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 #3

Mar 07, 2012 By Administrator | 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 these applications are web enabled. Companies which rely on SAAS and applications that are operating from portable devices are also at an increased risk as they are by definition, web enabled. Why even worry about application security?

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #2

Feb 28, 2012 By Administrator | Mobile banking threats
Millions of consumers are currently using mobile banking – which is expected to be the next major target for hackers. As banks are focusing resources in securing mobile applications, two important precautions developers must take into account include:

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #1

Feb 20, 2012 By Administrator | Hackers in China accused of a long term breach of Nortel For almost ten years Chinese hackers gained complete access to the internal network of Nortel Networks, Ltd. Nortel was previously considered to be a telecommunications power house but has been struggling financially in recent years. The hackers stole several passwords from top Nortel executives (who were apparently working in China) sometime during the year
2000 and over the years downloaded a range of technical papers, business plans and employee information- this information is according to Brian Shields, who is now leading the internal investigation.

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