This blog uncovers the security challenges of AI-powered apps and learn how to fortify them for innovation and trust.
This article discusses the important parameters for container security that can help protect your applications and data from potential threats.
This article explores the vital link between application security and Responsible AI, safeguarding against biases and ensuring the integrity of AI systems.
This blog explores the 6 most secure methods to authenticate users on Kubernetes.
AI revolutionizes application security, from threat detection to vulnerability management and access control. Embrace the future with AI-powered protection.
Cyberattacks surged globally in 2023, this blog dives into the impacts on nations like the US, Russia, China, and Ukraine.
To meet the demands of the modern era, businesses are increasingly adopting DevSecOps practices. This article highlights why your company should invest in DevSecOps.
In this blog, we will explore the critical reasons of how allocating financial resources can defend your digital assets.
This article is just a glimpse into the extensive knowledge and insights we'll be sharing in we45's DevSecOps Masterclass: AppSec Automation Edition. To get a deeper understanding and gain hands-on experience, we invite you to join us at Black Hat USA 2023.
Red-teaming is not a one-time exercise but rather a continuous process. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills necessary to uncover and exploit vulnerabilities within the application supply chain at this year's Blackhat USA.
Get ready to fortify your multi-cloud fortress with confidence with we45's upcoming training at the BlackHat USA 2023 on Attacking and Defending AWS, Azure, AND GCP Cloud Applications.
Are you ready to embrace a new era of software development, where speed and security go hand in hand? Secure and Efficient Software Development with we45's DevSecOps Masterclass.
It is essential to use DAST tools to identify vulnerabilities in web applications. This article will explore the top 5 free and paid DAST scan tools for effective application security.
Using open-source components presents unique challenges to supply chain security. Source composition analysis (SCA) tools are essential for identifying and mitigating security risks in the supply chain. This article will discuss the top five free SCA scan tools.
This article will walk you through the benefits of PaC and highlight some essential tools and frameworks that can help your organization enforce security across the stack.
Writing a Dockerfile can be straightforward, but some best practices can help you optimize your images for performance, security, and maintainability. This article will discuss some of the best practices for writing Dockerfiles.
This article will discuss the keystone principles for container security that every developer and operations team should know when using Docker.
In this blog post, we'll dive deep into the topic of Kubernetes service accounts and cover all the essential aspects of this topic. We'll discuss service accounts, how they work, and how they're authenticated in Kubernetes.
Application security culture is essential for any organization's success and goodwill. It helps to reduce the risks of data breaches, malicious attacks, and other threats. Here are 5 ways to build an impactful AppSec Culture.
This blog will explore the scope of AppSec jobs in Singapore in 2023 and beyond. We will also touch upon training programs from We45 that can help aspiring AppSec engineers enhance their skills and knowledge.
This blog talks about how Container supply-chain security is crucial for deploying applications, and organizations can ensure security by using verified base images, generating an SBoM, regularly updating applications, implementing security controls, and having processes in place to detect and respond to security incidents.
For a product team manager, security hiring can be very challenging. This blog addresses the complications related to security hires and provides a one-size-fits-all solution.
API testing is the backbone of software development, ensuring the flawless performance of APIs. Here are 7 Automating REST API Testing Tools that will help you avoid bugs, performance issues, and other problems before deployment, for a high-quality software product for our users.
Security and engineering teams never seem to agree on a common goal, resulting in a communication breakdown and productivity loss. Learn how can team leaders end the perpetual conflict and foster collaboration instead.
AWS is a cloud computing platform that serves as the foundation of many businesses' digital infrastructure. Here are top 7 AWS Security Threats that you need to be aware of.
This blog talks about 5 tips on securing cloud infrastructures that can help prevent costly downtime, improve customer satisfaction, and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of customer data.
An SBOM is a detailed granular list of components packaged into any given application or software installation file, with their metadata included. It carries a complete inventory rundown of a codebase that lists the open-source and third-party components, licenses, patch status and version information.
The increasing number of software supply chain attacks has reached an alarming state. It is reported that 3 out of 5 companies faced software supply chain attacks, some of which were quite major. Let us learn more about the 10 significant attacks we saw in the last decade.
This blog takes a deep dive into Software Supply-Chain security. Learn what is Supply-Chain security, why has it become so important over the last decade, why organizations are required to implement it and more.
Threat modeling has many perks for organizations that want to fortify their cybersecurity and keep their assets safe from data breaches and threat actors. This article talks about some of the biggest benefits of using threat modeling.
With Kubernetes, the stakes are high - a single security breach can compromise all the containers and applications running on it. In this article, we talk about the top 6 Kubernetes Security issues and how to fix them.
DevSecOps helps you deliver software faster and better quality, with the bonus of keeping it secure. In this blog we discuss about 9 DevSecOps myths and the truth behind them.
