Flawed Software Is the Cyber Attacker’s Gateway
Flawed Software Is the Cyber Attacker’s Gateway

Application security is a concern that touches everyone, whether you are developing, deploying, or using software. Personal and government data, as well as agency and critical infrastructure operations, are at an increased risk of compromise due to proliferating and increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. Software flaws, in particular, have been the gateways to recent cyberattacks and breaches that targeted government agencies and businesses worldwide.

However, investing in a better AppSec program can prevent breaches altogether. Yet, research shows developers need training in integrating AppSec across all their processes. According to a Checkmarx survey, only about 17 percent of AppSec managers said their AppSec training is “very effective,” and 13 percent deemed the training to be “completely ineffective.”

Read the “Flawed Software Is the Cyber Attacker’s Gateway. Shut the Door by Building Security into the Software Lifecycle” issue brief to learn:

  • The current challenges organizations face when it comes to application security
  • How Checkmarx’s solutions address application security throughout the software development lifecycle and which contract vehicles the solutions are available on
  • How Checkmarx’s bitesize training modules improves AppSec training and fits into workflows and prompts developers to deliver secure code after a few minutes of instruction


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