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September 16, 2014
Developers increasingly rely on a variety of open source components, but a VerSprite researcher warns that security issues accompany many popular frameworks.
April 03, 2014
Mobile ALM expert Manish Mathuria provides insight into mobile security and offers strategies for enterprises to better protect their software.
May 17, 2013
Software quality assurance is gaining respect as a profession -- but do QA testers have the scripting and security skills the role now requires?
March 20, 2013
For 10 years, application security has struggled find its place in the software lifecycle. We're still not there. Why has it taken so long?
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Companies without security expertise in-house may consider outsourcing security testing. Security expert Kevin Beaver suggests this is the wrong path. Continue Reading
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Experts explain why embedded software testing projects call for heightened security and better code coverage than mobile or desktop test efforts do. Continue Reading
Today's enterprise app sec pro can be expected to work with as many as 200 programmers. Keeping up with the pace requires security automation. Continue Reading
Application security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to get executive buy-in on securing software vulnerabilities. Continue Reading