AppSec Blog

SANS Appsec Survey

SANS has just opened a survey to understand more about the challenges and risks that companies are facing in application security, and what tools and practices people have found are most effective in managing appsec problems. Please follow this link and take 5-10 minutes to answer the survey questions: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/56TKYX7 Help shape the future of … Continue reading SANS Appsec Survey


Ask the Expert - Johannes Ullrich

Johannes Ullrich is the Chief Research Officer for the SANS Institute, where he is responsible for the SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC) and the GIAC Gold program. Prior to working for SANS, Johannes worked as a lead support engineer for a Web development company and as a research physicist. Johannes holds a PhD in Physics … Continue reading Ask the Expert - Johannes Ullrich


Ask the Expert - John Steven

John Steven is the Internal CTO of Cigital. John's expertise runs the gamut of software security from threat modeling and architectural risk analysis, through static analysis (with an emphasis on automation), to security testing. As a consultant, John has provided strategic direction to many multi-national corporations, and his keen interest in automation keeps Cigital technology … Continue reading Ask the Expert - John Steven


Ask the Expert - James Jardine

James Jardine is a senior security consultant at Secure Ideas and the founder of Jardine Software. James has spent over twelve years working in software development with over seven years focusing on application security. His experience includes penetration testing, secure development lifecycle creation, vulnerability management, code review, and training. He has worked with mobile, web, … Continue reading Ask the Expert - James Jardine


How much do developers care about security?

3% That's about how much developers care about security. Starting last year I made a concerted effort to speak at developer conferences. The idea was to go directly to people who write actual code and help spread the word about application security. By speaking at technical conferences that appeal to top developers the goal was … Continue reading How much do developers care about security?