Evan Schuman

Evan Schuman

Evan Schuman has covered IT issues for a lot longer than he'll ever admit. The founding editor of retail technology site StorefrontBacktalk, he's been a columnist for CBSNews.com, RetailWeek, Computerworld and eWeek and his byline has appeared in titles ranging from BusinessWeek, VentureBeat and Fortune to The New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Baltimore Sun, The Detroit News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 

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  • A Security Champion in the Developer…
    July 3, 2018 | By Evan Schuman

    The enterprise challenge in generating secure code is well known: as software becomes a competitive advantage and customers expect regular updates, the need to release new features and content frequently often trumps the need to release secure code. Although that's a true conflict, it's not the…

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  • Can DevSecOps Boost Your Bottom Line?
    June 25, 2018 | By Evan Schuman

    One of the sad truths about security is that it has typically been viewed by enterprise C-level executives as akin to an insurance policy – necessary, but would never produce profits, boost revenue, or attract new customers. But are those long-held perceptions changing? A recent CA study found that…

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  • IT Is Finally Embracing DevSecOps
    May 31, 2018 | By Evan Schuman

    It’s taken quite some time to get here, but enterprise IT execs are finally embracing DevSecOps. The latest indicator that it’s happening is the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, which predicted in March that “by 2019, more than 50% of enterprise DevOps initiatives will…

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  • Striking the Right Balance Between…
    March 23, 2017 | By Evan Schuman

    Doing security well is hard work, but it should never block useful functionality for your customers. If security interferes with key software capabilities, the security must be tweaked. The answer should never be to abandon the functionality and certainly not to abandon the security. And yet two…

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  • Android App Holes Means You're On…
    March 13, 2017 | By Evan Schuman

    March brought with it yet more news of app security headaches. The latest is the discovery of "132 Android apps on Google Play infected with tiny hidden IFrames that link to malicious domains in their local HTML pages," according to the security firm that made the discovery. But before you dismiss…

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  • Examining Security Spend Reveals Much…
    February 7, 2017 | By Evan Schuman

    When it is treated as an afterthought, security can never work. When enterprises purchase and write thousands of applications without any formal app security mechanism, they are opening themselves up to breaches. What recent reports show is that there is a real disconnect between the spend on…

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