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9 Security Mistakes Every Java Developer Must Avoid
May 18, 2015

Java has come a long way since it was introduced in mid-1995. Its cross-platform characteristics have made it the benchmark when it comes to client-side web programming. But with cybercrime and hackings reaching epidemic levels due to its widespread usage and distribution, the need for secure Java development has become... Read More

Starbucks customers’ mobile accounts breached by thieves
May 17, 2015

Some Starbucks customers have had money siphoned out of their Starbucks mobile app by thieves using a clever new attack, but Starbucks itself hasn't been hacked, the company said Friday. It works like this: First, the thieves buy stolen passwords and IDs on the underground market. They then use an... Read More

The Anonymous Inoculation
May 4, 2015

In its third year of coordinating cyber attacks against Israel, the online “hacktivist” group Anonymous decided to up its rhetoric. On April 7, the group promised in a video, it would unleash “an electronic Holocaust” on the Jewish state, threatening to wipe Israel from the cyber- security map. Though Anonymous garnered plenty of media attention, the question is whether it... Read More

Checkmarx: Turning Hackers Into Unwitting Product Developers
April 21, 2015

Brilliance Security Magazine had the good fortune of sitting down with Maty Siman, Founder and CTO, of Checkmarx at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.  Mr. Siman’s obvious intelligence yet humble demeanor enables him to standout as a notable leader in the security industry.  Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Tel Aviv, Checkmarx develops... Read More

Virtual Forge and Checkmarx seal unique partnership for Static Application Security Testing
March 15, 2015

The new partnership between Virtual Forge and Checkmarx offers companies a powerful platform for testing and ensuring the application security of business applications, including those that are developed in SAP... Read More

Securing Business Applications in Real-Time
January 29, 2015

As demand to access company information on the move and from mobile devices increases it places extra strain on security resources. Existing web applications firewalls (WAFs) monitor traffic but don’t have an understanding of the logic of data flows and the behavior of applications. This can make it hard for... Read More

The unsung achiever: Pakistani tops lists of ethical hackers of 2014
January 3, 2015

The world’s leading information security publications have featured Pakistani security researcher, Rafay Baloch, as one of the top ethical hackers in 2014, putting the 21-year-old Karachiite on top of their... Read More

Checkmarx Ranked #1 for “Static Analysis Product” in Gartner’s 2014 Critical Capabilities for Application Security Testing Report
December 30, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Checkmarx, web and mobile Application Security Testing (AST) solutions provider, was positioned as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Application Security,... Read More

The Business Value of Partial Code Scanning
December 29, 2014

It’s kind of funny and ironic that we humans are all about instant gratification, yet with information risk issues such as source code analysis, we tend to want to wait until everything’s perfect (and way more costly) before we get started. This reminds me of the Mark Victor Hansen quote:... Read More

8 Cybersecurity Resolutions to Make for 2015
December 8, 2014

It seems that 2014 was the year of data breaches in the business world. Target, Home Depot, AT&T, JP Morgan, eBay, P.F. Chang’s and other high-profile brands all fell victim to cybercriminals, compromising both the companies’ reputations and their customers’ information. 1. Secure your mobile apps You know you need... Read More

5 Ways Outsourcing App Development Security Will Help You Cut Costs
November 12, 2014

IT managers today are faced with many tasks and not enough time to complete them all. While these individuals are primarily tasked with ensuring that their top developers efficiently write... Read More

Citizen Developers Will Ruin Software, Discuss
September 30, 2014

Our use of term ‘citizen’ has evolved. It has transmogrified from its original context pertaining to: any native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes allegiance to its government. Today then, citizen means: a consumer-level or non-specialist participant who engages in the formal activities of an established... Read More

Web Security Tools that Take the Pressure Off Web Designers
September 25, 2014

Designers can take an idea and turn it into a masterpiece of user interactivity, and because of their competence in all things aesthetic and interface, they’re often asked to undergo... Read More

Checkmarx Named Fastest Growing Security Company in Israel
September 23, 2014

Checkmarx, a leading developer of static code analysis solutions which identify software security vulnerabilities, has been ranked the #1 fastest growing security company in the Israel Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for 2014 – one of Israel’s foremost technology awards. Checkmarx’s outstanding 1286% growth rate over the last five years positions... Read More

Former HP Executive Joins Checkmarx
September 11, 2014

Ron Kormanek, former Hewlett Packard executive, to serve as VP Sales, North America for Checkmarx – a Leading Application Security Solution Provider Checkmarx, a leading provider of application security solutions, today announced the appointment of Ron Kormanek as its VP of Sales for North America. Ron formerly held the position... Read More

How To Future-Proof Security For Your Next App Development Project
September 4, 2014

IT managers must be exhausted. After all, they are well aware of the difficulty in hiring and managing employees to create secure applications, while also focusing on feature design, implementation... Read More

Application Security Taking Center Stage for Retailers
August 20, 2014

The interconnectedness and rapid development of mobile technology are revolutionizing the consumer market. Retailers have fully computerized mechanisms driven by complex applications to bring their products to the mobile market, which has introduced serious security flaws into the ecosystem that can damage customers and financial giants, jeopardizing entire retail chains.... Read More

Checkmarx And Integral Agree on Making New Zealand More Secure
July 10, 2014

Integral, a highly respected New Zealand software developer is today announcing a resell agreement with Checkmarx, a global leader in Application Security Testing solutions. “We are excited to announce the... Read More

Checkmarx Named a Challenger in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
July 10, 2014

Checkmarx positioned furthest for completeness of vision in the Challengers Quadrant Checkmarx, a leader in web and mobile application security solutions, has been positioned the furthest for completeness of vision... Read More

Checkmarx Selected as Winner of 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award
April 17, 2014

Prestigious Award Given to Europe’s Most Promising Private Technology Ventures (April 14, 2014. Tel Aviv, Israel) – Checkmarx, a leading provider of code analysis tools that identify security vulnerabilities in... Read More

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