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Why Developers Should Care About Our New Go Agent: A Look Under the Hood

Last month, we released the industry’s first integrated security analyzer for Go. Now that it has been available for a few weeks, I thought it would be helpful to provide some detail about how the Contrast agent actually works, what it finds, and..

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How It Took Two Years to Resolve Remote Code Execution Vulnerability CVE-2020-17091

Microsoft Teams vulnerability exposed serious risk to the software supply chain

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Contrast Announces the First Breakthrough in SAST in 15 Years

ByMahesh Babu June 10, 2021

Traditional Scanning Tools Can’t Keep Up

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Contrast Challenges the AST Status Quo in the Gartner 2021 AST Magic Quadrant

Gartner released its latest Magic Quadrant for application security testing (AST)—naming Contrast Security as a “Challenger” for 2021. In just six short years, Contrast has grown to the top half of the MQ—challenging revenue from..

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CONTRAST STUDY FINDS SIGNIFICANT APPLICATION SECURITY RISK AT FINANCIAL SERVICES ENTERPRISES

Only 25% Can Successfully Triage All Security Alerts, and 98% Have Had 3+ Successful Attacks

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How to Secure Jenkins Pipelines without the hassle

ByMark Tomcza May 21, 2021

Organizations spend countless hours and resources trying to effectively incorporate application security into their software development environments. Difficulty deploying and scaling security within modern development pipelines causes friction..

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President Biden’s Executive Order: Secure the Software Supply Chain

In the fallout of a successful ransomware attack on a pipeline that supplies nearly half the East Coast’s gasoline, President Biden signed an executive order placing strict new standards on the cybersecurity of any software sold to federal..

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Accelerating DevOps with Autonomous Security Observability: Webinar Recap

ByNikesh Shah May 14, 2021

Contrast and NowSecure Discuss Application Security Challenges and Best Practices

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The Right Way To Shift Right in Application Security

ByBlake Connell May 14, 2021

Protection Must Go Where the Attacks Happen: in Production

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A BIGGER SHARE OF VULNERABILITIES WERE SERIOUS IN THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF THE YEAR

Until recently, the word “Hafnium” most commonly referred to an obscure atomic element—atomic number 72 in the Periodic Table of the Elements. It was named for the city where it was discovered in 1923—Copenhagen, Denmark, whose Latin name is..

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