Two years ago, Xcalibyte embarked on a journey of developing our flagship static analysis tool, Xcalscan. Earlier this year, we launched the first commercial version and we have received great feedback from our opening clients. We're happy to announce that we have secured an A+ round of funding that will see us through the next phase of our growth. We will keep marching forward!
So many companies are at fault for shipping products that have embedded credentials, also known as hardcoded passwords, in their source code. This clearly creates security risks for any company that uses the software/ hardware. What are the solutions to address this common programming issue and what how can developers go about addressing them?
Open-source software helps companies and organisations significantly reduce software development cycles making it more cost effective for the delivery of commercial applications. But it is critical that developers understand the threats that deploying open-source can bring and the steps needed to ensure applications are secure. This article looks at these important steps.