Topic: code scanning

2020: Security issues increase as the world suddenly becomes more digital

The year 2020 saw a tremendous shift towards doing business online due to COVID-19, and cybercriminals have taken this opportunity to up their attacks, both in frequency and scope.  The FBI reported that the number of complaints about cyberattacks to their Cyber Division is up to as many as 4,000 a day. That represents a … continue reading

GitHub launches new code scanning capability

GitHub has announced that its code scanning feature is now available. The new code scanning capability scans code as it is created and provides reviews within pull requests and other GitHub experience. This automating of security helps ensure that vulnerabilities never make it to production, the company explained.  Code scanning integrates with GitHub Actions and … continue reading

RSA conference has machine-learning, cloud-based solutions on display

It’s no secret that computer security is a difficult area of expertise. At the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco this week, attendees were treated to a host of solutions to solve their security woes. As usual, however, software development is not the focus. Robert Griffin, chief security architect at RSA, agreed that developing secure … continue reading Protection Status