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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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3 Most Common Phishing Scams

A recent report by the Securities and Exchange Commission (www.sec.gov), indicates that phishing is on the rise. In fact, phishing is the kind of cybercrime an average user is most likely to encounter on a day-to-day basis. Phishing attacks rely on human vulnerabilities, making them more difficult to defend against when compared to viruses, for example. Although

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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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Webinar Recording: The Business Value of Partial Code Scanning

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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Top 5 Cyber Threats to Businesses

According to FBI Director Robert Mueller, cyber-crime is on track to surpass terrorism as the most serious security threat in the United States. Businesses in particular face an increasing risk of exposing themselves to cyber-attacks. Here is a list of the top five cyber threats that threaten businesses today.

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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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