DEV OPS TOOLS

Improve application security with powerful Dev Ops tools.

As Secure Dev Ops continues to transform software development, organizations and development teams require innovative new Dev Ops tools that can simplify application security testing.

In Secure Dev Ops, application security is no longer the concern of a small group of security experts – everyone from developers through operations must make the security of applications a top priority. To improve security without hindering agility and speed, development teams need powerful Dev Ops tools that can find and fix software vulnerabilities quickly and easily. Automation is critical – manual processes are too resource-intensive and time-consuming. And Dev Ops tools that can inject testing into every phase of the SDLC are essential. When developers have the software development tools they need to test software as is being written, purchased, compiled and prepared for shipment, Secure Dev Ops can truly be effective.

For organizations looking for Dev Ops tools that can do all this and more, CA Veracode provides a comprehensive suite of cloud-based services for application security testing.

Dev Ops tools from CA Veracode.

CA Veracode application testing solutions help to secure the software that businesses and the world depend upon. Built on a unified platform, CA Veracode’s scalable, cloud-based solutions provide tools for testing applications from inception through production, reducing the risk of application-layer vulnerabilities in web, mobile and third-party applications.

CA Veracode’s Dev Ops tools combine process, speed and automation to improve the quality of application security testing while reducing cost and complexity. With CA Veracode, organizations can significantly improve security in the software they write, purchase and assemble.

CA Veracode’s integrated suite of Dev Ops tools for security testing.

CA Veracode’s Dev Ops tools for testing include:

  • CA Veracode Greenlight, a tool that provides developers with immediate feedback on potential flaws as code is being written. Greenlight includes unit testing tools for testing microservices.
  • Software Composition Analysis, a solution for identifying vulnerabilities in commercial and open source code.
  • Static Analysis, a tool that analyzes binaries to identify flaws and prioritize remediation in applications that are written, bought or downloaded.
  • Web Application Scanning, a testing solution that inventories public-facing websites and applications and uses a combination of Dev Ops tools, including blackbox testing techniques, to identify flaws in software in production.
  • Vendor Application Security Testing, a tool for testing third-party software without requiring access to source code.

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BLACK BOX TESTING TECHNIQUES

Black Box testing techniques are critical to application security.

Black box testing techniques are an essential part of any application security testing program. In contrast to white box testing where source code is available for testing and review, black box testing techniques are employed without access to code and with no information about the application structure. Blackbox testing techniques look for vulnerabilities and flaws from the outside of the application, imitating methods and tools that attackers might use to penetrate security.

Black box testing techniques can be highly effective at finding certain kinds of flaws, from server configuration mistakes or errors to input/output validation problems and other issues specific applications.

Routinely using black box testing techniques for application security testing presents challenges for many development teams. Managing black box testing requires a great deal of time and resources, which can be a hindrance for adhering to aggressive development timelines.

For organizations that want to deploy black box testing techniques as part of the application development process, CA Veracode provides cloud-based software development tools that can significantly simplify the use of these testing tools.

Solutions for black box testing techniques from CA Veracode.

CA Veracode delivers vital application security solutions for a world that is driven by software. Offering a powerful combination of process, speed and automation, CA Veracode helps to seamlessly integrate application security into the software development lifecycle, fixing flaws and eliminating vulnerabilities at the most cost-efficient points in the development/deployment chain. CA Veracode’s solutions cover all phases of the SDLC, including unit testing tools for microservices.

CA Veracode Web Application Scanning (WAS) is a unified solution for application security testing that combines black box testing techniques with static analysis and other testing tools to find and fix vulnerabilities quickly. CA Veracode WAS tests applications to find security flaws that may be overlooked by other testing applications. With CA Veracode’s black box testing techniques, you may be able to find SQL strings, ODBC connectors, hidden usernames and passwords or other sensitive information that could be used to penetrate security or that are common to vulnerabilities like Shellshock and other code injection issues.

CA Veracode WAS also inventories all external web applications and performs a lightweight scan on thousands of sites in parallel to identify vulnerabilities and prioritize remediation.

