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Enterprise Testing of Applications is a Growing Trend

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By Neil DuPaul December 5, 2012  | Security News

One of the things we clearly see in our platform is that more vendor applications are being tested. Our SoSS reports are not based on surveys that collect opinions, it is an analysis of data aggregated from companies as they test and secure their applications. Our platform tracks whether an application is being tested as part of an enterprise effort to test vendor software. The number of vendor... READ MORE

Common Malware Types: Cybersecurity 101

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By Neil DuPaul October 12, 2012  | Security News 10

The amount and variety of malicious programs out there is enough to make your head spin. This blog post will break down the common types of malicious programs and provide a brief description of each. What is Malware? Malware is short for malicious software, meaning software that can be used to compromise computer functions, steal data, bypass access controls, or otherwise cause harm to the host... READ MORE

Introducing VAST: Vendor Application Security Testing

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By Neil DuPaul September 19, 2012  | Security News

Navigating the security superhighway of application perimeters, vendor software and in house development efforts can be a complex and intimidating task. We aim to shift your efforts to the fast lane with our new program, VAST! Today marks the official launch of our new Vendor Application Security Testing (VAST) program, designed to help enterprises manage the risks inherent in vendor-supplied... READ MORE

Discover Who's Tracking You Online With Collusion

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By Neil DuPaul September 11, 2012  | Security News
Understand what cookies do and how they track you.

Internet privacy is a hot topic these days as advertisers are looking to make money off every bit of available data. There are increasing concerns over unsolicited tracking done by advertisers and website owners and recent legislation has shone a spotlight on the topic as well. Collusion is a great add-on for Firefox made by Mozilla that shows, in real time, how the data you share creates a... READ MORE

Interview with Dan Guido at SOURCE Boston 2012 - Part I

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By Niru Raghavan May 10, 2012  | Security News

We recently sat down with Dan Guido, CEO and Co-Founder of Trail of Bits at SOURCE Boston 2012, to get his views on topics related to application security. In the first of a three part segment, Dan's commentary focuses on vulnerabilities in general. You can watch the interview here.   We've also included a short recap of highlights of the interview in this post. How can... READ MORE

Top 20 Security Blogs

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By Niru Raghavan February 28, 2012  | Security News 30

Veracode’s nomination for “Best Corporate Security Blog” at the 2012 Social Security Bloggers Awards got the Veracode Marketing team thinking about the other great information security blogs we follow. The Marketing team thought it would be fun to compile a list of what we think are the best 20 information security blogs. We used a very scientific process to compile this list. Inputs included -... READ MORE

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