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Eclipse Static Analysis Plugin

October 16, 2012  |  Written by Security Ninja  |   Application Security   |   2 Comments

Hi everyone, My colleague Diarmaid McManus will be writing today’s blog post about a security plugin for Eclipse he has been working on. Diarmaid works in the Application Security team at Realex Payments as an Application Security Analyst. For the past while I’ve been working on an Eclipse plugin to bring static analysis security testing (SAST) to the IDE in real time, aiming to alert developers to possible security bugs as early as possible during … Read more >

HackEire at Realex Payments

October 2, 2012  |  Written by Security Ninja  |   Application Security, Hacking, Ninja News and Updates   |   Leave a comment

Hi everyone, On the 29th November, Realex will be hosting a small Capture The Flag game with a couple of important differences from other Capture The Flags you may have seen or participated in. We are delighted to announce that David Stubley will be joining us against as well as Mark Hillick. Mark is a Senior Engineer at 10gen and a founder of the HackEire CTF so he will be bringing his experience as a … Read more >

Three Years of Application Security Data

September 13, 2012  |  Written by Security Ninja  |   Application Security   |   9 Comments

Hi everyone, I’m writing today’s blog post partly because of a conversation I had with Gunnar Peterson and partly because we hit a security code review milestone at Realex Payments this week! We were discussing application security resourcing and how here at Realex we have roughly one full time application security resource for every ten developers. At the moment this means we have two full time application security resources in our Product Delivery team. I … Read more >

Second Free Application Security Workshop at Realex Payments

September 10, 2012  |  Written by Security Ninja  |   Application Security, Ninja News and Updates   |   Leave a comment

Hi everyone, We organised our first free application security workshop last month and we were amazed by the amount of people who liked the idea and registered for the workshop! The limited number of places we had available were snapped up quickly so like any good promoter Tracy and Polly quickly announced we’d add an extra date to the workshop schedule! All of the workshop places were taken by the end of the day we … Read more >


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