Introducing IaC Security from Black Duck

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The news is just in, and it’s big: Black Duck now offers IaC scanning functionality. With no additional licenses required, this capability is available immediately for all existing Black Duck customers. Let’s dig into exactly what this means for you, how it helps your existing security efforts, and what you can expect in the months …

The Importance of Measuring Your Software Architectural Health

Thursday, August 04, 2022

How do you measure the “architectural health” of a software project? Since every software project is different, it is hard to come up with a single number that represents the architectural health of an entire project. Lattix Architect, therefore, provides a variety of architectural metrics. These metrics were chosen based on academic research on system architecture …

The 5 Gaps You May Not Realize Are Missing From Your UI Test Automation Strategy

Thursday, July 28, 2022

As more and more organizations integrate test automation into their workflows, teams have benefitted from shortened feedback loops and less time between development and delivery. However, while automation has been an asset for effective and efficient testing, many of us are still getting acquainted with the skills required to build out tests that give us …

Build a holistic AppSec program

Thursday, July 21, 2022

What does it mean to build a holistic AppSec program? Learn what’s involved in a holistic approach and how to get started. Digital technology is the centerpiece of modern life today. All around us, technology is transforming business operations from end-to-end, from digital-first businesses to those simply updating existing processes. According to Gartner, 65% of executives …

The Variety of Architecture Decisions

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Success (or failure) is mostly about “small” decisions For some, architecture is all about decisions. Once the biggest and the most important decisions are made, architectural work is considered done. Sadly, the success of your project rarely hinges on those “big” decisions. It is the “small” decisions, the ones we often ignore, where a project’s …

Artificial Intelligence in Test Automation

Thursday, July 07, 2022

When you hear “Artificial Intelligence,” (AI) what do you think of? You might picture advanced humanoid robots or futuristic technology from sci-fi movies. But as it turns out, this “futuristic” technology is already integrated into our lives. It exists in our phones, televisions, and homes to make everyday tasks simpler. When it comes to software …

Why supply chain risk management is a top priority

Thursday, June 30, 2022

If you’re selling to the federal government, you need to take a closer look at your supply chain risk management process. The software supply chain is, as most of us know by now, both a blessing and a curse. It’s an amazing, labyrinthine, complex (some would call it messy) network of components that, when it …

Tech tales: Achieving PCI compliance with application security testing

Thursday, June 16, 2022

In our new tech tales series, we discuss how Synopsys customers use our products and services to uncover security risks in their organization. Synopsys customers span every industry—from small to large enterprises across financial services, automotive, public sector, medical and healthcare, and much more. One thing they all have in common is building trust into their software. Synopsys offers integrated …

Decluttering a React Application

Thursday, June 09, 2022

We started working on our React application a few years ago. We started with Flux, but shifted to Redux when it became available. Over time, we moved from Redux-Form to Formik, from Moment to date-fns, from Victory to Nivo to name just a few. In fact, a significant part of our code now uses GraphQL …

Shifting Up​: Achieving Progressive Delivery with both shift-left and shift-right approaches​

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Make Progressive Delivery Happen – Whether Shift-Left or Shift-Right There’s a transformation happening in software development: Progressive Delivery. It lets you rapidly release updated apps while still maintaining quality and control. Better still, it can have a big impact on the job satisfaction and day-to-day experience of developers. At SmartBear, we’re in a unique position …