This article talks about the importance of Data Privacy Week and how organizations can implement Data Privacy.
With cloud adoption comes the need to establish effective cloud security framework to protect them against potential threats. This blog talks about the major Cloud security challenges and how to overcome them.
Know all about PCI-DSS and its impact on security of financial transactions. Read the full article for details.
Read this list of top 5 most notable data security breaches that rattled the world in 2021 and 2022 and recount the key takeaways.
This Executive Order is a step forward in handling supply chain attacks. Read the full article to understand what it's all about!
Secure software development is as relevant as software upgradation and their new launches. While developing software, one should keep the following practices to protect the software from getting attacked.
Here are 5 infallible steps that every team leader can adopt while launching DevSecOps as their strategy.
Zero Trust presumes that barrier security procedures like that will fail if not infiltrated already. It seeks to reduce the damage by assuming that security strongholds are ineffective when it comes to protecting an organization's database.According to an article by we45's CEO, Abhay Bhargav, the emphasis on Zero Trust is recognized widely in the cybersecurity industry because once and for all, it's about time that organizations and companies relinquish the idea of "perimeter security".
The need for greater cybersecurity awareness is crucial in a time when the Internet is integral to every individual's daily life. CyberSecurity awareness month is one such initiative to spread awareness about need and implementation of security into our daily lives. Read the full article to know more.
Everybody wants to acquire new sets of knowledge for their career growth, but security training is so boring! 4 ways to start making AppSec training more fun today.
Kubernetes security services best practices are easy to follow and have a long-lasting positive impact on business operations. However, one needs expertise in this field to leverage all of its benefits. Kubernetes security can be incredibly complex to implement, and automated tests do not take into consideration the nature of your business or development procedures.
There are more than 3.5 MILLION security jobs with no one to take them. Companies are getting desperate. In this economy, skills are everything. You don’t want to fall behind. Here's what you can do to start leveraging that AppSec skills gap today!
Web cache poisoning can be a tricky vulnerability to find and fix. Here's what you need to know about this critical security flaw.
It’s no surprise that in the last few years, the way we develop applications has changed. Nearly all the ‘core’ elements we once associated with software development have been transformed owing to new tech, shifts in corporate culture, and market demands.
File upload vulnerabilities arise when a server allows users to upload files without validating their names, size, types, content etc. In this article, we will learn common attack vectors that can be used to exploit improper file upload functionality and bypass common defense mechanisms.
Log4Shell vulnerability can lead to Remote Code Execution (RCE), including the worst-case scenario where an attacker can inject malware to the server. This opens up the possibility for supply-chain attacks as well.
Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) misconfigurations can lead to a host of exploits that put your apps and data at serious risk.
The whole point of Fedex Day is shake things up. Working on a tight deadline can stressful, but the opposite can be just as bad. If you waste time while trying to figure out what your project is, you're not going to have the time to bring it to completion. All 7 teams had an idea for a project they could finish in 2 days.
We often come across concepts on working of any website, how data is populated on the website dynamically as per any specific customer. The best and efficient way to send or receive data from a server is by the use of APIs.
CSRF (Cross site request forgery) or XSRF is an attack vector that would trick an unsuspecting user into performing unwanted actions with/without interaction in their browser session.
It isn't easy being a CISO. You're often the sole go-between for two very different organs in the corporate anatomy: the engineering teams and upper management. And more often than not, these departments don't exactly see eye-to-eye, either.
Security debt is just like procrastination. You let all these vulnerabilities pile up without testing or fixing them, and suddenly, you've got two hundred-something security flaws and ZERO time to fix the most critical ones.
The Same-Origin Policy (SOP) restricted information sharing between applications and allowed sharing only within the domain the application was hosted on. This was a precaution to protect systems from giving up confidential information.
When it comes to choosing a vendor that can effectively test your apps for security flaws, there's just so many different things to consider that it's easy to be overwhelmed. It's a crowded marketplace out there, and demand doesn't always meet the supply, so making an educated decision on who tests your apps can seriously boost or badly impair your ability to deploy secure, stable applications on each release. No pressure.
Web / Mobile Applications, Word Processors , Web Services, and Content Management Platforms use the Extensible Markup Language (XML) format to store and transport data between the systems that are in both human-readable and machine-readable formats.An XML External Entity (XXE) injection is a serious flaw that allows an attacker to read local files on the server, access internal networks, scan internal ports, or execute commands on a remote server.
It's a fact of life that practically all the applications we use and develop today are in constant flux. Features are being added or tweaked, bugs are being fixed, and...ah, crap, that last update just created a bunch of new bugs, and reopened a couple that were already fixed. Here we go again.
