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Application Security Resources

Contrast Security Review: CSO Magazine
"Contrast Security has one of the most elegant solutions out there for application security."Read the report.
2019 Magic Quadrant for App Security Testing
Gartner again positions Contrast Security as sole “Visionary” in the Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing.Read the report.
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Executive Brief
Digital Transformation, DevOps and Security

Success with Digital Transformation faces many challenges therefore, organizations must ensure every link in their digital chain is strong. This executive brief will cover how its weakest link, security, increases the risk because of the increase in dynamic, modular, and distributed software.

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Whitepaper
IAST: Application Security Built for Modern Software

IAST is designed for software development, where accurate results are needed quickly, but security expertise is scarce. According to Gartner "The goal of IAST (Interactive Application Security Testing) is fast and accurate security testing that is suitable for use in development, where minimal security expertise is present and accurate results are needed quickly.” Read how Contrast Assess, our IAST solution, deploys an intelligent agent that instruments the application with smart sensors to analyze code in real-time from within the application.

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Security Influencer
DZone | Introduction to IAST

The problem is simple, we have a massive "scale" problem in application security with a very limited number of security professionals to apply to the problem, but there are almost 20 million developers worldwide. Running tools such as SAST, DAST, and SCA requires the needed skill to utilize in your DevOps teams. IAST allows you to automatically identify and diagnose software vulnerabilities in applications and APIs without expertise needed.

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Executive Brief
The DevOps Ready Security Program

This executive brief outlines 6 pro tips on how to establish a DevOps-ready Security program fabricated by lessons learned across every successful DevOps focused organization. Contrast Security has witnessed and assisted in the revolution of information security in an Agile & DevOps world.

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Executive Brief
Application Security Coverage

In this executive brief, we leverage four reasons why the time for Static Application Security Testing (SAST) has passed. We provide a practical comparison between Contrast Assess (IAST) and SAST tools to examine their respective abilities to deliver coverage.

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Security Influencer
DZone | Introduction to RASP

In the course of a single month, every application will be attacked at least once, and more than half will experience many thousands of attacks across a wide array of vectors. Read this DZone article to learn how RASP prevents vulnerabilities during deployment and detects attacks and prevents exploits in production.

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