State of Software Security v10: 5 Key Takeaways for Developers

In case you missed it, this year we launched our 10th annual State of Software Security (SOSS X) report! Armed with a decade of data, the Veracode team analyzed 85,000 applications to study trends in fix rates, mounting security debt, shifts in vulnerability by language, and more. What did we uncover? At the core of our research, we found there’s still a need for better remediation processes and more frequent…

January 13, 2020
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The Consequences of Security Breaches Are Becoming More Severe

With the prevalence of cyberattacks, breaches, and data leaks heading into 2020, it’s becoming commonplace for employees to part ways with their organization after a security incident. Although the consequences from a breach were less severe in the past, reactions are shifting as data leaks are deemed more dire than ever before. A 2018 report from Kaspersky Lab surveyed 6,000 people in 29 countries and found that, globally, 31 percent…

January 10, 2020
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Did You Read Our Most Popular 2019 Blog Posts?

What were your biggest AppSec questions and concerns in 2019? Want to find out what others’ were? Every January, we look at the most-read blog posts from the previous year, and it always proves to be a valuable exercise for us, and we hope for you as well. The posts below were favorites among our readers in 2019 and highlight the software security issues that were top of mind. Their…

January 9, 2020
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Work in Healthcare? This is Why You Should Give Your Security a Checkup

Most patients practice preventative care through regular trips to the doctor, catching minor issues before they turn into major medical problems. So, why don’t more organizations follow suit with security testing to prevent breaches and fortify the safety of patient information? Too often, remediation is an afterthought as developers scramble to patch holes in their systems post-breach. A recent report in the journal of Health Services Research suggests that this…

January 8, 2020
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Veracode CEO Sam King Recognized in WomenInc. Magazine’s 2019 Top Influential Corporate Directors

We’re thrilled to announce that Veracode Chief Executive Officer Sam King has been named one of WomenInc. Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors! Honoring influencers, achievers, and executives, this announcement recognizes women who are making notable contributions to the world of business and technology. The list compiled by WomenInc. Magazine includes over 700 directors serving on the boards of S&P 1000/Mid-Cap publicly held companies. To celebrate these accomplished leaders, WomenInc….

January 7, 2020
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Security at DevOps Speed: How Veracode Reduces False Positives

Originally Published on November 27, 2017 — Updated on January 7, 2020 Application security solutions that slow or stall the development process simply aren’t feasible in a DevOps world. AppSec will increasingly need to fit as seamlessly as possible into developer processes, or it will be under-used or overlooked. But overlooking AppSec puts your organization at high risk of a damaging breach. Our most recent State of Software Security report found that…

January 7, 2020
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SC Media Inducts Veracode into its 2019 Innovator Hall of Fame

We are excited to announce that Veracode has been inducted into SC Media’s 2019 Innovator Hall of Fame. To select the honorees, the SC Media team leverages data from SC Labs testing groups, conferences, research, and referrals. The team then evaluates the nominees against strict criteria to ensure that the final selection is comprised of vendors with the most promising products and capabilities. We’re honored to be one of only…

January 3, 2020
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AppSec Themes to Watch in 2020

Contributors: Paul Farrington, Veracode EMEA CTO Pejman Pourmousa, Veracode VP of Services Chris Wysopal, Veracode CTO and co-founder As we said in the introduction to our 10th anniversary State of Software Security report this year, the last 10 years in AppSec saw both enormous change, and a fair amount of stagnation. Part of the reason for the stagnation is that software development is increasing at unprecedented rates, and security is…

December 17, 2019
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