Tag: security

  • Tips for Improving Your App Security

    Is app security a priority for your organization? The CTO and Co-Founder of Uncat explains why it should be and offers 4 tips on improving app security. Read on.

  • Changes to identity signature keys that may impact your application

    Starting May 3, 2024, the public JWKS endpoint used in Intuit’s OpenID Connect ID token validation will return more than one key. Read more to find out if your app may be impacted and what you can do.

  • What is SQL injection and how does it work?

    Writing secure code that does not allow for the injection of malicious code is a challenge for any developer. We asked the experts from Synopsys Software Integrity Group to share some best practices for how to avoid these attacks. The following is a guest post by that team. Definition of SQL injection A widespread problem […]

  • Timeline Reminder: App assessment questionnaire due no later than July 31, 2022

    IMPORTANT NOTE: If you acquired production keys for your QuickBooks integration prior to Feb. 14, 2022, this information applies to you. Earlier this year, we rolled out some additional requirements you must comply with before you can gain access to production keys and make your app integration available to QuickBooks® customers. You have probably seen […]

  • Building trust in your app: Top 5 software security activities

    For any company looking to improve the security of its software, it’s often difficult to know where to start or what to tackle next. What’s going to have the most impact? What are my peers in the industry doing? To answer these questions, we asked the experts at Synopsys to share some of their research […]

  • Developers: How to prepare your app for your next security review

    Building an app integration with QuickBooks® comes with serious responsibility to protect the data and privacy of QuickBooks customers. If your app is popular (more than 500 QuickBooks customers are attached) or is listed on the QuickBooks app store, Intuit® will conduct its own security scan of your app, annually.  We asked our friends at […]

  • Security benefits of open source software

    With the open source community driving innovation, more and more enterprises are embracing open source software. They consider software that can be seen, modified, and improved upon as an important tool in their technology tool chest. A Red Hat Report, The State of Enterprise Open Source, finds that 95% of their 950 IT leader respondents […]

  • What the new Security Standards for Add-on Marketplaces means for developers

    In a world of open data, we, as software developers, need to take the right precautions to protect any sensitive information we collect on behalf of our customers. In Australia, the tax office has taken a proactive stance, engaging with key industry participants through the Australian Business Software Industry Association (ABSIA) to develop a common […]

  • Reminder: Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10

    You may already know that, as of Jan. 1, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. What does this mean for app developers? Computers running on Windows 7 will be more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. As an app developer, you may have created apps to […]

  • Overview of Apps.com Review process

    Overview of Apps.com Review process

    Building an app to help the lives of accountants and small businesses can be hard work, and it would be a shame for all that effort to not reach the people who could use it most. QuickBooks Apps.com is a repository that we manage for people who have built apps that integrate into QuickBooks Online. We do this primarily to make sure that our QuickBooks Online users can find the best apps to help run their business, but also to make sure that our developers get the help they need when distributing and marketing their app. In this post we will be covering the three reviews required to publish your app on QuickBooks Apps.com.