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Software Composition Analysis (SCA) Tool in the Code Repository (Repo)

What is SCA in the Repo What is repository level SCA? When a Software Composition Analysis (SCA) tool scans a..

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.NET Core Framework

.NET Core is the latest version of .NET Framework, a free, open-source, general-purpose development platform supported..

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.NET Framework

Microsoft .NET was first released in 2016 as an open-source, cross-platform iteration of the previous .NET Framework...

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Active vs Passive IAST Scanning

Active IAST testing and Passive IAST testing Compared with traditional application testing tools and methodologies,..

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AGILE

WHAT IS AGILE? Agile is a frequently used methodology applied to the management of software development projects. It is..

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APACHE STRUTS

WHAT IS APACHE STRUTS? Apache Struts is a free, open-source framework for creating elegant, enterprise-ready Java web..

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Apache Tomcat

What is Apache Tomcat? Apache Tomcat is an open-source Java servlet and Java Server Page container that lets developers..

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API Security

WHAT IS API SECURITY? With organizations pushing forward various digital transformation initiatives, the number of..

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Application Attacks

Application Attacks Application development is burgeoning with the adoption of Agile and DevOps. As a result, cyber..

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Application Security

What Is Application Security? Application security is the use of software, hardware, and procedural methods to protect..

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Application Security Testing (AST)

WEB APPLICATION SECURITY TESTING Application security testing describes the various approaches used by organizations as..

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Application Vulnerability

WHAT IS APPLICATION VULNERABILITY? Application vulnerabilities are flaws or weaknesses in an application that can lead..

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ARP Poisoning Attacks

ARP stands for Address Resolution Protocol which is used in network communications. ARPs translate Internet Protocol..

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BINARY CODE ANALYSIS

WHAT IS BINARY CODE ANALYSIS? Binary code analysis, also referred to as binary analysis or code review, is a form of..

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Broken Access Control

WHAT IS BROKEN ACCESS CONTROL? Broken access control has moved up from #5 in 2017 to #1 in 2021 in the OWASP Top 10..

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Broken Authentication

WHAT IS BROKEN AUTHENTICATION? Broken authentication was #2 on the 2017 OWASP Top 10 list. In 2021 the Broken..

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BRUTE FORCE ATTACK

WHAT IS BRUTE FORCE ATTACK? With a brute force attack, the attacker attempts to crack a password or username using an..

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Buffer Overflow

WHAT IS BUFFER OVERFLOW? Buffers provide a temporary area for programs to store data. A buffer overflow, also known as..

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CODE INJECTION

WHAT IS CODE INJECTION? Code injection is the term used to describe attacks that inject code into an application. That..

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Code Repository

What is a Code Repository A code repository is a central location where software developers can store, manage, and..

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Command Injection

WHAT IS COMMAND INJECTION? With a command injection attack, the goal is to hijack a vulnerable application in order to..

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Computer Worm

What Is a Computer Worm? Computer worms have been around for more than three decades and show no sign of extinction...

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Cross-Site Scripting

What is Cross-Scripting? "Cross-site scripting" originally referred to loading the attacked, third-party web..

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CSRF

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Attack Application attacks are on the rise and becoming more advanced. On average,..

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CVE-2016-1000027

CVE-2016-1000027 Learn about the CVE-2016-1000027 Spring Framework vulnerability, its background, its description, its..

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Dangerous Functions

What are dangerous functions? Dangerous functions are the root cause of all Application Security (AppSec) problems. In..

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Data Breach

What is a Data Breach and How to Prevent it? A data breach is an incident in which an unauthorized person or entity..

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DevOps Security

WHAT IS DEVOPS SECURITY? DevOps security refers to the practice of safeguarding an organization’s entire..

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DevSecOps

As organizations rush to embrace various digital transformation initiatives, DevOps (development and operations)..

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Dynamic Application Security Testing

What is Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)? Organizations across all industries are transforming digitally to..

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Expression Language Injection

WHAT IS EXPRESSION LANGUAGE INJECTION? Expression Language Injection (aka EL Injection) enables an attacker to view..

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FALSE NEGATIVE

WHAT IS FALSE NEGATIVE ? Designing test cases that accurately identify defects in software can be challenging. As..

