The Power of Hybrid Application Security Analysis

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Furthermore, dynamic analysis can also identify vulnerabilities in a third-party component or database code that source code analysis would not uncover, since it doesn't have access to the third-party component's source code.

Developers are beginning to take the important step toward securing their applications before the applications leave their environments. Analysis tools, such as source code analysis or dynamic analysis, are alone only a partial solution. Developers should look toward hybrid analysis tools to help them secure code more easily and confidently.

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Jason Schmitt's picture Jason Schmitt

Jason Schmitt is group product manager for SPI Dynamics where he is responsible for overseeing product strategy and direction for the company's developer products. Jason has a long history of work expertise in product management, product development and technical consulting. He often contributes articles to industry publications on secure software development and is an expert resource for press. He has a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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