Application Security Glossary

Cloud Native Development

The definition of Cloud Native is provided here by the Cloud Native Compute Foundation (CNCF). As such Cloud Native development is the use of technology and practices which supports the creation of a business service (application) inline with this definition.

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CNCF

Cloud Native Computing Foundation. An open source project hosted by the Linux Foundation, the CNCF hosts Kubernetes and other key open source projects, including Prometheus, OpenTracing, Fluentd, and linkerd.

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CNI

Container Network Interface. It is an open source project hosted by the CNCF to provide a specification and libraries for configuring network interfaces in Linux containers.

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Codebashing

Codebashing is Checkmarx’s is an in-context eLearning platform that sharpens the skills developers need to fix vulnerabilities and write secure code. Expanding on the “learn by doing” concept, Codebashing teaches developers the principals of secure coding, and helps them sharpen application security

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Container

A container is a standard unit of software that packages up code and all its dependencies so the application runs quickly and reliably from one computing environment to another.

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Correlation

Correlation, or a correlation engine is an engine which based on findings from different other engines (SAST, KICS, SCA, etc.) correlates between their findings in order to discover things which cannot be found by any engine alone. For example, a

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