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Application Security2022-07-26T14:29:43+00:00

Application Security

More and more software is being built at pace. The quicker applications are made, the more vulnerable your software is likely to be – putting your organization at risk of attack. Mitigating threats isn’t easy and requires a culture of security across the software development lifecycle (SDLC).

Immersive Labs measures and improves appsec teams’ security capabilities across the SDLC, with content experiences for everyone in the team.

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Reduce application vulnerabilities

The Immersive Labs platform hosts content for a range of roles involved in building applications, from QA testers to engineers. Everyone involved in your applications should have the capability to strengthen its security – and now they can.

Leverage data insights

Cybersecurity capabilities in appsec teams can be mapped to align with emerging threats and your organization’s wider risk strategy. You can measure and track the maturity of your organization’s DevSecOps over time.

Examples of our ever-growing languages and frameworks

Cyber Workforce Benchmark 2022

Organizations are most concerned about securing Python and Java with around twice the number of appsec skills development being undertaken in these languages than the next nearest.

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Cyber workforce optimization and application security

Immersive Labs is a cyber workforce optimization platform that ensures all areas of an organization can prove its cyber capabilities as they relate to risk and resilience. We believe humans are at the forefront of cybersecurity – your applications can only be as secure as the people who build them. By training your entire workforce in up-to-date best practices, you can ensure every element of the development lifecycle is in safe hands.

Our Vision

Uncover the impact and remediation of Log4Shell

Watch Kev Breen, Director of Threat Research, and Sean Wright, Principal Application Security SME, uncover the impact of the zero-day vulnerability in Log4j, otherwise known as CVE-2021-44228 or Log4Shell, and talk about mitigation techniques for both offensive and defensive teams.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to access and load content?2022-04-11T20:54:29+00:00

Labs are based in the cloud and load up in seconds, meaning you can practice your appsec development skills wherever you like.

Which languages and frameworks does Immersive Labs’ application security content cover?2022-04-11T20:54:52+00:00

As well as the fundamentals, the platform’s appsec content covers secure coding, testing, operations, and engineering, keeping developers up to date with the latest threats and tooling such as Apache, NGINX, and Burp Suite. You can also learn about security vulnerabilities in regards to specific languages and frameworks, with beginner to advanced labs on Python, Ruby, Java, Vue.js, Node.js, C#, C++, Go, Rails… you name it!

How is this approach different to security training for developers?2022-04-11T20:53:48+00:00

Application security specialists often have a creative mindset – the team includes front end developers, designers, and pen testers – that doesn’t suit the boring, point-and-click method of traditional training. It’s more interesting for upskilling to be hands on, realistic, and dynamic, which is one of Immersive Labs’ main visions.

The biggest defence in your appsec arsenal is the people. Although useful, vulnerability scanning tools often struggle to develop a culture of security or address the root cause of vulnerabilities appearing in applications. Immersive Labs aims to introduce a fully fledged knowledge of security best practices at every step of the development lifecycle, where all teams and roles know the relevant tools and techniques to both prevent and mitigate attacks.

Cyber Resilience,
Readiness, Confidence.
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