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    Continuous Integration has become a fundamental process in the software development environment, and we’re all familiar with the popular CI tools in the market, but with over 50 Continuous Integration tools out there, how do you decide which one of them will work best for your organization? Choosing which one to work with for the…


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  • Our Hunt for the Best Coding Easter Eggs

    13 April 2017

    By Sivan Michaeli

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    Easter Sunday is nearly here, and we thought we’d take the time for an Easter Egg hunt. We’re not talking about the traditional hunt for pastel-colored eggs or chocolate egg treats – we’re talking about finding some of the stand-out tech Easter eggs that we’ve heard about. In case you have yet to discover the…


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    Organizations and individuals have been using the wisdom of the crowds to elicit ideas, promote their vision or push their products forward since the 18th century. Jeff Howe coined the term crowdsourcing in Wired in 2006, defining it in his  blog as “The application of Open Source principles to fields outside of software.” Wait –…


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  • MISRA ISO 26262

    Easter vacation is just around the corner, and everyone around me is dreaming about vacation. Are you? Let’s play a little game:

    How will you plan your trip? How will you arrange your travels? Rent a car? Buy airplane or train tickets? Reserve the coolest accommodation?

    If you answered “Online” to any of the above questions: congratulations! Like all of us, you are deeply embedded in the Internet of Things. What many of us don’t realize is that beyond the aspects of reservations and online reviews, all our transportation: planes, trains, and automobiles – is also deeply embedded with software.

    We know that the space and defense industries have been at the forefront of technology since the middle of the previous century. What we need to understand is that air and land transportation is catching up. Every form of travel today involves thousands and thousands of lines of complex code for navigation, entertainment, communication, and everything else that will help us get from point A to point B as quickly and safely as possible.


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    We all constantly face the challenge of reducing time-to-market to ensure our company will not lose market share. This challenge has made time the most valuable resource for every software development team leader and manager. We all try to meet the crazy timelines for product releases and in order to meet this goal, we always…


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    Another open source security vulnerability was discovered in a popular open source project. This time its Apache Struts 2 and this is yet another Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability that adds up to a long list of severe vulnerabilities in Apache Struts. What makes things worse, is that this vulnerability has been actively exploited in…


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  • known security vulnerabilities

    Forbes Insights and BMC recently released their second annual security survey, which stated that known security vulnerabilities are still the leading cause of exposure to data breaches and cyber threats.

    I was genuinely amazed to hear the surprised feedback from many software security professionals wondering how can that be the case.


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  • The Octocat That Changed The World

    23 February 2017

    By Maya Rotenberg

    GitHub impact

    The facts don’t lie. GitHub is a global giant. With around 32 million monthly visitors, this is a software-building platform unlike any other. To get a real sense of its impact, analytics site Alexa currently ranks GitHub as the 49th most popular website in the world. That’s right – after Google, Facebook, YouTube and several…


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  • RASPing It Up: The What, Why and How

    16 February 2017

    By David Thompson

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    Over the past few years, RASP (Runtime Application Self-Protection) has become a hot topic of discussion among S&R professionals. Recent market research predicts that the global RASP security market will witness tremendous growth and will post a CAGR of nearly 44% between 2016-2020.

    This seems like a good time to take a look at RASP basics: What is RASP? Why do developers need it? Does it live up to the hype?


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  • Back to Heartbleed. Three Years Later.

    8 February 2017

    By Rami Sass

    Heartbleed

    New Year’s Eve. The tangible electricity in the air. The unbridled optimism of a full year of new possibilities. The chance to get a little wild, and make a few mistakes. Who cares? It will all be wiped clean the next day. Well, unless you make the mistake of unleashing the most calamitous open source…


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