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Germans do not care enough about cybersecurity
December 14, 2018

Cyber ​​security is neglected in Germany. All participants of the discussion forum "Cyber ​​relations between Israel and Germany" are in agreement this morning in the conference room of the Israeli software company Checkmarx. (German) Read More

How to Become a DevSecOps Engineer
December 13, 2018

One of the most important roles within DevOps, however, is the Security Engineer or DevSecOps Engineer. This deeply rewarding career requires a specific technical skill set, current knowledge of cybersecurity trends and a decent amount of experience. Read More

Security 2019 Predictions (Part 7)
December 12, 2018

Given the speed with which technology is evolving, we thought it would be interesting to get IT professionals predictions about what's going to happen on the security front in 2019. Here's more of what they told us: Read More

Navigation Apps May Be Following You
December 7, 2018

As holiday travelers hit the road, Checkmarx outlines vulnerabilities in navigation apps from GPS companies Garmin and TomTom. 'Tis the season to be ... traveling. AAA estimated that this past Thanksgiving holiday would be the biggest on the country’s highways and byways since 2005. Read More

Cloud 2019 Predictions (Part 5)
December 7, 2018

The diversity of cloud options, and adoption, make integration and security key. Given the speed with which technology is evolving, we thought it would be interesting to ask IT executives to share their predictions about what they see on the horizon for 2019. Here are more predictions about the cloud: Read More

AI/ML 2019 Predictions (Part 5)
December 7, 2018

2019 will be the year of the data engineer. Given the speed with which technology evolves, we thought it would be interesting to ask IT executives to share their predictions for the coming year. Here are more of their thoughts on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and the other... Read More

Open Source 2019 Predictions (Part 2)
December 6, 2018

Open source gains validity across industries as more integrate it into their stacks. Given the speed with which technology is evolving, we thought it would be interesting to ask IT executives to share their predictions for 2019. Here's what they told us about open source: Read More

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019
December 3, 2018

The breach of the personal accounts of Marriott and Starwood customers forced us to join the 34% of U.S. consumers who experienced a compromise of their personal information over the last year. Read More

Microservices 2018 Surprises and 2019 Predictions
December 3, 2018

Microservices will see continued growth in adoption as enterprises determine where they are most appropriate. Given the rate with which technology is changing, we thought it would be interesting to ask IT executives to share their thoughts on the biggest surprises in 2018 and their predictions for 2019. Read More

Experts demonstrate how to exfiltrate data using smart bulbs
November 27, 2018

Security researchers with Checkmarx developed two mobile applications that abuse the functionality of smart bulbs for data exfiltration. The experts used the Magic Blue smart bulbs that implement communication through... Read More

Researchers Use Smart Bulb for Data Exfiltration
November 26, 2018

Researchers with software risk measurement and management company Checkmarx were able to create two mobile applications that abuse the functionality of smart bulbs for data exfiltration. Read More

Top security tips revealed by industry experts
November 19, 2018

Tech professionals and executives share their top security tips for work--and home. Regardless of your career, when you work with technology you're usually inundated with security risks and threats, many of which are tough to keep up with. Read More

Software security vendor Checkmarx continues building out channel with addition of Fishtech Group
November 19, 2018

Checkmarx makes application security testing software that covers the entire software development lifecycle, and over the last several years has evolved from a direct model. Read More

Google wants to put a virtual assistant in every room of the home with smart speakers, internet-connected plugs and even a voice operated vacuum cleaner… but is it just spying on us?
November 15, 2018

Google has unveiled its plan to put a smart device in every room of the home as part of its digital 'ecosystem' that could be manipulated to eavesdrop on users. Read More

Custodians of Software Quality
November 15, 2018

Clean up your act and your software with these principles. Achieving predictability of quality is very important for successful software releases. Achieving a high quality of projects/products is the ultimate goal for everyone. Read More

Cybersecurity Company Checkmarx Buys Ontario-based Custodela
November 8, 2018

Israel-based Checkmarx develops and markets cybersecurity technology that automatically scans code to detect security breaches. Read More

Top application security tools for 2019
November 8, 2018

Checking for security flaws in your applications is essential. These tools can help find and fix them. The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report says most hacks still happen through breaches of web applications. For this reason, testing and securing applications has become a priority for many organizations. Read More

Checkmarx Announces Acquisition of Custodela
November 8, 2018

Checkmarx recently announced the acquisition of Custodela -- a company that provides software security program development as well as consulting services focused on DevSecOps. This acquisition will allow Checkmarx to assist CIOs and CISOs in speeding up the maturity of their DevSecOps programs with consummate services for software security deployment... Read More

Checkmarx Acquires Custodela
November 7, 2018

Checkmarx has acquired Custodela, an Ontario-based provider of software security program development and consulting services focused on DevSecOps. The acquisition positions Checkmarx to empower CIOs and CISOs in accelerating the maturity of their DevSecOps programs with expert services for software security deployment and automation. Read More

Checkmarx Acquires Custodela
November 7, 2018

The purchase adds DevSecOps capabilities to a software exposure platform. Checkmarx has announced the acquisition of Custodela in a deal that will bring DevSecOps integration to the Checkmarx platform. Read More

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