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Eating Our Own Cooking at Contrast: Securing and Protecting TeamServer

It’s very rare that one has an opportunity to experience the development of a major software solution from the ground up and use that very product to secure and protect it at the same time. This is precisely what we’ve been able to do at Contrast..

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Legacy SAST and the Fallacy of 100% Code Coverage

In October of 2019, three months into my tenure at Contrast Security, I received a challenge question from a customer prospect in the northern Atlanta suburbs who was using a competitor’s legacy static application security testing (SAST)..

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What You Need to Know About the New IAST and RASP Guidelines in NIST 800-53

 

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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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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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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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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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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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