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AppSec: What not to do

Read on to learn the most common AppSec mistakes and the best practices that will lead your organization to success by avoiding those mistakes.

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    This State of Software Security report examines the increased burden on developers to ensure sound app security testing, particularly in DevOps and Agile environments.

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    This white paper drills down into the evolving role of security professionals in the world of DevSecOps. Find out where app security fits into the shifting development paradigms of DevSecOps and explore topics, like:

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