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.

In DevOps Culture, Communication and Collaboration Are Key

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By Evan Wade July 21, 2015  | Secure Development

There's a reason DevOps culture values effective communication and collaboration so highly. In an industry where distributed offices full of crucial roles are the norm — and one where even departments within the same buildings tend to distrust one another — any improvement in the way people interact is bound to have some positive results, especially when so many moving parts need... READ MORE

How DevOps, Rapid Deployment and Security All Fit Together

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By Evan Wade July 20, 2015  | Secure Development

As the heir apparent to Agile, DevOps brings a lot of the methodology's traits to the table — including some of its flaws. Or, more accurately, its supposed flaws: As Veracode has shown, the security concerns associated with Agile are avoidable, and it's the same way with DevOps. In the context of rapid deployment, i.e., the main tentpole of DevOps philosophy, that can mean a few... READ MORE

New Gartner Report Highlights the Trend Toward DevOps

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By Shawn Drew June 3, 2015  | Secure Development

Revolutionary advances such as the cloud, advanced analytics and expanding mobility have brought no small amount of change to IT departments around the world, as IT and project managers struggle to keep up with an increasingly demanding and nimble user base. In response to the need for a more agile transition between development and operations, these two traditionally siloed aspects of IT are... READ MORE

5 Flaws a Secure Agile Development Process Can Help You Avoid

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By John Montesi December 22, 2014  | Secure Development

You know what they say: "Measure twice, cut once." But no matter how often code is considered, measured or tested, there will be problems developers simply forget to account for. It's easy to assume that pulling an API from a trusted site like Facebook means you'll be safe, but, well, you know what happens when you assume. Before you start developing your next product, identify... READ MORE

Secure Agile Development. Think like a Developer.

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By Pete Chestna November 5, 2014

As you lead your organization in securing software development and delivery, you will come across several challenges – despite the recent growth and increased adoption of the agile methodology. Application vulnerabilities and coding issues are typically time-consuming to find, document, and fix with traditional testing tools. Short agile sprints don’t lend themselves to these long processes;... READ MORE

Only You Can Prevent an XSS Attack — Here's How

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By John Montesi October 27, 2014  | Secure Development

preventing-xss-attacks.jpg The only thing worse than guys spouting industry buzzwords at random is guys spouting negative industry buzzwords at random. For every mention of "disruption" and the "Internet of Things," there's also a reference to an "XSS attack" or "Heartbleed" or some other common cybersecurity threat. Despite how common... READ MORE

What Microsoft's Agile Development Plans Mean for Application Security

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By Shawn Drew October 17, 2014  | Secure Development

microsoft-agile-development.jpg Waterfall development has been a staple of technology's largest software houses for decades, but now even the most blue-chip tech firms are considering more nimble approaches. Agile development has proven its power over the past few years, and Microsoft looks to be shifting its development process to take advantage of its benefits — including... READ MORE

The History of Programming Languages Infographic

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By Neil DuPaul April 15, 2013  | Secure Development 7
History of coding languages.

In a world of increasing inter-connectivity, programming languages form the foundation. Did you know that the first programming language is over 100 years old and was written by a woman, Ada Lovelace? Join as us we delve into the history, evolution, and prevalance of programming languages over the years. In addition to outlining the history of languages and how each is traditionally used, you... READ MORE

Building Secure Web Applications Infographic

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By Neil DuPaul June 5, 2012  | Secure Development

Neglecting to take proper security measures at the application layer is one of the most common causes of data breaches, yet many companies still leave their applications unprotected. Securing your applications begins with developer training on the risks applications face and the methods required for vulnerability prevention. This infographic focuses on defining these risks and combating common... READ MORE

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