Secure Development

We'll walk you through the critical step of integrating security into the software development lifecycle (SDLC). You'll hear from the experts on everything from working with developers, to the best ways to assess code for security and the latest development trends and technologies.

Infographic: Reining In Software Component Risk

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By Neil DuPaul April 25, 2018

Open source components have gone mainstream. With every company undoubtedly becoming a software company, open source and commercial components are a vital element in developing applications at the speed of DevOps. But while they’re a powerful tool for adding features and functionalities to applications in relatively short order, they also introduce remarkable security risks.  reigning-in-... READ MORE

Customer Success Story: Why CAP COM Chose CA Veracode

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By Gregg Coleman April 18, 2018  | Secure Development
Banking and Finance AppSec

When you work in the banking industry, security is a part of everything you do. And just as important as protecting the money is protecting the integrity of the software it all flows through. But for us at CAP COM Federal Credit Union (CAP COM), ensuring that we were producing secure code had become a bigger priority. As part of redefining our software development lifecycle (SDLC), CAP COM began... READ MORE

Survey: How Teams are Using Software Components in the Age of DevOps

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By Neil DuPaul April 10, 2018  | Managing AppSec
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New research: Only 52% of developers using components in their apps update them when a new vulnerability is announced Open source components have gone mainstream. With every company undoubtedly becoming a software company, open source and commercial components are a vital element in developing applications at the speed of DevOps. But while they’re a powerful tool for adding features and... READ MORE

It’s Complicated - Operational Security for Developers

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By Pete Herzog March 28, 2018  | Managing AppSec
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The life of a commercial software developer is a difficult one. Or at least we have to assume it is because of how many of them half-ass it when code starts to get complicated. Okay, maybe that’s unfair. Maybe it’s not all half-assing. It’s complicated. Literally. There’s many functions that are overly complex. They are so complex with so many variables and interactions as to be actually... READ MORE

Security Champions: a Scalable Approach for Securing DevOps

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By Neil DuPaul March 22, 2018

The enormous growth of DevOps is no accident. As organizations attempt to navigate the complexities of digital business, speed and flexibility are everything. Yet somewhere between innovation and disruption lies a basis fact: A DevOps initiative is only as good as the security framework that supports it. Unfortunately, many organizations focus on speed and precision at the expense of security.... READ MORE

Security: Create a Development Champion

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By Suzanne Ciccone March 13, 2018  | Secure Development
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We talk a lot about the need for development teams to create security champions. With the shift to DevOps – and the intersecting of development, security, and operations teams – development and security teams can no longer operate in their traditional silos. Each team needs to not only work closely together, but also have a much deeper understanding of each others’ pains, processes, and... READ MORE

Adopting a More Secure Approach to Containers

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By Neil DuPaul March 6, 2018
Container Security

The complexities of developing secure software aren't lost on anyone in the business world. One tool development teams have used to adapt to today's challenging environment is software containers, which allow applications to run reliably on different platforms and systems.   Today, organizations use containers to address a wide range of development and testing tasks. What's more, as... READ MORE

What Developers Can Learn at the Upcoming DevSecOps Virtual Summit

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By Neil DuPaul February 14, 2018
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The shift to DevOps and DevSecOps has already happened, it's only a question of when we all catch up. Organizations in all industries are creating software not only faster, but also in more precise, collaborative and incremental ways than ever before. In fact, we’ve seen the shift in our own customer base, where the percentage of applications scanned for security on a weekly basis jumped 50... READ MORE

What You Don’t Do for Secure Programming

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By Pete Herzog February 1, 2018

The hardest part of growing up is that everything you’re allowed to do is communicated in a general sense and everything that you’re not allowed to do is enumerated specifically and in detail AFTER you’ve gotten in trouble for doing it. So you’re told things like, “Go play in the yard.” Yet you get chewed out for very specifically flooding the yard to play mud football. Apparently the lawn, the... READ MORE

AppSec in Review Podcast: How Developers Respond to Security Findings

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By John Zorabedian December 5, 2017  | Secure Development | Research
AppSec in Review: How Developers Respond to Security Finding

We recently published the State of Software Security Developer Guide, based on real application security testing data. Among the key takeways, the data in the report offers strong evidence that eLearning, security training, and DevSecOps practices have a positive effect on developers' effectiveness at fixing flaws in their code. In this episode of the AppSec in Review podcast, Evan Schuman and CA... READ MORE

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