April 09, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Estimates are over 66% of active websites on the internet may be vulnerable to this bug, found in OpenSSL, an open source cryptographic library used in the Apache web server and ignx when creating communications with users.
February 19, 2014 Added by:Dan Dieterle
In this post we will show you how to get a remote shell on an Android by using Metasploit in Kali Linux.
February 19, 2014 Added by:Vince Kornacki
Attackers utilize a variety of tools to automate password guessing attacks, including Hydra, Nmap in conjunction with the http-form-brute script, and homegrown scripts. In this post, Vince explains how to conduct Vertical Password Guessing Attacks.
January 29, 2014 Added by:Krishna Raja
Discovering vulnerabilities is often the main objective of security teams within large organizations. This is achieved through initiatives such as penetration testing and source code review. But as we know, this is only the first step towards a secure organization.
January 28, 2014 Added by:Nima Dezhkam
Despite SAMM’s comprehensive guidelines around establishing an organization-wide security program and integrating security into in-house software development life-cycle, it does not elaborate as much on third-party vendor security and outsourced software development.
January 06, 2014 Added by:Rohit Sethi
The NIST Cyber Security Framework completely lacks any mention of application security. We predict that organizations will likewise adopt the framework with scant attention paid to secure software, which will lull them into a false sense of security.
December 02, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi
Ponemon Institute and Security Innovation recently made public the results of a research study they did to get an idea of the state of application security across organizations.
November 12, 2013 Added by:Jason Clark
Security Advisor Alliance is a nonprofit group of Top security leaders from the Global 1000 who have come together to donate time each week to help our peers in any area of security as a pro-bono service.
November 12, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi
Businesses often ask for guidance on whether they need to do a manual penetration test for a specific application or if automated testing suffices. Here I try to briefly describe some of the advantages and disadvantages of each method and explain our preferred approach.
October 30, 2013 Added by:Kyle Adams
While OWASP has been around for a long time, and many security experts are aware of their top 10 web vulnerability report, I thought it would be beneficial to elaborate and share a bit more color on each one. This blog series will focus on some of the most common web attack vectors, how they are exploited, some examples, and finally how to prevent the exploit on your own applications.
October 17, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi
Addressing security requirements while building software is substantially faster than fixing security vulnerabilities later, and since so many organizations end up mandating fixing security defects, preventing those defects up-front yields faster time-to-market.
September 25, 2013 Added by:InfoSec Institute
Changing the code behind existing web applications is a time-intensive but effective way for hackers to harvest authentication credentials and data. However, you can detect and defend against these types of attacks by using the right mix of file integrity check utilities, antivirus software, and change control policy.
September 11, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi
Let’s say you’ve just had a pen test or security scan performed on your application. You review the list of findings and get to work on remediation. Apart from obvious shortcomings of any individual single assessment technique, you may also be doing a disservice to meeting your business goals.
August 30, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi
A one-sized fits all approach to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) security doesn’t work. Practitioners often find that development teams all have different processes – many seem they are special snowflakes, rejecting a single SDLC security program.
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