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April 17, 2018  9:28 AM

Qualys ups security automation with a bit of Swagger

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Qualys

Cloud security firm Qualys, like every vendor today, is pushing the automation mantra. The company’s Web Application Scanning (WAS) 6.0 now supports Swagger version 2.0 to allow developers to streamline [security] assessments of REST APIs and get...

October 19, 2017  10:46 AM

Node4: security comes in ‘layers’, like onions

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Node4, Security

Cloud, datacentre and communications software company Node4 has sauced up its security portfolio with a series of upgrades and new security services under the banner of SECaaS (Security as a Service). Essentially the firm is saying that software application developers working to implement...


July 22, 2016  7:46 AM

Why cryptographic keys & digital certificates matter to DevOps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cryptography, DevOps, Digital certificates

What happened was the marketing people at Venafi hired a corporate brand consultant and asked them to come up with a funky term so that the firm didn't have to just explain that it makes cryptographic keys and digital certificates. Brand consultant: "So, we could just explain...


April 13, 2016  8:34 AM

Distil Networks: when bad bots feed on API endpoints

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API management, Security

Can we make our mind up about the bots please? 1efergheroighe.png One day we're


February 17, 2016  11:04 AM

The Chief IoT Officer (CIoTO) developer dream

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
iot, Security, Webroot

Half of UK businesses (54%) plan to employ a Chief IoT Officer in the next year says the survey... a position that could (and arguably should) be filled by individuals with a formalised education and background in software engineering and programming. If this survey holds any water (remember IT...


January 26, 2016  8:27 AM

Did Fortinet leave the firewall backdoor open to hackers?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
backdoor, firewall, Security

Malicious software developers love a good hacking opportunity, this much is already known -- they are even happier when they find a "coder's backdoor" left open for what would usually be two reasons. Reasons for a backdoor experience Reason #1 -- Access for...


August 6, 2015  6:51 PM

Cloud development, gone native

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Security

The cloud computing model of service-based application delivery and storage is proving quite popular, or so they say. 1 alrtrdwqd.png 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


July 27, 2015  12:50 PM

When software encryption fails, use a PIN number

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Encryption

Malware, phishing, hacking, BYOD risks and security vulnerabilities of all kinds are becoming more sophisticated every day -- this we know to be true. iee-idas.jpg


October 28, 2014  4:31 PM

IBM (superhero) intelligence cybercrime analytics

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, IBM, Security

IBM has announced new high-speed analysis and criminal investigation software. The product is designed to uncover hidden criminal threats buried deep inside massive volumes of disparate corporate data. Non-obvious relationships, it's complicated IBM i2 Enterprise Insight...


September 7, 2014  4:14 AM

Verisign & Webroot: the next layer of security is in the cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Gartner, VeriSign, Webroot

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is held this September in London, UK. Now you might occasionally deride Gartner for its (arguably) not-very-enchanted Magic Quadrants, but the CWDN blog will come out in defence...


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