A Brief Field Guide to Post-UDID Unique IDs on iOS

In iOS 5.0, the call to retrieve the device-specific unique identifier (“UDID”) of an iOS device — specifically, the accessor to UIDevice’s uniqueIdentifier property — was officially marked as deprecated. This probably wasn’t much of a surprise to anyone involved in mobile privacy and application development. For over a year, researchers have been pointing out […]

Weekly News Roundup

Its Friday, and time for our weekly news roundup! Dan Geer at Source Boston. Before we begin, I came across a very interesting talk I’d like to share with you – Dan Geer’s keynote at SOURCE Boston 2012. I was not there myself, but I read Dan’s script posted here. Geer’s talk was impressive, a […]

Veracode Claims ‘Information Security Product of the Year’

We are extremely excited to announce that the Veracode Platform has been chosen as SC Magazine’s Information Security Product of the Year. The award was in recognition of the company’s innovative Veracode Platform and the significant business and technical advantages it has brought to companies investing in the technology. The SC Awards are widely recognized […]

What is OWASP? Guide to the OWASP Application Security Top 10

Every vibrant technology marketplace needs an unbiased source of information on best practices as well as an active body advocating open standards. In the Application Security space, one of those groups is the Open Web Application Security Project (or OWASP for short). OWASP operates as a non-profit and is not affiliated with any technology company, […]

Veracode State of Software Security Report – Feature Supplement on Public Companies

Today Veracode released a special supplement to the Veracode State of Software Security report, “Study of Software Related Cybersecurity Risks in Public Companies.” This feature supplement hones in particularly on the vulnerabilities in the software applications of publicly traded companies, following new SEC guidance issued in the US last year relating to disclosure of cybersecurity […]

Weekly News Roundup

Happy Friday readers! There was certainly no shortage in security news this week, here are our picks for the top headlines: Mac OS X Malware: “Mac OS X Pummeled By Yet Another Trojan” by Stefanie Hoffman (@FortiGuardLabs). This post from the Fortinet blog covers a huge topic from this past week’s headlines – Mac OS […]

SOURCE Conference 2012 This Week in Boston!

SOURCE conference 2012 is happening on Boston right now! The keynote for this year’s conference came from Josh Corman and Jericho. Among other talks, the first day also featured Veracode’s Shyama Rose who presented on “Successful Application Security Programs in an Uncertain Landscape“. Keynote for Day 2 was from Dan Geer, CISO In-Q-Tel. His keynote […]

Chris Wysopal on Application Security at RSA 2012

At RSA this year, Howard Anderson, News Editor for the Information Security Media Group interviewed Chris Wysopal, Veracode CISO and Co-Founder. In the interview, Chris talked about application security, the future of AppSec, and what he believes to be the next major hot topic in this space. Chris also outlined why organizations now need their […]

Application Security Experts on Secure Software and Application Mistakes

Veracode Marketing recently polled a list of InfoSec luminaries, asking them “What is the biggest mistake companies make with Application Security and how can they fix it?” We’re pleased to present the responses from a wide array of security experts including Bill Brenner of CSO Magazine, Andrew Hay of the 451 Group, Jack Daniel of […]

Weekly News Roundup

Happy Friday to all. Welcome to another edition of our Weekly News Roundup. Dennis Fisher of Threat Post reports on a breach of the Medicaid and Child Health Insurance Plan in Utah which lead to the leakage of personal information, including Social Security numbers of 181,000 individuals. The intrusion occurred after the Utah Department of […]

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