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 …

Don’t Get Caught With Your Pants Down – Static Application Security Testing Must be part of Security Risk Management

Technology has changed the way we live our lives. Whether we are at work, home or outside, we have become dependent on our computers, mobile phones and the internet. On a daily basis, we all interact with a significant number of applications. Demand for technology has led to an explosion of software we use daily, whether these are applications used in …