Developer security is booming as hack-prevention starts earlier than ever: Here are the 25 startups you need to know in this red-hot space

Developer security is booming as hack-prevention starts earlier than ever: Here are the 25 startups you need to know in this red-hot space

November 15, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List Placement One of the hottest segments in the booming cybersecurity industry is developer security, which focuses on helping engineers build safer software and applications from the very beginning, with the goal of preventing would-be hacks from ever taking place.  Its rise is part of cybersecurity’s mantra of “shift left,” which is industry slang…

Why security experts are braced for the next election hack-and-leak

Why security experts are braced for the next election hack-and-leak

October 1, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

When the New York Times published its blockbuster scoop about President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a lot of cybersecurity experts had traumatic flashbacks to four years ago. Just a few weeks before the 2016 election, recordings were leaked of Trump on the set of Access Hollywood describing his strategy to sexually assault women. The news…

App bans won’t make US security risks disappear

App bans won’t make US security risks disappear

September 23, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Will the US government ban TikTok and WeChat, or won’t it—and why? With the Trump administration issuing vaguely phrased executive orders and policies about the apps, even as legal challenges against potential bans move through the courts and the president gives his “blessing” to a deal to keep TikTok in US app stores, it’s hard…