Reports and Guides
2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
For a second year in a row, Security Innovation has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer Based Training. Read about our program and why we were selected as a Leader.
The State of Information Security and Awareness: Trends and Development
Organizations face serious challenges with online payment card security and protecting confidential information. Read the findings from the Ponemon Institute and learn about PCI-DSS and security awareness training major trends.
Essential Guide to Online Security
Start practicing better online safety with the Essential Guide to Online Security. Learn how to spot a phishing attack, create a strong password, keep your data private on social media, and more.
Creating a Security Awareness Program that Sticks
Educating employees on security best practices can drastically reduce the risk of a data breach within your organization. Following these five simple steps and knowing what to avoid when implementing a program will have you on your way to better online security.
Data Privacy 101 - Securing PII
View one of our Security Awareness 365 tip sheets, Data Privacy 101 - Securing PII.
Mobile Security: Are You at Risk?
Read this quick 2-page article on the rise of mobile security and how you can start protecting yourself from the rising increase of mobile threats.
Creating a Cybersecurity Culture at Work
Most successful cyberattacks start with employees unaware of their insecure actions. This 2-page article discusses why employees are your greatest security risk and tips to protect your organization from a cyberattack.
Security Awareness Training
View the datasheet to learn more about our nine security awareness training modules.
Anti-Phishing Training Program
Our phishing simulation training program contains 50 pre-configured phishing campaigns where users are met with challenges that, in real life, would be considered malicious threats.
Current State of Application Security
The Ponemon Institute independently surveyed 642 IT professionals in both executive and engineering positions. This study details their responses to the current state of application security, including opinions on security standards, training, and assessments.
Simplifying Application Security and Compliance with the OWASP Top 10
Many organizations use the OWASP Top 10 to focus their application security and compliance activities. Learn more about the OWASP Top 10, why it's important, and how it can help you with compliance requirements.
Regulatory Compliance Demystified
This document covers six of the most relevant pieces of legislation in depth and then touches on four others more lightly.
Biggest Software Security Mistakes Organizations Make
Learn about five common information security mistakes organizations make and recommendations and best practices for building and maintaining a successful information security practice.
Software Security Total Risk Management: SI’s Blueprint for Effective Program Development
Examine the major challenges of software security risk management and the concept of Software Security Total Risk Management (SSTRM), an innovative approach by which enterprises apply software security development and assessment best practices to enhance business revenue and protect against losses.
Application Security Maturity Model: A Pragmatic Approach to Securing your Software Applications
The Application Security Maturity (ASM) was developed by Security Innovation and is based on analysis of 10 year’s worth of data about organizations and their security investments in technology, people, and processes. Learn why the ASM model was created, how it works, and help fine tune your security related investments.
Aligning Application Security with Compliance Requirements
Learn a practical approach towards mapping application security to compliance requirements, including why application security is difficult for most compliance teams, creating an action plan that endorses application security best practices, and how to document these best practices for auditing purposes.
Application Security by Design: Security as a Complete Lifecycle Activity
This paper describes complete lifecycle activities aimed at producing more secure and robust code that can better withstand attacks.
Roll Out an Effective Application Security Training Program
Every organization is unique and needs its own customized approach to ensure success of their training program. This guide presents best practices for taking a "many-hats" approach including creativity, engaging materials, formal structures for learners to navigate, and a solid rooting in how people learn and apply new skills in their jobs.
19 Attacks to Break Software Security
In this guide, we present 19 attacks that will uncover elusive vulnerabilities on any kind of application, platform or development language.
Advancing your Application Security Program by Putting the OWASP Top Ten into Practice
This guide discusses ways organizations can make sense of the OWASP Top Ten to improve application security, including implementing OWASP best practices into a training program and into the SDLC.
Six Best Practices for IT Security
This guide provides six best practices for preventing your organization from making simple IT security mistakes and will help you integrate security into your information management and application lifecycle.
The Art of Threat Modeling for IT Risk Management
This paper is designed for IT Risk Management, Information Security, and Management personnel seeking a more effective way to identify and prioritize risk. It describes the activities involved in application threat modeling and its goal in the context of IT risk management.
How to Conduct a Code Review
This guide focuses first on identifying the types of issues you should look for in the code being reviewed, and then on finding these bugs as quickly and effectively as possible. It also describes how you can use threat models, architecture diagrams, and other inputs to help guide your review.
Finding Your Evil Innerdoer for Effective Security Testing
Written by our VP of Services, Joe Basirico, this guide teaches how to leverage your alter ego using your imagination and existing knowledge to more thoroughly test your web applications.
Five Steps for Designing More Secure Software
There is an accepted five-step process for developing software. This guide describes the typical activities in a team development process and the unique benefits that enable an organization to move through the process in an orderly manner.
Static Analysis Strategies
This paper presents best practices for code security analysis, helping ensure that security defects are detected earlier in the development lifecycle, where it is naturally cheaper to address.
CISO's Guide to Application Security
This guide helps CISO's and other executives understand the importance of application security and effectively integrate it into their SDLC.
digitalX Case Study
Read how our experts conducted security assessments to test and analyze the digitalX Airpocket mobile app for software flaws that could be used by hackers to compromise sensitive information.
Elsevier Case Study
Read how Elsevier, a leader in the print and publishing industry, used our application security training program to help educate employees and increase overall security awareness at the software development level.
Training Course Catalog
View this condensed PDF of our security awareness and application security course listings.
CMD+CTRL Web Application Hackathon
Read the datasheet to learn more about our CMD+CTRL Web Application Security Hackathon, where participants lunge into the dark world of cyberattacks and view applications through the eyes of a rogue adversary.
Car Cybersecurity: What do Automakers Think?
This Ponemon Institute 2015 survey of over 500 automotive developers, engineers, and executives provides new insights to help automotive software suppliers understand the current mindset of their developers and build security and safety into their software.
Cybersecurity: Automakers Remain Passive as Government Takes Action
Security Innovation teams up with Frost & Sullivan, a leader in the connected car industry, to analyze key cybersecurity challenges, identify solutions, and capture best practices for building security properly into vehicles.
Security Engineering Explained
Written by five Microsoft experts and Security Innovation's CTO Jason Taylor, this paper describes the key components of security engineering including identifying secure objectives, creating threat models, performing code reviews, and more.
Mitigating M2M Software Risks
This guide outlines three must-follow guidelines that embedded software teams should follow to help protect critical M2M systems against failure and malicious attack, including addressing security early on, building security into development, and protecting systems from unauthorized changes.
Threat Modeling for Secure Embedded Software
Examine threat modeling and learn how it can be used in concert with secure development best practices, including automated source code analysis, peer code reviews, and penetration testing to both identify and mitigate embedded software threats.
What is Post-Quantum Cryptography?
Learn about post-quantum cryptography, including when we can expect to see quantum computers, what it means for internet security, and how you can protect your organization using NTRU.
Read more about NTRU, a lattice-based public key cryptosystem resistant to quantum computing attacks.