security as Code mentality, you are codifying collaboration...
Many organizations struggle to understand how to approach application security program maturity. Caitlin Johanson and Dan Cornell of Coalfire share why AppSec maturity is important and offer strategies for how enterprises can evaluate their AppSec maturity levels and build a robust response.
Noname Security has released its new API Security Trends Report and - no surprise - API usage has grown exponentially. The bad news: So have API attacks by opportunistic adversaries. Karl Mattson of Noname discusses the report and some new ways of approaching API security.
One of the essential goals of the DevOps methodology is to establish a more concise approach to software delivery, using a continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) approach. However, to streamline the cycle you need three additional elements: Security, Observability and AIOps.
Since the start of 2020,...
The U.S. Department of Commerce is soliciting input on a Trump administration cybersecurity executive order that requires cloud providers to verify the identities of certain users - particularly cyber actors potentially operating abroad and leveraging U.S. cloud technologies.
This convenient handbook for the Functional Safety Standard EN 50128:2011 - “Railway
applications - Communication, signaling and processing systems - Software for
railway control and protection systems" - is all you'll need to get "on board" with this standard.
Currently the systems included under EN 50128...
The global ‘State of Security 2021’ report recently published by Splunk and ESG Research presents insights and best practices from interviews with some of today’s most successful security leaders. This panel of experts will take a look at key report findings, and discuss the theory and practicality of best...
In this single 40 minute session, you will feel informed on the future of apps, clouds and infrastructure monitoring - and ready to tackle them. SREs, DevOps Team Leaders, ITOps Managers, Cloud Architects and anyone who has to modernize their toolsets to deal with the new business reality of “deliver better, deliver...
With the advent of CI/CD pipelines, supply chain attacks have become more prevalent – and as the recent SolarWinds breach has demonstrated, the impact of such breaches can be vast and rippling.
This eBook addresses questions raised by security leaders that want to better understand their organization’s...