Topic: contrast security

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: SafeLog4j

SafeLog4j is an open-source tool that can detect and verify vulnerable Log4j applications and protect them. This project comes after a 0-day exploit in the Java logging library, Log4j (version 2) was discovered on December 9. The vulnerability resulted in Remote Code Execution by logging a certain string. SafeLog4j works inside an application, blocking the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: NuGet 6.0; .NET MAUI Preview 10; Contrast Security $150 million in Series E funding

Microsoft announced that NuGet 6.0 is being included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6.0 out of the box. NuGet 6.0 can also be downloaded for macOS, Windows, and Linux as a standalone executable. The NuGet tooling assists developers in discovering new .NET packages to use for their .NET applications, while also making package management … continue reading

A guide to cloud-native security tools

The following is a listing of cloud-native security tool providers, along with a brief description of their offerings.  Aqua Security is the largest pure-play cloud native security company, providing customers the freedom to innovate and accelerate their digital transformations. The Aqua Platform provides prevention, detection, and response automation across the entire application life cycle to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Visual Studio 1.56 released, Contrast Security adds Go support, and SmartBear supports Simulink for peer code review

The April 2021 release of Visual Studio Code includes improved hover feedback to help users quickly find clickable editor actions, terminal profile improvements, and debugger inline values.  Developers can also now temporarily toggle the line numbers of a cell in the current sessions from the cell toolbar or change the visibility of line numbers for … continue reading

For effective DevSecOps, shift left AND extend right

DevSecOps has come to be known by many as the shifting left of security, making it a key part of software development while code is being written, as opposed to trying to put security onto the application after it’s completed. This follows the trends of DevOps, which moved operational considerations for applications into development, as … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android Pie SDK, Contrast Security’s free DevSecOps solution, and Status partners with Nim

Following this week’s announcement of Android 9 Pie, Google is releasing a new Android SDK that offers more Kotlin features. According to the company, Android developers often run into problems with the Java programming language when accessing a null reference. Kotlin addresses this problem by providing nullable and non-nullable types in the type system, the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Qt Design Studio, Contrast Security’s IDE integrations, and Salesforce Research Deep Learning Grant

Qt announced the Qt Design Studio, which will help foster collaboration between graphic designers and software developers when they are creating user interfaces. It allows designers to drag-and-drop UI elements into the environment that developers use to create application logic. The platform will then automatically translate those image files into Qt’s declarative design language. By … continue reading

RSA Conference goes smaller, focuses more on timeless problems

The software security world is prone to ebbing and flowing. Twenty years ago, firewalls were the new hot solution. Fifteen years later, there were these hot new things called application firewalls. What was old was new again. So it was at the annual RSA Conference this year. Last year was something of a flush out, … continue reading

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