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Hardening Log4j defenses with new Contrast Protect JNDI Injection rule

Hardening Log4j defenses with new Contrast Protect JNDI Injection rule

It’s been a year since many Application Security (AppSec), IT and development teams around the globe were sent..

Secure your code amid layoffs

Secure your code amid layoffs

Thus far during November 2022, many tech companies have put in place hiring freezes or conducted layoffs. For example,..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/16

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/16

Insight #1 " Lobbying from ITIC has pushed back on the recent OMB 22-18 directive to require self-attestations and..

Contrast Security expands its developer experience with a new Learning Hub and Community Platform

Contrast Security expands its developer experience with a new Learning Hub and Community Platform

The 2022 Forrester Research survey, “Breaches By The Numbers: Adapting To Regional Challenges Is Imperative,” found..

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/9

Cybersecurity Insights with Contrast CISO David Lindner | 12/9

Insight #1 " It’s holiday time, and that means phishing attempts will go up. Those 'sales' and 'prize' emails will..

One year after Log4Shell, firms still struggle to hunt down Log4j

One year after Log4Shell, firms still struggle to hunt down Log4j

It’s been one year since a CVE identifier was made available for the infamous Log4j flaw — CVE-2021-44228, commonly..

Cybersecurity priorities for federal government CTOs

Cybersecurity priorities for federal government CTOs

Hey, all you federal CTOs, we see you. 

The Top 10 app-attack trends in the financial sector

The Top 10 app-attack trends in the financial sector

As the financial sector digitally transforms, it is under siege, as data from Contrast’s platform and other reports..

How Contrast is giving developers control over security

How Contrast is giving developers control over security

Security affects every digital company, from small startups to global enterprises. Security issues can range from minor..