Advantages of black box testing techniques from CA Veracode.

With CA Veracode’s black box testing techniques, you can:

  • Scan applications in any language including JAVA/JSP and PHP – CA Veracode’s solution is not language-dependent.
  • Emulate the methods of malicious attackers to probe the application surface and identify the results that are not part of the expected result set.
  • Prioritize critical flaws and use detailed remediation information to resolve issues quickly.
  • Incorporate proactive recommendations for longer-term strategies to improve application security across the software portfolio.

 

Learn more about CA Veracode’s black box testing techniques and about testing tools for PCI 3.0 compliance.

BLACKBOX TESTING TECHNIQUES

The Pros and Cons of blackbox testing techniques.

Blackbox testing techniques – also known as dynamic analysis – are a crucial component of a comprehensive application security testing protocol. Blackbox testing techniques probe applications in production and have no view of source code and no information about the internal structure of the software. Consequently, black box testing techniques operate similarly to the way an attacker would search an application for vulnerabilities, for example, by inputting malicious code into web forms or shopping carts.

Blackbox testing techniques can be very effective at finding certain kinds of flaws such as input/output validation errors, server configuration mistakes and other application problems. But blackbox testing is also highly resource-intensive to deploy and manage, creating issues for development teams trying to meet aggressive deadlines. And to be successful, blackbox testing techniques must be combined with other testing tools to identify and remediate more vulnerabilities successfully.

That’s where CA Veracode can help.

Technology for blackbox testing techniques from CA Veracode.

CA Veracode automated software testing solutions help to secure the software that businesses depend on. Seamlessly integrating application security into development, CA Veracode enables more effective and cost-efficient testing without requiring additional staff, resources or equipment. CA Veracode solutions include everything from unit testing tools for testing microservices to tools for vendor application security and runtime protection.

CA Veracode provides blackbox testing techniques as part of its Web Application Scanning (WAS) solution. In addition to dynamic analysis, this technology uses static analysis and software composition analysis to provide a comprehensive approach to finding and fixing software flaws.

With CA Veracode WAS, software teams can use blackbox testing techniques to search inside debug code, directories, left over source code and resource files to find ODBC connectors, hidden username/passwords and SQL strings that may be used by attackers to hack an application. CA Veracode’s solution also provides an inventory of all externally facing web applications and runs a lightweight scan to find critical vulnerabilities and prioritize risks.

Benefits of CA Veracode’s blackbox testing techniques.

Blackbox testing techniques from CA Veracode enable development teams to:

  • Simulate attacks by malicious individuals to find unexpected vulnerabilities that may be missed by other testing techniques.
  • Find and fix issues and vulnerabilities in applications before they are shipped.
  • Resolved issues faster with a complete report of critical vulnerabilities and detailed guidance for re-creating and fixing flaws.
  • Develop longer-term strategies for proactively improving application security throughout the SDLC.

 

Learn more about blackbox testing techniques from CA Veracode and about CA Veracode solutions for improving PCI security and PCI 3.0 compliance.

SQL ATTACKS

The danger of SQL attacks.

SQL attacks are among the most common threats to application security today. It takes relatively little skill to mount an SQL injection in .NET, Java or PHP, and the rewards for hackers are significant. Successful SQL attacks enable malicious individuals to access sensitive information stored in databases, make unauthorized changes to the content of an app or website, view users’ credentials, and more.

Hackers typically initiate SQL attacks by entering SQL commands into web form fields. If the application fails to adequately clean this untrusted data before using it in an SQL query, the attackers’ SQL language may be executed by the database, compromising systems and breaching application security.

The bad news: most enterprises still fail to put proper controls in place to prevent SQL attacks. The good news: stopping SQL attacks is relatively easy, but frequent and consistent testing of apps in development and production is critical. Automated testing is even better, enabling developers to focus on coding while automated testing tools perform a .NET, Java or PHP SQL injection test to identify vulnerabilities.

When choosing the application security and testing solutions that can help to prevent SQL attacks, more development teams and enterprises today turn to CA Veracode.

