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The Customer First Philosophy!

14 Sep 2021 | By Yanwen Lu

Yanwen Lu, Product Manager at Xcalibyte, shares her insights for how we have had to tailor our technical capabilities for very specific client requirements...

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What is the Connection Between CERT & CWE?

26 Aug 2021 | By Tan Rahman

Up to 90% of software security problems are caused by defects in source code. Coding standards are critical to eliminate vulnerabilities. Our latest blog post...

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OWASP #4 XML EXTERNAL ENTITIES (XXE)

9 Aug 2021 | By Jason Lu

The safest way to prevent XXE is to always disable External Entities completely. Disabling these also makes the parser secure against denial of services (DOS...

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Introduction to Compiler Technology

16 Jul 2021 | By Jianxin Lai

Most technologists agree that Moore’s Law, the two-fold increase of the number of transistors placed upon a chip each year, has come to...

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OWASP #3 Sensitive Data Exposure

9 Jun 2021 | By Xcalibyte

The next blog article in our OWASP Top Ten series is number 3, Sensitive Data. When your data is at rest, in transit or in...

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Embedded Programming and IoT – Memory Management Criticality

18 May 2021 | By Tan Rahman & Jane Yang

In this blog article, we explore some of the pitfalls faced by developers when using lower-level compiled languages with the Internet of Things...

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OWASP #2 – Broken Authentication

6 May 2021 | By Jason Lu

Broken Authentication ranks No. 2 in the OWASP top ten list and despite being easily countered, is an all too often-seen problem in software...

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OWASP #1 Injection

2 Apr 2021 | By Jason Lu

The first article of our OWASP Top Ten series, injection...

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Verifying Business Logic in One Step, Saving a Hundred Steps Fixing Defects

4 Mar 2021 | By Dr. Long Li

In this article, Xcalibyte’s Chief Scientist, Long Li, looks at how Xcalibyte uses mathematical computational models to uncover defects and vulnerabilities in source code...

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The Growing Risk of Security Debt!

4 Feb 2021 | By Tan Rahman & Jane Yang

"Shipping first time code is like going into debt. A little debt speeds development so long as it is paid back promptly with a rewrite...

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