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

GitLab: A single application for the entire DevOps lifecycle

CTOvision

GitLab is a single application for the entire software development lifecycle. From project planning and source code management to CI/CD, monitoring, and security. For an overview see: And for more see: gitlab.com. Infrastructure Companies

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Benefits of Application Modernization: Get Insights from Data

Perficient - Digital Transformation

When working with clients on cloud engagements, they continue to see significant benefits of application modernization. Part one of this series explores how application modernization pays off to gain insights from your data. How to securely access it.

[Guide] Unlock Your Potential with Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Application modernization is one aspect of cloud adoption and includes: Cloud-native development. Replacement with software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. Application integration. Application Modernization: One Path to Cloud Adoption. Tackle security concerns.

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

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

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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.

Infosecurity Europe 2019: Incremental Evolution Rather Than Revolution

Forrester IT

I have spent the last three days attending Infosecurity Europe 2019, the largest security trade show in the UK and Europe. As ever, before coming I have tried to predict the big theme or trends that CISOs should take note of.

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Security Think Tank: Secure your web applications without prejudice

Computer Weekly

What are the main web security challenges for organisations and how are they best addressed

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.

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.

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

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.

Gartner Top 10 Security Projects for 2019

CEB IT

When George took over as the CISO of a retail company, IT security was relatively simple. But as the organization has grown — adding online ordering, more employees and a host of cloud-based platforms and technology to support digital business across the organization — so have the security vulnerabilities. Plus, increased attacks and phishing attempts make it difficult to know what security projects to focus on and where to get the most ROI. Project 9: Container security.

Gartner Keynote: Leverage Automation for Modern Security

CEB IT

When Amy, the CISO of a healthcare provider, looked at cloud security across the enterprise, she realized the default access control models were creating a variety of access issues. BeWell’s infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers defaulted to a secure state, allowing only the owner access. We’re now being asked how we’re helping the enterprise realize more value while assessing and managing risk, security and even safety. Security

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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Potential Impacts Beyond Cloud Applications & Infrastructure

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This shorter term thinking requires a different approach to governance, security, testing, etc. This is NOT a call to throw out everything and start over but rather a call to make some adjustments in our processes while making sure the organization stays compliant and secure. Many organizations will get very focused on the impacts to applications and infrastructure and forget about all these other change areas.

Three Essential Mobile Security Measures

CTOvision

Read Andrew Hoog explain the three essential mobile security measures every company should adopt on DZone Blog : Many of us have heard of the 80/20 rule, also known as the ‘Pareto Principle.’ Applied to mobile application security, the idea is that guarding against threats with the greatest potential impact can mitigate 80 percent of […]. Cyber Security News

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Legacy Application Modernization Best Practices

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Many companies around the globe still run on legacy enterprise applications and systems. In this article, we explore a few best practices to follow that will reduce the risk and expense of application modernization. These applications create a variety of problems.

The Security And Privacy Implications Of Drones

Forrester IT

Over the past few years, drones have transitioned from military-only applications into a strategic asset that is transforming a range of industries such as construction, real estate, insurance, and agriculture.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Four Cloud Security Concerns (and How to Address Them)

CTOvision

Read Matthew Chiodi list top four cloud security concerns and how to address them on Palo Alto Networks Blog : The cloud can be overwhelming. Counter to the structured and disciplined rigor of old-school, waterfall, data-center-centric application development, there’s code being deployed in a nearly continuous fashion. Cyber Security News

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.

Redefining application communications with AWS App Mesh

All Things Distributed

At re:Invent 2018, AWS announced the AWS App Mesh public preview, a service mesh that allows you to easily monitor and control communications across applications. Many customers are modernizing their existing applications to become more agile and innovate faster.

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.

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

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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.

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.