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Application Security Resources

Contrast Security Review: CSO Magazine
"Contrast Security has one of the most elegant solutions out there for application security."Read the report.
2019 Magic Quadrant for App Security Testing
Gartner again positions Contrast Security as sole “Visionary” in the Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing.Read the report.
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Top 10 Vulnerability Attacks of Summer 2019

This report summarizes our analysis of real world application attack data that took place between the months of June and August of 2019. Our latest report outlines data from vulnerability attacks Contrast Security observed over the summer and highlights the key trends found during this time.

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2019 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

Contrast Security continues to be recognized as the only "Visionary" in Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing. We believe being acknowledged as the only "Visionary" validates Contrast's ability to displace traditional static and dynamic application security testing tools with our modern software solutions. Read the New 2019 Gartner Report to learn why Contrast Security earned this recognition.

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Coalfire Report: Contrast Security Product Applicability Guide for PCI Compliance

Contrast has engaged Coalfire, a respected Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Payment Application (PA) Qualified Security Assessor Company (QSAC), to conduct an independent technical evaluation of Contrasts integrated application security platform consisting of two products, Contrast Assess and Contrast Protect. This product applicability guide will cover how Contrast Assess and Protect function within an organizations compliance strategy for PCI DSS, PA-DSS, and the PCI Secure Software Standard.

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Introduction to IAST

The problem is simple, we have a massive "scale" problem in application security with a very limited number of security professionals to apply to the problem, but there are almost 20 million developers worldwide. Running tools such as SAST, DAST, and SCA requires the needed skill to utilize in your DevOps teams. IAST allows you to automatically identify and diagnose software vulnerabilities in applications and APIs without expertise needed.

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Introduction to DevSecOps

Organizations practicing DevSecOps have shown impressive results. Early adopters are 2.6x more likely to have security testing keep up with frequent application updates and show a 2x reduction in time to fix vulnerabilities. This report will show you how to get started with DevSecOps with key themes, crucial steps to begin your journey, and a guide to choosing security tools and technologies to build your DevSecOps pipeline.

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Introduction to RASP

In the course of a single month, every application will be attacked at least once, and more than half will experience many thousands of attacks across a wide array of vectors. Read this DZone article to learn how RASP prevents vulnerabilities during deployment and detects attacks and prevents exploits in production.

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SANS Report: What Works in Application Security

John Pescatore, Director of Emerging Security Trends at SANS Institute, interviews Liberty Mutual on their selection and deployment of Contrast Security. The Application Security team was looking to identify application security tools and processes that are more accurate and faster, as well as to integrate into Agile development frameworks and CI/CD.

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