Stop SQL attacks with CA Veracode.

CA Veracode provides industry-leading solutions for securing web applications, mobile applications and other business-critical software. Built on a unified platform, CA Veracode’s SaaS-based services help to simplify application security and testing throughout the SDLC agile process, from inception through production. With CA Veracode, you can find and fix flaws at any point in the development process where it is convenient and cost-effective to do so.

As a cloud-based solution, CA Veracode is easy to implement and requires no special expertise for operating, maintaining or upgrading solutions. And CA Veracode’s services are constantly being refined to adhere to the latest web application security standards and to defend against the most advanced SQL attacks as well as a myriad of other threats.

CA Veracode solutions for preventing SQL attacks.

CA Veracode provides multiple tools that can help to prevent Java, PHP and .NET SQL injection, including:

  • CA Veracode Static Analysis. This security testing technology scans compiled binaries in applications and third-party software to identify vulnerabilities and to tell developers exactly how to fix them. CA Veracode returns results based on severity and risk, enabling developers to remediate the most dangerous flaws first.
  • CA Veracode Web Application Scanning. This service scans public facing web applications, performing lightweight and authenticated scans to discover vulnerabilities like those that may lead to SQL attacks.

Learn more about working SQL attacks with CA Veracode, and about CA Veracode tools to prevent LDAP injection.

SQL INJECTION JAVA

The threat of SQL injection in Java applications.

For attacks like SQL injection, Java applications remain a primary target and the damage to an organization can be significant. An SQL injection in Java is easy for even novice hackers – a few simple lines of SQL in a web form field can provide unauthorized access to an application’s database, enabling the attacker to view or steal data or change the way the application behaves.

Preventing SQL injection Java attacks is relatively simple – applications must validate all data inputs against business-specific rules and prevent users from using queries to dynamically interact with database. But these fixes are only helpful once SQL injection Java vulnerabilities have been discovered, and few organizations have the application security and testing technology in place to identify weaknesses that could permit Java SQL injection.

The reason for this lapse in application security? Traditional testing technology has usually been cumbersome and expensive, leading to unacceptable delays in the software development process.

CA Veracode offers an easier, more efficient way to test software and prevent SQL injection Java attacks: a suite of cloud-based application security services that automate testing throughout the SDLC.

Preventing SQL injection Java attacks with CA Veracode.

CA Veracode’s SaaS-based testing services let development teams and IT security administrators add automated testing protocols throughout the software development lifecycle and the procurement process. Our suite of applications security solutions can help to find and fix flaws as code is being written, while software is being assembled, and in third-party applications and open source code that is purchased or downloaded.

As a cloud-based service, CA Veracode lets your IT team avoid the need to deploy and manage on-premise testing solutions. And we are continually upgrading our technology and refining our testing methodologies, providing you with up-to-date defenses against a quickly evolving threat landscape.

CA Veracode’s solutions for avoiding SQL injection Java vulnerabilities.

Our suite of testing solutions include several technologies that can help to prevent SQL injection in Java.

  • CA Veracode Web Application Scanning is a web application monitoring service that continuously finds and scans your public facing web applications – even the ones you don’t know about. Lightweight and authenticated scans help to identify potential SQL injection Java flaws and other vulnerabilities.
  • CA Veracode Static Analysis finds SQL injection vulnerabilities and other application flaws by scanning compiled binaries, providing a list of weaknesses and recommendations for how to repair them.

Learn more about CA Veracode’s technology for stopping SQL injection Java attacks, and about CA Veracode solutions for identifying a cross site scripting vulnerability and preventing XSS attacks.

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SQL INJECTION .NET

How to stop SQL injection in .NET applications.

When it comes to SQL injection, .NET applications continue to be the primary target. Even hackers with little skill or experience can mount a successful SQL injection .NET attack by tricking an application into sending unauthorized SQL commands.

In a typical SQL injection on .NET applications, hackers enter various SQL commands in the form field of a website or web application. If the application adds these commands to an SQL query without first validating the information, the malicious commands may be executed by the database. As a result, hackers can gain access to databases, view confidential information, steal or destroy data, or make themselves administrators of the database server.

