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May 29, 2019
Bart Copeland

It's become common practice to use open source languages to code, helping companies iterate and release more quickly in a DevOps world. However, these languages bring some challenges with them, adding complexity and risk. Developers are still wasting time on retrofitting languages to comply with enterprise criteria, according to ActiveState's annual developer survey ...

May 23, 2019
Frank Huerta

In the DevOps rapid iteration cycle, too many organizations push their software and services out without being able to properly test for bugs that will show up with production traffic. This can cause unanticipated downtime, which means it's a big risk; it could take down the whole service. And no one wants that. So, what can be done? ...

May 16, 2019
Franklyn Jones
Cequence Security

Only 40% of organizations are satisfied with their WAF, according to a new Ponemon Institute report – The State of Web Application Firewalls ...

May 13, 2019
Eric Sheridan
WhiteHat Security

We now move on to Step 8 of the Twelve-Factor App, which recommends scaling out via the process model discussed in Step 7 ...

May 07, 2019
Hillel Solow

I think the single most profound struggle and opportunity in application security is the relationship between developers and security. For the most part, security professionals see developers as unreliable children running with scissors. Conversely, developers see security professionals as antiquated whistleblowers who focus solely on their own job security ...

May 06, 2019
Drew Horn

The expert stage of test automation is all about continuous optimization. More specifically, this phase is about collecting data about your existing process, analyzing that data to derive quality insights, applying those insights to improve your practice and then measuring these improvements as part of repeating the cycle again. There are three key steps to realize continuous optimization ...

May 02, 2019
Joshua Platt
SmartDraw Software

DevOps play a critical role in increasing an organization's efficiency, productivity and profitability – but increasingly complex insights are often hard to communicate to the broader team, leaving a visibility gap that can hinder the overall value DevOps provide. Why is real-time visibility so important? ...

May 01, 2019
Dave Karow
Split Software

By now, the concept of experimentation in software development is fairly well known. Most development teams understand at a high level the benefits that can be achieved through experimentation. Perhaps the most important of those is the ability to identify positive or negative impacts of a feature — in terms of both app performance and customer experience — earlier in the development process ...

April 29, 2019
Manish Gupta

Only 10 percent of organizations report repairing critical vulnerabilities satisfactorily and in a timely manner. However, to understand how to address this problem, we first need to understand the current state of application security ...

April 25, 2019
Bob Davis

In the current landscape where there is constant pressure to deliver faster and more frequently, without compromising value, companies need a way to control the overall process from the development level up to c-suite. To make it work, they are turning to value stream management ...

April 23, 2019
Derek Choy
Rainforest QA

In 2018, software defects in the US cost about $2.85 trillion. Needless to say, there's room for improvement. If you haven't taken a look at the QA health of your organization, you should consider it. How much money could be saved by better test coverage? ...

April 15, 2019
Drew Horn

In Part 1 of this three-part series, we covered the first steps of introducing automated testing into your software development lifecycle. Now that you've done the early work of codifying manual tests into an automation framework and achieved some quick wins with initial smoke tests, you can continue to build confidence in test automation ...

April 08, 2019
Eric Sheridan
WhiteHat Security

In this seventh step, the Twelve-Factor methodology encourages the integration of the network handling traffic code inside your running application ...

April 04, 2019
Paul Clauson

Testing automation is in need of a revolution.So, let's banish the QA winter and usher in the QA spring. A review of problems throughout a test lifecycle cements the need for autonomous testing ...

April 01, 2019
Drew Horn

In your journey to mature test automation within your deployment pipeline, you will move through three distinct stages: beginner, intermediate, and expert. We will explore the beginner stage in part one of this series ...


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