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Self-Protecting Software Key Part of EY’s New $10M Security Bet

I’m delighted to announce that Contrast Security has been identified as a key technology and alliance partner for Ernst & Young’s (EY) recently announced Advanced Cybersecurity Center, based in Dallas, Texas. This is an important milestone in the..

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NEW REPORT: Just 7% of Application Vulnerabilities are Sourced from 3rd-Party Code Libraries

If you haven’t heard by now, Contrast has a brand spanking new report available… and lots of folks are talking about it. The report is entitled: State of Application Security: Libraries & Software Composition Analysis and highlights..

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Contrast Security Awarded a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

Last week, Red Herring announced the winners of its Top 100 North America 2017 event, recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies.  We’re delighted to announce that Contrast Security made the Top 100! 

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Join Us for Cocktails During the Velocity Conference on June 21st

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Insights from Microsoft Build Conference 2017

At Microsoft Build in Seattle earlier this month, Microsoft presented its strategy and demonstrated its commitment to help move enterprises into the digital era. This transformation will require businesses to embrace technologies like cloud,..

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Contrast Security Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in 2017 American Business

Contrast Security was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the New Product or Service of the Year - Software Development Solution category in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of..

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Adding "A7: Insufficient Attack Protection" to the OWASP Top 10

We know there are some very strong feelings about both the recent Top Ten Release Candidate and my involvement in the project. Steve Ragan does a nice job summarizing the issue in CSO: "Contrast Security Responds to OWASP Top 10 Controversy."  While..

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Why You Must Build Cybersecurity Into Your Applications

In a series of recent articles, Dan Woods from Forbes, has been analyzing how companies can best allocate their security portfolio dollars. To understand the security products on the market that can help companies address these complicated issues,..

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The New OWASP Top 10 for 2017 Reveals New Critical Weakness in Application Defenses

The OWASP Top 10 - 2017 reflects a move towards modern, high-speed software development that we’ve seen explode across the industry since the last version of the Top 10 in 2013. 

While many of the vulnerabilities remain the same, the addition of..

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Rollback of FCC privacy requirements could have broad repercussions

Last week the United States Congress made the rather unsettling decision to roll-back FCC privacy regulations that prohibited ISPs from selling customers' browser history and other personal information without their permission.  This decision could..

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