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FALSE POSITIVE

WHAT IS FALSE POSITIVE? False positives occur when a scanning tool, web application firewall (WAF), or intrusion..

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FIREWALL

WHAT IS A FIREWALL NETWORK SECURITY SYSTEM? A firewall is a network security system that monitors and controls incoming..

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FUZZ TESTING

WHAT IS FUZZ TESTING, OR "FUZZING"? In the world of cybersecurity, fuzz testing (or fuzzing) is an automated software..

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Go Language

Go language is an open-source programming language used for general purposes. Go was developed by Google engineers to..

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IAST vs SAST

Definitions of SAST and IAST testing methodologies Static Application Security Testing (SAST) is a static application..

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Injection Attack

WHAT ARE INJECTION ATTACK TYPES? Injection is #1 on the latest (2017) OWASP Top 10 list. Injection vulnerabilities..

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INSECURE DESERIALIZATION

Deserialization Is a Core Component of Web Applications At the heart of the essentially limitless realm of information..

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INSTRUMENTATION

WHAT IS CODE INSTRUMENTATION? Code instrumentation is a technique where additional code is injected into an..

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INSUFFICIENT LOGGING AND MONITORING

WHAT IS INSUFFICIENT LOGGING AND MONITORING ? Insufficient logging and monitoring is #10 on 2017 OWASP Top Ten list of..

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Interactive Application Security Testing

WHAT IS INTERACTIVE APPLICATION SECURITY TESTING (IAST)? Application security testing describes the various approaches..

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Java Programming Language

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. It has evolved from..

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JavaScript Programming Language

JavaScript is a text-based programming language used both on the client-side and server-side that allows you to make..

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Kotlin Programming Language

Kotlin is a general purpose, free, open source, statically typed "pragmatic" programming language initially designed..

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Log4Shell

What is Log4Shell? Log4shell is the nickname provided to the Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability that was..

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Malicious Code

WHAT IS MALICIOUS CODE? Malicious code is code inserted in a software system or web script intended to cause undesired..

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Malicious Cyber Intrusion

What Is a Malicious Cyber Intrusion? As developers strive to meet the demands of the modern software development life..

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Man-in-the-Middle Attack

WHAT IS A MAN-IN-THE-MIDDLE (MITM) ATTACK? In a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack, the attacker eavesdrops on the..

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Method Tampering

WHAT IS METHOD TAMPERING? Method tampering (aka verb tampering and HTTP method tampering) is an attack against..

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Microsoft Azure Function App

What is a Function App? A Function App is a Microsoft Azure Functions construct. Essentially it is a group of one or..

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Node.js

Node.js is an open-source, server-side script that runs on top of Google's open-source scripting engine, V8. Node.js is..

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OGNL Injection (OGNL)

WHAT IS OGNL INJECTION (OGNL)? Object-Graph Navigation Language is an open-source Expression Language (EL) for Java..

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Open Source Security

IMPLEMENTING A GOOD OPEN SOURCE SECURITY STRATEGY The term "open source" refers to software in the public domain that..

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OWASP Top 10

WHAT IS OWASP TOP 10? The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide not-for-profit organization..

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PCI Application

WHAT IS PCI APPLICATION? The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of widely followed..

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PCI Compliance

WHAT IS PCI COMPLIANCE? Payment card industry (PCI) compliance, also referred to as Payment Card Industry Data Security..

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Penetration Testing

WHAT IS PENETRATION TESTING? Penetration testing, also known as pen testing, security pen testing, and security..

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PHP Programming Language

PHP (short for Hypertext PreProcessor) is the most widely used open source and server-side scripting language. It is..

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Project

A project is a collection of source code contained in a ‘folder’, ‘Zip file’, war file or one or more JAR files..

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Python Programming Language

Python has become one of the most popular programming languages in the world in recent years. It is used in everything..

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REDOS Attack

What is a ReDoS Attack? A ReDoS attack is a denial-of-service (DoS) attack that exploits an application’s exponential..

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Regular Expression DoS (ReDoS)

WHAT IS REGULAR EXPRESSION DOS (REDOS)? Regular expressions can reside in every layer of the web. The Regular..

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Ruby Programming Language

Ruby is an open-source, object-oriented scripting language developed in the mid-90s by Yukihiro Matsumoto. Unlike C and..

