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Application Security Testing (AST) Tools After Hours

Do you ever wonder how effective application security (AppSec) testing really is? Or which approach is best? Understanding the differences between static, dynamic, and interactive testing can be challenging. A simple way to explain the differences..

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Digital Transformation Moves Application Security to the Top CISO/CSO Priority

Application security plays a critical role in enabling digital transformation. COVID-19 compressed initiatives that would have played out over the past several years into the time frame of a couple months, and digital initiatives are now a top..

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Accuracy in AppSec Is Critical to Reducing False Positives

According to a new report from the Neustar International Security Council (NISC), over one-quarter of security alerts fielded within organizations are false positives. Surveying senior security professionals across five European countries and the..

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What It Takes to Be Named One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces in 2020

Inc. magazine has recognized Best Workplaces annually for nearly four decades. Contrast Security was selected one of the 2020 Best Workplaces winners. The recognition is especially meaningful since winners are evaluated based on the survey feedback..

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Contrast Security Named a Visionary in the 2020 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing”

Contrast Security was named a “Visionary” in the 2020 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing.” Vendors are evaluated based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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Videoconferencing Is Being Weaponized, Tips on Making Your Meetings More Secure

Zoom, the videoconferencing application that has grown from 10 million users in December to over 200 million today (an increase of 1,900%), is easily the most popular virtual meeting service for businesses, nonprofits, schools, and social groups..

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How Hackers Are Exploiting COVID-19 and What Organizations Can Do About It

Now that many people are working from home due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), businesses are facing unprecedented cybersecurity challenges. Unfortunately, among many challenges, hackers are poised to capitalize on the crisis by attacking..

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When Developing from Home is Your New Status Quo Due to COVID-19

This past week is one we’ll never forget, even though many of us would like to do so. Beyond massive economic and social impact, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is massively disrupting how we live and work. From global travel restrictions to the..

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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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Contrast Security Recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Application Security Testing

In the 2019 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ Contrast Security received:

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