Should Developers Have a Spellchecker for Security?

A recent article by Maria Cosgrove in CSO asked the question “Wouldn’t it be nice if software developers had something like spellcheck, but instead of catching simple grammar mistakes, it caught basic security problems?” Very good question, especially when you think about all the cyber security problems and attacks we’ve seen in recent months.  The reality is that developers are …

What is Lurking Inside Your Applications?

While everyone still draws attention to the need for protection from cyber-attacks and the need for firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, and similar tools, recent highly publicized breaches have been raising awareness on weaknesses in software developed and used. The market is now forced to focus on how to identify and remediate vulnerabilities within applications themselves as things like buffer overruns, …