Spending On Application Security Tools To Grow Over 16% Annually

Forrester IT

Hackers go after web applications because they are typically the most vulnerable. In fact, web application was the top data breach type, accounting for almost one in five confirmed data breaches, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report. Security and risk decision makers are spending more on application security and increasing deployment of application […]. application security web application firewalls

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP): An online community with a virtuous goal

CTOvision

One of our CTOvision Pro subscribers requested we provide more context on web based and mobile application security and referenced the good work underway by OWASP. The Open Web Application Security Project is a non-profit online community dedicated to web application security.

Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security

Information Week

The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls

Threema, the Seriously Secure Messaging Application: Check It Out!

CTOvision

If you’ve ever been worried that the messages you are sending your friends and co-workers via the normal texting applications were not secure enough and you felt unsafe giving out personal information, then Threema might be the application for you to use. By May Gourley.

Napatech: Accelerating Network Management and Security Applications

CTOvision

Napatech is the world leader in accelerating network management and security applications. They focus on keeping their customers one step ahead of the data growth curve by accelerating applications and time-to-market while reducing risk. Napatech customers cover a broad range of industries and applications including some of the largest and most innovative technology companies.

Security Innovation Network SINET 16 Application Process Now Open

CTOvision

We have previously written about the Security Innovation Network ( SINET ) and the yearly SINET Showcase. Established security firms should track SINET to learn of emerging capabilities to partner with. By Bob Gourley.

Cloud Migration Best Practice Part 3: Application Portfolio Analysis

Cloud Musings

In part three of this series on cloud migration best practice , I will focus on migrating the application itself. All it takes is executing an application portfolio screening process that takes a look at: The most appropriate CSP target deployment environment.

The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

The Accidental Successful CIO

The Challenges Of Old Applications. We all have applications like this. When it comes to legacy applications, the person in the CIO position has a hands off policy. Supporting an application that now lives in the cloud can cause problems for many CIOs.

Contrast Security

CTOvision

Contrast security seeks to usher in a new era of self-protecting software. From their website: Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks. Only Contrast has intelligent agents that work actively inside applications to prevent data breaches, defeat hackers and secure the entire enterprise from development, to operations, to production. Research Team.

Open Web Application Security Project Releases CISO Survey Report

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has just releases the results of a Survey of global CISO s. Their report provides helpful perspectives for two interrelated communities: 1) CISOs who will find the report provides context that can help them better manage application security risks, and 2) Developers, who will find this report underscores the importance of application security. CTO Cyber Security

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Automation For The Better Good - Security

Forrester IT

What these tasks have in common (in addition to relying on automation): a critical dependence on security. In a world where infrastructure-as-code scales quickly and massively scales, it is crucial to bake in security at every level of the stack. This means leveraging automation tools such as configuration management and application release automation, as well as applying Zero Trust principles all the way down to the bare metal. Information Security.

The December Cloud Job Update: Big Data, Applications, and Security

Data Center Knowledge

Find out why big data, new application delivery models and security are key for the cloud architect. As cloud evolves, so does the job of the IT professional. Featured cloud computin jobs

5 Best Security Practices When Building Applications

IT Toolbox

An insecure business environment presents a potential data breach that can be exploited by hackers to bring your business down without warning

ServiceNow Offers A Refreshing Take On Customer-Centricity With Their Customer Service Application

Forrester IT

It’s a well attended conference by 18,000 people who use one or more of their cloud service management, HR, security and customer service products which are all built on an enterprise-grade platform. CRM applications customer relationship management (CRM) customer service solutions CRM customer service CXI attended ServiceNow’s Knowledge18 conference, held in Las Vegas on May 7-10.

Radware Integrates Security Application Into OpenDaylight

Data Center Knowledge

Radware''s SDN security application is integrated into the OpenDaylight Project controller framework, Extreme Networks launches Purview application analytics, and Cyan''s Blue Planet platform is selected by the Jeollanam-Do province in South Korea.

6 must-have skills of modern web application developers

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Web application development is quickly becoming more complex. What skills must modern web application developers now possess? photo credit: geralt via pixabay cc In the past, application development had more of a specialized focus.

Solarflare’s Application Nanosecond TCP Send

CTOvision

Certain classes of network application fall into the category of high-performance request-response applications. These applications require either very low latency (<< 1μs) between receipt of request and transmission of response, the ability to handle a very large number of such transactions (>>100ktps), or both. Cyber Security networksMarty Meehan.

Improving the Performance and Security of Mission Applications with Enhanced Networking

CTOvision

Applications supporting national security missions must work and they must work fast. While this commoditization has led to countless new analytic capabilities, it has also shifted the focus away from the hardware components and onto the software stack which has, in turn, created inefficiencies in both the overall performance and security of deployed systems. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security EventsBob Gourley.

