What is Application Scanning and Why Is it Important?

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Security isn’t simply something to consider during audits. In today’s evolving threat landscape, new attacks are emerging every day, and security experts are racing to stay ahead of them. The best approach to mitigating security is to maintain proactive cybersecurity practices, including testing, self-assessments and application scanning. 

Because many organizations are using or deploying web applications, application scanning is an increasingly necessary utility. Learn more about application scanning and why it’s essential for your business. 

 

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What is Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Compliance?

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The U.S. faced several disheartening and frustrating scandals in the earliest part of the century. Without regulations guiding them to be transparent, corporations were regularly falsifying financial records or defrauding their investors. To curb this issue, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This act, also known as SOX, codified a set of reporting and auditing standards into law to force corporations to provide truthful and accurate financial information and avoid further fraud issues. 

Here we discuss some of the implications of SOX and how you can approach compliance for your publicly traded company. 

 

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Best Practices for Kubernetes Containers

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The future of high-performance and secure cloud computing is in containers. Lightweight cloud containers are fast replacing resource-sucking virtual machines, and Kubernetes is fast becoming the de facto standard for container orchestration.

If you are using containers, however, you may be exposing users and applications to security threats or non-compliance penalties. Here, we’ll discuss how Kubernetes containers work and best practices for using them safely.

 

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