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Dan Kuÿkendall  



Web Application Security Scanning & The Art of Automation

[A version of this blog was originally posted on November 5, 2012] Few people fully appreciate the difficulty in creating a web application security scanner that can actually work well against most sites. In addition, there is much debate about how much application security testing…

Mobile Application Security: Think Twice Before Placing Football Bets

[A version of this blog was originally posted on September 25, 2013]Have you heard about the vulnerability in the Yahoo! Fantasy Football app? If Knowshon Moreno's performance on Monday against the Oakland Raiders got you down, you might want to read this warning to…

3 Tips for Finding the Best Website Security Scanner

[A version of this blog was originally posted on July 16, 2013] While it takes some work to find the best website security scanner for your organization, if you follow these three simple guidelines, you'll be off to a good start. Although accurate automated application…

3 Big Trends in Application Security

[A version of this blog was originally posted on July 18, 2013] With application security it seems there is never a dull moment. Different facets of web security continue to evolve from the hackers and the hacks to the techniques we use to combat them.…

Fix Security Defects Earlier with AppSpider and Selenium Integration

[A version of this blog was originally posted on September, 24 2014] It's a well-known fact that it costs less to fix security defects earlier in the software development lifecycle than later. But because most security professionals are experts in security and less familiar with…

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National Exposure Index 2017

The National Exposure Index is an exploration of data derived from Project Sonar, Rapid7's security research project that gains insights into global exposure to common vulnerabilities through internet-wide surveys.

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Make Your SIEM Project a Success with Rapid7

In this toolkit, get access to Gartner's report “Overcoming Common Causes for SIEM Solution Deployment Failures,” which details why organizations are struggling to unify their data and find answers from it. Also get the Rapid7 companion guide with helpful recommendations on approaching your SIEM needs.

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Quarterly Threat Report

Rapid7’s Quarterly Threat Report leverages intelligence from our extensive network—including the Insight platform, managed detection and response engagements, Project Sonar, Heisenberg Cloud, and the Metasploit community—to put today’s shifting threat landscape into perspective. It gives you a clear picture of the threats that you face within your unique industry, and how those threats change throughout the year.

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