September 9, 2021

Broken Access Control is now the highest vulnerability in OWASP Top 10 2021

The latest edition of the OWASP Top 10 showed that all of the highest-priority vulnerabilities since 2017 have shifted and new ones have been introduced.  Broken Access Control has dethroned Injection as the top vulnerability, whereas it previously held fifth place. The 34 Common Weakness Enumerations (CWEs) mapped to Broken Access Control had more occurrences in applications than any other category, according to the OWASP Top 10 2021. Cryptographic Failures… Read More »Broken Access Control is now the highest vulnerability in OWASP Top 10 2021

The IT industry’s impact on climate change

Climate change is an issue that affects all of us, and as time passes on, it becomes more difficult to ignore the problem. Every industry plays some part in contributing to climate change and the technology industry is no exception.  On this week’s episode of the SD Times podcast “What the Dev?” SD Times Editor-in-Chief David Rubinstein spoke with Ali Fenn, the president of ITRenew, a company that creates second… Read More »The IT industry’s impact on climate change

SD Times news digest: Android 12 Beta 5, Flutter 2.5 released, Databricks closes Series H funding

Android announced the final Beta update for Android 12 to help developers with testing and development. Since platform stability was achieved with Beta 4, all app-facing surfaces are final, including SDK and NDK APIs, app-facing system behaviors, and restrictions on non-SDK interfaces.  “Today’s Beta 5 release has everything you need to try the Android 12 features, test your apps, and give us feedback. Just enroll any supported Pixel device to… Read More »SD Times news digest: Android 12 Beta 5, Flutter 2.5 released, Databricks closes Series H funding