AppSec Stats Flash: A Monthly Podcast on the State of Application Security

AppSec Stats Flash: A Monthly Podcast on the State of Application Security

The state of application security is rapidly evolving and there is a need for a more frequent analysis of the threat landscape. Every month, join Setu Kulkarni, VP of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, alongside Zach Jones, Sr. Director Security Research, and other industry guests as they analyze key data points and trends, provide topical insights, and discuss what can be done to improve upon the current state of application security.

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October 14, 2021 18 min

There are two sides to any story - and it is no different here for Healthcare. While the applications in this sector are vulnerable, they still aren't as vulnerable as Retail applications. At the same time, consumers have personal responsibilities while using web and mobile applications in order to prevent data theft.

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WhiteHat Security 2017 Application Security Statistics Report

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The Alice and Bob characters were invented by Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman in their 1978 paper "A Method for Obtaining Digital Signatures and Public-key Cryptosystems". Alice and Bob were also joined by an additional cast of characters as needed to keep the explanation of cryptographic systems lively and relatable. The famous Cryptographic couple have now ventured into Application Security. In her book, "...

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Did the pandemic accelerate the adoption of technology in the education sector? This month we focus on education as we go back to school!

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September 6, 2021 36 min

Special Guest: Jeremiah Grossman, Founder of WhiteHat Security and current Founder and CEO at Bit Discovery

Links for further reading & listening:

  • https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/rumsfelds-wisdom/
  • https://uxdesign.cc/the-knowns-and-unknowns-framework-for-design-thinking-6537787de2c5
  • https://www.nasa.gov/centers/ivv/ppt/172585main_SoftwareAssuranceSymposium_OConnor.ppt
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    August 23, 2021 35 min

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    Rising Windows of Exposure, increasing time to fix, falling remediation rates and pedestrian vulnerabilities make it easy for hackers to exploit vulnerabilities in business applications.

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  • Researchers find vulnerabilities in Wodify gym management web application
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    July 26, 2021 28 min

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    Applications are more vulnerable than last year. Time to fix serious vulnerabilities is increasing. Remediation rates are decreasing and the types of vulnerabilities that applications suffer from have not changed. Applications are now the path of least resistance for attackers to breach an enterprise. This is our Kobayashi Maru moment. The question is – what will Captain Kirk do?

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    June 22, 2021 43 min

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    In this episode, we make a case for “Two Speed” Application Security to address the disparate needs of Legacy Applications and newer Greenfield Applications. In addition, hear about some simple takeaways for end users to protect themselves from potential application security vulnerabilities.

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    May 27, 2021 63 min

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    Hackers are not always an adversary – they can be heroes too. This month we dive into the hacker mindset and review the insightful data points and trends that our teams are finding and analyzing.

    Special Guest: Casey Ellis, Founder and CTO at Bugcrowd

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    Read about the SAP CVE: SAP Security Notes March 2020: Two Critical Patches Released to Protect Solution Manager from Cyberattacks
    Watch Simon Sinek's Ted Talk: Start with Why - How Great Leaders Inspire Action

    Let’s talk about how a security program’s culture and team can work together to form the foundation of good AppSec for organizations – leading to a change in perception and branding of cy...

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    Applications are part of complex, connected systems with unpredictable amounts of interactions between other applications and APIs. Are our security programs strong enough to prevent supply chain type attacks?

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    Learn more about HTTP Strict Transport Security.

    It's 2021 and we have more detailed security breach data than ever. Then how is the state of application security still so dismal and what if we look at it with a different intent? In this volume, we discuss how application security, both for web and mobile, can be a multidimensional challenge and how the data in front of us can be the answers w...

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    In this month’s AppSec Stats Flash, we will dive into the first 3 key metrics when evaluating the current state of application security as well as broach the topic of shared responsibility for security as is implied by DevSecOps.

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