Let's start by understanding why we want to integrate ZAP with Jenkins in the first place. You're probably here because you want to improve your application security while it's still in the pipeline. In a Rapid Application Development Cycle, whenever a new version or feature of the product is being released, security teams (for the most part) had to manually initiate DAST tools to find security vulnerabilities in the release.
Many web applications provide functionality to export data onto spreadsheet files such as .CSV or .XLS. This data generally contains sensitive information that should be handled safely and securely. In web applications, 'risk handling' is related to input and output trust boundaries.
Web and cloud-based apps are designed to be interconnected and accessible, making it possible to reach people regardless of geographic boundaries. Tiny startups can take advantage of massive cloud infrastructure they wouldn't have the bandwidth to build themselves.
Securing apps is a major challenge for any organization. Here is a list of 10 questions you need to ask yourself about your security situation.
You want to know how your application can get hacked. You want a complete analysis, take actionable data and intelligence from it with Threat Modelling.
OWASP ZAP is among the most widely used DAST tools out there. Here are 7 reasons why ZAP is great for application security testing.
Here’s 5 of the biggest mistakes companies that fail at Enterprise Security Management make
Serverless brings with it, new security challenges for developers. Here are 10 of the top security risks we’ve encountered in serverless architecture.
Solution to making abstract concepts comprehensible, is that of hands-on practice. This is why we built what we call our ‘cyber range’: a safe way to learn the workings of a vulnerability first-hand, from the inside-out and to practice nipping it in the bud.
Effective application security programs in organisations is the result of both these teams working together, and communicating, based on their subjective understanding of the problem.
When we looked at how we could make 2020 downtime more productive for ourselves as human beings outside of work, we saw that in such times of uncertainty, professionals need to focus on two critical aspects of self development: learning and adaptation.
Based on our insight, we believe that these are some of the ways in which needs from application security training have evolved, read the full article
Web pages sometimes receive user input as a file or directory name and whenever this user input is improperly sanitized, it can lead to various security vulnerabilities.
In this blog, we would like to bring out some significant progressions in our security assessments that have come about in assessing applications over the recent past.
Threat Models fundamentally help you think of what and how things can go wrong.You'll suck at it at first. Then you get better. Like everything else in life.
We believe that modern DevSecOps practices demand a different security testing approach. Adoption of automated deployment and delivery pipelines (CI/CD) means that the system can’t wait for code scans to finish; even worse, waiting for the review of the vulnerability results.
We recommend, you add AppSec Day, Australia to your conference calendar. And while you’re there be sure to attend the following talks
Base64 encoding isn't enough to protect web apps from Cross-Site Scripting! Here's how to prevent XSS attacks using AppSec best practices.
This is the "Fedex Week". The idea of this week is that every team ships <something> by the end of the week.
This blog will address how payment tampering can be achieved through template injection with reference to a real world application.
This blog is a security centred articles that is intended to help django developers secure their deployments.
We recommend you attend OWASP AppSec Cali this year. Here’s a quick list of talks we believe are a must attend for security professionals.
In case you haven’t heard already, a major security flaw in Kubernetes has been discovered recently. One that has a CVSS score of 9.8.
AWS S3 provides different access permissions which, if misconfigured can leave the door open for unauthorized access potentially leading to malicious attacks.
Learn how to gain GUI access using port forwarding with real time example and step by step process.
We wish to put forward an application security outsourcing guideline to enable digital businesses get the best out of their application security vendor. Read the full article to know more.
For all of you developer folks who are new to Kubernetes, here’s a baisc starter’s guide for securing your Kubernetes deployments.
5 most pertinent security threats to your Docker deployments and ways in which you can secure it best.
Which one is better DAST or IAST? Within the application security domain, this blog better equips you to answer the same.
A short story you must read to understand the impact of application security in real life!!
Successful DevSecOps implementation is impossible to achieve without adopting 3 core elements – or the Pillars of DevSecOps.
A shortage in the workforce consequently leads to an inadequate security posture. Therefore, companies should provide proper security expertise training.
By not using a correlation tool, you are doing yourself a disservice, even if you’re automating security into your agile pipeline.
DynamoDB is AWS’s cloud NoSQL solution that supports both Document models (like MongoDB) and Key-Value models (like Redis). DynamoDB and Lambda are a popular combination that developers use to develop and run serverless applications
Step by step process of scenario where Terraform is used as a way to provision and configure an Amazon EC2 Server and configure AWS Inspector.
An insecure API can be the broken link that makes your security posture inadequate. For those of you who don’t know what a REST API is, here is a quick 101.
This article enumerates a few terms, that are imperative for the engineering teams to be aware of from an application security and DevSecOps standpoint.
Let’s take look at few of the clauses from PCI, HIPAA and GDPR that have a strong resonance to Continuous Security Automation.