This paper details the path you must follow to find and eliminate the coding errors and design flaws that expose data and put organizations at risk. Includes details of the five major vulnerability categories and an actionable source code security review checklist. Take the path to more secure software today.
The path to creating a secure application begins by rigorously testing source code for any and all vulnerabilities, to ensure the application will not compromise, or allow others to compromise, data privacy and integrity.
For companies using custom-built, outsourced, or open source applications in-house, ensuring all current and legacy code is secure, however, will be no small challenge. Detecting and eradicating security vulnerabilities has historically been extremely difficult. Many organizations relied on manual code review, which is costly and labor-intensive, as well as penetration testing, which examines only a subset of potential application vulnerabilities in an application.
While both of these approaches have their uses, automatic software vulnerability scanning tools now allow companies to approach secure code development in a more systematic, automated, and successful manner. These automatic vulnerability scanning tools greatly improve the speed and accuracy of code review, and may be integrated seamlessly into the development lifecycle. In fact, the best tools can pinpoint each vulnerability at the precise line of code and provide detailed information about the type of flaw, the risk it poses, and how to fix it.
Cloud computing has become the most transformative technology shift since the personal computer—and then the Internet. Migrating business to the cloud has reached a tipping point, where it is no longer a trend but rather an absolute business requirement. This white paper from IBM looks at how you can optimize your business processes in the cloud with a next generation BPM strategy.
Platform as a Service is an attractive deployment for Business Process Management [BPM] for a number of reasons; ease of use, low cost, easy to support, and rapid delivery. But which vendor offers the right Cloud-based BPM solution for your needs? This Lustratus Research paper from IBM provides a high level review of BPM on cloud capabilities from IBM, Appian, OpenText and Pegasystems.
In this white paper, you will learn how security intelligence, powered by next-generation SIEM and log management, enables organizations from Fortune 500 companies to mid-sized enterprises to government agencies to maintain comprehensive and cost-effective information security. Also you will discover how security intelligence is the critical next step for organizations that recognize the importance of information security.