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June 25, 2020
Snyk recently released its fourth annual 'State of Open Source Security' report, which analyzed open source statistics, vulnerability trends and security culture.
December 20, 2019
F5 Networks is acquiring Shape Security for approximately $1 billion in a move to strengthen its presence in the application security and anti-fraud markets.
November 01, 2019
Now supporting both Python and Node.js, Application Security Monitoring can identify risk throughout the software development lifecycle for both third-party and native code.
August 23, 2019
DARPA is still in the early prototype stages of its SSITH program, but the aim is to develop an open source chip able to block hardware attacks and reduce the need for software patches.
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