What came first: security built into your software development lifecycle or security built into the design and implementation of your code?
When we talk about application security, there are two distinct camps emerging — lifecycle security maturity and product security maturity.
Continue reading Securing the bigger picture: Lifecycle security maturity
Every team’s cyber security training journey is unique, and we’re excited to share a new feature that helps you tailor yours to fit just right.
Continue reading Take control of your cyber security training with SafeStack Learning Paths
Welcome to application security. Once you get started, you can’t help but see the problems with software all around you.
So how do you avoid the pit of despair, burnout, and overwhelm?
Continue reading Security, the infinite game, and the pit of despair
If there’s one thing about cyber security marketing that irritates me, it’s the value claims.
I’m thinking of the measures that vendors place on products that are meant to validate the effectiveness or worth of this particular magic box. Whether it’s “stops 93% of vulnerabilities” or “reduces cyber attacks by 75%”, these numbers don’t help in any meaningful way.
Continue reading Leading indicators in application security
Software development friends: we need to talk. Our definition of high-quality software is broken, and it has been for a while. Most likely you knew this already, but we’ve all been busy and who has the time to make things more complex?
There’s a great opportunity here, but first we need to understand what’s not working and why.
Continue reading Should software security be part of quality?
It’s the start of the year again.
The decorations have been packed away, the team has returned from a well-deserved break, and we all share in the traditional New Year’s dream that this year will be quieter. The world never looks more hopeful than it does in January.
In the spirit of capitalizing on this short-lived optimism and starting 2023 with a renewed focus, I’m asking you to join me in making a change this year.
Continue reading Start where you are with software security
It can be a shock to realize that many businesses will lose time and money to fraud at some point. Especially when many companies don’t give fraud prevention much thought at all — perhaps until it’s too late.
Continue reading Cyber security awareness: Is your business taking fraud prevention seriously?
“To protect each one of us, we must protect all of us.”
The sentiment behind these words has always existed at SafeStack. We really do believe that when it comes to cyber security, we’re all in it together — and that with the right education and support, we can all play our part in staying safer online.
Continue reading Introducing SafeStack’s free plan for cyber security training
We’re excited to announce the newest short course in our Security Awareness program. This course examines how cyber safety on social media is evolving and what actions we can take to protect ourselves and our organizations.
Continue reading Cyber security awareness: Facing 21st-century cyber risks on social media
As the financial year draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the previous year and plan for the next. And those plans for the new financial year may well include introducing new cyber security measures within your organization.
Continue reading Cyber security awareness: Preparing for the new financial year