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How to prevent SQL Injection vulnerabilities: How Prepared Statements Work

Introduction SQL Injection is a software vulnerability that occurs when user-supplied data is used as part of a SQL query. Due to improper validation of data, an attacker can submit a valid...

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How To Create a Successful Secure Coding Training Plan

Developing a secure coding training plan for frontend and backend developers as well as Quality Assurance (QA) engineers can be difficult. How can you develop an effective training plan...

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PCI Secure Software Lifecycle (Secure SLC)

Introduction Ever since its formation in 2006, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has been striving to increase the security of the payment solutions and protect merchants against...

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How to Go Beyond PCI Compliance to Secure Your Organization: Requirements 8-12

In the previous articles, we discussed the first seven PCI DSS requirements and how to go above what is required in order to increase security. In this article, we talk about the last five...

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How to Go Beyond PCI Compliance to Secure Your Organization: Requirements 4-7

In the previous article, we discussed how the payment processing works and the first three PCI requirements. In this post we will explore the next four PCI DSS requirements. Requirement 4:...

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How to Go Beyond PCI Compliance to Secure Your Organization: Requirements 1-3

In the first post of this series, we discussed the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), why it is important, and what the consequences are of being non-compliant. In...

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How to Go Beyond PCI Compliance to Secure Your Organization: Introduction

Introduction In 2000, the number of websites skyrocketed to 17 million, with more than 400 million internet users. Shortly after, a quickly increasing number of online stores came online....

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Same-Origin Policy And Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)

Introduction Modern web browsers provide many built-in security mechanisms to defend against attackers. Same-origin policy, Cookie Policy, Content Security Policy, browser sandbox, and XSS...

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What is a Secure Software Development Lifecycle & how do you build an appsec program?

And how do you build an application security program? Software development follows what is called a Software Development Lifecycle, or S D L C. It is a process used for developing software....

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Why You Need a Vulnerability Disclosure Response Plan & How to Develop One

Background Most companies have an Incident Response Plan these days. With an increasing number of data breaches, having a plan in place is important so that all stakeholders (Security,...

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