What to Look for in a Security Scanning Solution

Pointing out problems is not necessarily a bad thing. But simply pointing out problems without offering solutions provides little value. This is true in many facets of life, but it also applies within the context of software security scanning.  security…

Six Ways AST Keeps Digital Citizen Services Secure

When in-person processes became impossible during the pandemic, the extent to which public sector services relied on them became apparent. Town halls, municipal offices, schools, and colleges were forced to close their doors to the public, and the need to…

Three Steps for Accelerating the ATO Process

This article originally appeared on the Checkmarx blog. Click HERE to read the original in its entirety. An ATO or Authority to Operate is an authorization process that a software system needs to have before the agency can use it…

PODCAST: AST, DevSecOps and Developer Training – Three Essential AppSec Tools

Massive cyberattacks and breaches that originated in applications, including the recent SolarWinds breach that impacted as many as ten government agencies, and the more recent Kaseya breach which may have impacted hundreds of companies, have rightfully raised questions about application…

Combating State and Local Cyberthreats with a Centralized Approach to AppSe

This article was originally featured on the Checkmarx blog. Click HERE to read the original in its entirety. Within state and local governments across the US, citizens using online services can pay taxes and fees, register for libraries, register to…

Five Factors to Look for in an Application Security Solution

This article was originally published on the Checkmarx blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. The process of writing code (and the code itself) has changed dramatically: functionality and end-goals for code execution are lightyears ahead of…

Colleges and Universities – the Next Big Target for Ransomware Attacks

The past few months have been witness to two massive ransomware attacks that have impacted organizations that are part of our country’s critical infrastructure – the attacks against the Colonial Pipeline Company and JBS, one of the country’s largest meat…

AppSec Takes Center Stage in Biden Cybersecurity Executive Order

On May 12, 2021, the Biden White House released an Executive Order focused on cybersecurity that it hopes will make significant strides in addressing one of the largest challenges that many of today’s federal government agencies and military organizations are…

Government AppDev Leaders Explain the Benefits and Risks of APIs and IaC

On Thursday, May 20, the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology – a cybersecurity-focused think tank – brought together leaders from across the federal government and military to discuss an incredibly important topic – the benefits and risk factors that new…

Managing the Risks of Open Source Code

Most organizations with in-house development teams maintain their own code bases. Their developers write most of the code for those codebases themselves. However, they may choose to add third-party open source code to their codebases, for several reasons. The most…

 

 

 

We launched GovDevSecOpsHub to focus on the next evolution of application development, DevSecOps, which brings cybersecurity teams and tools into the development process sooner so that applications are more secure and safeguarded against cyber threats.

In  GovDevSecOpsHub we’ll look at the evolution from traditional software and application development to the DevOps model. We’ll talk about the importance of moving from DevOps to DevSecOps. We’ll highlight the technologies and cultural changes necessary to make this shift happen. And we’ll profile government organizations and executives that are the “boots on the ground” as the government pivots towards the DevSecOps model.