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Security Education

Getting started integrating security into the SDLC

You need to integrate security into your SDLC but not sure where to start. You need to start here.

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Security Education

There is More to Application Security than Bulletproof Code

In recent months, momentum has been mounting for developers to write code for their applications that is more secure. While writing secure code is vital to the security of...
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Security Education

Five Reasons Your Internal Application Security Program Is Failing

Gone are the days when organizations thought that perimeter security was enough to thwart application-level attacks. More and more organizations are seeing the problem and...
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Security Education

Quantifying Software Security Risk

Quantifying Software Security Risk What are the frameworks out there that organizations can use to quantify risk? Risk management is a hot topic across many boardrooms, so...
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Security Education

The Rise of JavaScript XSS and Practical Mitigation Techniques

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) is listed by OWASP Top 10 as #3 on the list. If you tried to decipher Cross-site Scripting and understand its mitigation, you will soon discover...
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Security Education

Setting up a Secure Instance of Express JS (GitHub Repo)

In a previous blog post I mentioned ways to secure your ExpressJS instance. This included both using third party modules and modifications to the default configuration of...
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Security Education

The Canadian Government Outage and Raising Profiles of Simples Attacks

The Canadian Govt was hacked! The Globe And Mail reported a few days back: A cyberattack crashed federal government websites and e-mail for nearly two hours Wednesday – an...
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Security Education

ASP.NET Security Code Review Techniques: Cross-Site Scripting Edition

This article originally appeared at Microsoft Canadian Developer Connection.   What is cross-site scripting? Cross-site scripting is an attack that allows an attacker...
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Security Education

A Low-Tech Solution To a High-Tech Problem

The Cost is Going Up The cost of data breaches continue to climb, Global Payments which back in the spring reported a data breach in which information associated with an...
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Security Education

Psychological Reasons of Why Developers Don’t Write Secure Code

I read an article few days back about static code analysis and this kept me thinking for a few days about how static code analysis and all the other "things" around it like...
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SDLC

Application Security Code Review Introduction

Security code review is a process which systematically applies a collection of security audit methodologies capable of ensuring that both environments and coding practices...
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SDLC

The Top 3 Challenges DevOps Poses to Security Teams

DevOps has revolutionized how new applications are brought online, but it is also challenging how security teams do their jobs. In theory, DevOps can make applications more...
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SDLC

Getting started integrating security into the SDLC

You need to integrate security into your SDLC but not sure where to start. You need to start here.

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SDLC

Why don’t developers write more secure code?

Developers have been rapped in some circles for writing code with security flaws, but is such criticism justified? Where is security on developers' priority list?...
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SDLC

13 tools for checking the security risk of open-source dependencies

This article appeared first at teachbeacon.com Did you know that up to 90 percent of an application typically consists of third-party components, mostly open source? And did...
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SDLC

The Canadian Government Outage and Raising Profiles of Simples Attacks

The Canadian Govt was hacked! The Globe And Mail reported a few days back: A cyberattack crashed federal government websites and e-mail for nearly two hours Wednesday – an...
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SDLC

Simplified Application Security Code Review

Obviously it is not 2005 anymore. 10 years ago most organizations were OK with perimeter security and a vulnerability scanner. This shift started to happen in the U.S from...
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Security Code Review

Application Security Code Review Introduction

Security code review is a process which systematically applies a collection of security audit methodologies capable of ensuring that both environments and coding practices...
Read More
Security Code Review

Getting started integrating security into the SDLC

You need to integrate security into your SDLC but not sure where to start. You need to start here.

Read More
Security Code Review

Five Reasons Your Internal Application Security Program Is Failing

Gone are the days when organizations thought that perimeter security was enough to thwart application-level attacks. More and more organizations are seeing the problem and...
Read More
Security Code Review

Setting up a Secure Instance of Express JS (GitHub Repo)

In a previous blog post I mentioned ways to secure your ExpressJS instance. This included both using third party modules and modifications to the default configuration of...
Read More
Security Code Review

Reading through the IRS Hack: Failures and Analysis

IRS has reported that  thieves stole tax information from 100,000 taxpayers, pretty disturbing news on multiple levels. The first level of disturbance is obviously that an...
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Security Code Review

Simplified Application Security Code Review

Obviously it is not 2005 anymore. 10 years ago most organizations were OK with perimeter security and a vulnerability scanner. This shift started to happen in the U.S from...
Read More
Security Code Review

ASP.NET Security Code Review Techniques: Cross-Site Scripting Edition

This article originally appeared at Microsoft Canadian Developer Connection.   What is cross-site scripting? Cross-site scripting is an attack that allows an attacker...
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Pentesting

Mxi Case Study – OWASP Compliance

Executive Summary MXI is the Ottawa-based developer of Maintenix, an aviation maintenance management software solution that many of the world’s leading airlines depend on....
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Pentesting

There is More to Application Security than Bulletproof Code

In recent months, momentum has been mounting for developers to write code for their applications that is more secure. While writing secure code is vital to the security of...
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We Integrate Application Security Earlier into Your Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Located in Canada’s national capital Ottawa, Ontario, Software Secured helps small to medium-sized technology companies that don’t have dedicated application security teams. Our researchers and engineers become your outsourced security testers. We work hands-on with your application and our security testing platform, which

combines proprietary and commercial tools. Protect your business and users from cyber-attacks, add business value, and stay compliant with our intelligent appsec solutions.

Software Secured helps small to medium-sized technology companies that don’t have dedicated application security teams. Our researchers and engineers become your outsourced security testers. We work hands-on with your application and our security testing platform, which combines proprietary and commercial tools. Protect your business and users from cyber-attacks, add business value, and stay compliant with our intelligent application security solutions.

The Aviation Industry

Mxi Technologies provides maintenance management software for the aviation industry. Software Secured integrated intelligent application security testing into MXI’s Maintenix, which is a web-based software application designed specifically for maintenance in the aviation industry.

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Multi-Sides Platforms

Software Secured integrated intelligent application security testing into ArtStation’s platform. ArtStation is the showcase platform for games, film, media & entertainment artists. It enables artists to showcase their portfolios in a slick way, discover & stay inspired, and connect with new opportunities.

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Sports & Entertainment Industry

This NHL team provided a convenient way for their fans to buy and renew their season tickets. Subject to PCI compliance, this NHL team chose Software Secured’s intelligent application security testing. Software Secured ensured that this team continuously scores a shutout against hackers.

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Web Application Security Packages & Prices

Application security that scales as your software grows

 

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Blog Post

There is more to Application Security than Secure Code

Runtime application behavior and middleware configurations are some of the elements to secure applications.

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Blog Post

Why don’t developers write more secure code?

Developers get the blame of writing insecure code, but is it true?

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Blog Post

What do SAST, DAST, IAST and RASP Mean to Developers?

Picking the right technology for the job is the most important step to ensure the success of your security testing plans.

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White Paper

Proving Adherence to Application Security

Industry standards and the best practices for developing secure software.

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Blog Post

The Security of Open-Source Dependencies

13 Tools For Checking The Security Risk Of Open-Source Dependencies.

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Blog Post

Quantifying Software Security Risk

What are the frameworks out there that organizations can use to quantify risk?

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Blog Post

Are You Vulnerable to The DROWN Attack?

Another OpenSSL vulnerability has been uncovered. Find out whether you are vulnerable.

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Blog Post

Express JS Security

Setting Up A Secure Instance Of Express JS (GitHub Repo)

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