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10 Most Common Web Security Vulnerabilities

Apr 17, 2018 / by Guest Author - Originally written by Gergely Karman at TopTal posted in Application Security, common web vulnerabilities, web apps, Hacking Threats, Security Breach, Security

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*This article was originally written by Gergely Karman at TopTal

For all too many companies, it’s not until after a security breach has occurred that web security best practices become a priority. During my years working as an IT Security professional, I have seen time and time again how obscure the world of web development security issues can be to so many of my fellow programmers.

An effective approach to web security threats must, by definition, be proactive and defensive. Toward that end, this post is aimed at sparking a security mindset, hopefully injecting the reader with a healthy dose of paranoia.

In particular, this guide focuses on 10 common and significant web security pitfalls to be aware of, including recommendations on how they can be mitigated. The focus is on the Top 10 Web Vulnerabilities identified by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), an international, non-profit organization whose goal is to improve software security across the globe.

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Vulnerability Scanning: What No One Is Talking About

Apr 3, 2018 / by AppSolid Team posted in Vulnerability Scanning

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Getting a full scope of how possible it is for your mobile app to get hacked can be overwhelming. These days, hackers are coming up with new tactics to break into systems daily. How are you supposed to keep up with that? A lot of people do not want to face the full awareness of how susceptible they are and, in turn, do not properly protect their valuable data.

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5 Misconceptions you have about Mobile App Security

Mar 27, 2018 / by AppSolid Team posted in Mobile App Security Testing, Mobile App Security

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Developers like yourself seem to be increasingly grappling with the reality of just how much of a threat hackers and other malicious users pose to your apps. In recent years, some of the most prominent organizations across the world have fallen prey to cyber-attacks, leaving millions of users’ sensitive data exposed and vulnerable to identity theft and other fraudulent activities.

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