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ROUNDTABLE: Mayorkas’ 60-day cybersecurity sprints win support; also a prove-it-to-me response

It’s significant that the Secretary is weighing in this early into the Biden administration on the topic of cybersecurity, and not simply delegating that to the leadership at DHS CISA. That is a good sign. Appointing Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber, Anne Neuberger, so early in the administration is another good sign. From OPM […]

Do app sec like a boss: The top 25 pros to follow

Here’s our updated list of 25 top pros whose Twitter feeds can help anyone who is interested in keeping their applications safe and their company more resilient. Dan Cornell CTO, the Denim Group @danielcornell Cornell is a globally recognized expert in application security. He leads the team at the Denim Group that helps Fortune 500 […]

Denim Group and NowSecure create a clear path toward scalable vulnerability remediation

Denim Group announced its integration with NowSecure. This unique integration will enable customers to feed the results of their mobile application security testing from the NowSecure platform into ThreadFix—a platform powered by Denim Group to support security processes to keep pace with modern development cycles. Together, Denim Group and NowSecure are now providing enterprises and […]

The state of app sec tools: 5 trends shaping the big shift in 2021

Don’t ignore the ability of linting to gradually introduce developers to security testing, said Dan Cornell, chief technology officer of software security consulting firm Denim Group. Linting SAST tools and commercial-grade SAST tools have different enough characteristics that their deployment scenarios are potentially very different, he said. “The linting-style SAST tools can be a great […]

Massive cyberattack grows beyond US, heightening fears

John Dickson of the security firm Denim Group said many private sector firms which could be vulnerable are scrambling to shore up security, even to the point of considering rebuilding their servers and other equipment. “Everyone is in damage assessment now because it’s so big,” Dickson said. “It’s a severe body blow to confidence both […]

5 key app sec trends for 2021: The shift is on for software teams

These mandates and realities have trickled down to developers and security teams, especially as remote work has expanded. Existing silos between the groups can slow development and the resolution of security issues, so the pressures have increased to knock those walls down, said Dan Cornell, a principal at the Denim Group, a software-security consultancy, who […]