Mobile Application Security in 2016

Galido

And how do you feel about the security of the apps you install? Arxan recently did a 5th annual State of Application Security report, which takes an in-depth look into the security of some of the most popular mobile health and mobile finance applications available.

Microsoft Confirms Acquistion of Cloud Application Security Firm Adallom

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud access security broker technology from Adallom will be available for Office 365 and the Enterprise Mobility Suite Read More. Shared

Cloud security: The essential checklist

David Linthicum

Cloud security is one of those things that everyone knows they need, but few people understand how to deal with. I The good news is that it’s actually pretty simple, and somewhat similar to security for your enterprise systems. Note that you need to deal with security at the directory level as well, so the directory itself does not become a vulnerability. Security ops. Often overlooked, this is the operational aspect of all of security.

More on OnLive: New Cloud Solution Delivers Secure Cross-Platform Deployment for Graphics Intensive Applications

CTOvision

NEW ONLIVE CLOUD SOLUTION DELIVERS SECURE CROSS-PLATFORM DEPLOYMENT FOR GRAPHICS INTENSIVE APPLICATIONS. OnLive CloudLift Enterprise PaaS provides the first seamless solution for businesses with Graphics Intensive Applications. By Bob Gourley.

Fix your applications before migrating them to the cloud

David Linthicum

These days, enterprises are moving massive numbers of applications to the cloud in a process called "lift and shift." The trouble with this approach is that many -- and I mean many -- enterprise applications need a whole lot of improvements to work well in the cloud. They are not properly designed for the cloud (the data is too coupled with the logic), there are systemic performance problems, their security is lacking.

Microsegmentation – Secure Your Internal Network

CTOvision

Since 2000, secure networks have been built by segmenting traffic at the switch port level from server to server, radically limiting east-west traffic. Today, most opens systems, servers, routers, and switches ship with all the security controls open. Illumio Adaptive Security Platform.

Grown-Up IT For Grown-Up Applications

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you’re running critical applications — especially those built on Oracle’s database — Oracle's engineered systems deserve your consideration. And a VBLOCK has almost zero native application awareness. 1 — Optimized for Critical Applications.

Information Security: What You Should Know About Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery

CEB IT

10 Ways Digitalization is Upending Information Security. A recent survey of around two dozen heads of information security produced a useful overview of the nature of this problem and how some of the world’s most forward-thinking teams are responding.

Verisign: Security Services

CTOvision

This feat alone requires world class best technology design, operation, maintenance and security skills. Verisign provides services and technology capabilities to enterprises including Managed DNS, Recursive DNS, DDoS protection and security threat intelligence offerings.

Try The Upgraded CTOvision Mobile Application for iPhone, iPad and Android

CTOvision

An upgrade for The CTOvision Mobile Application is available for iPhone , iPad and Android users. Then share what you discover with who you want to know, directly from the application or via other applications on your device. We appreciate you downloading this application.

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Security Breech At The SEC Causes A Headache For Their CIO

The Accidental Successful CIO

In order to keep things under control and make sure that everyone behaves themselves, the government created the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It turns out that the SEC has recently had a serious security breech. The SEC Wants To Check On Every Trade – Is This Safe To Do?

5 enterprise web application development trends to watch in 2018

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

So, where is enterprise application development headed in the coming year? Your organization’s ability to develop software applications for this web-based world plays a major role in your overall success. How can your business use web application development as a competitive edge?

Embrace a Passwordless Approach to Improve Security

CEB IT

Easy-to-guess and reused legacy passwords are vulnerable to a wide range of attacks and, by themselves, do not provide proper security for sensitive systems and confidential information. For organizations, there’s no longer a need to store passwords, leading to better security, fewer breaches and lower support costs. Security and identity and access management (IAM) leaders can implement a passwordless approach in two ways.

DAST, SAST, or IAST: Which one is best for application security testing?

IT Toolbox

In my work testing applications for security flaws over the past 16 years, I've seen a lot of changes not only with the applications being tested but also the tools we use and the ways we go about doing the testing. As far as vulnerability scanners are concerned, it started with what amounted to be little more than network vulnerability scanners focused on the web server and, perhaps, a few application-centric

Don't ignore application security | Salted Hash Ep 35

Network World

In this episode, Michael Feiertag, CEO and co-founder of tCell, joins host Steve Ragan to talk about why application security is more critical than ever and why it's just now getting more attention from security teams

Webinar Replay: Application security mistakes you can’t afford to make

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As cyber-attacks increase and become more sophisticated, application security should be a top priority. They are not only still developing applications with poor security, they’re building applications with widely-known vulnerabilities.

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar

Storage IO Blog

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET Only YOU can prevent data loss for on-premise, Amazon Web Service (AWS) based cloud, and hybrid applications. Join me in this free AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar (registration required) sponsored by […] The post AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar appeared first on StorageIOblog.