AppSec & Supply Chain Security

November 30, 2023

The AI executive order: What AppSec teams need to know

While the new White House EO is largely focused on foundational AI, security teams reviewing AI initiatives are still in the hot seat.
November 22, 2023

Don't let CVEs distract you: Shift your AppSec team's focus to malware

Rather than wasting cycles on vulnerabilities, teams should focus on exploitability, and look for compromises including malware and tampering. Here's why.
November 22, 2023

How legacy AppSec is holding back Secure by Design

Legacy development patterns and testing tools are holdovers from a more reactive type of AppSec. Here's why that's a problem — and how to move forward.
November 15, 2023

Zero trust and threat modeling: Is it time for AppSec to get on board?

Is it time for zero trust-based threat modeling for your AppSec? Understand the benefits and challenges.
November 9, 2023

AI needs transparency: How supply chain security tools can protect ML models

Supply-chain Levels for Software Artifacts (SLSA) and Sigstore are a good first step toward protecting ML models from attack. But they're not a panacea.
November 7, 2023

OWASP Top 10 for LLM update bridges the gap between AppSec and AI

Generative AI is advancing at a breakneck pace. Here's a full rundown for your development and app sec teams to keep it from breaking your org's back.
November 1, 2023

5 best practices for putting SBOMs to work with CI/CD

SBOMs are essential — but making them useful is tricky in continuous integration/continuous deployment environments. Here are the key best practices.
October 31, 2023

IAmReboot: Malicious NuGet packages exploit loophole in MSBuild integrations

RL has highlighted threats in npm, PyPI and RubyGEMS in recent years. This finding shows NuGet is equally exposed to malicious activities by threat actors.
October 26, 2023

How mature is your open-source risk management? S2C2F helps map out dependencies

OpenSSF's Secure Supply Chain Consumption Framework can help better lay out risk for open-source components — but remediation is left out of the picture.
October 25, 2023

App sec prioritization is priority No. 1 for CISOs

Application security veterans Mark Curphey and John Viega went on a CISO listening tour. Here is what they learned.
October 24, 2023

GitHub boosts secrets scanning: A necessary step, but supply chain security is key to managing risk

GitHub extending validity checks to AWS, Slack etc. is welcome, but the risk posed by secrets leaks requires a holistic supply chain security approach.
October 12, 2023

The evolution of app sec: Getting off the scan-and-fix hamster wheel remains elusive

Experts say scan-and-fix will remain for some time. But application security tools are evolving to provide prioritization and automation.


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