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BrandPost: The Web App Security Puzzle

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    Web apps have become the security industry’s Achilles heel. In fact, vulnerabilities in web apps are now one of the most common network threats, accounting for 55 percent of all server vulnerability disclosures – not including vulnerabilities in custom-developed apps, which could be much higher.

    With web app security in place, the goal is to prevent an attacker from gaining control of an app and obtaining easy access to the server, database and other back-end IT resources. However, as hackers find new ways to exploit web apps, it’s important for the security industry to outmaneuver them by quickly finding and fixing the vulnerabilities – before an incident occurs.

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