Accelerate application code fixes with AI-powered Polaris Assist

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

We’re excited to announce the availability of Polaris Assist, our AI-powered application security assistant that combines decades of real-world insights with a powerful large language model (LLM). Polaris Assist gives security and development teams easy-to-understand summaries of detected vulnerabilities and code fix recommendations to help them build secure software faster. Understanding challenges to developer productivity   …

Building a software Bill of Materials with Black Duck

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

A necessary step in securing an application is evaluating the supply chain of each component used to create the application—no matter how many hands were involved in its development. If any links in the supply chain are obscured, it can be difficult to confidently assess the amount of risk that an application is susceptible to. …

Overcoming Limitations of SAST and Other Traditional Software Security Testing Tools

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Embedded software is increasingly becoming a crucial part of modern-day life. From cars to medical devices and home appliances, embedded software is everywhere. However, with the increasing complexity of these systems, securing them has become an ever-growing challenge. In addition, there is a shortage of skilled security professionals to address this challenge. Various security testing tools, including …

API Development

Defend Your APIs: Secure by Design

Wednesday, May 08, 2024

The digital landscape has witnessed an explosion of APIs in recent years. These powerful tools act as the glue binding applications together, facilitating data exchange and powering our interconnected world. But with this rapid rise comes a growing concern: securing these APIs to safeguard sensitive information. In our recent webinar at SmartBear, “Defend Your APIs: …

The Power of Reusability: Scale Your Test Management in Jira

Wednesday, May 01, 2024

In today’s dynamic software development landscape, efficient and scalable test management is crucial for ensuring the quality and reliability of software products. Jira, a popular project management tool, offers a robust solution for test management through its integration with Zephyr Scale. In this blog post, we’ll explore the high-level importance of reusability features in test management …

Guide to updating from NIST CSF 1.1 to 2.0

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The newly released update in early 2024 of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) from 1.1 to 2.0 represents a significant step forward in cybersecurity management and reflects the latest advancements in technology and threat mitigation. As organizations prepare for this transition, understanding the changes that will be required is critical for crafting an actionable transition plan that …

Introducing fAST Dynamic: Streamlining dynamic application security testing

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Today, we’re excited to announce the availability of fAST Dynamic, the latest offering on the Polaris Software Integrity Platform®. As web applications become more complex, so too does the task of testing them for security issues at the pace of modern development pipelines. Polaris fAST Dynamic simplifies dynamic application security testing (DAST) for modern web applications, …

BSIMM14: Trends and recommendations to help improve your software security program

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
The latest BSIMM report, now in its 14th iteration, contains information from more than 130 companies in eight verticals about what’s working, what isn’t, what’s changing about the risks and threat landscapes they’re facing, and how they’re responding to those changes. This annual report by the Synopsys Software Integrity Group helps organizations maximize the benefits …

Navigating Apple’s Latest App Store Updates

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

Apple’s App Store has undergone significant changes recently, and savvy iOS developers are working hard to stay ahead of the curve. Together, the recent implementation of the Digital Markets Act (DMA) regulations in the EU and App Store Review Guidelines will reshape the iOS application landscape. While some of these changes pose exciting opportunities, others demand rapid …

Mastering Performance: Real-Life Strategies on How to Load Test Your Enterprise Applications

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

With the digital sphere constantly expanding, ensuring enterprise applications can handle the stresses of real-world use is more critical than ever. Virtual users can be pretty impatient, and even a second delay because of system overload can lead to consumers jumping off into other websites that will satisfy their needs. Integrating some proven strategies regarding how …