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How to build a culture of security in fast-growing software companies who've raised funding

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The application security landscape is constantly changing, and with the increased frequency of software application breaches in recent years, it's crucial that companies are able to protect their application from cyberattacks. In this blog post we'll discuss 8 essential web application security practices for software companies who've raised funding - or soon will be! Unless you were living under a rock you probably heard that hackers stepped up their activity levels during COVID-19.

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Which penetration test will help you pass your SOC 2 compliance audit

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There are many penetration tests available for web applications, but not all of them will help you pass your SOC 2 compliance audit. If you want the best chance at passing and maintaining your certification, then you should be using a penetration test that is designed to meet SOC 2 standards.

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How to build a culture of security in funded SaaS companies with software security best practices

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The application security landscape is constantly changing, and with the increased frequency of software application breaches in recent years, it's crucial that companies are able to protect their applications and software development life cycle from cyberattacks.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Oracle E-Biz Suite Upgrades & Testing

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What is Oracle EBS testing? Whether you are implementing, ordering or patching your Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) you need to ensure that your EBS system continues to function as expected.

Customer Preferences: How Community Can Deliver a Simplified Experience

Your customers want a simplified customer experience. Make sure you give it to them with community. Download the whitepaper to learn more!

Did your web app have a cybersecurity attack? Or do you not know that it happened, like Instacart?

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What happened Instacart is an American company that arranges grocery delivery and pick up in the United States and Canada. Much like other personal shopping/delivery services, Instacart requires users to create user accounts with them that store user credentials and payment info.

These 3 tricks will help you minimise Oracle EBS testing & patch implementation costs

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If you are running Oracle ERP applications without any test automation to help your teams, your headaches get bigger with every passing quarter. Oracle releases a few hundred critical patches for its suite of ERP products including JD Edwards, EBS, Sebel and others.

8 simple ways your ecommerce store can avoid the cybersecurity fate of Nutribullet

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Another day, another hack! Nutribullet, the blender and easy blended smoothie company, was hacked and their ecommerce online shopping store was injected with malicious code not once, not twice, but three times in the last 30 days!

The curious connection between washing dishes, AppSec & growing enterprise sales for your SaaS

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It’s a combination of habit, hygiene and ultimately, common sense. When you finish eating dinner at home, do you place those plates and cutlery back in the drawer or do you wash them?

How to secure & optimize your eCommerce site to rank on the first page of organic search results

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Are you looking for ways to optimise your eCommerce site for organic search? Let’s be honest - ranking your online shopping store on the first page of Google's organic search results is key to long term success. Getting organic traffic to your site is not that easy.

Achieving a Single Source of Truth: A New Standard for CFOs and Finance Teams

Is your finance data becoming increasingly siloed and prone to human error? Learn the 5 key steps to building a reliable single source of truth to improve planning, forecasting, and decision-making across your finance practice.

10 free things SaaS companies can do to prosper during the COVID-19 pandemic

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While the world is in panic mode and as we all get used to working from home regularly its important to remember that things will get better.

10 sureshot practices to supercharge your DevOps effectiveness

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Whether you're about to implement DevOps or for ways to optimise it within your team, you must remember that DevOps is all about discipline and is definitely no magic bullet to doing it right from the outset or to fixing your perceived issues in one fell swoop. But you're in luck, because successful DevOps practitioners leave clues and patterns that you can start implementing today to supercharge the value from your DevOps program.

Should you arm your SaaS software engineers with a web app vulnerability scanner?

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Web application vulnerability scanners have been around for a long time. And they've been ignored by most software engineers for a long time. Isn't it strange that the very people who build amazing software completely ignore other novel software that helps them secure their creations? Why do software engineers not like vulnerability scanning tools?

These 3 uncommon cybersecurity questions tell you if a SaaS application is secure

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In years gone the "freemium" model was the favoured one of marketing SaaS platforms that were trying to attract new startup or SME customers. Now even enterprises are willing to use "free trial" offers from new marketing SaaS providers in an effort to secure a winning edge on the cheap. While freemium offers are great for slashing the cost of evaluating a new marketing platform, have you considered the cybersecurity risks that these free trial offers pose to your IP, your data and your business?

A Strategic Guide to Community Gamification

Does creating engaged customers and impacting CS objectives sound interesting? Learn more about how gamification can help your customer success team in our free eBook.

Does your cloud application have this 7-pronged defensive line against hackers?

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Application security is seldom considered during the ideation phase of web application development - unless the development team has previously been hacked and survived to tell the tale. But it's also true that it's never too late to secure your cloud-based web app.

How you can tame spiralling digital software testing costs (& create happier users)

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Software testing has often been an afterthought for CIOs , software engineering managers and software development teams. The accelerated adoption of Agile, DevOps and digital has ensured that if you remain ignorant to the value of fast and effective software testing, your program will bleed money and leave users frustrated by their user experience.

How to slash the cost of penetration testing for web apps & mobile apps

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The two most commonly cited reasons by CTOs, software engineering managers and SaaS executives for not conducting penetration tests on their cloud software and mobile apps are: We've never been hacked - why would we spend on penetration testing?

10 security questions enterprise customers have about SaaS/cloud software (but won't ask you)

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As enterprises increasingly become more open to introducing cloud software to their environments, you as a cloud provider must proactively anticipate their concerns and address them. Without doing both, you will lose high paying and reliable enterprise customers to competitors who use their cloud software security standards as a differentiating factor to grow sales.

