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Secure DevOps | November 20, 2020
HCL AppScan on Cloud est arrivé en Europe!
Our new HCL AppScan on Cloud capabilities in Europe permit you to conduct Application Security Testing while leveraging European data residency.
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Secure DevOps | November 10, 2020
HCL AppScan: Now Supporting SAP ABAP
Read this blog to learn more about HCL AppScan's support of SAP ABAP. And, you can request a free trial or demo of our AppSec solution.
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Secure DevOps | November 2, 2020
AppScan and the OWASP Top 10: A Focus on SQL Injection
As part of our periodic blog series that's focused on OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities, this article examines the most prevalent vulnerability: SQL Injection.
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Secure DevOps | October 28, 2020
?AST – The Who, What, Why and Where of Application Security Testing
You'll learn how to make an informed decision amongst the plethora of Application Security Testing options in the market, including DAST, SAST & IAST.
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Secure DevOps | October 23, 2020
Key Financial Findings from Ponemon Institute’s “Application Security in the DevOps Environment” Study
Learn 5 key financial findings from Ponemon Institute's "Application Security in the DevOps Environment" study & request a free copy of Ponemon's report.
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Secure DevOps | October 22, 2020
Potential Threats and Measures to Secure Your Web Applications
Web applications are unprotected, and everyone can get to it. All you need is an internet connection. That includes hackers too! But developers often ignore web application security and teams typically spend most of the time on the code – and little to no time making sure the web apps are reliable. According to Forrester, application vulnerabilities remain the main reason for the success of attacks, representing 42% of attacks by exploiting a software vulnerability and 35% came via a web app. Common website app threats There isn’t just one way that websites get attacked; some common web app threats are: SQL Injections SQL injection attacks are done by infusing malicious code in an exposed SQL query. They count on an attacker inserting a request within the message sent by the website to the database. Malware Malware – the biggest threat to your website, is used to access private data or server resources. Malware can be classified into distinct bands since they work to achieve separate goals- spyware, viruses, ransomware, worms, and trojans. Phishing Scam Phishing scam attacks affect directly with email marketing efforts. These types of threats are planned to look like emails that are from valid sources, to obtain sensitive data. Brute Force Then there’s also brute force attacks, where hackers attempt to guess passwords and forcefully gain access to the web application owner’s details. But how do you secure web apps against any malicious intent? Here are some of the tips. Source code encryption Malware often taps bugs and vulnerabilities within the design and source code of the application. This malicious code infects 12M+ apps, and the most common way attackers do it is by repackaging popular apps into "rogue apps" and publishing the same. That is why you need to test code for vulnerabilities or run source code scanning. Secure...

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