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Runtime Application Self Protection (RASP) Security

WHAT IS RASP SECURITY? Coined by Gartner in 2012, Runtime Application Self-Protection, RASP, is an emerging security..

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Runtime Security

What is Runtime Security? Runtime Security is defined as protecting software everywhere it runs. Typically, runtime is..

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SBOM

What’s an SBOM (Software Bills of Materials)? Software Bills of Materials (SBOMs) were born out of the need to provide..

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Scala Programming Language

Scala is a statically-typed, general-purpose programming language that can be both Object-Oriented and Functional,..

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SCRUM

WHAT IS AGILE SCRUM ENVIRONMENT? As a set of values and principles that describes a group's day-to-day interactions and..

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Security Misconfigurations

WHAT IS A SECURITY MISCONFIGURATIONS VULNERABILITY? Security misconfigurations is #6 on the latest (2017) OWASP Top 10..

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Sensitive Data Exposure

Any industry that collects, stores, or processes sensitive data is at risk for a data breach. In 2020, the average cost..

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Serverless Security

What is Serverless? Serverless is a cloud-native development and deployment model that abstracts underlying servers and..

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Session Fixation Attack

WHAT IS SESSION FIXATION ATTACK? Session fixation and session hijacking are both attacks that attempt to gain access to..

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Session Hijacking

Session Hijacking Attacks The importance of security is on the rise as digital innovation explodes. And as..

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Software Composition Analysis (SCA)

What is Software Composition Analysis (SCA)? Today’s software applications rely heavily on open-source components...

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Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Security

What is the Software Development Life Cycle, AKA SDLC? The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a framework that..

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Spoofing

What is Spoofing? Spoofing is when a bad actor disguises themselves as a trusted device or user in order to gain access..

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Spoofing Attack

WHAT IS SPOOFING ATTACK? In a spoofing attack, a malicious party or program impersonates another device or user on a..

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Spring Core

What is Spring Core? Spring Core (spring-core) is the core of the framework that powers features such as Inversion of..

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Spring Framework

What is Spring Framework? The Spring Framework provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern..

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Spring Web MVC

What is Spring Web MVC? A Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture for the Spring Framework that can be used to develop..

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Spring Webflux

What is Spring Webflux? Spring Webflux is the reactive-stack web framework added in Spring version 5.0. Reactive..

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Spring4Shell

What is Spring4Shell? Zero-day, remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the Spring Framework was Disclosed on..

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SQL Injection

WHAT IS SQL INJECTION? An SQL injection attack consists of an insertion or injection of a SQL query via the input data..

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Static Application Security Testing

WHAT IS STATIC APPLICATION SECURITY TESTING (SAST)? Static application security testing (SAST) involves analyzing an..

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Untrusted or Insecure Deserialization

WHAT IS UNTRUSTED OR INSECURE DESERIALIZATION? Serialization refers to the process of converting an object into a..

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Vulnerability Assessment

Cyber crimes are expected to cause more than 6 trillion dollars in damages in 2021. By the year 2025, it's estimated..

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Vulnerability Scanning

What is Vulnerability Scanning? Vulnerability scanning is the finding of security flaws and vulnerabilities, analyzing..

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Vulnerability Testing

What is Vulnerability Testing? Vulnerability testing is an assessment used to evaluate application security by..

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WAF vs RASP

WAF vs. RASP: A defense in Depth Approach to Application Security In today's threat landscape, web applications are..

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Web Application

What is a Web Application? A web application is a program that can be accessed through a web browser and runs on a web..

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Web Application Firewall

WHAT IS A WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL? A web application firewall (WAF) is a network defense that filters, monitors, and..

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Web Browser Attacks

What is a Web Browser Attack? A web browser attack is a type of cyber attack that targets vulnerabilities in web..

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Website Scanner

Development teams are a fundamental part of organizations, with digital transformation ascending to the top of..

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What is a Path Traversal Attack or Directory Traversal Attack?

What is a Path Traversal Attack? Understanding the harm it can cause Path traversal attacks use an affected application..

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Zero-day

What is a zero-day vulnerability? 0-Day vulnerabilities are a vulnerability in the wild, without any vendor patch. The..

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Zip File Overwrite

WHAT IS ZIP FILE OVERWRITE? Zip file overwrite (also known as Zip Slip) exploits a vulnerability that is found in..

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