Guide to Data Consulting Success: What to Know & Ask Before Your Next Data Project

Whether you're starting a new data initiative or benchmarking a current effort, this guide breaks down how to develop a coherent data strategy, avoid common pitfalls, and work with data consultants to improve business visibility and drive growth.

How to build mobile apps that hackers will find difficult to breach

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The inconvenient truth about developing a mobile app today is that hackers will find and exploit vulnerabilities in your app to steal data, demand ransoms, ruin your reputation and even destroy your business. The good news for you is that we know the most common vulnerabilities that hackers will target to compromise your mobile app. Because we know their methods of attack, your developers can code best-practice security mechanisms into your app to reduce the likelihood of a successful breach.

Quora has been hacked, but you can do these 4 things to avoid being breached

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The quora hack proves that no company with web or mobile applications is safe from being hacked. Don't these words, uttered some years ago, sound so ironic and prophetic in this day and age: There are only 2 types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be hacked. Don't just disregard that line of thought because you think it is too dramatic or unlikely.

6 success factors to consider when selecting a test automation services company

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So you're on the hunt for test automation services for your web or mobile app, right? But what is it that you need, exactly? Have you defined your requirements or are you willing to be persuaded by the glossiest marketing brochure? There are thousands of test automation service providers willing to grab every last dollar off you.

How to slash software testing costs with these 6 proven ideas

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In chatting with CEOs of SaaS companies, one topic keeps coming up over and over again: how do we cut our software testing costs? Or, if we can't reduce them, how do we tame the growth in our software testing spend? What's just as surprising is that IT leaders in large enterprises ask the same question! While everyone is looking for a silver bullet, let me be the voice of reason for you: software testing costs will only keep rising unless you do the 6 things mentioned below.

Should Customer Marketing Align with Customer Success?

With outcomes and metrics that align directly, find out why customer success should be the foundation of a customer marketing strategy. Download the free ebook now!

Bugs in your web & mobile apps are bleeding you an ASTOUNDING amount of money

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There are an unending list of reasons that compel SaaS companies and digital teams to ship each release at greater speeds. Your customers demand more responsiveness, your business demands more revenue and your competition isn't slowing down so why should you? This need for speed often leads software delivery teams to take shortcuts and turn a blind eye to spot fires that, seemingly "from nowhere" turn into soul-sapping infernos. Know what I mean?

How to choose a pen testing company that will deliver you an amazing ROI

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Selecting a pen testing company will be one of the most important business decisions you will make. This decision will decide just how well protected your users and your brand is going to be from a cybersecurity perspective. Asking these 6 questions will help you ensure that you choose a penetration testing company that is best suited to helping you secure applications and network infrastructure.

These 6 hidden reasons explain why your outsourced software testing isn't working

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Far too often we receive mayday calls from prospects who have invested a lot of money, but more importantly time, into selecting and working with a outsourced test automation services provider, only to be rewarded with a never-ending tug of war that inflicts much damage to their professional reputations.

4 Big Quality Assurance Imperatives for CIOs & CTOs This Year

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We've spent the last few months speaking to hundreds of CIO / CTOs and senior IT decision makers. Many of the conversations were so similar that we came to the conclusion that presenting our conclusions here will give you greater insight into industry-wide challenges. It will also hopefully serve to assure you that your issues are not unique to your teams and organisations, but are experienced by many others in your position!

Why Product Led Growth is a Customer Success Responsibility

Product Led Growth is fast become a leading business driver in the SaaS world. Find out why your organization should be implementing a product-led growth strategy today, and why customer success should lead it. Download this eBook to learn more!

A proven software testing company can solve 6 painful challenges for you

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Many a software testing company will claim to do everything and anything under the sun for you. But only proven software testing experts will be able to prove to you how they can solve your most painful software quality challenges, like speed of testing, speed to market, support costs, process optimisation and others. The challenges you are facing in your software development and delivery pipeline are unlikely to be unique.

How to slash penetration testing cost for web apps & mobile apps

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The two most commonly cited reasons by CTOs, software engineering managers and SaaS executives for not conducting penetration tests on their cloud software and mobile apps are: We've never been hacked - why would we spend on penetration testing?

This is why Accenture couldn't build a responsive ecommerce web app for Hertz

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This story is newsworthy and even amusing because of the big sum involved - $32 million. But imagine, if you were in Hertz's shoes and the amount was only $3.2 million, or even $320,000 - would it still hurt if this happened to you? You bet it would! And that is why it is crucial to take apart this case study in modern web app development failure and learn the crucial two principles that were disobeyed on the path to this colossal c**k-up.

5 symptoms of bad software testing that will kill your digital transformation

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Digital transformations are a confluence of new ideas, grand plans, modern business models, high hopes and, often, very poor delivery and implementation. This was the evidence collected after the CDO Conclave: Whether you are spending millions or billions on a digital transformation, presumably the end goal is all three of the outcomes given in the infographic above.

How Self-Service Can Drive Down Costs and Improve CX

Best-selling author and customer experience thought leader Blake Morgan has created a new ebook on why offering self-service should be your focus. Self-service can improve customer experience and simultaneously drive down costs.