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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#10

Apr 30, 2012 By Administrator | 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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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #8

Apr 16, 2012 By Administrator | 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 code, protect your data and poorly written and bloated code. What can one do about it?
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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#7

Apr 11, 2012 By Administrator | 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’ their websites are.
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Webinar Recording: The Business Value of Partial Code Scanning

Mar 29, 2012 By Administrator | We are pleased to present you with the recording of the latest webinar that was held on the 22nd of March. The webinar was presented by: Kevin Beaver of Principle Logic (http://www.principlelogic.com/)
Maty Siman – Foudner & CTO of Checkmarx (https://www.checkmarx.com)
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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#6

Mar 26, 2012 By Administrator | 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 that their applications run in their enterprise are no way near secure enough.
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Security Digest March 15 – March 18 – 3 vulnerabilities

Mar 18, 2012 By Administrator | What a busy week it was. Endless critical vulnerabilities were found in major platforms. I decided to focus on three of them 1) (CRITICAL) RDP Remote code execution – you server allows incoming RDP (Terminal Server)? The most probably people can gain admin access without having a valid name and password:
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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #4

Mar 11, 2012 By Administrator | Where is NASA’s security?
5,408 successful eruptions since 2009, 48 stolen laptops and mobile devices,47 advanced persistent threats (APTs) and 13 that managed to jeopardize thousands of NASA’s computers causing serious damage and leaving NASA with an approximated $7 million bill. http://www.space.com/14750-stolen-nasa-laptop.html
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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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