Why websites are so vulnerable to hackers

Hackers just can’t get enough of hacking websites. Malicious actors break into them to upload infected copies of operating systems or distribute malware. Fraudsters use website vulnerabilities to steal sensitive credentials and financial info. The feds take them over to track down child porn consumers. Hacktivists take them down to fight controversial bathroom bills. And

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By the numbers: Cyber attack costs compared

Data breaches caused by malicious insiders and malicious code can take as long 50 days or more to fix, according to Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study. While malware, viruses, worms, trojans, and botnets take only an estimated 2-5 days to fix. Unsurprisingly, attacks by malicious insiders are also the costliest to fix

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Great Ways to Get Management on Your Side with Application Security

When it comes to application security, I’ve yet to meet an IT or security professional who hasn’t struggled with getting – and keeping – management on board. The challenges of executive support for security initiatives know no boundaries. Getting management on your side with application security can be a constant battle, what can you do about it?

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Tools, skills and budgets can help developers fight rise in Web app cyber attacks

Checkmarx announced that three recent reports highlight the challenge faced by developers in securing code as attacks against web applications increase, while security budgets for developers remain low. As highlighted by the influential Data Breach Investigation Report 2016, attacks against web applications have seen a dramatic rise in the last year. Attacks against every business

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