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August 31, 2020
Security is baked into most low-code development platforms, but developers still need to pay attention to security issues and test for vulnerabilities.
June 12, 2020
GitLab has scooped up fuzz testing startups Fuzzit and Peach Tech, a move that will shift fuzz testing left in the DevSecOps toolchain.
July 24, 2019
There are almost as many tools to assist with DevSecOps as there are definitions for the term – how one managed service provider that serves federal agencies chose a compliance-as-code vendor.
May 14, 2019
IT gives testers license to voice contrarian opinions about software. But, as pressure to deploy intensifies, they might not be able to ignore code responsibilities anymore.
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