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Route Intelligence™ Enables Transformation of Traditional Application Security Testing

Route Intelligence™ transforms AppSec testing by providing comprehensive visibility of the entire application attack surface while saving DevSecOps resources through automated vulnerability verification.

One out of every four network breaches last..

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AppSec Instrumentation Addresses AppSec Skills Shortage

According to ISACA’s State of Cybersecurity 2020 Report, which is based on data gathered from more than 2,000 respondents in more than 100 countries, cybersecurity threats continue unabated while a cybersecurity skills gap is presenting serious..

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Misconfigurations and Alert Fatigue Require a Modern AppSec Approach

Businesses are adopting development and operations (DevOps) to tap into new business opportunities. These DevOps initiatives are the engine driving digital transformation. But as DevOps takes hold and organizations focus more and more of their time..

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AppSec-related Must-do Activities and Sessions at RSA 2020

This year’s theme at RSA Conference 2020 is the Human Element. Fundamentally, what those of us do in the realm of cybersecurity goes beyond protecting our networks, applications, and systems; it’s about people protecting people.

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4 Reasons to Automate Security Testing with AppSec Instrumentation

While the idea of “automation” may seem like a modern concept, it dates back to around 762 B.C. when the concept was first introduced in Homer’s epic battle poem The Iliad.

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How I Made $600 in Bug Bounty in 15 Minutes with Contrast CE – CVE- 2019-8442

We live in a dynamic economy that is constantly developing new ways to generate revenue. An area that fascinates me are the bug bounty programs such as Atlassian on BugCrowd. Generating tangible rewards from these programs is not an easy..

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DECEMBER 2019 AppSec Intelligence Report

This report summarizes Contrast Labs' analysis of real world application attack and vulnerability data from December 2019. By providing continuous insight and detection from inside applications, Contrast can identify and trend the way that..

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Why You Need Both a WAF and RASP to Protect Your Web Applications

One thing that you learn in the technology space is that change is constant. Companies, solutions, and people who sit on their laurels can find themselves in a position of never-ending catch up. For security operations and application security..

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October 2019 AppSec Intelligence Report

This report summarizes Contrast Labs' analysis of real world application attack and vulnerability data from October 2019. It utilizes data from attacks that Contrast Security observed over the previous months and highlights the key trends found. 

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Elite Performers Choose Simpler Tools

I was fascinated to read this year’s   Accelerate State of DevOps Report 2019  which now represents six years of research and data from over 31,000 professionals in our industry. It delivers insight into the practices and capabilities that..
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