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What Exactly is OWASP?

Mar 21, 2017 / by Sung Cho posted in Business, Independent App Developer, Security

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OWASP is among the longest running security projects, with collaborators in nations across the globe, and an open-source community actively dedicated to improving digital security. But what exactly is OWASP? If you’re in the technology business long enough, it’s hard not to hear about the loosely organized group. The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), which is now buoyed by the OWASP Foundation and a Board, has played a vital role in Internet life for two decades. Here’s how it works.

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Ironically, A Cyber Attack Was Not to Blame for Last Weeks AWS Outage

Mar 15, 2017 / by AppSolid Team posted in Business, News

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The Internet might seem like it runs itself, and to a certain extent, it does -- at least, that’s the case when everything is programmed correctly and there are no major cyber attacks. But a simple human error has the capacity to take down an entire website. Less frequently, a small error can take down much of the web. That’s what happened with last week’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) error which, surprisingly, had nothing to do with a cyber attack.

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5 Ways Mobile App Hacks Can Ruin Your Business

Jan 11, 2017 / by Sung Cho posted in Business, Mobile App Hacking

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In an increasingly competitive mobile app development landscape, most developers’ first priority is getting apps to the customer as soon as possible. This quick roll out may drum up early interest and rapid sales, but can haunt you in the long-term. Mobile app hacks ruin businesses, destroy reputations, and could even land you in legal trouble.

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