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Developer Burnout: How Managers Can Recognize and Prevent It
May 21, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month is a good reminder for managers to check in with their software developers and address their mental, emotional and physical needs. Read More

“Secure Applications” are Full of Vulnerable Code
May 20, 2021

A new report finds that the vast majority of app developers are knowingly pushing vulnerable code, and that truly secure applications capable of repelling a determined attacker are few and far between. Read More

Evaluating Application Security in the Age of Cloud-Native
May 19, 2021

As digital transformation efforts advance and cloud-native becomes more popular, the role of application security within cloud-native architectures needs to become a priority. Read More

Experts Discuss Whether Passwords are Still Fit for Purpose
May 14, 2021

Cybersecurity professionals discuss how far we can rely on the use of passwords to secure our most valuable information, and how organisations should be securely operating until we can develop... Read More

Developers Knowingly Push Flawed Code
May 13, 2021

Overwhelmed and resource-starved app developers are approving vulnerable code and pushing it into live applications in alarming numbers, according to a new research report. Read More

Tech Industry Experts Discuss Experiences Supporting Employees Over Past Year
May 11, 2021

The technology sector has played an instrumental role in enabling society to continue to function digitally – from software developers to cyber security professionals. Read More

10 Security Awareness Training Mistakes to Avoid
May 10, 2021

Give your cybersecurity culture a boost by adding these to the "don't" column of your cybersecurity awareness training do's and don'ts list. Read More

Developer’s Guide to Open Source Spring Cleaning
May 10, 2021

Spring is here, and after a year filled with record-setting digital transformation and its associated vulnerabilities, now is the right time to give the open source components in your codebase a refresh Read More

WPD: Computer Credentials are Just as Important as Passwords
May 6, 2021

Expert discusses the importance of keeping internal computer credentials as safe as your passwords. The need for security never goes away. Read More

Get Expert Advice During World Password Day 2021
May 6, 2021

To help get a handle on passwords, security experts have chimed in to share their perspectives and opinions with VMblog readers. Read More

Traditional Application Security Versus Cloud-Native
May 5, 2021

Carsten Huth, Technical Account Manager Team Leader, at the application software security and managed services firm Checkmarx, writes of cloud-native security. Read More

Privacy as a Competitive Advantage
May 5, 2021

Erez Yalon joins the Cyberwire Caveat podcast to discuss Apple’s App Tracking Transparency policy. Read More

First Horizon Breach Highlights Rising Threats Against Financial Institutions
April 29, 2021

The attack highlights the potential risk that financial institutions face when trying to protect customer account data and financial assets. Read More

FinServ Firm First Horizon Suffers Data Breach
April 28, 2021

Financial services company First Horizon Group has suffered a data breach that saw customer accounts accessed and funds stolen. Read More

10 Free Security Tools at Black Hat Asia 2021
April 22, 2021

Researchers demonstrate a plethora of tools for conducting pen tests, vulnerability assessments, data forensics, and a wide range of other use cases. Read More

Security Should Start in Software Engineering
April 20, 2021

Why is cybersecurity, such a vital part of business continuity and availability, apparently so neglected? Read More

Alleviating Modern-Day Developer Pressures
April 19, 2021

What exactly makes AppSec training effective, and how does this differ from traditional types of educational resources developers are exposed to? Read More

XSS Vulnerability in Deskpro Documented
April 15, 2021

Despite all initiatives for secure software development, cross-site scripting, or XSS gaps for short, are still widespread. Read More

Provision of Cloud-Based Infrastructures
April 8, 2021

Checkmarx protects cloud-native applications with new scanning solution for Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) Read More

What is DevSecOps?
April 8, 2021

In DevSecOps it comes to integrating IT security aspects as early as possible in the life cycle of application development.  Read More

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