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  • We are pleased to announce that we have earned the AWS DevOps Competency status, which recognizes that Veracode provides proven technical proficiency and customer success helping organizations implement continuous integration and delivery practices on AWS. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS. Why does this matter? Because READ MORE

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  • With the sudden shift to digital that many businesses are facing in response to the pandemic, preventing cyberattacks is more important than ever. According to the FBI, attacks related to COVID-19 have increased 400 percent in recent months. And with data from Gartner showing that 74 percent of companies expect to maintain some level of remote workforce indefinitely, organizations can’t risk READ MORE

  • Verizon recently published its 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), which analyzed 32,002 security incidents in 16 different industries and four different world regions. Similar to last year’s findings, the majority of breaches – 86 percent – are financially motivated, and most – 70 percent – are caused by outsiders. Credential theft, social attacks (i.e., phishing and business email READ MORE

  • Leslie Bois, Veracode’s Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances, Robin Montague, Veracode's National Partner Director, and Lisa Quinby, Veracode’s Director of Global Field and Channel Marketing, have been recognized on the esteemed CRN 2020 Women of the Channel list. The annual list recognizes a select group of high-achieving women for their contributions to channel advocacy, growth, READ MORE

  • Do you ever feel like security and risk professionals have a completely different set of priorities than the rest of the business? Well that’s because, at most companies, they do. Security professionals are concerned with securing things – like servers, networks, and applications – from cyber risks.  Business decision-makers are concerned with the customer experience, growing revenue, and READ MORE

  • NIST Cybersecurity recently published a whitepaper outlining software development practices, known collectively as a secure software development framework (SSDF), that can be implemented into the software development lifecycle (SDLC) to better secure applications. The outlined practices are based on pre-established standards and guidelines as well as software development practice documents. NIST READ MORE

  • When it comes to application security (AppSec), Forrester’s report, The State of Government Application Security, 2020,  establishes that the government sector is falling behind other industries. And given the nature and quantity of consumer information housed by government agencies, government applications are a prime target for cyberattacks. It’s no wonder only 18 percent1 of consumers are READ MORE

  • Current events are reshaping the way we live our everyday lives, and taking a heavy toll on the business world, with organizations of all sizes feeling financial disruption. Business continuity is more essential than ever during the pandemic; not just for customers who rely on products and services, but also for companies that need to keep funds flowing. This has, foreseeably, led to thousands of READ MORE

  • On April 17, 2020, The Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey, announced that Massachusetts will receive a payout of $18.2 million in the settlement against Equifax Inc. The settlement, which was approved in a judgment on April 13, 2020, is in response to the 2017 data breach in which attackers hacked Equifax and gained unauthorized access to the personal information – including Social READ MORE

  • Remember those boundless summer days playing ‘Capture the Flag’ over the scent of freshly cut grass? No other care in the world aside from finding and seizing that victory flag with bragging rights for the rest of the day? ‘Capture the Flag’ wasn’t just an intense physical exercise to release energy; it was a fun mental escape, too. That’s something many of us need now more than ever. We know a READ MORE

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