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APIs Get Their Own Top 10 Security List
September 12, 2019

OWASP's new list of API weaknesses focuses on issues that have caused recent data breaches and pose common security hazards in cloud-based applications. Read More

Checkmarx – Manage Software Exposure at the Speed of DevOps
September 9, 2019

Checkmarx CEO Emmanuel Benzaquen discusses how businesses can better manage their software security risks. Read More

US Navy Chooses Israel’s Checkmarx to Bolster Security
September 3, 2019

Checkmarx won a contract with the US Navy’s Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific to accelerate the development and delivery of secure software applications. Read More

DevOps Terms: 10 Essential Concepts, Explained
August 28, 2019

Primer on 10 key terms you need to know – whether you are new to DevOps or want to bring a colleague up to speed quickly. Read More

14M Accounts Compromised in Hack of Web Hosting Provider Hostinger
August 26, 2019

The details of about 14 million customers of web hosting provider Hostinger International Ltd. have been compromised by a “security incident” that took place on Aug. 23. Read More

The Growth Pains of Startups: How to Expand Without Losing the Intimacy
August 22, 2019

Following being named a cybersecurity ‘Black Unicorn,’ Checkmarx explains how it is maintaining its innovative startup culture while growing rapidly. Read More

3 Israeli Cybersecurity Firms Win Black Unicorn Awards
August 21, 2019

Cyber Defense Magazine announced the 10 winners of its 2019 Black Unicorn Awards, and three of them are Israeli companies, including Checkmarx. Read More

Cybersecurity Company Checkmarx Wins U.S. Navy Contract
August 21, 2019

Checkmarx will help the Navy improve its software security and accelerate the development of secure software applications. Read More

Checkmarx Wins U.S. Navy Contract to Accelerate Application Development
August 20, 2019

Checkmarx has received a contract from the US Navy’s Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC) to expedite the development of software applications. Read More

The U.S. Navy’s NIWC Pacific Selects Checkmarx to Accelerate Application Development
August 19, 2019

Strategic partnership will speed up the process of making new naval applications available from 24 months to 24 hours. Read More

Fingerprints of 1M Exposed in Public Biometrics Database
August 14, 2019

A publicly accessible database exposed the fingerprints and facial recognition information of millions, thrusting biometrics security into the spotlight once again. Read More

SEC Launches Probe Into First American Data Breach That Exposed 885M Records
August 13, 2019

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation into a data breach on the website of First American Financial Corp. that exposed 885 million personal and financial records. Read More

Leapfrog Tablets May Have Displayed Your Child’s Location Information
August 9, 2019

Checkmarx found that the LeapPad Ultimate tablet used an insecure Internet connection that exposed personal information such as the age, gender and names of children who owned the product. Read More

Checkmarx Enters the “Unicorn” List at Prestigious U.S. Conference
August 8, 2019

Checkmarx, which deals with security applications, entered the list of “Black Unicorns 2019” by Cyber Defense Magazine. Read More

Tablet For Kids Had Flaws That Exposed Info, Location
August 7, 2019

A tablet made for children between the ages of 3 and 6 had flaws that could've let attackers intercept information from the devices. Read More

Security Researchers Find ‘Worst Case Scenario’ in LeapFrog Kids Tablet
August 7, 2019

Researchers have found gaping security holes in LeapFrog's LeapPad Ultimate Tablet for children. Read More

Security Vulnerabilities Are Increasingly Putting Kids at Risk
August 7, 2019

A kid’s tablet with security vulnerabilities is only the latest privacy faux pas in a children’s connected device. Read More

Popular Kids’ Tablet Patched After Flaws Left Personal Data Vulnerable
August 7, 2019

Researchers found security holes that gave away personal data and credit card information of children's parents. Read More

The Israeli Checkmarx Has Revealed a Serious Security Breach on Children’s Tablet
August 7, 2019

Israel-based cybersecurity firm Checkmarx identifies multiple vulnerabilities within children’s’ educational tablet. Read More

A Security-First Approach to DevOps
July 29, 2019

Aware of the risks inherent in software, businesses are recognizing the need for application security. Read More

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