How to do application security right in your organization | Infosec Edge Webcast



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It’s been more than a decade since Marc Andreessen popularized the idea that “every company needs to become a software company.” But in 2022, just being a software company isn’t enough; you need to become a secure software company.

That’s why Ted Harrington created a new Infosec Skills learning path based on his best-selling book, “Hackable: How to Do Application Security Right.” Whether you create code, secure systems or manage organizational risk, understanding application security has become a must-have skill. Watch now to learn:

0:00 – Who is Ted Harrington?
1:01 – Cybersecurity training resources
1:58 – Poll: What best describes your current role?
4:58 – 10 application security mistakes organizations make
7:58 – In-house vs. external cybersecurity teams
13:30 – How to vet malicious hackers from infiltrating your team
18:15 – Black-box vs. white-box testing methodologies
24:30 – Typical number of vulnerabilities found during tests
26:51 – Penetration testing vs. vulnerability scanning vs. assessments
33:20 – Career options related to security testing
36:07- Security testing mistakes: Fundamentals vs. advanced tactics
46:40 – Best process for application security testing
48:30 – Regulatory frameworks, guidelines and controls
53:26 – Finding the sweet spot for security spending
55:10 – Infosec Accelerate Scholarships

Other links mentioned in the webcast:
– Ted’s Infosec Resources articles:
– How to Do Application Security Right learning path (need to create a free account):
– Infosec Accelerate Scholarships:

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Infosec believes knowledge is power when fighting cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with skills development and certifications while empowering all employees with security awareness and privacy training to stay cyber-safe at work and home. It’s our mission to equip all organizations and individuals with the know-how and confidence to outsmart cybercrime. Learn more at infosecinstitute.com.

This news story originally appeared at IT - Social Gov on9 November 2022