To stop these SQL attacks successfully, it is essential to continually test for SQL injection in .NET applications, both while they are in development and in production. Testing third-party applications is also critical, as many applications that are purchased or downloaded contain .NET SQL injection flaws.

When you want to implement tools to prevent SQL injection for .NET apps, CA Veracode offers automated, cloud-based app security services that make testing easy and cost-efficient.

Defend against SQL injection .NET attacks with CA Veracode.

CA Veracode offers leading application security solutions that help to protect the software driving business today. We deliver comprehensive testing services through a SaaS-based model that let your development teams and IT administrators embed security in software from inception through production. By automating testing processes and enabling code to be tested at any point in the SDLC, we reduce the cost, complexity and risk of ensuring application security.

How CA Veracode helps to prevent SQL injection for .NET apps.

There are three keys to preventing SQL injection .NET threats: educating developers, testing applications and fixing flaws fast. At CA Veracode, we offer products that provide contextual recommendations as developers write code, to avoid flaws that may lead to an SQL injection .NET attack. Our testing technologies enable frequent and consistent tests for software that is written, purchased and assembled. And our test results prioritize flaws by severity, so developers can remediate issues quickly and efficiently.

Our testing technologies include:

  • Static Analysis that scans binaries rather than source code to search for flaws that might result in an SQL injection for .NET applications. This technology is ideal for testing third-party software, as vendors are not required to reveal source code in order to complete the test.
  • Web Application Scanning technology that finds, scans and monitors all public websites and applications, performing lightweight and authenticated scans to protect critical applications against SQL injection in .NET, Java and PHP applications.

Learn more about SQL injection in .NET applications, and about CA Veracode solutions for fixing a cross site scripting vulnerability.

SQL INJECTION IN JAVA

Combating SQL injection in Java applications.

SQL injection in Java web applications continues to be a significant threat to enterprise security. The reason: a Java SQL injection is remarkably easy to pull off, yet many companies do not have adequate technology in place to prevent it.

Hackers can initiate an SQL injection in Java by getting an application to include malicious commands in an SQL query of the database. Typically, attackers enter SQL commands into a web form field – if the application doesn’t properly validate this untrusted data, it may be added to SQL commands that are executed by the application’s database. As a result, hackers may be able to gain access to the database in order to view, steal, manipulate or damage data, or to set themselves up as an administrator.

While stopping an SQL injection in Java is relatively easy, most companies fail to put protective measures in place. A simple Java, .NET or PHP SQL injection test can quickly find vulnerabilities in most applications, but these tests must be applied frequently and consistently across the software portfolio.

As a leading provider of application security solutions for enterprises worldwide, CA Veracode offers automated testing technology that can help to effectively prevent SQL injection in Java applications.

Preventing SQL injection in Java programs with CA Veracode.

CA Veracode’s industry-leading application security services help development and IT teams to embed security throughout the SDLC and software procurement processes. We offer a comprehensive suite of testing technologies that enable you to test for SQL injection Java vulnerabilities at the places in the development process where it is most effective and cost-efficient. From inception through coding, assembly and deployment, CA Veracode’s SaaS-based services make testing quick and easy, allowing developers to focus on innovation rather than on learning new testing technologies.

CA Veracode’s cloud-based services for avoiding SQL injection in Java applications.

At CA Veracode, we offer several technologies for agile and DevOps testing that help to prevent SQL injection in Java applications.

  • CA Veracode Static Analysis performs automated scans on compiled binaries to seek out vulnerabilities that may enable SQL injection in Java script. Because this testing technology does not require source code, it is ideally suited to scanning third-party software for security attestation.
  • CA Veracode Web Application Scanning is a web application monitoring technology that finds and scans all public-facing websites and applications, identifying vulnerabilities and providing a list of flaws prioritized by severity.

Learn more about preventing SQL injection in Java with CA Veracode, and about CA Veracode’s solutions for preventing XSS.

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