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Application
Security Trends

Traditional security is well past its expiration date.
Learn about the latest trends in AppSec in these posts,
from DevOps to SAST and everything in between.

What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#12

90% of all Custom Built Web Application are Wide Open for Attacks! An astounding 86% of custom built websites are said to have vulnerabilities, said a report issued last week by an American IT company. Nearly 90% of all custom designed web applications tested found positive SQL Injection leaks.

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What’s Hot in Application Security Vol #11

Is fear in the Cloud misplaced? Who’s afraid of the big bad cloud? Everyone apparently! Corporations, Public Companies; the list is endless. Cloud Security is synonymous with problems. When we consider Cloud Security we think about application security and guarding sensitive data. Cloud Security has been one of the things on the front of the

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#10

What’s Wrong with the Public Sector? They’re failing OWASP Top 10!   OWAP Top 10- the bible of web applicaiton vulnerabilties, the benchmark vulnerabilities by which most organizations should by going by; who’s their worst pupil? The Public Sector.

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Whats HOT in Application Security Vol #9

Lady Gaga keeps her poker face in light of SQL Injection! Lady Gaga’s website had a ‘Bad Romance’ with an SQL Injection attack, revealing the personal details of thousands of fans! The hack was reported more than six months ago and was committed by a group of hackers going under the pseudoname ‘SwagSec’. Even though

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #8

Would you Trade your freedom for Application Security? OWASP’s Dan Greer recently gave the keynote speech at the “Application Security Matters’ conference where he delved into the problems and issues arising from the inconsistencies in application security. There are many things which contribute to lousy application security- not taking the necessary steps to protect your

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#7

SQL Injection- the Number One Security Concern Cybercriminals are using SQL injection to attack both websites and internal databases. Why are they doing this? The answer is simple- to seek sensitive data which could be used for black market activities or even identity theft. Most public websites don’t even fully understand how totally ‘at risk’

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#6

Application Security- Not Sufficient! A study was recently conducted among 800 It executives which found that there is a huge difference between the perception of Security from the viewpoint of the developer and security professionals. Security professionals view the applications in a far more optimistic light- stating that they are secure enough, whilst developers say

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #3

Let’s understand the web application security dilemma! Organizations within the financial services industry track an average of 800 attacks, organizations out with the financial services industry track an average of 500 attacks- no wonder it’s so vital to understand application security. It’s said that the security challenge is due to the fact that most of

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