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The latest trends and tips in DevSecOps through instrumentation and Security Observability.

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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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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 Application Flow Maps Are the Coolest Feature in Application Security

Application flow maps are the cool feature you can use to discover that needle in a haystackhow does my running app work and what does my app connect to?

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November 2019 AppSec Intelligence Report

This report summarizes Contrast Labs' analysis of real world application attack and vulnerability data from November 2019. It builds on data that Contrast Security observed over the previous months and highlights to highlight key trends and useful..

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Two Years After the Release of the 2017 OWASP Top Ten, Limited Improvements Shown

Contrast Labs finds that 71% of applications have at least one OWASP Top Ten vulnerability when onboarded to Contrast Assess.

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Coalfire PCI Compliance & Contrast Security

Contrast Assess and Protect recently went through an independent evaluation by CoalFire, a respected Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Payment Application (PA) Qualified Security Assessor Company (QSAC).

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Stoked! The Creative Process of Street Skating and What Open Source Folks Can Learn From It

 “…all skateboarders speak a language of our own devising. We take simple movements and chunk them together in such a way that we form more complex ones.” Rodney Mullen

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